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Brown-Forman Corporation has agreed to purchase The BenRiach Distillery Company Limited for approximately $417.5 million.
Ventura Foods will acquire the dressings, sauces and mayonnaise business of Cargill.
The Control System Integrators Association awarded its new Lifetime Achievement for Contributions to the Automation Industry award to Dick Morley.
Amplify Snack Brands acquired Boundless Nutrition.
The industrial bags business of Mondi of North America has invested in high speed printing capability, packaging and robotic systems; new and upgraded warehousing; a clean room for food grade packaging production; and a new IT system.
TD Artisan Spirits appointed David Ballew as COO.
JAB Beech Inc., a subsidiary of JAB Holding Company, will acquire Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. for $1.35 billion.
City Capital Ventures, LLC has acquired Cookie Specialties, Inc. and a majority stake in Diedrick Roasters.
Doug Gillespie was named president and CEO of Harvest Hill Beverage Co.
Rovema North America hired Maryann Walburn as sales manager for the Northeast and mid-Atlantic region.
Admix, Inc. is expanding its customer base in Europe by acquiring In-Mid Flow Technology.
Friendly’s Ice Cream, LLC sold its retail ice cream and manufacturing business to Dean Foods Company.