The family that brought Darrell Lea confectionery back from the brink has sold the business to a private equity fund. Christina and Tony Quinn acquired Darrell Lea in 2012 after the business went into...

Nestle has confirmed it has sold its US confectionery business to Ferrero for US $2.8 billion (AUD $3.5 billion). The acquisition sees Italy-based Ferrero acquire a number of US confectionery brands including...

The Ferrero Group is close to acquiring Nestle’s US chocolate business an unnamed source is claiming. If the acquisition becomes reality, the Italy headquartered Ferrero will own the rights to US confectionery...

South Australian family chocolate business Robern Menz has acquired the Violet Crumble chocolate from Nestle. The acquisition includes global rights to the brand with Nestle gradually handing over manufacturing,...

Unilever has sold its Spreads business to international investment firm KKR. The acquisition price totalled €6.825 billion and includes brands such as Flora, Bertolli, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter...

A consortium of Chinese investors has acquired well-known Western Australian dairy company, Brownes Dairy. The acquisition price has not been made public. Brownes Dairy, which produces a number of WA sold...

Australian dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn has announced that it has been bought by Saputo for A$1.3 billion. Murray Goulburn, formed in 1950 and home to ten processing plants in Tasmania, New South...

Coca Cola Amatil has acquired Western Australian independent brewer Feral Brewing Company. The acquisition price is unknown. Located in the Swan Valley, Feral Brewing was established in 2002 by Alistair...

Linfox has acquired full ownership of BevChain after purchasing Lion’s 50 per cent share in the logistics business. The acquisition price has not been revealed. Lion Nathan and Australian delivery company,...

Murray Goulburn dairy co-operative has sold the Kiewa Country Milk brand to regional Victoria’s Kyvalley Dairy Group. The acquisition price has not been disclosed. Kyvalley Dairy Group is located in...