Grupo Bimbo acquired UK-based brioche specialist St. Pierre Groupe, the company behind Baker Street, Paul Hollywood and St. Pierre brands.
Orkla is set to acquire 74% of the shares in Da Grasso, a Polish pizza franchise chain with 193 outlets throughout the country.
Baker & Baker made its first acquisition since becoming a standalone bakery products manufacturer, after signing an agreement with Portuguese bakery Peipen.
Lesaffre announced the acquisition of Recombia Biosciences, a biotechnology company based in the San Francisco Bay Area, based on technology licensed from Stanford University.
Italian bakery Morato acquired Tuscan gluten-free specialist Nt Food, a company with a EUR 35 million turnover, known for its Nutrifree and Nutrisì brands.
Groupe Le Duff and its subsidiary Bridor announced the acquisition of Lecoq Cuisine Corporation – a North American producer of Viennese and French-style pastries.
The König Group expands as it took over Vulganus Oy in July. The traditional company, based in Nastola, Finland, specializes in tailor-made spiral systems for the bakery and food industry.