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Kroger responds to FTC request on merger

- Retail
The Kroger Co. today announced that, as expected, it has received a request for additional information from the Federal Trade Commission as part of the regulatory review process for its merger with Albertsons Companies, Inc.

Russ Davis Wholesale acquires Liberty Fruit

- General News
Liberty Fruit Co., Inc., a Kansas City, KS-based produce wholesaler founded in 1965, has been acquired by Russ Davis Wholesale, Inc., Wadena, MN.

Harbor Wholesale acquires MTC Distributing

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Today, Harbor Wholesale, the Northwest’s top family-owned, independent distributor, acquired Modesto, CA-based MTC Distributing Co.

B2B produce marketplace Full Harvest acquires FarmersWeb

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Full Harvest, the business-to-business produce marketplace specializing in surplus and imperfect produce, today announced the acquisition of FarmersWeb, a farm sales and inventory management SaaS provider.

Paine Schwartz Partners to acquire AgroFresh Solutions

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AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. today confirmed that the Company entered into a definitive merger agreement with investment funds affiliated with Paine Schwartz Partners, a global leader in sustainable food chain investing, pursuant to which such funds will acquire all of the outstanding common stock of the Company for $3.00 per share in cash.

Southeastern Grocers considering sale  

- Retail

Southeastern Grocers is the latest retailer rumored to be up for sale.   The Wall Street Journal, …

FarmX acquires robotics software company

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FarmX, Inc. announced the acquisition of AutoModality, Inc., a mobile robotics navigation software company, based in San Rafael, CA and Syracuse, NY.

GrubMarket acquires produce software firm

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GrubMarket announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Naperville, Illinois-based Fresh Software Solutions, a proven and respected enterprise software provider that specializes in building solutions for fresh produce distributors, wholesalers, repackers and food service suppliers across North America.

Ironbridge Equity Partners acquires North American Produce Buyers Limited

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Ironbridge Equity Partners is pleased to announce that, together with management, it has acquired a controlling interest in North American Produce Buyers Limited.

Worldwide Produce acquires Left Coast Food Company

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Sole Source Capital LLC, an industrial-focused private equity firm, today announced that its portfolio company, Worldwide Produce, one of the largest fresh produce and dairy distributors on the West Coast, has acquired Left Coast Food Company, a premier foodservice distributor of frozen goods, dry goods and produce serving the greater San Diego region.