M/20/023 – United Molasses/Premier Molasses and Kruden

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition of sole control of Premier Molasses Company Limited and Kruden Limited by United Molasses Group Limited has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Friday July 31, 2020 Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Parties Involved Business activities
United Molasses Group Limited

United Molasses Group Limited, a firm registered in Northern Ireland, is the parent company of a group of businesses focused on the global trading and marketing of molasses and related products and the storage of bulk liquids.

Premier Molasses Company Limited

Premier Molasses Company Limited, a firm registered in the Republic of Ireland, is a blender and distributor of molasses and a range of liquid feeds suitable for all types of stock.

Kruden Limited

Kruden Limited, a firm registered in the United Kingdom, is a parent company of United Molasses (Ireland) Limited.

United Molasses (Ireland) Limited, a firm registered in Northern Ireland, stores and is a distributor of molasses based products to animal feed manufacturers and farmers.

Economic sector Media merger
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (primary and processing) No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Friday, August 14, 2020
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Dineo Mashego

Email: dineomashego@ccpc.ie
Phone: +353 1 470 3607

Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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