Blog: No laughing matter for The Laughing Cow
Dean Best | 1 February 2008
So, feisty French supermarket baron Michel-Edouard Leclerc has followed through with his delisting threat towards some of the country’s most popular foods.
La Vache qui Rit cheese has been one victim after Leclerc’s staff began pulling product from shelves today (1 February).
And, with Leclerc threatening to pull more lines if brand-owners continue to, as he claims, exploit rising commodity costs, a tense situation between retailer and supplier could get much worse.
Danone completed its US$12.5bn acquisition of WhiteWave Foods this week. The move will roughly double Danone's presence in North America, where WhiteWave is a top four dairy player. ...
Premier Foods plc revealed today (28 March) it has secured a deal with its pension scheme trustees that will see the UK food maker reduce its pension burden....
Hain Celestial, under the scrutiny of the investment community in recent months and facing some challenges in its domestic market, has announced another shuffling of its management pack....
FrieslandCampina, which today served up higher profits but lower sales for 2016, is ready to offload the last non-dairy business owned by the Dutch cooperative giant....
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