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Kellogg announced its acquisition of “clean label” protein bar RXBAR for $600 million

Kellogg Acquires RXBAR for $600M

By Phoebe Tran. Every week we track the business, tech and investment trends in CPG, retail, restaurants, agriculture, cooking and health, so you don’t have…

Walmart acquires Parcel

Walmart acquires NYC delivery service Parcel

By Jon Springer. Wal-Mart Stores has acquired Parcel, a technology-enhanced delivery company with experience in same-day perishable delivery, with an eye on using the…

Blue Bottle Coffee is acquired by Nestle

Nestle Acquires Blue Bottle Coffee

By Eric Pfanner and Thomas Mulier. Blue Bottle Coffee’s founder describes himself as “a slightly disaffected freelance musician and coffee lunatic, weary of the commercial coffee enterprise.”…

Nestle buys Sweet Earth, a California plant-based food startup

Nestle to buys California-based Sweet Earth

By Jade Scipioni. Food giant Nestle announced Thursday that it is buying a California-based husband-and-wife startup called Sweet Earth that specializes in plant-based frozen meals….