Infant Formula

Yashili New Zealand Dairy is a joint venture between Yashili and Mengniu established in 2012.

Danone invests in Yashili New Zealand

By Jim Cornall

Danone and Yashili, a division of China’s Mengniu Dairy Co, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) whereby Danone acquires 49% of the shares of the dairy company Yashili New Zealand Dairy Co.

Hochdorf plans to expand Bimbosan's Swiss market share and grow internationally in China, Indonesia and Nigeria.

Hochdorf acquires Swiss baby care company Bimbosan

By Jim Cornall

Swiss nutrition company Hochdorf Swiss Nutrition Ltd has acquired the Swiss baby care producer Bimbosan AG in a cash and share deal (10% treasury shares) for an estimated price of CHF 30m, which the company said represents approximately 2.5x and 13x EBITDA...

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Foodwatch: Lactalis scandal is one too many

By Joseph James Whitworth

The producer, supermarkets, public authorities and laboratories have ‘failed the consumer’ in the Lactalis infant formula contamination scandal, according to foodwatch.