Find out about merger and acquisition activity in the poultry and animal feed industries in October 2022.

Gold Creek Foods reopening former George’s plant

Gold Creek Foods (GCF) plans to reopen the former Campos Foods plant in Caryville, Tennessee, which closed earlier this year.

BRF agrees to new joint venture in Saudi Arabia

Through one of its subsidiaries, Brazil-based BRF is forming a new joint venture in Saudi Arabia to support the nation’s halal chicken production expansion target.

Maxunitech acquires Inner Mongolia Shijie Chemicals

Chinese agrochemical company Maxunitech acquired the majority share of Inner Mongolia Shijie Chemicals with self-financing from its original shareholders. 

PCG acquires Perstorp

With the completion of the acquisition, Perstorp is now PCG’s wholly-owned subsidiary.

Advent International, Wilbur-Ellis to merge business units

Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors with a well-established track record in chemicals, and Wilbur-Ellis, one of the largest family-owned companies in the world, have reached an agreement to merge their life sciences and specialty chemicals solutions businesses, Caldic B.V. and Connell, to create a global leader in its sector.

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The Andersons to buy Mote Farm Service

The Andersons, Inc. has signed an agreement to purchase the assets of Mote Farm Service, Inc.

Scoular acquires Walker Products' grain facility in Kansas

Scoular has reached an agreement to acquire Walker Products’ grain handling facility in Lincoln, Kansas.

Viterra completes Gavilon acquisition

Viterra Ltd. has closed its stock purchase agreement to acquire the grain and ingredients business of Gavilon Agriculture Investment, Inc. (Gavilon), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marubeni America Corp.

OCP S.A. to acquire 50% stake in GlobalFeed S.L.

OCP Group, a global phosphate-based products plant and animal nutrition leader, has signed a definitive agreement under which OCP would initially acquire 50% of GlobalFeed S.L. from Fertinagro Biotech S.L., a major Spanish fertilizers producer.

Members of Bachoco board say buyout offer is fair

An offer from surviving family members of Industrias Bachoco founder Robinson Bours to buy out the remaining shares of the publicly held company remains stalled, but a recent vote by certain members of the company’s board of directors revealed that those members think the offer is fair.