Consolidation

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.

The dairy sector topped the list of acquisitions in 2017, with 72. Pic:©GettyImages/designer491

Dairy tops list of acquisitions in 2017

By Jim Cornall

According to a report by Zenith Global, 2017 was another record year for food and drink industry transactions, with 727 registered in the bevblog.net mergers and acquisitions database, an average of almost 14 each week.

SanCor's wide range of dairy products are distributed globally.

SanCor to sell AFISA share to Arla

By Jim Cornall

Argentine dairy company SanCor Cooperativas Unidas Limitada has agreed to sell its share in its joint venture with Arla Foods, known as Arla Foods Ingredients SA (AFISA).

No jobs will be lost when Arla transforms the Endrup dairy into a cheese maturing and packing center.

Arla announces plans for Endrup dairy

By Jim Cornall

Arla Foods amba has announced its plans for what to do with the Endrup Andelsmejeri dairy, which it took over after the small company ran into financial difficulties.

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