Nutreco finalises purchase Maple Leaf Foods

23-07-2007 | |

Nutreco Holding N.V. has completed the acquisition of Canada’s leading animal nutrition business from Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

On
22 May 2007 Nutreco announced
that it has signed an agreement to acquire
this business. As anticipated, part of the completion is the sale of the small
Canadian fish feed activity, which has been sold to Cooke Aquaculture
Inc.

The acquired business represent sales of approximately CAN$650
million and 2006 earnings before interest and taxes of approximately CAN$47
million, employs over 1,200 people and operates a world-class research and
development facility and 18 feed manufacturing facilities across Canada and in
New York State.

Related websites:
Nutreco  
Maple Leaf Foods

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