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Northern Foods sells dairy

Northern Foods sells dairy

Northern Foods, the UK convenience food group, has announced today
its plans to sell its dairy division to compatriot Uniq. The
Minsterley fresh dairy products business has struggled financially
in past years, especially after the...

Added value boost for Danone

Added value boost for Danone

Dairy giant Danone posted a sharp increase in like-for-like
revenues for the first quarter of 2004, boosted in particular by
strong sales of 'healthy' dairy products such as its probiotic
range. Like all European dairy companies...

Parmalat dispels assets

Parmalat dispels assets

Almost half of Parmalat's assets across the globe will be slashed
in an effort to swap debt for equity. The company which is one of
Italy's most global companies announced on Friday its restructuring
plan designed to keep...

Friesland feels cheese glut

Friesland feels cheese glut

Friesland Coberco, the multinational dairy group, saw profits and
sales depressed last year by sliding European cheese prices
exacerbated by the current review of EU subsidies to the
agricultural sector, writes Danny Vincent.

Milk Link acquisition

Milk Link acquisition

Milk Link the UK's fourth largest integrated dairy business, has
this week announced that it is to continue its trend of acquiring
units by buying Peninsula Milk Processors.

Added value pays off for Kerry

Added value pays off for Kerry

Driving hard into value added ingredients has paid off for Irish
food group Kerry as the company faces off tougher currency exposure
in 2003 to see a steady rise in sales and operating profit.
European bottom line benefits from greater...

'Organic' growth from Danone

'Organic' growth from Danone

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.

Parmalat crisis deepens

Parmalat crisis deepens

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
suppliers.

DSM expands in Latin America

DSM expands in Latin America

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...

A mixed year for Arla

A mixed year for Arla

Dairy giant Arla Foods has posted slightly increased profits of DKK
1,094 million (€147m) for the 2002/03 financial year - but it's not
been all plain sailing. Facilities have been closed and the Swedish
vote against the Euro...

Triple Dutch

Triple Dutch

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...

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