Food technology and ingredients company Kerry Group has agreed deals to buy two companies for a total of €365m - Fleischmann's Vinegar Company and AATCO Food Industries. 

California-based Fleischmann's Vinegar Company produces speciality ingredients that further support Kerry's taste and clean label strategies across a number of markets.

It has manufacturing facilities in Washington, New York, Maryland, Illinois, Missouri, Alabama and California.

AATCO Food Industries makes culinary sauces to the foodservice channel. Headquartered in Muscat, Oman it has manufacturing facilities in Sohar, Oman, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and Nashik, India. 

Kerry said the company provides a platform for its business development in the Middle East and Africa.

The company said the deals will be financed from Kerry's existing lines of credit.

The transactions are expected to be will be completed before the end of year - subject to routine regulatory and closing conditions.