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Tyson Foods to acquire BRF Thai, European operations

Acquisition supports Tyson Foods’ valued-added and international growth strategies
Tyson Foods has agreed to acquire the Thai and European operations of BRF. The US$340 million purchase includes four processing facilities in Thailand, one processing facility in the Netherlands and one processing facility in the United Kingdom.
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Cooke Aquaculture acquires Latin American shrimp farms

Acquisition of Seajoy Seafood will aid product diversification
Cooke Inc., a New Brunswick company and parent of Cooke Aquaculture Inc., has completed its acquisition of the business of the Seajoy Seafood Corp. group, one of the largest vertically integrated, premium shrimp farms in Latin America.
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ADM completes acquisition of Neovia

Company’s largest deal since 2014
Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) has successfully completed its EUR1.544 billion (US$1.77 billion) acquisition of Neovia, creating a global leader in value-added products and solutions for production and companion animals.
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ADM to buy remaining stake in Gleadell from InVivo

New company, ADM Agriculture Ltd., will strengthen presence in UK
Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) said will purchase the remaining 50 percent stake in British grain merchant Gleadell that it doesn’t already own from French farming co-operative InVivo.
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Cloverleaf Cold Storage, Zero Mountain merging

Deal establishes fifth largest cold storage warehouse platform in the U.S. with approximately 140 million cubic feet of capacity, and a footprint in all three major U.S. protein production corridors
Cloverleaf Cold Storage, a leading cold storage warehousing company serving customers across its Midwest and Southeast locations, has entered into an agreement to merge with Zero Mountain Inc., a cold storage warehousing and transportation company serving customers across its Arkansas locations.
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