Autorité de la Concurrence (the French Competition Authority) has slapped members of a private label dairy cartel with fines totalling €192.7m (US$205m).
Eleven dairies, including Danone, Nestlé and Lactalis, have been fined nearly €90m for allegedly colluding on the price paid to Spanish farmers for raw milk.
Pioneers Holding has "won the race" to acquire control of Egyptian cheesemaker Arab Dairy following a lengthy bidding war with Lactalis.
Lactalis subsidiary Al-Nour for Dairy Industries has bumped up its offer to acquire sought-after Egyptian cheesemaker, Arab Dairy Product Company.
The battle to acquire Egyptian cheese maker Arab Dairy continues to rage on, with Cairo private equity firm Pioneers Holding tabling an improved bid.
Parmalat has agreed to acquire Consorzio Cooperativo Latterie Friulane for around €11.5m (US$13.7m) in the hope of reversing the regional Italian dairy's recent downturn.
In a bid to boost its export capabilities Down Under, Parmalat has agreed to acquire Australian dairy Longwarry Food Park.
Coveris Rigid Poland has launched its DuoSmart cups in Ukraine to target the dairy and processed foods sector, but admits it was a courageous decision to invest there given the...
The South African Competition Commission is probing allegations that Parmalat abused its dominant position in the country's dairy sector.
French dairy giant Lactalis has entered the race to acquire Arab Dairy Products Company with an offer that tops all earlier bids for the Egyptian cheesemaker.
Brasil Foods (BRF), Brazil's third largest dairy, has agreed to sell 11 dairy processing plants in the country to Parmalat for for R$1.8bn (US$795m, €610m).
Parmalat looks set to acquire the UHT milk and cheese operations of Brazilian dairy Lácteos do Brasil (LBR), which filed for bankruptcy protection in 2013, for R$250m (US$110m, €83m)....
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?
A total of 14 firms are battling it out to acquire the dairy assets of Brasil Foods (BRF), the Brazilian food giant has confirmed.
Dannon, Daisy Brand and Lactalis American Group (LAG) have questioned the reliability of a US study that reported finding levels of titanium dioxide nanoparticles in their products.
An Italian criminal investigation into Parmalat's May 2012 disputed acquisition of Lactalis American Group (LAG) is "completely over", says the Parma-based dairy giant.
Australian processor Lion Dairy has admitted that being dropped as Woolworths’ private label milk supplier in Victoria and Western Australia “will impact volumes” at two plants.
Italian dairy giant Parmalat has moved to strengthen its market position Down Under through the acquisition of Australian dairy and juice product manufacturer Harvey Fresh.
Arla Foods cooperative membership could be extended to the Netherlands "for the first time" through its proposed merger with Eupener Genossenschaftsmolkerei Walhorn (EGM Walhorn).
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...
With the criminal investigation into Parmalat's May 2012 acquisition of Lactalis American Group (LAG) now seemingly closed, nine members of Italian firm's board have resigned.
French dairy giant Lactalis has agreed to acquire a 100% stake in Indian dairy, Tirumala Milk Products Company - marking its entry into the world's largest dairy market.
Leading yogurt manufacturers, Danone, Emmi, Lactalis Nestlé, Yoplait, and Müller, have joined forces to launch the first UK industry body dedicated to promoting the nutritional benefits of yogurt.
Gizeh has expanded into North America by setting up a production unit in Brantford, Toronto.
Italian dairy giant Parmalat has drafted in a team of independent experts for the second time to assess “the overall process” followed by its board in regard to the acquisition of...