Danish probiotics and enzymes leader Chr Hansen has paid €73m in cash to acquire the Lactobacillus rhamnosus-based LGG suite of probiotic strains from Finnish dairy group, Valio.
Scotsburn Ice Cream Company, maker of frozen novelty desserts, will shut down its production facility in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, on Dec. 9, 2016, as the company is under...
Danone’s proposed acquisition of WhiteWave Foods will “have a serious anti-competitive effect on the organic yogurt and organic fluid milk markets in the US,” the Cornucopia Institute has told the...
The Bel Group and MOM Group’s management team have agreed to undertake exclusive negotiations with LBO France to acquire the MOM Group.
Swiss dairy company Emmi, which already had a 60% stake in Mittelland Molkerei AG, is acquiring a 40% share package from AZM Verwaltungs AG, the investment firm of the Mittelland...
TINE SA has announced changes that will affect several of its Norwegian plants.
Arla has opened a distribution terminal with a combined 10,000m² warehouse with cooling areas and office buildings in Heidenau, near Hamburg, Germany.
Probi has acquired US probiotic player Nutraceutix for a preliminary cash price of $105m (€92.41m), a move which takes the Swedish supplier’s US client base from just a handful of...
Valio is expecting to close its Tampere facility in Finland, with 50 jobs potentially affected.
Mexican dairy company Grupo LALA has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire certain assets from Laguna Dairy's branded business in the US for $246m.
Canadian cooperative Gay Lea Foods is acquiring Black River Cheese Company.
Swiss dairy company Emmi has entered into a merger with the US cheese company Cowgirl Creamery Corporation and the associated Tomales Bay Foods, based in Petaluma, California.
Texas-based Dean Foods has announced that it has agreed to acquire the manufacturing and retail ice cream business of Friendly's Ice Cream.
Australian dairy ingredient processor Burra Foods has announced a change in shareholding in the company as part of its plans to improve market access and raise capital to expand its...
Nestlé and UK-based ice cream firm R&R have established the joint venture Froneri.
Fonterra Australia has signed an agreement to divest its 36.02% shareholding in Dairy Technical Services (DTS) to a consortium comprising Bureau Veritas Singapore and AsureQuality Limited.
Auckland Airport is to build a new distribution centre for Fonterra’s New Zealand consumer business (Fonterra Brands New Zealand), the two companies have announced.
As part of a review of its Scottish dairy network, Müller Milk & Ingredients is investing £15m ($21.6m) over the next three years in Scotland’s largest fresh milk dairy at...
Valio is set to open a new €170m ($190m) dairy snack factory in Herajoki, north of the Finnish capital Helsinki, in 2017.
Brown’s Dairy, a part of Dean Foods, is closing its New Orleans, Louisiana, dairy plant, with the loss of approximately 185 jobs.
Graham’s The Family Dairy has signed a new deal with Scottish food suppliers Brakes Scotland to provide milk, butter, cream, cheese, yogurt, cottage cheese and crème fraiche to its customers...
Dairy Crest has announced it is planning a strategic partnership with Fowler Welch at its National Distribution Centre (NDC) in Nuneaton in the UK.
US food technology company Aseptia has completed the sale of Carolina Dairy and Wright Foods to a newly-formed subsidiary of AmeriQual Group Holdings.
R&R Ice Cream boosted its annual turnover to just shy of €1bn for the year to December 31, 2015, at €992M compared with €838M the previous year.
Landcorp, New Zealand’s largest farming company, is revising its land-use expansion program at Wairakei Estate near Taupo to include fewer dairy farms.