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John Shepherd | 16 Jan 2017

Heinz Korte has been elected as chairman of German dairy co-operative DMK Group.


John Shepherd | 3 Jan 2017

The outgoing chairman of German dairy co-operative DMK, Otto Lattwesen, has died a day before he was due to formally step down from the company.


John Shepherd | 19 Dec 2016

German dairy group DMK is to expand its existing dairy plant at Strückhausen in Lower Saxony to create "a forward-looking production site" for baby food by the end of 2017.


John Shepherd | 9 Dec 2016

German baby food maker Hipp has acquired full control of operations at a milk production facility in northern Germany, which was previously operated as a joint venture with dairy cooperative DMK.


Katy Askew | 4 Oct 2016

German dairy group DMK has confirmed plans to cut 250 jobs at its administrative locations in Bremen, Everswinkel and Zeven. 


John Shepherd | 27 Jun 2016

Germany dairy cooperative DMK is in talks with local baby food maker Hipp about the "future ownership" of DMK’s Humana infant formula production facility at Herford.


John Shepherd | 23 Jun 2016

German dairy cooperative DMK has announced "a generational change" in its leadership team following the decisions of CEO Dr Josef Schwaiger and chairman Otto Lattwesen to step down.


John Shepherd | 21 Jun 2016

German dairy cooperative DMK said today (21 June) it is pushing ahead with a major cost-cutting programme to free up EUR60m (US$67.8m) by the end of the year in response "severe challenges" faced by the dairy industry.


Hannah Abdulla | 4 Mar 2016

A proposed merger between European dairy co-operatives DMK and DOC Kaas is back on after the European Commission gave the deal the green light yesterday (3 March).


Dean Best | 24 Feb 2016

DMK, the Germany-based dairy group, booked lower sales and profits in 2015, with the co-operative pointing to "plummeting" global milk prices.


Hannah Abdulla | 11 Dec 2015

This week, Kellogg pledged to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 65% by 2020. Elsewhere, German dairy Muller announced it was exiting its US yoghurt joint venture with PepsiCo, Muller Quaker Dairy. Canada announced it is working on duties on a range of imported US-made food products after the WTO ruled it could claim compensation for illegal US country-of-origin labels and Coca-Cola revealed plans to enter Brazil's dairy sector. Here is the week in quotes.


Hannah Abdulla | 8 Dec 2015

European dairy co-operatives DMK and DOC Kaas have put their planned merger on hold.


Dean Best | 19 Jun 2015

Challenging conditions in the global dairy sector were again confirmed when both First Milk and DMK reported lower earnings. European meat firm Vion, however, insisted that its results were "improved" on 2014 despite racking up losses in the period. Here are the results in brief for this week.


Hannah Abdulla | 26 May 2015

This week, Arla Foods struck a notable deal in Egypt, with plans for a local venture with Juhayna Food Industries. Elsewhere, Unilever announced CFO Jean-Marc Huet would step down from his post and Thorntons said CEO Jonathan Hart had decided to leave the business. Premier Foods announced its annual results and CEO GavinDarby said the UK group would continue to focus on revamping its range.


Katy Askew | 22 May 2015

DMK plans to close its “outdated” ice cream production plants in Recke and Nuremberg in order to reduce production costs.


Katy Askew | 22 May 2015

The members of Dutch dairy cooperative DOC Kaas have backed a proposal to merge their operations with those of German cooperative DMK.


Katy Askew | 20 Mar 2015

European dairy co-operatives DMK and DOC Kaas are revisiting proposals to merge their operations.


Katy Askew | 20 Mar 2015

German dairy cooperative DMK believes that it is "ready" for the end of European Union milk quotas, having developed a three-pronged strategy to broaden in the its portfolio and market presence while investing in modernisation.


Dean Best | 29 Sep 2014

Nestle has sold baby food brands Alete and Milasan to German investment firm BWK for an undisclosed sum.


Dean Best | 17 Jun 2014

German dairy co-op DMK saw sales climb almost 20% in 2013, helped by growth in overseas markets.


Dean Best | 17 Dec 2013

German dairy giant DMK is to invest in increasing the production capacity of its Humana baby food business - but the division will see sales and marketing jobs head to the company's head office.


Katy Askew | 24 Oct 2012

DMK unveiled a new design for its Oldenburger export brand in Paris this week as the German dairy company looks to emphasise the product's heritage and reputation for quality.


Michelle Russell | 16 Oct 2012

As just-food, along with companies and executives from across the food manufacturing and retailing sectors, prepare to head to Paris for this year's SIAL exhibition, here we share with you a few highlights of what you can expect from the event. Today, we feature news from European dairy companies DMK and Emmi, plus Canadian group Dare Foods.


Michelle Russell | 20 Aug 2012

French retailer Auchan last week placed its flag in India as it announced a franchise deal with Landmark Group, through which it says it wants to build a "national" retail chain. Elsewhere, just-food spoke with Ella's Kitchen CEO and founder Paul Lindley, and results from Wal-Mart, Brasil Foods and Flowers Foods hit the news desk.


Michelle Russell | 15 Aug 2012

German dairy giant DMK has said it will look to build its new Sunval baby food business throughout Europe and beyond.


Michelle Russell | 14 Aug 2012

Dairy giant DMK has acquired German baby food manufacturer Sunval from private-equity firm BWK.


Dean Best | 20 Jun 2012

German dairy giant DMK has decided to close two plants as it looks to eke out cost savings from the merger that created the company.


Dean Best | 20 Jun 2012

DMK, the German dairy processor, said paying more to farmers for their milk hit its profits last year.


Michelle Russell | 23 Feb 2012

German dairy giant DMK is to expand its ingredients business through the acquisition of a further stake in DP Supply.

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