Multiple US dairy groups have blasted Canada recently saying that the country is blatantly violating terms of the NAFTA trade agreement and that US dairy processors are suffering due to lost Canadian purchases of ultrafiltered (UF) milk.
The US dairy industry has faced labor shortage issues for years, but the situation may become more unfavorable under the Trump Administration as its immigration policies will likely hit the immigrant-reliant dairy industry hard, NMPF president and CEO...
Lait Kaiser and Cult Yogourt of Quebec have purchased the assets of Chagnon Dairy, a local creamery and milk brand, to help strengthen manufacturing of Lait Kaiser to expand Cult Yogourt’s portfolio to include more innovative dairy products.
New Zealand supplement and health food manufacturers are likely targets for merger and acquisition activity over the next year, with private equity firms, notably from China, increasingly looking to splash the cash.
Austrian fruit processing company AGRANA Fruit, part of the AGRANA Group, has consolidated its presence in the South American market through the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Main Process S.A., a producer of fruit preparations.
Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (RB) has signed a merger agreement with Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (Mead Johnson) under which Mead Johnson shareholders will receive $90 in cash for each share of common stock, valuing the total equity at $16.6bn.
Dubai Investments PJSC has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Dubai Investments Industries has divested its 100% stake in Marmum Dairy Farm and its distribution unit United Sales Partners (USP) LLC to UAE-based Elite Agro LLC, a subsidiary of...
Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (RB) has confirmed it is in ‘advanced negotiations’ to acquire all Mead Johnson Nutrition shares for $90 each in cash, valuing Mead Johnson’s entire share capital at approximately $16.7bn.
A joint venture between Dean Foods Company and Organic Valley will bring the independent farmer cooperative’s dairy products to more US stores through Dean’s extensive refrigerated distribution network.
Scotsburn Ice Cream Company, maker of frozen novelty desserts, will shut down its production facility in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, on Dec. 9, 2016, as the company is under pressure to reduce costs and become more efficient.
Danone’s proposed acquisition of WhiteWave Foods will “have a serious anti-competitive effect on the organic yogurt and organic fluid milk markets in the US,” the Cornucopia Institute has told the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice.
Swiss dairy company Emmi, which already had a 60% stake in Mittelland Molkerei AG, is acquiring a 40% share package from AZM Verwaltungs AG, the investment firm of the Mittelland Milk Producers’ Cooperative (MPM).
Probi has acquired US probiotic player Nutraceutix for a preliminary cash price of $105m (€92.41m), a move which takes the Swedish supplier’s US client base from just a handful of customers up to about 200.
Australian dairy ingredient processor Burra Foods has announced a change in shareholding in the company as part of its plans to improve market access and raise capital to expand its processing facility in Korumburra, Victoria.
As part of a review of its Scottish dairy network, Müller Milk & Ingredients is investing £15m ($21.6m) over the next three years in Scotland’s largest fresh milk dairy at Bellshill, while looking into the potential closure of its East Kilbride and...