Find out about merger and acquisition activity in the poultry and animal feed industries in February.

ForFarmers creates joint venture with Tasomix

ForFarmers signed a share purchase agreement with the owners of the Polish company Tasomix to acquire 60 percent of its shares.


Tyson Foods to purchase Tennessee grain elevators

As part of its continued expansion in western Tennessee, a subsidiary of Tyson Foods has signed a definitive agreement to purchase three commercial grain elevators from the Grain Group of The Andersons, Inc.


Neovia acquires French mineral feed company

Neovia has acquired the Pilardière Group, which is the third largest producer of mineral feeds and nutritional specialties on the French market.



Tyson sells Kettle, still seeks to sell other businesses

Tyson Foods’ effort to sell its non-protein businesses has progressed with the divestiture of Kettle, but other non-protein businesses remain to be sold.


Adisseo completes acquisition of Nutriad

Bluestar Adisseo Co. has completed the acquisition of Nutriad, a global feed additives producer. This transaction is part of Adisseo’s strategy to become one of the worldwide leaders of specialty additives in animal nutrition.


Maple Leaf Foods closes acquisition of Field Roast Grain Meat Co.

Maple Leaf Foods announced Jan. 29 the closing of its acquisition of Field Roast Grain Meat Co., a leading manufacturer and brand of premium grain-based “meat” and vegan cheese products, for USD$120 million plus related costs.


Inspire Brands launches with Arby's, Buffalo Wild Wings as foundation

Inspire Brands, Inc., a new global, multi-brand restaurant company, launched on Feb. 5 following the completion of a $2.9 billion acquisition of Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. by Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc.