French ingredients supplier Nexira is to acquire UNIPEKTIN Ingredients in a deal that taps into the firm’s diversification strategy, which places boosted health and nutrition activity front-and-centre of its plans.
In an industry populated with many privately held firms, two dietary supplement manufacturers — Thorne and Nutraceutical International — have filed for IPOs, each set at $100 million as the initial target size of the deals.
Private equity firm Warburg Pincus is continuing its consolidation of analytical laboratories serving the food, beverage and dietary supplement industries with the acquisition announced today of Food Safety Net Services. FSNS operates more than 20 labs...
Probiotic specialists Probi has taken a stake in Blis Technologies and formed a partnership with the New Zealand-based oral probiotics firm that sees Probi manufacture select bacterial strains from Blis’ collection.
M&A activity continues apace in the contract manufacturer sector with INW (Innovations in Nutrition + Wellness) announcing it has acquired Utah-based Capstone Nutrition from Brightstar Capital Partners.
Ireland’s Kerry Group has added to its stable of probiotics with a deal announced today in which it will distribute the proprietary OPTI-BIOME MB40 probiotic ingredient, made by Troy, VA-based biotech firm BIO-CAT Microbials, LLC.