Food & Drink Industry Mergers & Acquisitions

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Below are the top mergers and aquisitions from recent developments of the Food & Drink industry.

  • Tesco to buy Booker Group for £3.7bn.
  • Vegemite (Mondelez) sold to Bega Cheese for $345m US – Philadelphia cheese not included in the sale.
  • Fyffes, the Irish food distributor is to be bought by Sumitomo Corporation for €751m, signalling the continuing interest from Japanese investors in the European food market.
  • Ornua, Irish dairy exporter, buys FJ Need, the UK cheese ingredient and production company in an effort to ensure that its products can be easily exported to the UK after Brexit.
  • Just Eat buys competitor, Hungryhouse for circa £200m.
  • Heineken buys half Punch Taverns’ pubs for £300m, making Heineken the third biggest pub owner in the UK



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