Nutrition Business Journal
NBJ’s Deals of the Year

NBJ’s Deals of the Year

White Wave’s organic bang caps another strong year for M&A

After another full year of robust deal activity across the broader nutrition industry, 2013 ended with a “Big Organic Bang!” when on December 9, WhiteWave Foods announced its intent to acquire organic produce pioneer Earthbound Farm for approximately $600 million. This transaction—as well as the slew of deals announced in rapid succession throughout the year—highlights that activity within the nutrition industry continues unabated,

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