Find out about merger and acquisition activity in the poultry, feed and pig industries in November.

European Commission OKs Cargill-Faccenda joint venture

The European Commission has approved the creation of a joint venture by Cargill and Faccenda Foods. Under the proposed joint venture, Cargill’s fresh chicken business in the U.K. would be combined with Faccenda’s fresh chicken, turkey and duck business.


Arby's to acquire Buffalo Wild Wings

Arby’s Restaurant Group is planning to acquire Buffalo Wild Wings for a price of about $2.9 billion, including Buffalo Wild Wings’ debt.


George’s acquires Campos Foods fully cooked meat plant

George’s Inc., a leading producer of poultry products, is diversifying with the acquisition of Campos Foods, LLC. The company acquired the company from Oklahoma City-based Lopez Foods, Inc.


Olymel upgrades one poultry plant, buys another


Canadian meat and poultry company Olymel has redeveloped its Orenda poultry further processing plant in Brampton, Ontario, and has acquired an additional plant, also in Brampton.


Phosphea acquires Elixir’s feed phosphate activity in Serbia

Phosphea, formerly called TIMAB Phosphates, has acquired Elixir’s feed phosphate activity in Serbia.


Tyson Foods acquires Original Philly Holdings

Tyson Foods has completed the acquisition of Philadelphia-based Original Philly Holdings, Inc., one of the nation’s leading producers of raw and fully-cooked Philly-style sandwich steak and cheesesteak appetizer products.


Cargill sells Swiss animal nutrition business

AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA has acquired Cargill’s animal nutrition business in Switzerland.