Australian premium tea business T2 has been acquired by Unilever for an undisclosed amount. T2 operates 40 stores throughout the country, with 2012-13 financial year sales in the vicinity of $57 million.
Tetra Pak has acquired Danish membrane filtration company DSS Silkeborg A/S, expanding its range of dairy processing solutions.
Bosch Packaging Technology has finalised the acquisition of the assets of French company Tecsor Machines et Systémes SAS. Agreements for the acquisition were signed in June 2013. The purchase price has not been disclosed.
element14 and TE Connectivity have partnered to showcase the latest materials handling and industrial control products and technologies for customers in the Asia-Pacific region.
Sydney-based specialty ingredients distributor Capitol Ingredients Australia has been acquired by IMCD Group. Capitol will be consolidated with staff from the IMCD Personal Care team and will run as a separate division of IMCD ANZ.
Amcor has announced it will demerge its AAPD business. Amcor’s directors say the demerger will enhance shareholder value by enabling each company to better pursue its own growth agendas and strategic priorities.
The Icelandic fish, poultry and meat equipment, systems and further processing company Marel has strengthened its market position by acquiring the mixing and grinding sections of Carnitech for EU1.5 million.
The French Paradox and the complex relationship between wine consumption and health will be the focus of WineHealth 2013, which will be held from 18 to 20 July in Sydney.
Gruppo Campari has acquired the business assets of Copack Beverage, a leading Australian contract beverage packer, for $20 million.
Pro-Pac Packaging has announced it will purchase the business and assets of Eco Food Pack Australia, a Sydney-based company that develops and sells food packaging trays for the fresh meat, seafood and poultry industries.
Bosch Packaging Technology has announced it plans to acquire the assets of Tecsor Machines et Systèmes SAS for an undisclosed amount. The two companies signed agreements for the acquisition on 11 June.
Quantec has signed a distribution and supply agreement with Kanematsu Chemicals Corporation to distribute Quantec’s patented IDP complex of bioactive milk proteins throughout Japan.
BSI, the world’s first National Standards Body, has acquired NCSI from the National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia. NCSI’s business will be combined with BSI to form BSI incorporating NCSI.
Smithfield Foods has been acquired by Chinese company Shuanghui International Holdings. Shuanghui is the majority shareholder of Henan Shuanghui Investment & Development, China’s largest meat processing enterprise.
Emhart Glass and Owens-Illinois (O-I) have signed an agreement naming Emhart as O-I’s preferred supplier of glass-forming machinery and equipment to all of O-I’s plants around the world.