Freiberger USA Inc., Morris Plains, a 100 %-owned subsidiary of Südzucker Group, said that it acquired Richelieu Foods Inc, Braintree/Massachusetts, the largest frozen pizza producer for private label in food retailing in the USA from Centerview Capital.
The Enterprise Value is $435 million.
Richelieu produces with nearly 900 employees frozen and chilled pizza as well as sauces and dressings for the food retailing private label business in the USA. In business year 2016 revenues of $325 million were generated. The acquisition is subject to subsequent approval by the U.S. antitrust authorities.
Source: RTT News
Carlsberg has announced the departure of its chief financial officer (CFO), Heine Dalsgaard, after six years in the position. In a statement, Carlsberg said that Dalsgaard was resigning from the post to take up the role of CFO at a private equity-backed company in a different industry.
Kellogg will split into three independent companies to focus on the snack business, Reuters reported Tuesday. The snacking portfolio will comprise the main business, while the North America cereal unit and the plant-based business will be spun off. The company is also considering a sale of the plant-based business.
The snacks giant says the acquisition will help build on its commitment to “lead the future of snacking” in key geographies worldwide. Once the transaction is completed, Mondelēz will continue to operate the Clif Bar business from its headquarters in Emeryville, California. The snack giant will also continue to manufacture Clif Bars’ products, which include Clif Bar, Luna and Clif Kid, at its facilities in Idaho and Indiana.