Three Dutch cheese processors have joined forces in an attempt to
produce and market goat's milk products. Heijkoop, De Jong and CBM
believe that a combined effort can increase their efficiency and
market strength as well as...
Yeo Valley believes that its range of Natural yoghurt, which was
released as a revived fat-free 1-kilo pack earlier in the year, has
helped to strengthen the natural yoghurt market after what the
company described as a levelling off...
The finances of Parmalat, the Italian dairy group, hit the
headlines again last week with the announcement that it planned to
liquidate its €496.5 million investment in the Cayman Islands-based
Epicurum fund - an investment which...
Dairy Crest has today announced its unaudited results for the six
months ended 30 September 2003. The results have revealed that the
spreads business has become the company's most profitable sector.
The company says that this...
The Competition Authority in Denmark is investigating claims by a
smaller dairy group that Arla Foods, the country's biggest milk
group, has offered milk at unreasonably low prices to the Dansk
Supermarked retail chain.
The continued focus on dairy, rice and sugar products helped
Spain's Ebro Puleva to a 15 per cent increase in profits during the
first nine months of the year. But sales were lower as result of
various disposals over the past...
Nestlé expects to show organic sales growth of around 5-6 per cent
for the year as a whole, twice that of its closest European rival,
Unilever. Nine-month sales were boosted by the hot summer weather,
particularly for ice cream and...
Nestlé is continuing to strengthen its position in the global ice
cream market with the formation of a joint venture in Sweden, a
market where it has not been present before now. The Glasskiosken
venture with Ingman Foods aims to...
It would appear that Eastern Europe's appetite for yoghurts and
milk-based desserts is growing. Russian dairy giant Wimm-Bill-Dann
(WBD) has just installed a new €7 million production line at its
Kharkov dairy plant in Kharkov,...