Asian drinks conglomerate San Miguel (SMC), currently embroiled in
a bidding war with New Zealand dairy co-operative Fonterra for
Australia's National Foods, is being lined-up as a potential buyer
for New Zealand Dairy Foods,...
Dutch dairy co-operative Campina claims that its annual results are
"in line with expectations", despite slashing its milk price
payout to member-farmers and registering a decrease in turnover for
the fourth year running,...
Vinamilk, the state-owned Vietnamese dairy group, is to form a
joint venture with Dutch counterpart Campina which will see the
latter group step up its investments in an Asia region turning
increasingly to dairy products, writes Chris...
US-based Graham Packaging is to acquire four Tetra Pak plants that
make HDPE (high-density polyethylene) plastic bottles for
nutritional beverages and value-added dairy beverages supplying
markets in Belgium, Brazil, Turkey, and the...
Dutch dairy producer Friesland Foods claims that increased sales
volumes of its key brands to Southeast Asia and West Africa have
helped it deliver "satisfactory" 2004 results, but a
continuing sales decline across Europe...
Danone, France's leading food manufacturer, is to double its stake
in China's Bright Dairy and Food to just under 10 per cent, a move
expected to herald a ramping up of Danone's investments in one of
Contributing the biggest revenue stream to Givaudan, the flavours
unit posted sales of CHF 1.6 billion (€1 billion) sales in 2004,
representing stagnant growth on a like-for-like basis in Swiss
New Zealand dairy co-operative Fonterra has upped its share price
offer for Australia's leading dairy company National Foods,
trumping a rival bid from San Miguel Corporation (SMC) and gaining
the unanimous backing of National...