Mexican competition authorities have given the go ahead for Coca-Cola-owned juice maker, Jugos del Valle, to acquire Mexican dairy firm, Santa Clara.
US dairy giant Land O’Lakes has entered into an agreement to acquire US-based chilled dairy desserts manufacturer Kozy Shack Enterprises.
The Irish Dairy Board (IDB) has acquired UK-based cheese ingredients firm The Cheese Warehouse - strengthening its position in the country’s ingredients sector.
Dairy exporter Fonterra has claimed that its proposed acquisition of New Zealand Dairies’ (NZDL) Studholme processing plant will boost competition for raw milk on the country’s South Island, rather than...
Global trader Louis Dreyfus Commodities (LDC) has agreed to buy Dutch trading firm Ecoval Holdings BV in an effort to tap into emerging market demand for dairy products and ingredients.
French dairy giant Danone has entered into an agreement that, if completed, will see it become the majority shareholder in Morocco’s leading dairy product firm.
Glanbia hinted yesterday that it is close to spinning-off its Irish dairy ingredients business, but said no deal would be sealed between management and its major cooperative shareholder before August.
Arla Food’s proposed mergers with UK-based co-operative Milk Link and German dairy firm Milch-Union Hocheifel (MUH) have been approved by its board of representatives.
Arla Foods has signed a financing and supply agreement with signficant pediatric nutrition and baby care product producer Biostime International Holdings to supply the Hong Kong-listed company with infant formula. ...
Fonterra has signed a conditional agreement to acquire the milk processing assets of South Canterbury-based New Zealand Dairies (NZDL), and said the dairy site would boost its export capacity, where...
Dutch dairy giant Royal FrieslandCampina (FC) has entered into an agreement with the Irish Dairy Board to acquire its Belgium-based continental cheese packing segment IDB Belgium N.V.
Dairy giant Fonterra has entered into a “mutually beneficial” agreement that will see it process dairy ingredients in the Netherlands for the first time.
Arla Food’s proposed merger with UK-based dairy cooperative Milk Link could signal the demise of Dairy Crest, a food sector mergers and acquisitions expert has claimed.
Royal FreislandCampina (FC) has expressed “regret” following the end of talks surrounding the acquisitions of two Balkan-based dairy producers.
Parmalat has completed the “intragroup acquisition” of Lactalis American Group Inc. (LAG) – a move that will secure its entry into the US dairy market and strengthen its position in...
Dairy co-operative Arla Foods has announced a proposed merger with Milk Link – a move that will create the UK’s largest dairy industry player.
Ultima Foods has signalled its intention to “solidify” its leadership of the Canadian dairy industry through a double edged agreement that will see it continue to produce Yoplait brand yogurt and launch...
Demand for whey products underpinned a strong first quarter for Glanbia with analysts hailing an ‘encouraging start’ to the year, but the firm has dismissed talk that it plans to...
Nestlé has announced a multi-million investment plan in Morocco to improve the quality of fresh milk and encourage the development of the dairy industry through the private sector.
Cermex has announced the acquisition of a major part of fellow French end-of-line packaging firm Newtec Group as part of a strategy to strengthen its palletizing operations.
Kerry Group’s 2011 acquisitions have performed well for the ingredients and flavours giant, boosting its Q1 results despite challenges in trading conditions.
UK dairy co-operative First Milk has acquired leading UK sports nutrition player, CNP Professional, as it diversifies its operation out of the increasingly margin-pressured traditional dairy sector.
Nestlé’s $11.85bn (€9.02bn) acquisition of Pfizer Nutrition may run into anti-trust hurdles after it beat Danone to the drug giant’s global infant nutrition business, according to an analyst.
As UK dairy player, Dairy Crest, indicates it is ready to flog off its jewel in the crown - St Hubert - a food industry analyst reckons Groupe Lactalis is...
Processing specialist SPX Corp and packaging player Smurfit Kappa both completed takeovers this week as they seek to expand their reach in Europe and South America respectively.