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On the money: Acquisitive Saputo hungry for more

Canadian dairy group Saputo is continuing to examine further M&A opportunities even as it digests recent acquisitions including Australia's...

Parmalat could milk Harvey Fresh in Oz, overseas

Parmalat, majority-owned by French dairy giant Lactalis, has made a significant move to bolster its business in Australia 15 years after it...

Focus: Saputo looks overseas to offset home trials

Canadian dairy giant Saputo is expanding apace internationally as it looks to offset domestic challenges with growth overseas. The group is...

Comment: Eyes on Saputo as Bega shows WCB hand

Two of the bidders for Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory have this week made fresh offers for the Australian dairy. The focus now moves...

Latest Interviews

ANUGA 2013: Saputo eyes emerging markets 8 Oct 2013

Katy Askew

Saputo has beefed up its scale through a swathe of acquisitions in recent years and the Canadian dairy company could seal a long-awaited deal to acquire Australia's Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory. But ambitious Saputo seems unlikely to rest on its laurels. Katy Askew caught up with president and COO Kai Bockmann at this year's Anuga to find out more about Saputo's growth drive.

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Food industry news of week: Dr Oetker, Hain 6 Mar 2015

Dean Best

This week, the spotlight on the relationships between suppliers and retailers turned to Australia, where a new code of conduct is to be set up. Meanwhile, Spain's anti-trust watchdog fined 11 dairy companies over alleged price collusion. A series of M&A deals this week included Dr Oetker's move for European frozen cake maker Coppenrath & Wiese. And our latest management briefing analysed the opportunities for packaged food manufacturers in the US foodservice market.


Saputo's Warrnambool to buy Lion's cheese arm 2 Mar 2015

Katy Askew

Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory - the Australian arm of Canadian dairy group Saputo - has struck a deal to acquire the everyday cheese business of Lion Pty Ltd for approximately A$137.5m (US$107.1m).


Saputo reports boost from US, Australia operations 6 Feb 2015

Dean Best

Saputo has booked higher nine-month sales and earnings as the Canada-based dairy group benefited from higher cheese and butter prices in the US, as well its acquisition of Australian business Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory.


Bimbo to buy Saputo's bakery arm 18 Dec 2014

Dean Best

Mexican bakery giant Grupo Bimbo has reached an agreement to buy Saputo's bakery business for C$120m.


Saputo earnings rise on Australia buy, US boost 7 Nov 2014

Dean Best

Canadian dairy giant Saputo has reported higher half-year profits on the back of its acquisition of Australian dairy Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory and improvements from its US business.

Company research

Saputo Inc. - Strategy and SWOT Report

Saputo Inc. - Strategy and SWOT Report

Saputo Inc. - Strategy and SWOT Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company’s structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offerings an...

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Dairy in Canada

Dairy in Canada

Dairy in Canada industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2009-13, and forecast to 2018). The profile also contains descriptions...

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Global Dairy Food Market: News and Events January 2014

Global Dairy Food Market: News and Events January 2014

The report provides a review of the latest news and key events in the global dairy food market during January 2014. Summary Using this report, marketers will effectively gain an insight into the late...

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