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CP Foods closes $1bn acquisition of Bellisio Foods

Staff Writer | December 27, 2016
Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company (CPF) completed the acquisition of Bellisio Foods from Centre Partners Management.
Acquisition   Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company
CPF has acquired all of the outstanding interests in Bellisio from Centre Partners for total consideration of $1,075 million.

The transaction brings together one of America’s largest and fastest-growing frozen food companies with Thailand’s leading and most successful integrated foods business.

Bellisio manufactures and distributes single-serve frozen entrees under the Michelina’s, Atkins, Boston Market, Chili’s, EatingWell, and Eat! brands, as well as co-manufactures private label and food service products.

CPF is the leading agro-industrial and food conglomerate in the Asia-Pacific region with a strong focus on nutrition. The Company operates in both the livestock (swine, broilers, layers, and ducks) and aquaculture (shrimp and fish) businesses.

The vertically integrated businesses incorporate the manufacturing of animal feed, animal breeding and animal farming; meat processing, the manufacturing of semi-cooked meat and fully-cooked meat; food products and ready meal products, as well as the meat and food retailer and restaurant businesses.