Food and drink acquisitions of the year so far

Weetabix’s £1.4bn sale to Post Holdings leads our gallery of food and drink industry acquisitions

The food and drink manufacturing sector has seen a series of high profile mergers and acquisitions this year. We capture the top deals in photos.

Weetabix leads this photogallery of the top food and drink industry deals reported by the Food Manufacture group.

The breakfast manufacturer was sold to US-based Post Holdings in a deal worth about £1.4bn, the most expensive acquisition reported this year.

This year saw the sale of Addo Food Group to Lloyds Development Capital and Glanbia’s acquisitions of Amazing Grass and Body & Fit.

Also featured in this gallery are acquisitions by Marston’s, Real Good Food and Samworth Brothers.

To find out about these acquisitions and more, click on the next image in this photogallery of the top food and drink industry mergers and acquisitions reported this year.

Meanwhile, 2 Sisters Food Group, Krispy Kreme and Mondelēz International featured in the Food Manufacture Group’s top 10 mergers and acquisitions of 2016.

Mergers and acquisitions will feature again in Food Manufacture’s Business Leaders’ Forum next January. To find out more information and register your interest in the forum, click here.

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