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FrieslandCampina Transylvanian cheese cave reopens after Nasal outcry

A Transylvanian cheese cave closed by Dutch dairy FrieslandCampina in 2013 has been reopened after outcry from fans of the traditional Nasal cheese made solely there.

FrieslandCampina strengthens W African presence with Ivory Coast dairy deal

FrieslandCampina has agreed to acquire Olam International’s Ivorian dairy business for US$25m (€19m) as it seeks to "further strengthen" its presence in West Africa.

Embargo hit FrieslandCampina exploring alternative markets for cheese

Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina is "exploring" alternative markets for its cheese to offset the impact of the Russian embargo on European Union (EU) food products.

Top 20 Dairy Manufacturers - the Ups and Downs of 2013

European dairies Nestlé, Danone and Lactalis made up the podium in the latest Rabobank Dairy Top 20. Can you guess how the likes of Fonterra, Saputo, Yili and Mengniu lined up?

China cuts number of permitted imported infant formula brands to less than 100

Just 94 foreign infant formula brands have so far been given approval for sale in China under new regulations - down from reportedly more than 800.

FrieslandCampina to close under-capacity Romanian cheese lines

FrieslandCampina has announced plans to streamline its Romanian cheese business in an effort to offset the impact of declining dairy consumption in the country.

FrieslandCampina quiet on Indian Parag Milk Foods takeover 'rumors'

Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina has declined to comment on reports it is in talks to acquire a majority stake in Indian dairy Parag Milk Foods.

FrieslandCampina, Huishan Dairy propose Chinese infant formula JV

FrieslandCampina and Huishan Dairy have revealed plans to establish a joint venture to manufacture and market a new brand of infant formula in China.

FrieslandCampina swaps paper for plastic on Rainbow Condensed Milk can

Cans of FrieslandCampina’s Rainbow Condensed Milk will have their traditional paper labels replaced with heat-shrinkable plastic that can better survive the “difficult environmental conditions” experienced in the Middle East....

Dutch dairy sector has 'a lot of knowledge to share' with China

China and the Netherlands have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will see the Asian country glean dairy industry know-how from the likes of FrieslandCampina.

News in brief

Campina most sold consumer brand in Netherlands: IRI

Campina has been hailed as the most popular consumer brand in Dutch supermarkets for the twelfth time running, manufacturer FrieslandCampina has announced.

Nestlé, FrieslandCampina, Arla 'monitoring' Ukraine crisis

European dairies Nestlé, FrieslandCampina and Arla Foods have reported no disruption to their operations in and exports to Ukraine, but are keeping an eye on the current crisis in the...

FrieslandCampina hoping for Asian slam dunk through NBA deal

FrieslandCampina is hoping to score with Southeast Asian basketball fans after becoming the 'Official Milk Partner' of the US National Basketball Association (NBA) in five of the region's markets.

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Casein protein can rival whey on applicability: FrieslandCampina DMV

Taking into account applicability as well as nutrition, FrieslandCampina’s dairy proteins division DMV believes casein protein can challenge whey protein in the formulation of certain healthy and functional dairy products....

FrieslandCampina cuts 246 jobs in Netherlands

Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina will cut 246 jobs when it closes two plants in Eindhoven and Woerden, Netherlands.

Tetra Pak strengthens dairy filtration tech portfolio through DSS acquisition

Tetra Pak has moved to “strengthen” its dairy filtration offering through the acquisition of Danish membrane filtration technology manufacturer, DSS Silkeborg.

FrieslandCampina Synlait investment could ‘shake-up’ NZ dairy, says farmer rep

FrieslandCampina’s acquisition of a 7.5% stake in New Zealand-based infant formula manufacturer Synlait Milk could “shake-up” the country’s dairy industry, Federated Farmers of New Zealand has claimed.

Fonterra latest to cut Chinese prices after price-fixing probe

Fonterra has slashed the cost of its Anmum maternal health products in China by 9%, making it the latest company to reduce its prices following the launch of a government...

FrieslandCampina acquires ‘supporting’ stake in Synlait Milk

FrieslandCampina has acquired a 7.5% stake in New Zealand-based infant formula manufacturer Synlait Milk through an initial public offering (IPO) of shares by the company.

Infant formula deals 'may' have broken Chinese anti-monopoly laws, Biostime admits

In the midst of an investigation into the pricing practices employed by it and other infant formula manufacturers in China, Biostime has admitted that the terms of its agreements with...

Danone Dumex cuts Chinese infant formula prices by up to 20%

Dumex – Danone’s infant nutrition business in Asia – has announced plans to reduce the price of its infant formula products in China by up to 20% in response to...

Nestlé, Danone cut Chinese infant formula prices in response to pricing probe

Nestlé-owned Wyeth Nutrition and Danone Dumex are slashing the price of their infant formula products in China in response to the launch of an investigation into their pricing practices and...

Danone, Nestlé, FrieslandCampina facing Chinese infant formula pricing probe

A host of infant formula manufacturers, including Nestlé, Danone, and FrieslandCampina, are under investigation in China over the high pricing of infant formula and suspected anti-trust violations.

Dutch dairy firms to invest €700m to meet export demand, says NZO

Dutch dairy processors plan to invest more than €700m ($915m) over the next two years to increase their processing capabilities and meet increasing export-driven demand for their products, 

FrieslandCampina cheese and packing acquisition granted ‘conditional’ EC approval

FrieslandCampina has been given the go-ahead to complete its acquisition of Dutch specialist cheese manufacturer, Zijerveld, and its packing business - but only under conditions designed to ensure competition in...

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