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FrieslandCampina to close Hungarian plant

FrieslandCampina has said it intends to restructure its operations in Hungary, with the closure of its Debrecen plant and possible job losses.

FrieslandCampina enters into cheese distribution JV with Bongrain

Royal FrieslandCampina has entered into a joint venture with Bongrain in an effort to boost its presence in the French cheese retail market.

FrieslandCampina to cut German workforce in efficiency drive

FrieslandCampina plans to cuts its German workforce by more than 15% in an effort to increase its competitiveness in the country's supermarket-dominated “difficult” dairy market.

FrieslandCampina lactoferrin ingredient granted EC novel foods approval

The European Commission (EC) has given Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina the go-ahead to market bovine lactoferrin as a novel food ingredient.

Unilever and FrieslandCampina expand sustainability partnership

Unilever and Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina have expanded their existing sustainability partnership with a pledge to co-operate on development and innovation while promoting sustainable production, packaging, and logistics.

FrieslandCampina introduces organic milk price to reflect growing demand

FrieslandCampina has proposed the introduction of an independent milk price for organic dairy farmers – in line with growing European demand for organic dairy products.

FrieslandCampina signs up to EU children marketing pledge

Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina has signed up to the EU Pledge – an initiative to change food and beverage advertising to children under the age of 12 in the European Union (EU).

FrieslandCampina posts H1 profit increase, cites infant nutrition growth

FrieslandCampina has posted a profits increase for the first six months of 2012, citing growth in infant and toddler nutritional product markets.

FrieslandCampina enter acquisition agreement in latest growth strategy move

Dutch dairy giant Royal FrieslandCampina (FC) has entered into an agreement with the Irish Dairy Board to acquire its Belgium-based continental cheese packing segment IDB Belgium N.V.

FrieslandCampina ‘regrets’ Balkan dairy acquisition collapse

Royal FreislandCampina (FC) has expressed “regret” following the end of talks surrounding the acquisitions of two Balkan-based dairy producers.

Friesland Campina makes significant Filipino M&A move to reach 100m consumers

Royal Friesland Campina is poised to complete the takeover of Filipino firm Alaska Milk Corporation (AMC) for total sum of around €350m, in a move it said gave it access to 100m...

FrieslandCampina seizes Balkan takeover opportunity under route 2020 'spearhead'

Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina has signed a memorandum of understanding with a UK-based venture capital firm to acquire Serbian dairy producers Imlek and Mlekara Subotica, and sees great potential to...

FrieslandCampina told to remove healthy foods logo from pack

Dutch dairy manufacturer FrieslandCampina has been cautioned about the use of a healthy foods logo from packs of its reduced fat ham and cheese.

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FrieslandCampina takes sustainable stance on dairy farming

Leading Dutch dairy processor FrieslandCampina has launched a sustainable dairy farming programme from the beginning of the year after formal approval from its member dairy farmers.

FrieslandCampina Domo invests €130m to meet Asian infant nutrition boom

Growing demand for infant nutrition products in the Asian region have spurred Dutch dairy group FrieslandCampina Domo to splash €130m to upgrade two of its plants with completion expected by...

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FrieslandCampina reports jump in annual sales and profits

FrieslandCampina has reported a 10 per cent increase in annual revenue but the top-line has some way to go before reaching 2008 levels.

FrieslandCampina invests in €36m Belgian plant expansion

FrieslandCampina is investing €36m in its Aalter plant in Belgium in a bid to almost double the site’s current production capacity.

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FrieslandCampina switches to FSC accredited beverage cartons

FrieslandCampina has announced that it is switching to Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) accredited cardboard in the Benelux countries.

FrieslandCampina to close two cheese plants

Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina has announced its plans to close two of its cheese plants in the Netherlands, Varsseveld and Leerbroek, and will invest €47m to improve efficiency at five...

FrieslandCampina lets go of major facility in organisational shake-up

FrieslandCampina has sold its yoghurt and dessert making facilities in Elsterwerda, Germany, as the company puts into action restructuring plans that will result in 942 job losses.

FrieslandCampina to open new R&D centre in H2 2012

Dutch dairy co-operative Royal FrieslandCampina is building a new €16m research and development (R&D) centre to target innovation in consumer products and ingredients.

FrieslandCampina grows strongly despite European weakness

FrieslandCampina has reported strong overall growth in the first six months of the year despite a disappointing performance in Europe.

FrieslandCampina extends new quality assurance system

FrieslandCampina has rolled out its new quality assurance system to its production sites and is working on extending the system to cover the environment and safety at work.

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FrieslandCampina moves away from commodities

Multinational dairy company FrieslandCampina has revealed its strategy for the coming decade in which it plans to expand globally and shift its focus to three specialised product categories.

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FrieslandCampina to do all R&D in Wageningen

FrieslandCampina is planning to pool its research and development activities in the Netherlands around one central hub.

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