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EW Group acquires Hygiena

Acquisition to form a leading food safety, veterinary and environmental diagnostic solutions company
EW Group announces the acquisition of Hygiena from Warburg Pincus.
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Cherkizovo buying Atria subsidiary OOO Pit-Product

Company produces sausages, hot dogs and deli meats at two facilities in the Leningrad region
Finnish meat and poultry company Atria has agreed to sell its Russian subsidiary, OOO Pit-Product, to Cherkizovo Group, the largest meat and poultry producer in Russia, for an estimated price of EUR35 million (US$42.1 million).
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Hormel to acquire Planters from Kraft Heinz

Transaction, valued at $3.35 billion, is expected to close in the second calendar quarter of 2021
Hormel Foods Corporation entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Planters snack nut portfolio from the Kraft Heinz Company.
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