Darling International completes acquisition of Rothsay
Darling International Inc. completed its acquisition of Rothsay, the rendering and biodiesel division of Maple Leaf Foods Inc. The purchase price for the transaction was approximately $619 million in cash. Plans for the purchase were announced in August.
Darling International Chairman and CEO Randall Stuewe said, “We are excited to add the Rothsay assets and employees to our portfolio. Together we will bring new solutions and opportunities to our many customers across North America.”
According to Melissa Gaither with Darling International, the 45 MMly Rothsay Biodiesel plant in Ville Ste. Catherine, Quebec, Canada, will continue operating under the Rothsay name.