Multinational food and beverage company Nestle announced this week it is exploring options to sell off its subsidiary Davigel—provider of branded frozen and chilled food products, ice-cream and solutions for out of home in Europe as part of its on-going portfolio review.
Charlotte, NC-based Spiroflow Holdings, Inc. has acquired Food Control Solutions, Inc., a leading systems integration and automation company in the food industry. The acquisition combines Spiroflow’s bulk material handling solutions with the automation expertise of Food Control Solutions.
Bizerba, a provider of weighing, slicing and labeling technologies for the food industry, has acquired the food sector of French company Luceo SAS to allow its customers to benefit from a high degree of safety and quality control provided by the transaction.
Global food and workplace safety leader Alchemy Systems announced it has acquired the Chilton Consulting Group, a firm specializing in helping food companies navigate complex food safety standards, improve regulatory readiness, and drive frontline employee performance.
Packaging solutions company the Ball Corporation and Rexam PLC announced Thursday the terms of an offer by Ball to acquire Rexam, a leading metal beverage can manufacturer, in a cash and stock transaction valued at $8.4 billion.
The JM Smucker company announced it will acquire Big Heart Pet Brands in a transaction valued at approximately $5.8 billion as a way of positioning the company for continued growth by capturing the segment of consumers who are pet owners.