FDBusiness.com

FrieslandCampina to Reorganise Hungarian Supply Chain

 Breaking News
  • Ardgowan Unveils Plans For Inverclyde Distillery Ardgowan Distillery has revealed ambitious designs for its new £12 million distillery which is being built on the Ardgowan Estate near Inverkip, 30 miles west of Glasgow. The plans showcase the flagship building which has just secured revised planning consent from Inverclyde Council. The striking new design, by Michael Laird Architects, brings a number of improvements [...]...
  • HKScan Launches Exports of Finnish Poultry Products to Sweden HKScan, the Nordic food and meat group, has started exporting Finnish poultry products to Sweden. They will initially be sold through the largest retailer ICA’s outlets under the Karinäs®(Kariniemen®) brand. The launch gives Swedish consumers access to a new innovation: high welfare farm-born poultry that is hatched on the farm where it is raised. This new concept is [...]...
  • Almonds Retain Top Spot For Nut Introductions in Europe According to Innova Market Research’s latest Global New Product Introductions Report, almonds retain the number one spot for nut introductions in Europe. With a 47% share of global almond product introductions, the region leads globally for the eleventh year running. Europe as a whole saw a total of 5,017 new introductions with almonds – a [...]...
  • Arla Foods UK Launches New Standards Model to Bring Sustainable Change to Dairy Farming With ongoing volatility in the global milk markets, increasing consumer misunderstanding of the sector, polarised levels of support for UK dairy farmers and a new post-Brexit Agriculture Bill the challenges for dairy farmers are mounting. Farmer-owned co-operative Arla Foods has launched ‘Arla UK 360’ – a new standard in UK dairy farming. The Arla UK 360 [...]...
  • €172 Million to Promote EU Agri-food Products In and Outside the EU The European Commission will provide funding of €172.5 million from the EU agricultural budget to promote EU agri-food products in Europe and across the world. 79 campaigns, covering a wide range of products such as dairy products, olives and olive oil, and fruit and vegetables, will be rolled out over the next three years. Agriculture and [...]...

FrieslandCampina to Reorganise Hungarian Supply Chain

FrieslandCampina to Reorganise Hungarian Supply Chain
January 07
12:39 2013

To ensure sustainability and continued growth of its branded business, FrieslandCampina Hungary is reorganising its operations, resulting in the closure of its Debrecen factory. The production of selected products will be consolidated in the company’s factory in Mateszalka, while a number of products will be outsourced. In order to minimize the social impact of the changes, FrieslandCampina is in advanced negotiations regarding the sale of the Debrecen plant.

FrieslandCampina has been analysing possibilities to ensure sustainability of its business, by improving efficiency, reducing costs, and focusing on solidifying and further growing its branded propositions. To this end, it plans to reorganise production, closing its under-utilised factory inDebrecenby September 2013. Logistics will be restructured to FrieslandCampina’s main distribution centre in Budapest. All other administrative functions will be consolidated in the Budapest central office within 2014.

FrieslandCampina Hungary has signed a letter of intent with another dairy company about the sale of the Debrecen plant. If a final agreement is reached, the factory may remain in operation, also producing and supplying FrieslandCampina with dairy products under contract manufacturing.

Kostas Maggioros, managing director of FrieslandCampinaHungary, comments: “The aim of the proposed reorganisation is to construct a robust and competitive supply chain that will best support the future growth strategy and product portfolio in Hungary. We are optimistic that we will be able to conclude the sale of the factory and, in any case, we will do all we can to support our employees.”

About Author

mike

mike

Related Articles



Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

Upcoming Events

  • October 21, 2018Int'l Food Products Exhibition (Sial)
  • October 25, 2018Italian Espresso Coffee Show (TriestEspresso Expo)
  • October 25, 2018Finnish Food Fair
  • October 31, 2018Int'l exhibition for food products and equipment (Indagra Food)
AEC v1.0.4

find food jobs

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

New Subscriber





Subscribe Here



Advertisements