Privately-owned dairy company Onken has been acquired by German giant Dr Oetker, subject to regulatory agreement.
The Onken and Dr Oetker businesses will remain independent following the acquisition by Dr Oetker Nahrungsmittel KG, the pot desserts subsidiary of Dr Oetker International.
Onken has production facilities in Moers, Germany, Russia and Poland and sales operations in the UK and other European countries.