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Poultry, animal feed, pig mergers and acquisitions in 2017

Another busy year for mergers and acquisition activity

Take a look back at the merger and acquisition activity in 2017 in the poultry, animal feed and pig sectors.

Neovia acquires feed company Agranix

Smithfield finalizes purchase of Hormel pork facilities

Private equity firm acquires Bigsal Animal Nutrition

Pilgrim’s acquisition of GNP Company completed

IDT Biologika acquires Ridgeway Biologicals Ltd

BRF to acquire majority of Turkish poultry firm Banvit

Nutreco acquires Hi-Pro Feeds

Munters acquires MTech Systems

Hain Celestial plans to buy UK’s Yorkshire Provender

Restaurant Brands International acquiring Popeyes

Big Dutchman acquires ag building business from Betco

Marubeni to acquire majority of Orffa’s holding company

West Liberty Foods to acquire Crystal Lake Farms assets

JBT Corporation acquires Avure Technologies

Two Danish feed firms announce merger

Lallemand to acquire Nova Microbial Technologies

Cal-Maine closes Happy Hen Egg Co. acquisition

Agrifirm redefines its German feed strategy

De Heus acquires Acorex in Spain

JBS to buy Plumrose bacon, ham, deli meat business

Maple Leaf Foods completes Lightlife Foods acquisition

Neovia to acquire Mexican animal feed producer Apligén

OSI Europe Foodworks acquires Hynek Schlachthof

Cherkizovo Group to acquire Russian grain producer NAPKO

US Foods will acquire FirstClass Foods

Navis Capital acquires New Zealand’s Mainland Poultry

Church & Dwight acquires Agro BioSciences

Alltech acquires WestFeeds

Proterra invests $100M in Indonesian agri-food group

Cargill acquires Pollos El Bucanero in Colombia

Dutt & Wagner to acquire Parker & Reichman egg business

Smithfield Poland acquires Pini Group packaged meat company

Munters acquires Edata

Tyson Foods completes AdvancePierre acquisition

Land O’Lakes invests in EFC Systems

Terkelsen, Smith & Tyree merges with Frost, PLLC

BioMar Group acquires Ecuador shrimp feed producer

Arm & Hammer's parent company acquires AgroBioscience

Amazon to acquire Whole Foods Market

Scandi Standard to acquire Ireland’s Manor Farm

Mountaire to buy Maryland, Virginia grain facilities

Nutreco completes acquisition of Hi-Pro Feeds

CPF acquires majority stake in Germany’s Paulsen Food

Agrifirm to acquire compound feed company Bacutil

Upscience acquires Brazil laboratory Labtec

Post Holdings acquires Weetabix Limited

Devenish Nutrition makes first Asian acquisition

Bachoco will acquire Mexican pet food company

Bachoco to acquire Alabama further processing company

Cobb Germany buys stake in Russia’s Broiler Budeshego

Aviagen to acquire Hubbard Breeders

JBS concludes sale of beef assets to Minerva

Agrifirm to sell German compound feed plant

Cargill to acquire Southern States animal feed business

Aboitiz acquires controlling stake in Eurofeed

Hormel Foods acquires Fontanini Italian Meats and Sausages

Hormel Foods adds to its portfolio with acquisition of Cerrati

Dow, DuPont complete merger

Sulmaq acquisition closes successfully

Greengage Lighting makes strategic acquisition of Isotera's assets

3M expands food safety offering with acquisition of Elution Technologies

Nestlé to enter plant-based protein market

Pilgrim's acquires Moy Park for US$1.3 billion

Phibro Animal Health to acquire Argentina’s Biotay

L. B. White Company announces ownership transition

Cargill expands animal nutrition business in Thailand

BioMar completes acquisition of Alimentsa

Post Holdings to acquire Bob Evans Farms

DSM to acquire Dutch animal nutrition company Twilmij

Cargill completes acquisition of Southern States’ feed business

Aquaculture company Cooke Inc. to acquire Omega Protein

Harim Group expands into Indonesia with acquisition

Reich Brothers to buy former Oscar Mayer headquarters

Russian Aquaculture acquires Norwegian smolt plant

Cargill to acquire Diamond V

Cargill to acquire Brazil’s Integral Animal Nutrition

Hormel Foods acquiring Columbus Craft Meats maker

FMC, DuPont complete transformative transactions

Cargill sells Swiss animal nutrition business

Tyson Foods acquires Original Philly Holdings

Phosphea acquires Elixir’s feed phosphate activity in Serbia

Olymel upgrades one poultry plant, buys another

George’s acquires Campos Foods fully cooked meat plant

Arby's to acquire Buffalo Wild Wings

Hormel Foods announces closing of acquisition of Columbus Manufacturing

Maple Leaf Foods acquiring second plant-protein company

Nutriad acquires partners’ interest in China

Kepak Group to buy Moy Park plant

ForFarmers the Netherlands sells arable activities to CZAV

Adisseo acquires Nutriad

L. B. White Company announces acquisition of Reeves Supply

Neovia acquires aquafeed, probiotics company Epicore

SuperDrob to buy poultry plant, hatchery from Indykpol

Furst-McNess acquires Big Gain Wisconsin




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