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Flowers Foods Plans Acquisition of Dave’s Killer Bread

Flowers Foods, Inc. has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Dave’s Killer Bread from its existing shareholders, including members of the Dahl family and … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Agrees To Acquire 25 A&P Stores In Greater New York

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company announced that it has entered into an agreement with The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company to acquire 25 … Continue reading

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ACME Markets Announces Bid to Purchase 76 A&P Stores

ACME Markets announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire 76 A&P stores in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania under … Continue reading

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Campbell Soup Company Acquires Garden Fresh Gourmet

Campbell Soup Company has completed the acquisition of the assets and business of Garden Fresh Gourmet for $231 million. Garden Fresh Gourmet is the … Continue reading

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Hormel Foods to Acquire Applegate

Hormel Foods Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Applegate Farms, LLC, owner of the Applegate brand, a brand in the natural … Continue reading

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Houweling’s Acquires Sun Valley Farms

Delta, BC-based greenhouse grower and marketer Houweling’s Nurseries Limited (group of companies) has acquired Loveland, Colo.-based Sun Valley Farms in a deal concluded April 30, … Continue reading

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ConAgra Grows Frozen Foods Business with Acquisition of Blake’s All Natural Foods

ConAgra Foods, Inc.  has acquired Blake’s All Natural Foods, a rapidly-growing, family-owned company which makes natural and organic frozen meals, including pot pies, casseroles, … Continue reading

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Mondelez International Acquires Enjoy Life Foods

Mondelez International today announced the acquisition of Enjoy Life Foods, a private U.S. snacking company and the market-leading brand in the fast-growing “free from” … Continue reading

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On Point: The urge to merge

Is industry consolidation seeing another revival? The grocery business may be in the early stages of a new wave of mergers and acquisitions like … Continue reading

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Tops Friendly Markets to Acquire Three Big M Supermarkets

Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York, northern Pennsylvania and western Vermont, today announced that the company has entered … Continue reading

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