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FrieslandCampina to Restructure German Operations

FrieslandCampina to Restructure German Operations
December 12
10:13 2012

Over the coming months and years FrieslandCampina Germany plans to make major investments in its German plants as well as in its ‘Landliebe’ core brand but it will also reduce the scale of its workforce in Germany. The facilities in Cologne, Gutersloh and Heilbronn are to be modernised, while production and administration processes are to be optimised with a view to cutting costs.

The aim of the investment programme is to strengthen the company’s competitiveness in Germany. The investments confirm FrieslandCampina’s commitment to the German market and to its German brands.

With the German market for dairy products so intensely competitive, additional measures need to be taken.  So the number of employees will be reduced with about 230 in total by eliminating jobs in Cologne, Gutersloh and Heilbronn. However, the company will not be closing down any plants.

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