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The organized dairy market, where Danone and Lactalis play, is dominated by cooperatives in almost every state. Pic: ©Getty Images/polybutmono

Powerful establishment has the cards stacked in its favor through margins and scale

India’s dairy market may not be as attractive as it seems, despite two deals in a month

By Richard Whitehead

Two multinationals have already invested in Indian dairy this year, with January still in play. By such a measure it would appear that the subcontinent market is an attractive place, but foreign majors still have their work cut out for them.

The transaction is expected to complete within the next six months.

Aspen sells nutritional business to Lactalis

By Jim Cornall

Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited, a global pharmaceutical company based in South Africa, has announced today, in conjunction with the announcement of its annual results for the year ended June 30, 2018, that it has concluded an agreement to divest of...

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Foodwatch: Lactalis scandal is one too many

By Joseph James Whitworth

The producer, supermarkets, public authorities and laboratories have ‘failed the consumer’ in the Lactalis infant formula contamination scandal, according to foodwatch.