Parmalat representatives from across Europe will meet today to
discuss the measures that the new management will take to help its
distressed units. Trade union leaders in Hungary claim that the
Eastern European country's unit...
UK milk producer Southern Milk co-operative has announced that is
to disband as a result of increasing competition pressure from the
recently formed Arla Foods UK. The move could leave its 55 member's
future in danger.
Danone, the French dairy product, bottled water and biscuits group,
may have said that it is not interested in acquiring any assets of
bankrupt Italian group Parmalat, but this does not mean that it is
not on the acquisition trail.
The emergency decree passed late last month by the Italian
government in a bid to save dairy giant Parmalat from collapse
looks set to win support from the European Commission on the back
of guarantees that there will be no state...
Tetra Pak has launched an internal enquiry following claims by a
former Parmalat executive that the world's largest packaging group
made payments directly to the accounts of Parmalat's owners, the
As the scandal surrounding Italy's food and giant Parmalat deepens,
Berlusconi's government rustles up emergency measures to tackle
'Europe's Enron', with a strategy to save jobs and pay the
In a bid to reinforce customer relations in Latin America, the
dairy ingredients business unit of DSM Food Specialties' has
expanded its presence in Latin America with the opening of a new
sales and customer services office in...
Things just keep going from bad to worse for Parmalat. Just a week
after it escaped defaulting on a bond repayment by the skin of its
teeth, and with barely enough time for new chairman and turnaround
expert Enrico Bondi to warm his...
Lactimilk, the subsidiary of Spanish group Ebro Puleva which
produces the Leyma, Ram and El Castillo brands, is to invest
between €36 and €45 million over the next three years in
relaunching all three brands.
Set against the backdrop of difficult trading conditions for
branded food manufacturers, raw material prices and a negative
currency impact played down first half figures for ingredients