8 pet food industry mergers and acquisitions in May 2018

Mergers and acquisitions in the pet food industry included Purina’s acquisition of Tails.com and Barkstrong’s purchase of Wild Calling! Pet foods.

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In May 2018, pet food companies and ingredient suppliers have announced at least eight mergers and acquisitions. Mergers and acquisitions in the pet food industry included Purina’s acquisition of Tails.com and Barkstrong’s purchase of Wild Calling! Pet foods.

Dane Creek acquires Naturawls raw pet food, treat maker

May 1, 2018 - Dane Creek Capital Corp. (DCCC) acquired Naturawls Pet Products, a manufacturer of raw pet food and dehydrated pet treats for dogs and cats in Canada.

ProAmpac acquires Gateway pet food packaging maker

May 14, 2018 - Gateway is a pet food packaging manufacturer in North America.

Purina acquires majority of Tails.com custom dog food

May 14, 2018 - Tails.com will operate as it has under co-foudner and CEO James Davidson.

Tyson to buy American Proteins, AMPRO Products assets

May 15, 2018 - Subsidiaries of Tyson Foods have agreed to buy the poultry rendering and blending assets of American Proteins, and AMPRO Products, the companies announced.

Dutch ingredient supplier acquires grain specialist

May 23, 2018 - Limagrain CĂ©rĂ©ales IngrĂ©dients is acquiring all shares of Unicorn Grain Specialties. 

Wild Calling! Pet Foods acquired after bankruptcy

May 29, 2018 - Barkstrong announced the completion of its acquisition of Colorado-based Wild Calling! Pet Foods.

Animal nutrition company acquires Fruitables Pet Foods

May 31, 2018 - Manna Pro Products, a Missouri-based manufacturer and marketer of animal nutrition and care products, has purchased VetScience and their Fruitables brand of premium dog treats and food supplements.

From Petfood Industry Quick Hits

Schenck Process has acquired Raymond Bartlett Snow, a manufacturer of size reduction, classification and thermal processing equipment.

 

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