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Muller’s Recommended Cash Offer For Wiseman Declared Unconditional

    Muller’s Recommended Cash Offer For Wiseman Declared Unconditional

Having purchased or received valid acceptances for 93.9% of the ordinary share capital of Robert Wiseman Dairies, the UK liquid milk processor, German dairy group Muller has declared its recommended

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FrieslandCampina to Acquire Two Dairy Companies in Western Balkans

    FrieslandCampina to Acquire Two Dairy Companies in Western Balkans

FrieslandCampina is strengthening its position in South-East Europe with the acquisition of dairy companies Imlek and Mlekara Subotica, which both have operations in the Western Balkans. This is the Dutch

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International Operations Drive Sales Growth at Emmi

    International Operations Drive Sales Growth at Emmi

Swiss dairy group Emmi increased net sales by 1.4% in 2011 to SFr2.72 billion (Eur2.25 billion) thanks to the encouraging performance of its latest acquisitions, to significant international growth and to

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$400 Million Investment in Russian Grains and Dairy Farming

    $400 Million Investment in Russian Grains and Dairy Farming

Olam International, a leading global, integrated supply chain manager and processor of agricultural products and food ingredients, has formed a partnership with the Russian Dairy Company (RUSMOLCO) for the large

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IDB Secures Additional €100 Million For Dairy Expansion Under Refinancing Package

    IDB Secures Additional €100 Million For Dairy Expansion Under Refinancing Package

The Irish Dairy Board (IDB) has completed the refinancing of its existing €250 million syndicated banking facility replacing it with a new three year syndicated bank loan facility of €350

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Arla Foods Moves into Cheese Production in Russia

    Arla Foods Moves into Cheese Production in Russia

Arla Foods has taken another significant strategic step into Russia by agreeing a joint venture for the production of yellow cheese with Molvest Group, the country’s third largest dairy company.

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Muller Makes Approach to Robert Wiseman Dairies

    Muller Makes Approach to Robert Wiseman Dairies

In response to the recent rise in its share price, British liquid milk specialist Robert Wiseman Dairies has confirmed that discussions regarding a possible cash offer are taking place with

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First Milk Unveils Revised Plan For New Scottish Creamery

    First Milk Unveils Revised Plan For New Scottish Creamery

UK dairy co-operative First Milk is to receive £2 million funding from the Scottish Government towards the cost of installing a brand new cheese-making facility at the company’s existing site

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Lactalis Closes in on Swedish Acquisition

    Lactalis Closes in on Swedish Acquisition

The board of Swedish dairy co-operative Skanemejerier has agreed to pursue sale talks with Lactalis. Approval was required to change Skanemejerier’s co-operative status. The acquisition of Skanemejerier, which has annual

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Arla Foods UK Achieves Zero Waste to Landfill

    Arla Foods UK Achieves Zero Waste to Landfill

Arla Foods is the first major dairy company in the UK to achieve zero waste to landfill throughout the entire UK business, including all its sites. Through maximising recycling, the

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Arla Foods to Expand in Scotland

    Arla Foods to Expand in Scotland

Arla Foods is expanding its business in Scotland, and plans to create a new depot in Bellshill, Glasgow, to handle additional milk and product volumes. Arla is aiming to increase

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Construction Starts on €60 Million FrieslandCampina Innovation Centre

    Construction Starts on €60 Million FrieslandCampina Innovation Centre

International dairy co-operative FrieslandCampina has commenced construction of its new Innovation Centre in Wageningen in The Netherlands. The new building is due for completion in mid-2013. Property developer Hurks and

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Arla Foods Joins Global Dairy Trade Auction

    Arla Foods Joins Global Dairy Trade Auction

Arla Foods, the Danish, Swedish and German dairy co-operative, will begin offering dairy products on GlobalDairyTrade from April 3rd 2012. With Arla Foods’ participation as a seller on GlobalDairyTrade, access

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Glanbia Considering New €50 Million Dairy Plant

    Glanbia Considering New €50 Million Dairy Plant

Glanbia, the Irish and international nutritional solutions and cheese group, is reported to be considering investing more than Eur50 million to establish a new greenfield dairy manufacturing site in Ireland.

