M/11/032 – Kerry / Cargill

Transaction details

The Competition Authority has cleared the proposed acquisition by Kerry Group plc of sole control of the flavours business of Cargill Incorporated.

Notification date Decision date
Monday September 26, 2011 Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Parties Involved Business activities
Kerry Group plc

Kerry is a manufacturer of food ingredients and flavours serving the food and beverage industry both in the State and worldwide, and a supplier of added value brands and customer branded foods to the Irish and UK markets.

Cargill Incorporated

Cargill's global flavour business is engaged in the manufacture, sale and marketing of flavours products, aroma chemicals and fruit juice compounds and associated research and development.

Economic sector Media merger
Food & food ingredients No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Friday, October 7, 2011
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Elisa Ryan

Tel: 01-804 5446, email: er@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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