Wrigley Jr. Company was acquired by Berkshire Hathaway And Mars on April 28, 2008

Food Company

Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, food ranked 12 in number of deals in 2008. The largest food acquisition in 2008 was Wrigley Jr. Company - which was acquired by Berkshire Hathaway for $23.0B.

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Wrigley Jr. Company

Chicago, Illinois
United States,
www.wrigley.com

Wrigley is a confectioner with a wide range of product offerings including gum, mints, hard and chewy candies, and lollipops. Wrigley's brands including Extra®, Orbit®, Doublemint®, and 5™ chewing gums, as well as confectionery brands Skittles®, Starburst®, Altoids® and Life Savers®. Wrigley operates in approximately 50 countries and distributes in more than 180 countries.


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