Cargill Acquired Two Meat Factories from Ahold Delhaize USA

Responding to rising demand for convenient and affordable protein options, Cargill announced the acquisition of two meat processing facilities from Ahold Delhaize USA. This strategic move allows both companies to focus on their core strengths while expanding access to high-quality meat products for consumers.

Key Points:

  • Cargill purchased case-ready meat plants in North Kingstown, RI, and Camp Hill, PA, from Infinity Meat Solutions, subsidiaries of Ahold Delhaize USA.
  • Cargill already has existing teams operating in both facilities, stemming from a long-term partnership producing various meat products for Ahold Delhaize USA brands.
  • Cargill will continue serving Ahold Delhaize USA while also expanding production and distribution to additional retailers in the Northeast.
  • This acquisition positions Cargill to deliver more efficient and convenient protein options to customers, allowing retail staff to dedicate more time to customer service.

“This investment strengthens our partnership with Ahold Delhaize USA while bringing additional high-quality protein products to new customers. By offering more case-ready and value-added options, we help retailers streamline operations and better serve their customers.”

– Hans Kabat, President of Cargill’s North American Protein business:

Additional Information:

  • Financial terms of the sale are not disclosed.
  • Ahold Delhaize USA operates several popular grocery brands including Food Lion, Giant Food, Hannaford, and Stop & Shop.

Overall, this news highlights Cargill’s strategic expansion in the protein market and their commitment to delivering convenient and sustainable food solutions to consumers.

  • Transparency and inclusivity: Stakeholder comments will be invited before finalizing the amendments, ensuring a transparent and inclusive process.

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