Take a look back at the merger and acquisition activity in 2018 in the poultry and animal feed sectors.


Kemin Industries acquires Canadian company

Huvepharma acquires AgriLabs

Transatlantic merger expands Stonehaven presence

Danæg acquires egg packing company

Investment firm to acquire JBS Five Rivers Cattle Feeding

Carl Buddig to reopen former Butterball plant

Danish Agro acquires Latvian agribusiness

Joint venture between Giordano Poultry Plast and Sanovo Technology Group

Meyhen International, MATTCO partner with WG Mars to form new company

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

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

Adisseo completes acquisition of Nutriad

Tyson sells Kettle, still seeks to sell other businesses

Neovia acquires French mineral feed company

ForFarmers creates joint venture with Tasomix

Nutega and Novation join CCPA Group

Tyson to sell Circle Foods to Ajinomoto Windsor

Royal De Heus continues investments in Spain

Royal De Heus acquires grain silo, compound feed factory in Slovakia

Tyson purchase of Tennessee grain elevators completed

Land O'Frost purchases Wellshire Farms

EW Nutrition acquires 51 percent of shares in ICON

Nutreco acquires 100 percent ownership of Skretting Nigeria

Barentz International and Deltagen Group establish a joint venture

CPF acquires shares of Brazil shrimp producer Camanor

La Coop fédérée acquires Standard Nutrition Canada

Peco Foods adding cold storage facility in Mississippi

Tekni-Plex acquires Commodore Plastics and Commodore Technology

OSI, Turi Foods merge Australian operations

Tyson to buy American Proteins, AMPRO Products assets

Savage Companies, Bartlett and Co. to merge

Lantmännen acquires cattle feed business from Raisio

Zoetis to acquire Abaxis, global provider of veterinary diagnostic instruments

Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients acquires Unicorn Grain Specialties

Tyson to sell Sara Lee, Van’s to Kohlberg & Company

Tyson Foods acquires Tecumseh Poultry

Corbion acquires algae ingredients business from Bunge

Marfrig Global Foods finishes National Beef acquisition

Giordano acquires Twinpack Special Products

CFF GmbH & Co. KG acquires International Fiber Europe N.V.

Neovia acquires premix company Hi Nutrients

Agricultural lighting company ONCE announces acquisition

Conagra Brands to acquire Pinnacle Foods for $10.9B

Royal Agrifirm Group to acquire Special Nutrients

Palion acquires remaining shares from Bewital

Olymel acquiring Triomphe Foods

ADM proposes acquisition of Neovia

ForFarmers acquires compound feed activities of Maatman

ForFarmers completes purchase of Tasomix shares

Brakebush Brothers to buy burned House of Raeford plant

De Heus acquires Serbian compound feed plant

Highview Capital acquires Good Source Solutions

Aboitiz Equity buys 75 percent stake in Gold Coin for $334M

Ceres Global Ag unit acquires Nature’s Organic Grist

Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN acquires Agren

Savage Companies, Bartlett complete merger

BASF closes acquisition of businesses and assets from Bayer

Neogen acquires water microbiology testing technology

SOKOTRA Capital acquires Tunisian aquaculture firm

MAJA acquisition closes successfully

ADM completes acquisition of Probiotics International Ltd.

Wisium opens new plant in Algeria

Hormel Foods announces sale of Nebraska processing facility

La Coop fédérée buys 50 percent stake in WS Feed & Supply

Huvepharma acquires T-HEXX Animal Health

Jamaica Broilers acquires Georgia feed mill

Balchem Corp. acquires Bioscreen Technologies

Tyson completes sale of TNT Crust to Peak Rock Capital

L.V. Lomas renamed IMCD Canada Limited and IMCD US Food Inc.

Scandi Standard takes control of Rokkedahl Foods

Singapore firm to acquire South Australia poultry plant

Cargill acquiring Polish poultry business Konspol

Countryside Feed, Midwest Ag to merge

Closed Tyson Foods plant to reopen under new ownership

MHP seeking to acquire Perutnina Ptuj

CAT Squared joins CTB family

Neovia acquires shrimp feed firm Ecuadorian Balnova

ForFarmers completes acquisition of Voeders Algoet in Belgium

ForFarmers unit acquires Netherlands organic feed firm

Wilbur-Ellis Feed acquires Ameri-Pac assets

UK’s Chesterfield Poultry buys Banham Poultry

Royal De Heus Group acquires Universal Agri Bisnisindo

Maple Leaf Foods closes Cericola Farms acquisition

Cal-Maine completes Featherland Egg Farms acquisition

George’s acquisition of Ozark Mountain Poultry completed

Evonik invests in precision livestock start-up to improve poultry production

Bojangles to be acquired by Durational Capital and The Jordan Company

Evonik acquires big data company Porphyrio

Darling Ingredients acquires animal fat processing facility

ADM looks to buy Argentina soy crusher Molinos Agro

Charoen Pokphand chairman to buy Fortune magazine

Maple Leaf Foods closes acquisition of VIAU Foods

Permira funds invest in Asian aquafeed producer Grobest

La Coop fédérée completes acquisition of Cargill assets

Olymel acquisition of Pinty’s Delicious Foods finalized

Cargill acquires Colombian poultry company Campollo

Tyson Foods completes Keystone Foods acquisition

American Securities acquires CPM

Cherkizovo completes acquisition of Altaisky Broiler

Neovia acquires Colombian premix company Biomix

CP Group subsidiary buys US-based Frozen Specialties Inc.

Marfrig Global Foods buys BRF Quickfood Argentina unit

Merck to acquire Antelliq Group

Granja Tres Arroyos and Fribel to buy Avex from BRF

Cherkizovo acquires 75 percent of Samson – Food Products

Easy Bio acquires US grain trade, compound feed company

Vets Plus acquires Merrick’s Animal Health