Banning advised St. Paul in the acquisition of Givaudan/Vika’s activities in the field of processed cheese, grated cheese, and air-dried cheese

Banning Advocaten recently facilitated the acquisition in which St. Paul acquired the activities of Givaudan/Vika in the processed cheese, grated cheese, and air-dried cheese segments. This transaction represents a successful expansion of St. Paul’s operations in the market segments of ready-to-eat meals, snacks, and other food products. Through this acquisition, St. Paul is able to offer a wider range of products in the grated cheese and air-dried cheese categories.

St. Paul Group is a medium-sized family business and a leading supplier of cheese, analog, and vegan solutions to the food industry. St. Paul holds a strong position in Europe and has seen significant growth in sales volumes in other parts of the world as well. The combination of St. Paul’s existing operations with the former Givaudan/Vika activities enhances St. Paul’s position as a leading player in cheese concepts, providing a diverse product range of cheese, analog, and vegan alternatives to a wide range of customers in the food industry.