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Acquisitions

Food Businesses

Plant-Based Meat Maker 'Before the Butcher' Acquired by Owners of Ground Beef Company

The company says the acquisition will allow the two-year-old startup to be able to compete in an increasingly competitive market.

The Food Industry Is a 'Gold Rush' for Entrepreneurs, Says the Founder of Krave Jerky and a $40 Million Marshmallow Brand

Jon Sebastiani, whose first business was acquired by Hershey, now leads snack company Smashmallow.

When Acquiring a Company, Don't Forget About the People

The technology and talent acquired -- especially in high tech -- are the most valuable assets secured from an integration.

The NYC Bagel Shop That Blew Up Thanks to 'Shark Tank' Just Got Acquired for $34 Million

Bantam Bagels won funding from Lori Greiner to expand its business to retail.

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