24-Sep-2012 By Mark Astley
FrieslandCampina has proposed the introduction of an independent milk price for organic dairy farmers – in line with growing European demand for organic dairy products.
21-Sep-2012 By Mark Astley
Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina has signed up to the EU Pledge – an initiative to change food and beverage advertising to children under the age of 12 in the European Union (EU).
31-Aug-2012 By Mark Astley
FrieslandCampina has posted a profits increase for the first six months of 2012, citing growth in infant and toddler nutritional product markets.
12-Jun-2012 By Mark Astley
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.
23-May-2012 By Mark Astley
Royal FreislandCampina (FC) has expressed “regret” following the end of talks surrounding the acquisitions of two Balkan-based dairy producers.
12-Mar-2012 By Ben Bouckley
Royal Friesland Campina is poised to complete the takeover of Filipino firm Alaska Milk Corporation (AMC) for total sum of around €350m, in a move it said gave it access to 100m consumers in a ‘high growth’ market and the opportunity to 'valorise...
03-Feb-2012 By Ben Bouckley
Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina has signed a memorandum of understanding with a UK-based venture capital firm to acquire Serbian dairy producers Imlek and Mlekara Subotica, and sees great potential to grow sales in the region.
13-Jan-2012 By Jane Byrne
Dutch dairy manufacturer FrieslandCampina has been cautioned about the use of a healthy foods logo from packs of its reduced fat ham and cheese.
21-Oct-2011 By Shane Starling
Growing demand for infant nutrition products in the Asian region have spurred Dutch dairy group FrieslandCampina Domo to splash €130m to upgrade two of its plants with completion expected by November 2013.
FrieslandCampina invests in €36m Belgian plant expansion
28-Jan-2011 By Helen Glaberson
FrieslandCampina is investing €36m in its Aalter plant in Belgium in a bid to almost double the site’s current production capacity.
FrieslandCampina switches to FSC accredited beverage cartons
FrieslandCampina has announced that it is switching to Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) accredited cardboard in the Benelux countries.
FrieslandCampina to close two cheese plants
26-Nov-2010 By Helen Glaberson
Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina has announced its plans to close two of its cheese plants in the Netherlands, Varsseveld and Leerbroek, and will invest €47m to improve efficiency at five of its remaining production facilities.
FrieslandCampina lets go of major facility in organisational shake-up
22-Oct-2010 By Guy Montague-Jones
FrieslandCampina has sold its yoghurt and dessert making facilities in Elsterwerda, Germany, as the company puts into action restructuring plans that will result in 942 job losses.
FrieslandCampina to open new R&D centre in H2 2012
11-Oct-2010 By Ben Bouckley
Dutch dairy co-operative Royal FrieslandCampina is building a new €16m research and development (R&D) centre to target innovation in consumer products and ingredients.
FrieslandCampina grows strongly despite European weakness
01-Sep-2010 By Guy Montague-Jones
FrieslandCampina has reported strong overall growth in the first six months of the year despite a disappointing performance in Europe.
FrieslandCampina extends new quality assurance system
02-Jul-2010 By Guy Montague-Jones
FrieslandCampina has rolled out its new quality assurance system to its production sites and is working on extending the system to cover the environment and safety at work.
FrieslandCampina moves away from commodities
Multinational dairy company FrieslandCampina has revealed its strategy for the coming decade in which it plans to expand globally and shift its focus to three specialised product categories.
FrieslandCampina to do all R&D in Wageningen
FrieslandCampina is planning to pool its research and development activities in the Netherlands around one central hub.
FrieslandCampina plans further expansion in Vietnam
FrieslandCampina is investing €8.8m to expand production capacity in Vietnam following three consecutive years of double-digit annual sales growth.
FrieslandCampina launches traceability system for organic dairy range
FrieslandCampina has introduced a traceability system for an organic dairy brand in the Netherlands to enable customers to track their purchases back to the farmyard.
FrieslandCampina reports milk price rally
FrieslandCampina has announced the biggest monthly increase in the guaranteed price for the milk supplied to its farmers so far this year.
FrieslandCampina pledges to reduce dependence on dairy basics
17-Mar-2010 By Guy Montague-Jones
FrieslandCampina is seeking to become less dependent on milk powder, casein, and basic cheese after these categories contributed to a double-digit drop in revenue for 2009.
FrieslandCampina CEO unveils 2020 dairy vision
The head of FrieslandCampina has unveiled a vision of the dairy industry in 2020 in which sustainability is no longer an issue and dairy ingredients have spread into cosmetics and clothing.
FrieslandCampina plans 942 job losses in production shake-up
11-Dec-2009 By Guy Montague-Jones
Dutch dairy co-operative FrieslandCampina has announced six site closures and 942 fresh job losses a year after its formation.
FrieslandCampina fulfills last merger condition with Bleskensgraaf sale
All the conditions set by the European Commission for the merger of Friesland Foods and Campina have been approved.
FrieslandCampina denies delay in selling cheese business
Newly merged FrieslandCampina has denied reports that the sale of its cheese business in Bleskensgraaf will be handed over to the European Commission in order to meet the disposal deadline.
Lower selling prices hit FrieslandCampina’s ingredients business
01-Sep-2009 By Guy Montague-Jones
The newly merged dairy co-op Royal FrieslandCampina has reported a sharp decline in the profitability of its ingredients business, as selling prices plummet.
Arla completes FrieslandCampina buy
07-May-2009 By Neil Merrett
Arla Foods says it will immediately begin integrating the fresh dairy operations of FrieslandCampina into its own operations after obtaining regulatory approval from Dutch and European authorities.
FrieslandCampina may be operational by end 2008
09-May-2008 By staff reporter
Members of Friesland Foods and Campina have voted in favour of the
proposed merger, marking a major step forward in bringing the two
dairy cooperatives and companies together.