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Yashili New Zealand Dairy is a joint venture between Yashili and Mengniu established in 2012.

Danone invests in Yashili New Zealand

By Jim Cornall

Danone and Yashili, a division of China’s Mengniu Dairy Co, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) whereby Danone acquires 49% of the shares of the dairy company Yashili New Zealand Dairy Co.

Arla said it is too early to disclose the total number of jobs that will be added or removed by the ongoing work, however the company expects the net number of positions to be lower.

More than 350 jobs at risk as Arla Foods starts changes

By Jim Cornall

More than 160 jobs are at risk as Arla Foods UK plans a reorganization of its cheese business and warehouse network, with another 195 people affected in support functions, primarily at the cooperative’s Aarhus, Denmark headquarters.

Fonterra's products, such as Anmum, Fernleaf and Anchor, will now be available through Lazada to 560m consumers in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Fonterra partners with online company Lazada

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand cooperative Fonterra, the world’s largest dairy exporter, is expanding its online presence to consumers in Southeast Asia for the first time through a new partnership with Lazada, an online shopping destination in the region.

Skærbæk, Denmark, dairy farmer Jan Toft Nørgaard will be the new chair of Arla Foods' board of directors from July 2.

News in brief

Arla Foods appoints new chairman

By Jim Cornall

The Arla Foods amba board of directors has appointed Jan Toft Nørgaard from Skærbæk, Denmark, to succeed Åke Hantoft as chairman of Arla Foods amba, when Hantoft steps down on July 2 after seven years in the role.

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