US chewing gum maker Wrigley has bought the confectionery businesses of the Joyco Group for $272m from privately held Spanish food conglomerate, Agrolimen.

The deal includes brands such as Boomer bubble gum, Pim Pom lollipops and Solano sweets from Joyco's operations in China, France, Italy, India, Poland and Spain, as well as the chewing and bubble gum-based business Cafosa.

Wrigley said the agreement excludes Joyco's operations in the Americas or any joint ventures.