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.
Consolidated Container Company (CCC) has acquired all assets of Madras Packaging, marking the second acquisition since its takeover by Bain Capital this year.
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.
Italian prosecutors have opened an investigation into the legality of Parmalat’s May 2012 $904m intra-group acquisition of Lactalis America Group (LAG).
Italian dairy giant Parmalat is remaining tight lipped following reports that its $904m intra-group acquisition of Lacatalis America Group (LAG) was met with criticism from shareholders.
Arla Foods has “plenty on its plate” and is unlikely to pursue further European dairy industry consolidation in the near future, a food sector mergers and acquisitions expert has claimed....
Arla Foods has been granted approval by the European Commission to merge with Milk Link, but must sell a UK milk drinks business acquired through the deal to facilitate the...
Dallas-based dairy giant Dean Foods is inviting potential buyers to cast a slide rule over its Morningstar warehouse delivery business - the smallest of its three divisions - as it...
Dairy exporter Fonterra has been cleared to acquire the processing assets of New Zealand Dairies Limited’s (NZDL) by the New Zealand Commerce Commission.
Irish dairy giant Glanbia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Glanbia Co-operative Society Limited to enter into a joint venture in respect of its Dairy Ingredients Ireland (DII) business.
Pro Mach has acquired Federal Manufacturing for an undisclosed amount to enter the liquid filler market.
Irish dairy giant Glanbia has been granted permission to build a new processing plant – a development planned in anticipation of its potential joint venture with Glanbia Co-operative Society Limited.
China Modern Dairy Holdings - China’s largest milk producer - has denied any knowledge of talks designed to discuss its takeover by Mengniu.
Sealed Air’s 2011 acquisition of cleaning, sanitation and hygiene solutions provider Diversey has birthed a unique concept in the dairy industry – hygiene solutions from ‘farm to fork’.
The New Zealand Commerce Commission has been urged to investigate the proposed sale of New Zealand Dairies Limited’s (NZDL) processing assets to Fonterra, after an unsuccessful bidder claimed to have...
The US Federal Trade Commission has cleared Land O’Lakes' acquisition of chilled dairy desserts manufacturer Kozy Shack.
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. ...