Norwegian dairy giant TINE has called upon the country’s government to reduce customs duties on butter imports to avoid a potential shortage over the Christmas period.
Dairy nutrition firm Volac has reported an operating profit increase of nearly 40% for the year ending February 2012, citing the impact of increased exports and improved profits from overseas operations.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) yesterday approved Nestlé’s €9bn ($11.59bn) acquisition of infant nutrition business Pfizer Nutrition.
The UK's Southglade food park is expanding further thanks to a fresh injection of cash from a local council, despite the current challenging economic environment.
UK dairy processor First Milk has set its sights on the rapidly expanding market for dairy products in Asian countries such as China, after identifying demand for British cheeses.
Nestlé’s $11.85bn (€9bn) acquisition of Pfizer Nutrition has been blocked by Mexican competition officials over concerns that the deal could lead to price increases.
Glanbia looks set to complete its proposed Glanbia Ingredients Ireland (GII) joint venture with Glanbia Co-operative Society, after gaining shareholder approval for the deal.
A Europe-wide campaign to promote the nutritional benefits of milk and dairy consumption has been approved for European Union (EU) co-funding.
Müller Dairy and Müller-owned Robert Wiseman Dairies will increase their farm gate milk price to 30.5 pence per litre (ppl) by February 2013 in an effort to meet the rising...
Reynolds Group has reported a total group revenue and gross profit rise, but said weak European demand affected all of its business segments.
Glanbia Co-operative Society has confirmed its members have voted to dispose of 3% of the issued share capital of Glanbia to back a proposal to acquire majority ownership of Glanbia’s dairy processing business...
Parmalat has reported double-digit revenue and profit growth for the first nine months of 2012, driven by strong performances by its US, Canadian, Australian and Russian segments.
Dean Foods is eyeing further growth to close 2012, after strong third quarter performances from its Fresh Dairy Direct and WhiteWave-Alpro business segments.
Dairy Crest is confident that it will meet its full year expectations, despite a tough start to the year that saw a 7% sales revenue decrease compared with H1 2011.
Glanbia Nutritionals has expanded its heat treatment process for use with its milled and cracked flaxseed range.
Irish dairy giant Glanbia is “confident” of delivering its full year profits target, despite reporting marginal growth for the first nine months of 2012.
AptarGroup is to restructure 12 facilities in Europe, including the closure of two sites, in a bid to boost future growth in the region.
Fonterra is working closely with the New Zealand Customs Service to establish how a “significant quantity” of either cocaine or heroin found its way into a shipping container of Fonterra powdered milk....
Nestlé's $11.85bn (€9bn) acquisition of Pfizer Nutrition has been given the go-ahead by anti-trust authorities in China – taking the “strategic” takeover a step closer to completion.
Fonterra has signed an investment agreement with Chinese authorities to develop two more large-scale dairy farms – the latest step in the firm’s strategy to build a sustainable fresh local...
Strong growth in Kerry Group’s ingredients and flavours division has helps to balance out slow-down in consumer goods, as revenues increased by nearly 11% to €4.4 billion.
A2 Corporation (A2C) – the manufacturer of a2 brand fresh milk – is eyeing a number of “attractive international markets” including North America and Europe as part of an effort to maximise...
Lactalis has agreed to acquire a majority stake in leading Slovenian diary processor Ljubljanske Mlekarne – a move the French dairy giant hopes will strengthen its position in South East Europe.
Milk price talks cannot take place against the continuing backdrop of militant dairy farmer protests, UK dairy processor Müller Wiseman has claimed.
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.