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

Hormel Foods to acquire Sadler's Smokehouse business

Hormel Foods Corporation has reached an agreement to acquire Texas-based Sadler's Smokehouse.

Perdue Premium Meat acquires Alexander & Hornung

Perdue Premium Meat Company, Inc. (PPMC) acquired specialty meat processer, Alexander & Hornung.

JBS to acquire Empire Packing Company assets

JBS has entered into an equity purchase agreement to acquire Empire Packing Company’s case-ready production facilities and its Ledbetter branded products.


Zoetis acquires Ethos Diagnostic Science

Zoetis Inc. announces the acquisition of Ethos Diagnostic Science.

Cranswick expands its pig operations with acquisition

United Kingdom pork and poultry company Cranswick has grown through the acquisition of the Buckle family’s pig farming and rearing operation in the U.K., as well as the family’s 50% stake in the White Rose Farms Limited pig production operation.

Ecolab to acquire CID Lines

Ecolab Inc. reached an agreement to acquire CID Lines

Bühler North America acquires American Pellet Mill Services

Offering U.S. feed, pet food, grain and oilseed processors greater responsiveness, Bühler North America expands and strengthens its service offerings with the acquisition of American Pellet Mill Services Inc. (APM), a leading equipment service company based in Springdale, Arkansas.