Emmi Logistique, the distribution division of leading Swiss dairy
company Emmi, has entered into a long-term agreement to distribute
Unilever's ice cream products across Switzerland and the
Netherlands, Tom Armitage reports.
Number one natural colours firm Chr Hansen makes inroads into the
lucrative Chinese market, this week unveiling a new food colour
factory to meet a rise in local demand, and marking the first step
in a raft of investments in the region.
Danish-Swedish dairy co-operative Arla Foods has announced it is to
cease operations at one of its Danish cheese warehouses as a result
of flagging sales of its hard and semi-hard yellow cheeses,
reports Tom Armitage.
Uniq, the European chilled food group, announced yesterday that
disappointing UK sales of its healthy desserts range had undermined
improved sales growth across continental Europe, Tom Armitage
Dairy Crest, the UK's biggest dairy company, has announced the
closure of its Yeovil factory - a move which the company claims
will allow it to pursue its ongoing strategy of building the
profile of its branded products, Tom...
France's biggest dairy producer Lactalis is set to acquire fellow
French dairy producer Pochat, another acquisition aimed at
strengthening its branded, consumer dairy product line-up, Tom
San Miguel, the Philippines-based packaging and food giant, upped
bidding stakes for Australia's National Foods yesterday. The move
falls in line with the company's policy to expand its presence in
other global markets.
Campina, the Dutch dairy co-operative, has announced it is to focus
investment across its milk, yoghurt and dairy-based dessert
divisions in 2005, a move which will allow it to penetrate the
burgeoning trend for branded dairy products...
Lactalis, France's biggest dairy producer, has strengthened its
position in the UK market with the acquisition of the Scottish
group McLelland, maker of the Seriously Strong brand of cheddar,
paving the way for the archetypal...
Enrico Bondi, the government-appointed special administrator of
bankrupt Italian dairy group Parmalat, is set to sue a number of
Italian financial groups in an attempt to stifle mounting criticism
that he has given preferential treatment...
Fonterra, the New Zealand dairy co-operative, has announced it is
to sell off its under-performing Mexican cheese division, in
keeping with its long-term strategy to move away from
commodification, Tom Armitage reports.