A global survey of food industry executives has found that merger and acquisition activity is expected to increase in the industry over the next 12 months. The “Global Food Survey 2012-2013: Market...

Australia’s largest ASX-listed dairy company Bega Cheese has announced plans to complete a merger with Victorian-based dairy co-operative Tatura Milk Industries by the end of 2011. Bega Cheese acquired...

The ACCC revealed on Tuesday that it has begun monitoring press speculation regarding a possible merger between Cargill and Teys Bros. James Packer’s 51% stake in Australia’s second-largest...

Europe’s food retail industry is set to see the return of mergers and acquisitions, analysts at J.P.Morgan Cazenove said yesterday (12 October) as they started their coverage of the sector.In a report...

Casey’s General Stores has completed the latest round of defences against its hostile suitor Couche-Tard, when it announced the preliminary results of its modified “Dutch auction” self...

US snack maker Lance and pretzel firm Snyder’s of Hanover have received clearance from the US Federal Trade Commission for their proposed merger.The firms announced the deal last month, in a transaction...

US snack maker Lance has signed an agreement to merge with pretzel firm Snyder’s of Hanover.The deal, announced last night, will combine the two firms in a stock-for-stock merger of equals that will...

Campbell Soup Co. has said it sees opportunities for M&A to add to its “meal makers” business as the US food group looks to ramp up growth in emerging markets.Speaking at a meeting with...

New Zealand-based dairy firm A2 Corporation is eyeing expansion in Australia and beyond following its merger with ASX-listed Freedom Nutritional Products. Previously, Freedom Nutritional had produced A2...

Brazilian orange juice manufacturers Citrosuco and Citrovita announced earlier this week their plans to merge to form the biggest orange juice producer in the world with sales exceeding two billion reais...