Swiss Dairy Foods, which went into receivership in September, has
announced that production and marketing of speciality dairy
products under the Toni brand will be transferred to fellow Swiss
dairy group LRG.
The financial collapse of Swiss Dairy Foods - or perhaps simply the
fact that the Swiss group's know-how is no longer needed - has
prompted Spain's biggest food group Ebro Puleva to end its joint
venture with the company...
While the Greeks may be rejoicing that the EU has finally granted
PDO status to their feta cheese, producers elsewhere in the Union
are preparing to fight the decision - including one small producer
in the north of England.
Danone might have failed to prevent Leche Pascual calling its
long-life desserts 'yoghurts' but the French group has successfully
prevented the company from registering with the Spanish yoghurt
Feta cheese is the latest food product to be protected by EU law,
joining the ranks of Champagne, parma ham or Newcastle Brown Ale.
The ruling that only Greece makes real feta cheese is a major blow
for producers in Denmark, where...
The InterMopro dairy show in Duesseldorf this week was the ideal
platform for Dutch dairy group to showcase a number of new products
destined for the German market. The company is also planning to
quicken the pace of the introduction...
The reorganisation of Dutch group Wessanen is now complete with the
sale of Leerdammer, the last of its dairy units, to Fromageries Bel
of France. The group will now focus on the wellness sector - but
this will not necessarily lead...
Italian food group Parmalat has been busy this week. Not only has
it opened its first bottled water bottling plant in the Canadian
province of Quebec, it has also begun legal proceedings against
Agrinove over an alleged copyright...