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Bega Cheese the victor in peanut butter trademark spat with Fonterra

26 Feb 2021

A court has ruled on Bega Cheese's long-running legal battle with New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra over the use of the Bega trademark on peanut butter products.

The top 20 most-read just-food news stories in 2020

23 Dec 2020

Which stories from just-food's news pages got you and your peers clicking throughout 2020? Here's a list of the top 20.

2020 – The year in food industry M&A

22 Dec 2020

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector during a year like no other.

Bega Cheese confirmed as Lion Dairy & Drinks' new owner

26 Nov 2020

Australia's Bega Cheese wins the day in a long-running episode to acquire a local business in food and beverages. 

Lion Dairy sale to Bega Cheese not done deal, says Kirin

24 Nov 2020

Japan's Kirin Holdings has responded to speculation its Lion Dairy & Drinks business in Australia is to be sold to Bega Cheese.

Bega Cheese 'agrees deal for Australia's Lion Dairy & Drinks'

23 Nov 2020

Australia's Bega Cheese has reportedly emerged as the buyer of the local dairy and beverages business of Japan's Kirin Holdings.

Saputo 'no longer in running for Lion Dairy & Drinks'

20 Nov 2020

Dairy giant Saputo is reportedly out of the running to buy another asset in one of the Canada-based group's main overseas markets.

Bega Cheese wins the day over legal spat with Kraft Heinz

13 Nov 2020

An application from US food major Kraft Heinz for a right of appeal in a legal dispute with Bega Cheese has been rejected by a high court in Australia.

Saputo amongst three would-be buyers linked to Lion Dairy and Drinks deal

12 Nov 2020

A report from Australia has suggested the owner of Lion Dairy and Drinks has received three bids for the business, including one from North America.

Bega Cheese would consider move for Lion dairy assets

28 Aug 2020

Bega Cheese has given its reaction to the end of Mengniu Dairy's move to buy the remaining dairy assets of Australian food and beverage group Lion.

Australian food group Bega Cheese to cut jobs

8 Jul 2020

Australia's Bega Cheese is consolidating processed cheese production and plans to eliminate scores of jobs.

Bega Cheese, Kraft Heinz legal battle continues

20 May 2020

A legal spat between Australian food producer Bega Cheese and US-based consumer goods giant Kraft Heinz over the use of peanut butter packaging looks set to continue.

Bega Cheese defeats Kraft Heinz in peanut butter packaging legal appeal

14 Apr 2020

An Australian court has ruled on Kraft Heinz's appeal against an earlier Bega Cheese legal victory in a peanut butter packaging dispute with the US food giant.

Bega Cheese informs the market of bushfire-related business interruption

9 Jan 2020

Australian dairy company Bega Cheese has issued an update to the country's stock exchange about the impact on its business from raging bushfires.

Bega Cheese tries to reassure on bushfires

6 Jan 2020

Shares in Bega Cheese tumbled today (6 January) amid fears among some investors about the impact the bushfires in New South Wales could have on the Australian food manufacturer.

Bega Cheese appoints new CFO

13 Nov 2019

Bega Cheese, the Australia-based dairy-to-Vegemite maker, has appointed a new chief financial officer.

Bega Cheese issues profit warning as challenging conditions persist

29 Oct 2019

Bega Cheese, the Australia-listed food business, has warned profits will be as much as 17% lower in its current financial year.

Bega Cheese invests in fledgling Aussie firm Hummingbird Superfoods

9 Sep 2019

Bega Cheese, the Australian food major, has acquired a stake in a local subscription-based business focusing on breakfast products.

Bega Cheese lowers forecast for key earnings metric

2 Aug 2019

Bega Cheese, the Australia-based dairy business, has lowered its forecast for what the company expects its "normalised" EBITDA to reach in its current financial year.

Australia's Bega Cheese wins peanut butter packaging dispute with Kraft

1 May 2019

Australian dairy group Bega Cheese's long-running legal battle with US food giant Kraft over the packaging on its peanut butter product has been resolved.

New products - France's Bel launches The Laughing Cow organic cheese; Kettle Chips introduces new range paired with fruit and veg; Danone's baby food brand Cow and Gate launches First Spoons; Nestle's meatless burger from Garden Gourmet

5 Apr 2019

This week's batch of new products includes a meatless burger from Nestlé's Garden Gourmet brand and an organic cheese from France's Bel under The Laughing Cow brand.

Bubs Australia exits Uphamgo joint venture after sealing Bega-linked deal

28 Feb 2019

Bubs Australia is exiting its dairy joint venture with Uphamgo Australia after sealing a deal this week with a subsidiary of a major dairy player.

Bubs Australia teams up with Bega Cheese for goat's milk formula

27 Feb 2019

Bubs Australia and Bega Cheese are claiming an Australian dairy industry first as they team up to produce infant formula.

Bega Cheese closes cheddar, mozzarella plant in Coburg

27 Feb 2019

Australian dairy company Bega Cheese is closing a local manufacturing plant after reporting a drop in group after-tax profits.

Bega Cheese to build lactoferrin plant

14 Feb 2019

Bega Cheese has revealed its plans for the Koroit facility in western Victoria the Australian dairy company bought from peer Saputo last year.

Bega Cheese disappoints markets as milk supply expected to weigh on earnings

20 Dec 2018

Australian dairy business Bega Cheese disappointed market watchers with it outlook for 2019 earnings. 

Capilano Honey sale nears fruition after second-biggest shareholder agrees to sell

7 Nov 2018

Australia's Capilano Honey will vote on a takeover proposal from a China-focused consortium next week after its second-biggest shareholder Bega Cheese agreed to sell its shares.

Investment funds 'raise joint bid' for Australia's Capilano Honey

2 Nov 2018

Two Asia-focused investment funds seeking a joint takeover of Australia's Capilano Honey have reportedly increased their share offer.

Bega Cheese raises stake in Capilano Honey

10 Oct 2018

Australia's Bega Cheese has more than doubled its stake in local business Capilano Honey.

Bega Cheese confirms stake in Capilano Honey

4 Sep 2018

Bega Cheese has confirmed it is a shareholder in fellow Australian food producer Capilano Honey.

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