Léa Compagnie Biodiversité has acquired a minority stake in Soup'Idéale
Léa Compagnie Biodiversité, a producer of organic and natural food products, has acquired a 35% stake in Soup'Idéale. Financial details have not been disclosed.
Founded in 1993, Léa Compagnie Biodiversité is an independent, family owned company created by Charles and Catherine Kloboukoff. It develops, manufactures and distributes organic and natural food, health and nutrition products, cosmetics and household products to retail chains, supermarkets and specialized stores (pharmacies and organic health food stores). In 2018, the company reported revenues of US$454 million and US$80 million in EBIT. Léa Compagnie Biodiversité, with 1,320 employees, offers 4,000 references through 21 brands and has 16 production sites.
Soup'Idéale specializes in soup manufacturing and distributes its products mainly to three market segments: mass retail, hospitals and hard discount retail. In 2018, the company generated revenues of US$18 million and has approximately 50 employees. Soup'Idéale is the first soup producer to feature Tetra Pack® technology, which preserves the organoleptic properties of vegetables and whose packaging is recyclable.
Oaklins' team in France advised the buyer in this transaction.
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