Consolidation

Adecoagro is the largest raw milk producer in Argentina, producing more than 270,000 liters of raw milk per day.

SanCor accepts Adecoagro offer

By Jim Cornall

Last week, Argentine dairy cooperative SanCor Cooperativas Unidas Limitada, held an extraordinary assembly, during which the terms and conditions of the investment and association offer submitted by Adecoagro S.A. were considered and approved unanimously.

Adecoagro is currently expanding its dairy operations, and expects to double its current capacity over the next 15 months.

Adecoagro submits proposal to partner with SanCor

By Jim Cornall

Adecoagro, an agro-industrial company in South America, has submitted an investment proposal to partner with Argentinian dairy company SanCor to develop and expand the business.

The ability to add new products to its portfolio is one of the reasons Meadow Foods has purchased Welsh dairy company Roil Foods.

Meadow Foods takes over Roil Foods

By Jim Cornall

Meadow Foods, the UK’s largest independently-owned dairy group and a supplier of ingredients to the food industry, has acquired Roil Foods Limited.

Granarolo is looking to expand in the UK chilled food market through the acquisition.

Granarolo acquires Midland Food Group

By Jim Cornall

Through its UK-based subsidiary, Italian-owned agro-industrial company Granarolo has acquired Midland Food Group, a consolidated chilled, ambient and frozen foods distributor in the UK.

Woodlands Dairy markets some of its products under the FIRST CHOICE brand.

Woodlands Dairy and Fairfield Dairy merger gets go-ahead

By Jim Cornall

South Africa’s Competition Tribunal has conditionally approved a merger between Gutsche Family Investments Proprietary Limited (GFI), which controls Woodlands Dairy, and Fairfield Diary Proprietary Limited.