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HKScan invests in Scandinavian Aquasystems AB

By becoming minority shareholder in Swedish company, HKScan expands into fish industry

HKScan and Scandinavian Aquasystems AB have signed a cooperation agreement for the sale of fish products under the Gårdsfisk brand and the production of meal components made from fish in Sweden. 

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NPM Capital selling 50% stake in Hendrix Genetics

The new half-owner of the company will be Paine Schwartz Partners

NPM Capital will sell its stake in Hendrix Genetics to Paine Schwartz Partners, a global investment firm with a focus on the sustainable food chain. 

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ADM forms joint venture for microbial-based proteins

Microbial-based proteins are derived from the dried cells of yeasts, microalgae and fungi that are grown in a large-scale culture system.

ADM signed an agreement with Asia Sustainable Foods Platform to partner on the technology development and precision fermentation of microbial-based alternative proteins in Singapore and the wider Asia-Pacific region.

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Rivers weighs in on Wayne Farms, Sanderson merger

The named leader of what is expected to become the third largest chicken company in the country shared his insights on the reasoning behind the deal and his vision for the future of the enterprise.

A new, combined Wayne Farms and Sanderson Farms will make a better company together than they were separately, according to the chosen leader of the new joint venture between Continental Grain Co and Cargill.

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West Liberty Foods sells Liberty Cold Storage

Vertical Cold Storage calls purchase of Liberty Cold Storage ‘the perfect acquisition’

Vertical Cold Storage, a developer and operator of temperature controlled distribution centers sponsored by real estate asset manager Platform Ventures, is acquiring Liberty Cold Storage from West Liberty Foods. The terms of the transaction are not public.

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Sanderson deal gains regulatory approval in China, Mexico

Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China and the Federal Economic Commission of Mexico have no objections to proposed transaction

The proposed sale of Sanderson Farms has received approval from antitrust regulators in China and Mexico, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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