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Lassonde Industries completes acquisition of Apple & Eve

Transaction totaled nearly $148 million instead of anticipated $150 million
July 28, 2014

Lassonde Industries Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of fruit juices and juice drinks based in Rougemont, Quebec, completed its previously announced acquisition of Apple & Eve LLC, Port Washington, N.Y., for a total cash consideration of $147.9 million.


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Vita Coco sells 25 percent stake to Reignwood Group for $665 million

Coconut water brand extends reach into China
July 14, 2014

New York-based All Market Inc., doing business as Vita Coco, announced that it has sold 25 percent of the company to Reignwood Group, the Beijing-based parent company of Red Bull China, at an enterprise valuation of approximately $665 million.


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Pernod Ricard USA acquires majority stake in Avión Spirits

July 11, 2014

Pernod Ricard USA, New York, completed its acquisition of a significant majority stake in Avión Spirits LLC, owner of the ultra-premium tequila brand Avión, from its joint-venture partner Tequila Avión.


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Heaven Hill Distilleries acquires Domaine de Canton French ginger liqueur

Brand is among fastest-growing liqueurs in spirits industry, the company says
July 8, 2014

Heaven Hill Distilleries Inc., Bardstown, Ky., announced it has acquired the worldwide rights to Domaine de Canton French ginger liqueur from Maurice Cooper et Cie. of Miami.


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Activate Drinks acquired by Unique Beverages (USA)

American subsidiary takes ownership of certain assets of Rising Beverage Co.
July 7, 2014

Unique Beverages (USA) Inc., a Delaware-based company owned by a Canadian numbered corporation and affiliated with Unique Foods Canada,announced that it has completed its acquisition of Activate Drinks. The acquisition includes certain assets of the Rising Beverage Co. (RBC), including the Activate brand and trademark, as well as select packaging technologies.


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Lassonde Industries to acquire Apple & Eve for $150 million

Transaction expected to close in July 2014
July 7, 2014

Lassonde Industries Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of fruit juices and juice drinks based in Rougemont, Quebec, has entered into a definitive agreement through its U.S. subsidiary US Juice Partners LLC to acquire Apple & Eve LLC, Port Washington, N.Y., for approximately $150 million.


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ADM to acquire Wild Flavors

$3.1 billion acquisition will add flavor systems to ADM’s portfolio of specialty ingredients
July 7, 2014

Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM), Decatur, Ill., announced its plans to acquire Wild Flavors GmbH, Zug, Switzerland, giving ADM the ability to offer food and beverage companies a comprehensive suite of systems to enhance and improve their products, the company says.


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Nestlé USA sells Juicy Juice brand to Brynwood Partners

Buyout firm to bring “renewed focus and attention” to the juice brand
July 2, 2014

Brynwood Partners, a Greenwich, Conn.-based buyout firm, announced that its newly formed portfolio company, Harvest Hill Beverage Co., has acquired the Juicy Juice business from Nestlé USA, Glendale, Calif.


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Hormel Foods to acquire CytoSport for $450 million

Deal includes Muscle Milk brand, manufacturing facility, and production and distribution agreements
July 1, 2014

Hormel Foods Corp., Austin, Minn., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CytoSport Holdings Inc., Benicia, Calif., for approximately $450 million. The deal includes the Muscle Milk brand of shelf-stable, ready-to-drink protein beverages; a manufacturing facility in Benicia, Calif.; as well as several manufacturing and distribution agreements both domestically and abroad, according to Hormel Foods. Total 2014 annual sales for the Muscle Milk brand are expected to be approximately $370 million, it says.


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R&D News: June 2014

New sweetener partnerships, approvals shake up formulator options
June 16, 2014

USA unveiled a new website, asepticusa.com, and mobile application, titled Aseptic Solutions Beverage Creator.


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