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Mergers & Acquisitions

The latest animal agriculture mergers and acquisitions news.


Neovia to acquire Mexican animal feed producer Apligén

Company specializes in premix, specialty feed and additives
Neovia will acquire Apligén, a Mexican company specializing in the production of premix, specialty feed and additives. This will complete its premix business with technological and high-quality products and services under the company’s Wisium Brand, to meet Mexico’s nutrition market increasing demand for more technologies, technical expertise and quality.
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Plukon poultry acquisitions in Poland, France approved

Dutch poultry company takes over Duc and a majority ownership of Wyrebski poultry business
Official authorization has been granted for the Netherlands-based Plukon Food Group to acquire a majority interest in the Wyrebski family’s poultry business in Poland, and to take over Duc of France.
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Maple Leaf Foods completes Lightlife Foods acquisition

Transaction marks Canadian company’s entry into the plant-based proteins market
Maple Leaf Foods has completed its acquisition of Lightlife Foods, a leading manufacturer and brand of refrigerated plant-based protein foods in the United States.
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De Heus acquires Acorex in Spain

De Heus Nutrición Animal strengthens position on Spanish animal feed market
De Heus Nutrición Animal has acquired Agrupación de Cooperativas de Regadío de Extremadura (Acorex) in Spain, effective March 13. The acquisition will help De Heus increase its presence in the area of Extremadura and will help it build a leading position in the Spanish animal feed market.
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Agrifirm redefines its German feed strategy

Strategic alliance between Agrifirm Feed NWE and Deutsche Tiernahrung Cremer in Germany
Agrifirm Feed NWE, a division of the Dutch Royal Agrifirm Group, and Deutsche Tiernahrung Cremer GmbH & Co. KG (DTC) have formed a strategic partnership, and DTC has taken over Agrifirm’s compound feed plant in Neuss.
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Lallemand to acquire Nova Microbial Technologies

Deal will expand prospects for innovation
Lallemand Animal Nutrition will acquire Nova Microbial Technologies ─ forwarding Lallemand’s mission to provide natural microbial products and services for optimized animal performance and well-being.
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Two Danish feed firms announce merger

Deal to obtain Næsbjerg will expand region where VJA does business
After agreement by a clear majority at an extraordinary general meeting, Denmark-based animal feed companies Vestjyllands Andel (VJA) and Næsbjerg Foderstofforening are set to merge.
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