The past few weeks have seen multiple investments in the red hot CBD space from existing CPG investment firms, as well as deal news in other trending categories such as alternative protein and the frozen food aisle.
Yogi Tea CEO Giancarlo Marcaccini sees a bright future for mellow moments. Owned by East West Tea Company, Yogi last week announced its acquisition of Choice Organic Teas.
One of the veteran nice guys of the natural products business, Josh Kohnstamm, has sold his eponymous public relations firm to another Minneapolis-area marketing agency, broadhead.
Hudson River Foods is winding its way upstream. With two recent acquisitions, Hodgson Mills and Dancing Deer, the company is solidifying a hearty footprint in the better-for-you baking category.
As part of its shift from confection to a broader snacking platform, Hershey announced yesterday its acquisition of the low-sugar, high-protein ONE Brands portfolio. The purchase price, which was financed with cash on hand as well as short term borrowings, was $397 million.
In case the paleo trend goes extinct, Steve’s PaleoGoods founder Steve Liberati is seeking new life for his product lineup through expansion and acquisition. In April, the company acquired raw and fermented drink and dressing brand Zukay Live Foods, which also produces Jacob’s Raw krauts, salsas and dressings.
The Checkout: Beyond Meat’s Q1 Financials, NACS and FARE Aim to Improve C-Stores for Allergy Sufferers
Beyond Meat’s Q1 financials, NACS and FARE aim to improve c-stores for allergy sufferers and more in this week’s Checkout.
Kettle Cuisine, a New England-based producer of refrigerated and frozen, natural soups, sauces and entrees, announced this week its acquisition of Harry’s Fresh Foods, an Oregon-based custom food manufacturing company.
Novamex has acquired Tio Gazpacho for an undisclosed sum, the company announced today, more than a year after the Hispanic-focused beverage marketer first invested in the drinkable soup brand. Primarily an importer of Mexican brands such as Jarritos and Mineragua, Novamex said in the announcement that it is focusing on becoming a growth platform for natural and organic beverages, such as the organic certified Tio Gazpacho.
Boulder-based 1908 brands announced today that is has acquired prenatal and lactation nutrition brand Bundle Organics. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The deal comes as Bundle announces new products to take the company beyond teas and beverages and into other popular food categories.