D.E Master Blenders 1753


DE Master Blenders 1753

D.E Master Blenders 1753 NV founded in 2012 from splitting international coffee business of Sara Lee into a separate pure-play company (The remaining company later become Hillshire Brands).

Jacobs Douwe Egberts


Logo Jacobs Douwe Egberts

In May 2014, the company announced plans to merge with the coffee division of American food conglomerate Mondelēz International. The merger received approval from the European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager on 5 May 2015, subject to several conditions.

The new company name derived from two flagship brands of both predecessors, Jacobs (Mondelēz) and Douwe Egberts (D.E Master Blenders 1753).

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