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Emmi focuses on international with Swiss buy

Emmi announced yesterday (9 April) it has acquired Swiss speciality cheese maker Käserei Studer. While the majority of Käserei Studer's sale...

Comment: Emmi looks further afield for growth

Swiss dairy group Emmi is investing in building its presence overseas by upping its stake in two European dairy firms - France's Diprola and...

Focus: Strong Swiss franc causes woe

The strong Swiss franc has caused difficulty for the country's retailers and food producers. Sam Webb takes a look at the problems surroundi...

Bimbo bolstered, Dean Foods down, Emmi expanding

A message to our US readers: as you eat your lunch today, consider that, according to some estimates, one in three sandwiches made in the US...

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Update: Emmi ready for more international M&A 27 Mar 2013

Dean Best

Emmi is preparing to make more international acquisitions as it looks to generate 50% of its sales from overseas, the Swiss dairy group told just-food today (27 March).

just the answer - Matthias Kunz, Emmi 6 Nov 2012

Dean Best

Swiss dairy group Emmi has this year pressed on with its plans to expand overseas and rely less on a stagnant domestic sector. At the SIAL 2012 industry expo in Paris, Dean Best met Matthias Kunz, head of Emmi's international business, to discuss the company's latest investments, including its decision to take a majority stake in Spanish dairy Kaiku.

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Editor's choice: highlights on just-food last week 1 Sep 2014

Dean Best

Fonterra this week made a significant move to boost its business in China, a market that has been problematic for the world's largest dairy exporter. We analysed the group's latest foray, a venture with infant formula producer Beingmate. Elsewhere, dairy dominated our coverage, with news of Parmalat closing in on an acquisition in Brazil and Emmi's surprise profit warning. Canadian dairy giant Agropur also featured on our interview pages, when CEO Robert Coallier sat down with us to discuss the co-op's recent M&A.

Italy yoghurt woes lead to Emmi profit warning 27 Aug 2014

Dean Best

Switzerland-based dairy group Emmi today (27 August) issued a profit warning after its half-year earnings slumped in the wake of an impairment on its Italian yoghurt business.

Emmi to take control of Glaserne Molkerei 27 Aug 2014

Dean Best

Emmi has struck a deal to take majority control of German organic milk supplier Gläserne Molkerei.

Swiss dairy Emmi posts 8% rise in 2013 profits 26 Mar 2014

Dean Best

Swiss dairy group Emmi today (26 March) booked an 8% increase in profits for 2013 as acquisitions helped drive bumper overseas sales growth.

International growth continues to propel Emmi 6 Feb 2014

Katy Askew

International growth, fuelled by acquisitions, have boosted Emmi's full-year sales as the Swiss dairy group continued to reduce its reliance on domestic revenues in 2013.

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