Australia-based packaging company Amcor Ltd. will acquire Bemis Co. Inc. After completion of the transaction, Amcor will have a comprehensive global footprint with more exposure to emerging markets and greater differentiation to meet demand for new and sustainable products.
Hoffmaster Group acquired paper straw maker Aardvark Straws from Precision Products Group. Hoffmaster has a six- to nine-month plan for expansion and ramping up Aardvark’s production to meet increased demand, reported USA Today.
Focus Brands Inc. entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Jamba Inc. for about $200 million. Following the close of the transaction, Jamba will be a privately-held subsidiary of Focus Brands and will continue to be operated as an independent brand.
C.H. Guenther & Son has acquired Cookietree Bakeries, producer of premium thaw-and-serve cookies, bake-and-serve cookie dough, brownies and scones.
The Kroger Co. is exploring strategic alternatives for its Turkey Hill business, including a potential sale. Kroger has owned the company since 1985.
Consumers may be focused on sugar in their attempt at living healthy, but taste remains the primary factor influencing buying decisions, while confusion also reigns, speakers said on Aug. 7 at the International Sweetener Symposium, sponsored by the American Sugar Alliance, which represents sugar beet and cane growers, processors and refiners.
Columbus, Californian deli meat brand, has released a salami and cheese snack range to appeal to growing demands for convenience.
Mondelēz International has launched a new biscuit line in the UK as it aims to respond to consumer demand for convenient treats.
Stacy’s has introduced Cheese Petites, a snack said to simplify the combination of real cheese and crackers.
So Delicious Dairy Free Frozen Mousse is a new line of decadent frozen desserts that contain 300 to 330 calories per pint (110 or less per serving).