Lactalis, the French dairy group, has been given the green light to
acquire two Spanish producers, Grupo Prado Cervera and Central
Lechera Vallisoletana, by the European Commission's competition
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterrra has outlined ambitions to tap in
on anticipated growth in demand for dairy imports to China.
Speaking at a conference in Auckland today CEO Andrew Ferrier said
that the country represented 'considerable...
The first lorries loaded with cheese from Arla Foods' dairy plant
in Poland headed for Finland last week, as all export quotas and
customs levies were finally lifted between existing and new EU
Member States, writes Anthony Fletcher.
Fonterra, New Zealand's leading dairy exporter, said on Monday that
it plans to axe hundreds of jobs in order to streamline its
business for future core efficiency. Over the next two years the
group plans to cut 700 administrative...
Dairy giant Danone posted a sharp increase in like-for-like
revenues for the first quarter of 2004, boosted in particular by
strong sales of 'healthy' dairy products such as its probiotic
range. Like all European dairy companies...