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April saw continued strength in the level of food and drink transactions recorded on the bevblog.net mergers and acquisitions database as well as an increase in the number of greater value.
Out of the 53 total, seven amounted to more than $500 million, with four over $1 billion:
Eight of the 53 were in alcohol, seven in soft drinks, six in ingredients, four each in bakery, meat, packaging and services, and three each in dairy and snacks.
32 were within national boundaries, including 21 in the US and seven in the UK. 21 were international, involving a lower-than-normal 20 countries.
The main countries overall were the US on 31, the UK on 16, then Australia and Germany on three each.
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