JBT Corporation, a global technology solutions provider to the food and beverage industry, has recently disclosed that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Prevenio, a leading provider of innovative food safety solutions primarily for the poultry industry, for the price of US$170 million.
Prevenio, formerly known as CMS Technology, provides highly effective pathogen protection through its unique anti-microbial delivery solution that significantly enhances food safety and integrity, and creates a safer work environment for its customers and their employees.
JBT President and CEO Brian Deck said, “JBT investment in Prevenio furthers our support in the protection of our customers’ brands and reputation by focusing on the prevention of foodborne illness. Prevenio’s solutions ensure anti-microbial dosing precision and effectiveness with automated process controls, allowing it to provide a tailored approach to protect food and flavor profile. Prevenio further broadens JBT’s non-equipment offering while helping customers protect against pathogen threats in their daily plant operations.”
Paul Sternlieb, JBT’s Executive Vice President & President, Protein said, “In addition to the food safety and integrity benefits, Prevenio provides proprietary turnkey solutions to our customers and ensures the safe and effective delivery of anti-microbials. We are excited with the prospect of enhancing Prevenio’s already strong growth profile by leveraging JBT’s global customer base while also supporting the development of its solutions for non-poultry applications.”
JBT Corporation is a leading global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food & beverage industry with focus on proteins, liquid foods and automated system solutions. For the food industry, JBT designs, produces and services sophisticated products and systems for multi-national and regional customers through its FoodTech segment.
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