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The sale will result in a one-off charge of around CHF 15m ($16.9m) to EBIT in the 2020 financial year for Emmi. Pic: Emmi

Emmi sells Spanish goat cheese company

By Jim Cornall

As part of its focus on a growth and margin delivering international business, Swiss dairy company Emmi is selling its 80% majority stake in Spanish company Lácteos Caprinos S.A., which specializes in the production of goat’s milk products, to Lácteas...

The intended closure of the Genk location, with the loss of 211 jobs, is expected at the end of 2021. Pic: FrieslandCampina

FrieslandCampina to close Belgian cheese facility

By Jim Cornall

Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina said it is restructuring its cheese packaging activities and intends to close its location in Genk, Belgium, with the loss of 211 jobs.

ProAmpac said it is expanding its manufacturing capabilities and broadening the product offering it provides to retail, grocery and QSR customers. Pic: Getty Images/farakos

ProAmpac acquires Canadian packaging companies

By Jim Cornall

ProAmpac, a US-based producer of flexible packaging, has acquired Rosenbloom Groupe Inc., Hymopack Ltd. and Dyne-A-Pak, private businesses in Canada that manufacture packaging products.

Some new products have been launched for the festive season.

New products launched

By Jim Cornall

In the UK, Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses has launched a gift for Christmas that keeps on giving, or keeps on maturing.

Lion Dairy & Drinks launched its Dairy Farmers Creamery & Co range in 2018, one of the company’s many dairy brands. Pic: Lion Drinks & Dairy

Bega Cheese confirms Lion Dairy & Drinks acquisition

By Jim Cornall

Bega Cheese Limited said it has entered into a binding share sale and purchase agreement to acquire all of the shares in Lion Dairy & Drinks from Japan’s Kirin Holdings for a net acquisition price of A$534m (US$393m).

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