Manufacturers

Heritage saw profits fall, but the company was busy, acquiring the dairy business of Reliance Retail Limited.

Heritage Foods profits fall

By Jim Cornall

Indian dairy company Heritage Foods has published its financial results for the quarter ending June 30, 2017.

Kerry lowers outlook despite H1 growth

Kerry lowers outlook despite H1 growth

By Katy Askew

Kerry Group lowered its full-year earnings forecast, despite reporting higher sales and earnings for the first half, as currency exchange headwinds hit its outlook.

Glanbia Performance Nutrition is expected to drive the company's second half earnings progression.

Glanbia revenue up 11.5%

By Jim Cornall

Glanbia plc, the Irish global nutrition group, has announced its results for the six months ending July 1, 2017.

Scottish butter from Orkney can be found in the restaurant at the top of the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, in Dubai. Pic:©iStock/ihab

Scottish island butter aims high in Dubai

By Jim Cornall

Butter may be in the news because of potential short supply, but butter from the Scottish Orkney Islands has reached new heights not of price, but in terms of elevation.

Unilever acquires Aussie ice cream icon

This week Down Under

Unilever acquires Aussie ice cream icon

By RJ Whitehead

Weis, one of Australia’s best-loved frozen bar manufacturers, has been snapped up by Unilever to bolster its ice cream range.

Grupo Lala's aquisition of Vigor Alimentos S.A. of Brazil will give it access to the largest dairy consumer market in Latin America. Pic: Vigor

Grupo Lala to acquire Vigor Brazil

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Grupo Lala has agreed to acquire 91.99% equity share of Brazilian dairy company Vigor Alimentos S.A., as well as its shareholding in Itambé Alimentos S.A., for US$1.8bn (R$5,725m).

The settlement prohibits Old World Creamery from using

Ornua and Irishgold reach settlement on trademark dispute

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Irish dairy manufacturer Ornua, maker of Kerrygold butter, has won a trademark dispute against Wisconsin-based Old World Creamery over use of the name “Irishgold” on its butter and cheese products. 

Part of the advert which compares Amul ice cream with a frozen dessert

India

Ice cream war rages in court as Amul appeals against HUL ruling

By RJ Whitehead

A bitter row between two of India’s biggest dairy manufacturers has returned to the Bombay High Court with Gujurat co-operative Amul arguing for the reinstatement of an ice cream advert that had been blocked following a complaint by Hindustan Unilever...