Dairy Crest, the British milk supplier which lost out to rivals
Arla and Wiseman in the recent rejig of supermarket supply
contracts, remains confident of a "satisfactory" full-year
performance after a first half of solid...
First Milk, the biggest farmer-owned milk supplier in the UK, is to
take a 15 per cent stake in Robert Wiseman Dairies, one of the
country's top milk processors, in a deal seen as bringing the two
sides of the dairy supply chain...
Arla Foods, the Danish-Swedish dairy co-operative, has announced
that its Canadian subsidiary has acquired the National Cheese
Company, a Canadian manufacturer of speciality cheeses, in a bid to
cash in on the continuing popularity...
Puleva Biotech, the functional foods subsidiary of Spanish food
group Ebro Puleva, recorded a 3 per cent increase in net profit in
the first nine months of the year on the back of a 50 per cent rise
in turnover to €5.34 million.
The European Commission has proposed forcing companies to disclose
all financing done off the books as part of a four-point initiative
to prevent accounting scandals such as the recent bankruptcy of
In yet another twist arising from one of the largest scandals in
Italian corporate history, Parmalat, the bankrupt Italian dairy
company, has agreed to pay former creditor Deutsche Bank an
additional €26 million, a gesture which could...
Bolt-on acquisitions move ambitious Israeli flavours firm Frutarom
a step closer to its ambitions to reach the top ten flavour club
with the firm closing down on the purchase of IFF's fruit
preparations business in Europe.
Chilled dairy products will remain one of the most important
product segments for the world's biggest food company Nestlé as it
tries to strengthen its position in the market for healthy and
nutritional foods, and move away from...