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Lactalis agrees to acquire Slovenian dairy processor

Lactalis agrees to acquire Slovenian dairy processor

By Mark Astley

Lactalis has agreed to acquire a majority stake in leading Slovenian diary processor Ljubljanske Mlekarne – a move the French dairy giant hopes will strengthen its position in South East Europe.

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Groupe Lactalis lift-off looms for Swedish dairy co-op Skånemejerier

By Ben Bouckley

Groupe Lactalis’ bid to take over Sweden’s second largest dairy player fits with the French firm’s strategy of reducing its reliance on cheese, and would give it further brands with which to pursue milk product growth in emerging markets, according to...