The EU Commission clears a merger, subject to remedies, in the market of industrial chocolate (Cargill / ADM)

Commission approves Cargill's acquisition of ADM's industrial chocolate business, subject to conditions* The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of the industrial chocolate business of Archer Daniels Midland ('ADM') by Cargill, subject to conditions. Both US-based businesses supply industrial chocolate as well as fat-based coatings and fillings. Industrial chocolate, sold in both liquid and solid form, is used by customers in the food processing industry to produce consumer foodstuffs such as biscuits, ice-cream and chocolate confectionery. The Commission's investigation showed that the transaction as notified would reduce competition in the already concentrated market for industrial chocolate and risked increasing industrial

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European Commission, The EU Commission clears a merger, subject to remedies, in the market of industrial chocolate (Cargill / ADM), 17 July 2015, e-Competitions Merger Remedies, Art. N° 74486

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