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

Adenna and NuTrend disposables finalize merger

The previously announced merger of Adenna and NuTrend is complete and will become official April 1.


Bettcher Industries acquires Cantrell

Bettcher Industries, Inc. announced March 25 that it has acquired Cantrell, a U.S.-based manufacturer of equipment and systems for the poultry processing industry.


American Aquaculture Holdings buys former Allen Harim plant

American Aquaculture Holdings has acquired the former Allen Harim Foods poultry processing plant in Cordova, Maryland, and will develop a state-of-the-art vertically integrated aquafarm at the facility.


Cooper Farms’ purchase of Hemmelgarn & Sons finalized

Cooper Farms finalized its asset acquisition of Hemmelgarn & Sons on March 18, helping to further grow the egg portion of its business.



Wayne Farms buys land adjacent to feed mill, hatchery

Wayne Farms has purchased a 125-acre parcel of land that is adjacent to its feed mill and hatchery near Dobson, North Carolina.


BioMar to acquire Chilean aquaculture feed plant

BioMar will acquire the remaining 50 percent of shares in the Chilean aquaculture feed factory APSA, pending approval from authorities.


Boparan Holdings sells Green Isle Brands, Donegal

Boparan Holdings Limited, the parent company for 2 Sisters Food Group, has announced the completion of the sale of its Green Isle Brands and Donegal catch frozen foods business.


Cloverleaf Cold Storage closes deal with Zero Mountain

Cloverleaf Cold Storage, a leading cold storage warehousing company serving customers across its Midwest and Southeast locations announced March 3 that it has completed the previously announced transaction by which Zero Mountain Inc. merged into Cloverleaf.


Royal De Heus enters joint venture with Ukrainian animal feed firm

Royal De Heus signed an agreement on March 4 to acquire a majority stake in D-Mix in Ukraine.