Chinese dairy giant Yili plans to invest NZ$400m in a series of processing and packaging projects at what has been dubbed the “world’s largest integrated dairy base.”
Arla Foods plans to introduce additional variations of its Danish dairy drink range Cocio in the UK in coming years.
Fresenius is staying tightlipped on reports it and Permira, a European private equity firm, have teamed up in an attempt to acquire Danone's medical nutrition business.
Clearfleau has built an on-site industrial anaerobic digestion (AD) plant at Nestlé's Fawdon confectionery factory, near Newcastle in the UK, which makes gums, pastilles and Rolo chocolates.
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.
“J&J should have sold it 10 years ago,” is one analyst’s appraisal of Finnish agro-food giant Raisio’s buy-back of the licensing rights to its cholesterol lowering, plant stanol-based Benecol brand today,...
Cheesemaker the Wensleydale Creamery has invested £350,000 in new equipment to expand into the burgeoning £90M blended cheese category.
The a2 Milk Company (a2MC), the New Zealand firm behind the popular a2 Milk brand, plans to list on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in 2015.
Danone has declined to comment on reports it is considering an initial public offering (IPO) of shares in its medical nutrition business.
Australia's richest person Gina Rinehart has committed AU$500m (US$433m) to a project to produce infant formula Down Under for the lucrative Chinese market.
Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Chinese processor Inner Mongolia Yili have agreed to form a joint venture in the US to produce milk powder.
Chinese authorities are investigating reports that a business unit of China Modern Dairy sold milk cows that tested positive for bovine tuberculosis (bTB) and brucellosis.
Chobani is opening a food incubator in New York City designed to help entrepreneurial food companies “launch and disrupt their respective categories”.
Irish dairy giant Glanbia has launched a long-life version of Ireland’s number one milk, Avonmore, in China.
An attempt by Danone to restart its stalled botulism scare damages suit against Fonterra in New Zealand has been rejected.
Dairy Crest’s £80M sale of its diaries to Müller UK & Ireland Group has drawn praise from City analysts.
Arla Foods has donated 15 tonnes of cheese produced for the Russian market to a food bank in the Danish capital Copenhagen.
Dairy Crest has agreed to sell dairy assets, including its fresh milk business, to British rival Müller UK & Ireland for £80m (US$127.5m, €102m).
Finnish dairy Valio has charged itself with educating consumers in Finland and Sweden on the importance of iodine consumption.
The Irish Dairy Board (IDB) has expanded its presence in China with the launch of a long-life, whole milk product under its Chinese Kerrygold brand, Jin Kai Li.
Israeli dairy Tnuva is exploring the possibility of exporting cheese to Russia, which is seeking to fill the gap left by its ban on Western food imports.
Danone has agreed a €278m (US$348m) deal to increase its existing majority stake in Moroccan dairy Central Laitière to more than 90%.
The Federal Trade Commission’s allegations that baby food maker Gerber overstated the ability of Good Start Gentle formula to prevent allergies underscores the difficulty of using qualified health claims, which...
South African pharmaceutical giant Aspen has set its sights on China after agreeing to acquire a 50% stake in infant formula manufacturer, New Zealand New Milk (NZNM).
French dairy Danone has agreed to acquire a 25% stake in Chinese infant formula firm Yashili International for HK$4.389bn (US$565m, €450m).