Natural & Organic Products

Published on: 05/01/2012

An attractive category within the consumer staples industry, the natural & organic products sector is experiencing strong M&A activity, as is the industry as a whole. An estimated 366 consumer staples transactions were reported closed in 2011. This number is about equal to the deal count of 2010. The following chart shows that the consumer staples industry’s M&A activity has largely recovered from the recessionary decline of 2009 and is again experiencing a healthy climate.