Leading this photogallery of the biggest acquisitions in the food and drink industry in the year so far are Mondelēz, Greencore and Danone.
Also included are acquisitions made by 2 Sisters Food Group, while US firm Highlander Partners bought UK ingredients manufacturer FDL.
To find out about these companies’ acquisitions and more, click on the next image in the gallery.
Meanwhile, 2 Sisters is one of the companies that featured in our gallery of the winners of last year’s Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs).
You can find out what it meant for them and what it has done for their business in the year since winning.
You still have time to book your place at the FMEAs, which take place at the London Hilton in Park Lane on Wednesday November 2.