Nutrition Business Journal
M&A activity dots the supply landscape

M&A activity dots the supply landscape

Probiotics see ownership changes; Naturex buys Pure World.

While nothing to rival the heady M&A days of the late 1990s, consolidation rolled through the supply side of the nutrition industry over the last year.

French private equity investors PAI purchased the ingredients business of Danish probiotics company Chr Hansen for €1.1 billion. The deal closed in August. PAI has acquired several food companies of late, and a top Chr. Hansen manager said the group’s financial strength would fund

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