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

Triskalia, D’Aucy must divest assets before merger

The French competition authority has approved the proposed merger of agricultural cooperatives Triskalia and D’Aucy, but they must sell assets first, according to a report.


Lopez Foods buys former Tyson Foods plant in Iowa

A former Tyson Foods plant that reopened with new owners in January has been sold again.


MGK acquires Piedmont Animal Health Flynexx brand

MGK, a leading provider of insect control solutions, is pleased to announce that it has executed a purchase agreement to acquire the Flynexx brand assets from North Carolina based Piedmont Animal Health.


Middleby announces acquisition of Packaging Progressions

The Middleby Corporation announced, on July 16, the acquisition of Packaging Progressions (Pacproinc). Based in Souderton, Pa., the company has $30 million in annual revenues.



French poultry business LDC acquires Kiplama

The France-based poultry company, LDC Group, has purchased Kiplama, which is an import and distribution company in Belgium that specializes in handling poultry products.


ADM, Cargill agree to trade grain elevators

U.S.-based grain companies Cargill and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) have agreed to a deal to trade some of their grain elevators in the Midwest.


La Coop fédérée, subsidiaries to acquire F. Ménard

Management of La Coop fédérée, its Olymel and Sollio Agriculture divisions and F. Ménard have agreed to acquire all the assets of Ange-Gardien company F. Ménard, in Montérégie, Quebec.


Exceldor combines operations with Granny's

With market outlook indicators pointing toward partnerships to ensure growth, Exceldor and Granny’s cooperatives are combining their operations and members in a historic alliance.