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DMK, DOC Kaas reconsider merger

20 Mar 2015

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

DMK "ready" for end of EU milk quotas

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.

Nestle offloads baby food brands Alete, Milasan to BWK

29 Sep 2014

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

GERMANY: Overseas growth drives sales at dairy group DMK

17 Jun 2014

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

FMCG in the Middle East: Profile - Almarai

2 May 2014

For packaged food manufacturers with ambitions for international growth, the Middle East presents an opportunity, with growing populations enjoying rising incomes. However, in recent decades, a number of local industry giants have developed, building robust positions in a number of food sectors, armed with solid supply chains and intimate knowledge of the consumers of the region. One such company is Almarai, the bakery, dairy and poultry processor based in Saudi Arabia.

just-food SIAL 2012 Diary - 16 October

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.

GERMANY: Milk costs hit DMK profits in 2011

20 Jun 2012

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

GERMANY: Dairy group DMK to close factories

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.

GERMANY: DMK ups stake in ingredients firm DP Supply

23 Feb 2012

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

GERMANY: Dairy giant DMK forecasts sales jump

2 Feb 2012

German dairy giant DMK has forecast that its 2011 revenues will be over 12% higher than Nordmilch and Humana, the two firms that merged in March to form the company, achieved in 2010 combined.

GERMANY: Former Nestle exec Zink to lead research at dairy giant DMK

17 Jan 2012

German dairy group DMK has appointed Dr Ralf Zink to lead its R&D.

GERMANY: DMK to close two factories, cut jobs

7 Nov 2011

Germany's largest dairy processor DMK plans to close two of its factories as part of a restructuring plan, putting 156 jobs at risk.

SWEDEN: Tetra Pak CEO admits dairy consolidation pressure

17 Oct 2011

Tetra Pak CEO Dennis Jönsson has said the consolidation in the dairy sector is putting new demands on the packaging company.

GERMANY: DMK to merge with Dutch cheese firm DOC Kaas

14 Oct 2011

DMK, Germany's largest dairy processor, plans to merge with Dutch cheese maker DOC Kaas.

CHINA: German dairy giant DMK plans Shanghai office

13 Oct 2011

DMK, Germany's largest milk processor, plans to open a sales office in Shanghai as it looks to expand its presence in China's fast-growing dairy market.

GERMANY: DMK urges industry to use M&A to build export strength

12 Oct 2011

Further consolidation is needed in Germany's dairy sector to ensure the country can compete in the world's fast-growing markets for dairy products, according to DMK, the nation's largest processor.

GERMANY: DMK, Arla mull milk powder venture

31 Aug 2011

European dairy processors DMK and Arla Foods are looking at plans to work together on milk powder production.

GLOBAL: European M&A drives change in Rabobank dairy poll

28 Jun 2011

The two major pieces of consolidation in Europe's dairy sector over the last 12 months have driven the main moves in Rabobank's annual survey of the world's largest 20 companies in the sector.


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