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Sanderson Farms rejects takeover bid

Offer from Durational Capital Management ‘very substantially undervalues’ Sanderson Farms, poultry company says
Sanderson Farms said it received an unsolicited offer to be acquired by Durational Capital Management for a price of $142 per share -- an offer it declined.
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Finland’s Atria acquires Domretor Oy

After owning a 24.9% stake in the Domretor Oy, Atria now owns the entire share capital of the company
Finnish meat and poultry company Atria has acquired the entire share capital of Domretor Oy, a contract manufacturer in the food industry located in Kauhava, Finland.
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2 Sisters Food Group selling 2 Fox’s Biscuits plants

Chocolate and confectionary business agrees to acquire Fox’s Biscuit facilities in Batley and Kirkham
2 Sisters Food Group has entered into an agreement to sell part of its Fox’s Biscuits business to a Ferrero-related company for GBP246 million (US$319 million).
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TREIF acquisition closes

Marel acquires the German food cutting technology provider
Marel acquires TREIF, the German food cutting technology provider.
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