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Emmi Recognised For High Standards of Corporate Governance

    Emmi Recognised For High Standards of Corporate Governance

Dairy group Emmi has become the first listed Swiss company to be awarded the ‘Best Board Practice’ label. The Best Board Practice label is awarded following a comprehensive assessment conducted

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Milk Link Recruits For Expanded Lockerbie Creamery

    Milk Link Recruits For Expanded Lockerbie Creamery

British dairy co-operative Milk Link has now recruited over 40% of the milk it requires for the expansion of its Lockerbie Creamery in Scotland. This securing of about 50 million

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Lactalis Eyes Swedish Dairy Group

French dairy group Lactalis is reported to be in negotiations to acquire Skanemejerier, the Swedish dairy products and fruit juices co-operative. Skanemejerier achieved a net profit of SEK300.2 million ($44.6

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Olympus Opens €55 Million Romanian Dairy

    Olympus Opens €55 Million Romanian Dairy

Greek dairy producer Olympus has opened its first greenfield factory in Romania at a cost of Eur55 million, representing the company’s largest investment outside Greece. Located at Halchiu in Brascov

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Restructuring at DMK

    Restructuring at DMK

The newly created DMK, Germany’s largest dairy co-operative, has unveiled plans for major restructuring in order to improve cost efficiency. DMK was formed in May 2011 following the merger of

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UK Food and Drink Exports Continue to Grow

    UK Food and Drink Exports Continue to Grow

UK food and non-alcoholic drink exports grew to £5.8 billion in the first half of 2011 – a rise of over 13% on the same period in 2010, according to

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NOM UK Plans £100 Million Expansion

    NOM UK Plans £100 Million Expansion

British yoghurt produced NOM UK plans to invest up to £110 million over the coming years to expand its production plant inShropshire, with the creation of 350 jobs. Based at

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Ireland’s Food and Drink Exports to Approach €9 Billion in 2011

    Ireland’s Food and Drink Exports to Approach €9 Billion in 2011

Irish food and drink exports in 2011 are expected to reach a record high of €8.9 billion, an increase of more than 12%, or almost €1 billion, on 2010 levels.

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Arla Launches First Branded Dairy Indian Range in the UK

  Arla Launches First Branded Dairy Indian Range in the UK

Arla Foods UK has launched its new Indian dairy range, which gives consumers the chance to buy authentic fresh Indian

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Granarolo Strengthens Cheese Business

  Granarolo Strengthens Cheese Business

Italian dairy company Granarolo has strengthened its cheese business with the acquisition of Lat Bri for an undisclosed sum. With

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Good Result For Emmi Despite Currency Factors

  Good Result For Emmi Despite Currency Factors

Swiss dairy group Emmi has posted a 2.7% increase in net sales to SFr1.31 billion (Eur1.12 billion) in the first half of 2011

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Glanbia Performs Well in First Half

  Glanbia Performs Well in First Half

Buoyed by strong global dairy markets, good demand in key nutritional sectors and first time contributions from acquisitions, Glanbia, the

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Who Got the Cream From Improved Dairy Markets in the UK?

  Who Got the Cream From Improved Dairy Markets in the UK?

The 2010/11 milk year was characterised by strong commodity markets although this was not fully reflected in farmgate prices, according

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Solid Performance By First Milk

  Solid Performance By First Milk

Despite the challenging economic conditions, UK dairy co-operative First Milk has managed to increase pre-tax profits from £360,000 to £7.2m

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Lactalis Holds 83% of Parmalat

French dairy group Lactalis had secured 83.3% of Parmalat, Italy’s biggest listed food group, at the conclusion of its Eur2.5b

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Dairy Crest Eyes Yoghurt Market

  Dairy Crest Eyes Yoghurt Market

UK dairy group Dairy Crest is reported to planning to move into the £1.2b yoghurt market either through developing its

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Solid Performance by Milk Link

  Solid Performance by Milk Link

Reflecting higher selling prices, a better mix of products and a 5% increase in the volume of milk handled to

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Emmi Outlines 2011 Financial Targets

  Emmi Outlines 2011 Financial Targets

Following a good start to 2011 despite the continued challenging economic environment, Swiss dairy group Emmi expects to increase net

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Lactalis Makes €3.4 Billion Move on Parmalat

  Lactalis Makes €3.4 Billion Move on Parmalat

French dairy group Lactalis, which already owns 29% of Parmalat, has made a Eur3.38b offer for the remaining shares in

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Milk Link Starts £4 Million Cheese Expansion

  Milk Link Starts £4 Million Cheese Expansion

UK dairy co-operative Milk Link has commenced work on the first phase of a new production facility at its Cornish

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£13.7 Billion Wasted on Dumped Food and Drink in Britain

