Mergers and acquisitions

Mars Edge acquired German D2C targeted nutritoin company foodspring in 2019

Why Mars is betting on personalised nutrition for the masses

By Oliver Morrison

Mars Edge – the segment of Mars Incorporated dedicated to supporting human health through nutrition – is on a mission to reconcile the nutrition that consumers need with the food they want, it tells FoodNavigator.

Wolt co-founder and CEO Miki Kuusi

Tech moves illustrate growing strength of online delivery trend

By Oliver Morrison

Finnish online food delivery platform Wolt has raised over $500m from global investors in news that illustrates continued growth in home delivery for food and drink products is set to be one of the biggest trends of this year.

Schluckwerder was founded in 1956 and produces the 175-year-old Lübecker marzipan brands. Pic: Schluckwerder

Acquisition

Valeo Foods buys Lübecker marzipan owner

By Anthony Myers

Dublin-based Valeo Foods Group has agreed a deal to buy German confectioner Schluckwerder Holding, in a bid to further consolidate its position as a major international food business across the UK, Continental Europe and Ireland.

Danone began its collaboration with Yakult in 2004.

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Danone to sell stake in Yakult

By Jim Cornall

French-headquartered dairy giant Danone said today that in accordance with its focus on capital allocation discipline and balance sheet strength, the company is selling its 6.61% stake in the Japanese company Yakult Honsha Co. Ltd.

Photo Credit: Oumph!

The LIVEKINDLY co. acquires Swedish plant-based meat brand, Oumph!

By Mary Ellen Shoup

The LIVEKINDLY co., which launched in March with the ambition of becoming one of the largest plant-based food companies, has acquired Swedish plant-based meat brand, Oumph!, known for its soy-based burgers, strips, and pulled meat products.

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