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The EU is Japan's second biggest trade partner. Pic: ©Getty Images/Ruskpp

Dairy boost from EU-Japan trade deal

By Jim Cornall

The European dairy industry could benefit with a boost in exports of up to 215% after the signing of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).

The AVH dairy office in Bergen, a coastal town north of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

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Emmi increases stake in Dutch company AVH

By Jim Cornall

Swiss dairy company Emmi has held a stake in the goat’s and sheep’s milk product trader AVH dairy trade B.V. (AVH), based in Bergen, the Netherlands, since January 2013, and is now increasing its stake from 75% to 90%.

A thumbs up for a Camembert emoji?

Company pushes for Camembert emoji

By Jim Cornall

While they may cause confusion and disdain among an older generation of smartphone users, the youngest users of WhatsApp and a myriad other communication tools can’t seem to get enough emojis, the tiny picture characters that can be inserted into text...

Brand Finance has published its lists of the world's top brands, including for the dairy industry.

Brand Finance reveals top 5 dairy brands

By Jim Cornall

Nestlé dominated the food brand rankings, according to a new report by independent brand valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance, however the growth of Chinese dairy company Yili has been impressive.

Dairy UK and the European Dairy Association have emphasized the importance of dairy in Breixt negotiations. Pic: ©Getty Images/pavlinec/Irina_Qiwi

Brexit could hurt dairy in UK and Europe, EDA and Dairy UK say

By Jim Cornall

With less than a year to go until Brexit, Dairy UK and the European Dairy Association (EDA) have jointly developed a ‘Future UK-EU Dairy Framework’ setting out the outcomes the dairy sector hopes to be achieved in the current negotiations between the...

The acquisition is conditional on the receipt of acceptances from Europac shareholders.

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DS Smith looks to acquire Europac

By Jim Cornall

International packaging company DS Smith Plc has announced the proposed acquisition of Papeles y Cartones de Europa, S.A. (Europac), a Western European integrated packaging business.

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