  £13.7 Billion Wasted on Dumped Food and Drink in Britain

The cost of buying and throwing away good food and drink reached £13.7 billion last year, reveals new analysis by

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Arla Foods’ Acquisition of Hansa Approved

  Arla Foods’ Acquisition of Hansa Approved

The European Commission has cleared the proposed acquisition of Hansa-Milch by Arla Food. After examining the operations of the two

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Emmi Exceed Sales and Earnings Targets

  Emmi Exceed Sales and Earnings Targets

Acquisitions, encouraging international growth and strict cost management have helped Emmi, the Swiss dairy group, to increase net profit by

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Lactalis Takes Controlling Stake in Parmalat

  Lactalis Takes Controlling Stake in Parmalat

French privately owned dairy group Lactalis, which is the world’s largest cheese manufacturer, has increased its shareholding in Parmalat, the

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Solid 2010 Performance by Royal FrieslandCampina

  Solid 2010 Performance by Royal FrieslandCampina

Dutch dairy co-operative Royal FrieslandCampina increased net revenue by 10% to Eur8.97b and profit by 57% to Eur285m during its

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Record British Food and Drink Exports

  Record British Food and Drink Exports

Exports of UK food and non-alcoholic drinks grew for the sixth consecutive year in 2010 to pass the £10b mark

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Hansa-Milch and Arla Foods to Merge

  Hansa-Milch and Arla Foods to Merge

Dairy co-operatives Arla Foods of Scandinavia and Hansa-Milch Mecklenburg-Holstein of Germany are set to merge. A merger plan put forward

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Agrial Strengthens Milk Business

  Agrial Strengthens Milk Business

French co-operative Agrial has strengthened its milk business by acquiring a minority stake in Delicelait, a producer of dairy ingredients,

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Arla Foods Achieves 2010 Profit Target

  Arla Foods Achieves 2010 Profit Target

2010 has been a year of expansion for Arla Foods following a period of restructuring and cost reduction in 2009.

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Emmi Exceeds Sales Targets

  Emmi Exceeds Sales Targets

Despite the difficult trading environment, Swiss dairy group Emmi achieved sales slightly higher than expected due largely to the strong

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Irish Food and Drink Exports Approach €8 Billion Mark

  Irish Food and Drink Exports Approach €8 Billion Mark

The Republic of Ireland’s food and drink export sales rose by 11% in 2010 to reach €7.9 billion. The increase,

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Arla Foods and Hansa-Milch Consider German Dairy Merger

  Arla Foods and Hansa-Milch Consider German Dairy Merger

Scandinavian dairy group Arla Foods and the Northern Germany-based Hansa-Milch are considering merging. Representatives of the two dairy co-operatives are

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EC Proposes New Measures to Improve Dairy Sector Stability

  EC Proposes New Measures to Improve Dairy Sector Stability

The European Commission has adopted a proposal on ‘contractual relations in the milk sector’. The proposal aims to boost the

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PepsiCo to Acquire 66% of Wimm-Bill-Dann For $3.8 Billion

  PepsiCo to Acquire 66% of Wimm-Bill-Dann For $3.8 Billion

PepsiCo is acquiring a 66% stake in Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods, Russia’s leading branded food and beverages company, for $3.8b, pending the

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Danone Continues US Dairy Expansion

  Danone Continues US Dairy Expansion

Danone is acquiring YoCream, the leading producer of frozen yoghurt in the United States, for $103m. The deal will enable

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Milkiland Moves Closer to Public Listing to Fund Expansion

  Milkiland Moves Closer to Public Listing to Fund Expansion

Dairy company Milkiland, which operates in the Ukraine and Russia but is registered in the Netherlands, has commenced its public

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Lactalis Makes Offer For Yoplait

  Lactalis Makes Offer For Yoplait

French dairy group Lactalis is reported to have made an offer for Yoplait, the international dairy business, to create a

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Arla Increases Payment to Farmers as Profit Target Maintained

  Arla Increases Payment to Farmers as Profit Target Maintained

With Arla Foods maintaining its profit projections for 2010 of DKr1.2b, the Scandinavian dairy co-operative has decided to increase the

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Interim Profit Down at Robert Wiseman Dairies

  Interim Profit Down at Robert Wiseman Dairies

As expected, following an earlier profit warning, Robert Wiseman Dairies, which processes and delivers 30% of the fresh milk consumed

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Solid First Half by Dairy Crest

  Solid First Half by Dairy Crest

Dairy Crest has performed solidly during the first six months of the year, benefiting from being a broadly based dairy

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