The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has "in principle" accepted a proposal that would reduce competition concerns and allow Müller to acquire Dairy Crest's fresh milk business....
Australian firm Freedom Foods and an "unnamed leading international" dairy have lodged a non-binding bid to acquire the a2 Milk Company (a2MC).
French dairy giant Lactalis has agreed to buy Arla Foods' stake in Walhorn AG, the companies' Belgian dairy joint venture.
Friesland Huishan Dairy - FrieslandCampina's newly established Chinese infant formula joint venture - will introduce a new brand in China "in the near future."
Dairy Crest's £80m sale of assets to Müller "remains on track" after being referred back to the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) by the European Commission (EC)....
The Irish agri-business Aurivo Co-operative Society has acquired London-based sports nutrition company My Goodness Ltd in an attempt to gain access to the protein drinks market.
Pioneers Holding has "won the race" to acquire control of Egyptian cheesemaker Arab Dairy following a lengthy bidding war with Lactalis.
Saputo-owned Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) has agreed to acquire the "everyday cheese" business of Australian rival Lion Dairy and Drinks (LDD) for AU$137.5m (US$107m, €95m)....
Polish cheesemaking technology company Obram is "well situated" to take advantage of the opportunities created by the Russian trade embargo, says new owner, Tetra Pak.
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.
Arla Foods has decided not to make a formal bid for Egyptian cheesemaker Arab Dairy Products Company after an assessment of the company.
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.
Dairy Crest’s £80M sale of its diaries to Müller UK & Ireland Group has drawn praise from City analysts.
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).
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 giant Danone has rubbished reports it has targeted US infant formula manufacturer Mead Johnson Nutrition for acquisition.
It's "business as usual" at Minnesota-based cheese and whey ingredients manufacturer Davisco Foods following its recent takeover by Canadian dairy cooperative Agropur.
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)....
Canadian dairy Agropur has agreed to acquire the processing assets of Minnesota cheese and whey ingredients manufacturer Davisco Foods International - a deal that will double its US operational presence.
Canadian dairy cooperative Agropur has furthered its domestic expansion efforts - announcing two acquisition agreements in less than a week.
Dairy Crest and Fonterra have entered into a strategic partnership to produce and market infant formula ingredients, demineralized whey powder and galacto-oligosaccharide (GOS).
British firm Dairy Crest has confirmed it will be “partnering with someone” to supply demineralized whey powder for infant formula, but declined to confirm reports it is close to sealing...
Arla Foods’ has been given the green light by relevant competition authorities to complete its merger with European dairy cooperative Eupener Genossenschaftsmolkerei Walhorn (EGM Walhorn).
Muscle Milk maker CytoSport is being acquired by Hormel Foods for a tasty $450 million.