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Emmi is a Switzerland-based milk processor and dairy products company. Founded in 1907, Emmi is a public company, listed on the SWX Swiss Exchange as EMMN. The head office for Emmi is located in Lucerne, Switzerland.

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M&A Watch: Emmi shareholders should consider sale

The recent sale of Italian unit Trentinalatte confirms growth through acquisition is not something Emmi is always successful at. Would, Stef...

Emmi scales back in Italy's sour dairy market

Emmi's move to sell Italian yoghurt business Trentinalatte, announced this morning (6 October), was the latest example of the challenges fac...

Katy Askew | 10 Apr 2013

Emmi announced yesterday (9 April) it has acquired Swiss speciality cheese maker Käserei Studer. While the majority of Käserei Studer's sales are generated domestically, the move should nevertheless be viewed in the context of Emmi's drive to expand internationally, Katy Askew suggests.

Chris Mercer | 8 Jan 2013

Emmi has continued to see its share price rise after another acquisition deal to improve the Swiss dairy giant's presence in key international markets.

Katy Askew | 10 Jul 2012

Swiss dairy group Emmi is investing in building its presence overseas by upping its stake in two European dairy firms - France's Diprola and Kaiku. Emmi wants to reduce its dependence on the stagnant Swiss dairy market and the deals will strengthen its position in key European markets as well as developing its footprint in fast-growing emerging markets, notably in Latin America.

Sam Webb | 14 Sep 2011

The strong Swiss franc has caused difficulty for the country's retailers and food producers. Sam Webb takes a look at the problems surrounding the powerful currency and speaks to Swiss companies that are feeling the pressure.

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Dean Best | 2 Sep 2016

The market reacted positively to Emmi's first-half results and the Swiss dairy group's ongoing efforts to improve its profitability but the business does face challenges, not least on its top line. Facing challenges at home, the company is also looking to continue to expand internationally to further broaden its business, although growth has come under some pressure in some overseas markets, while the group has to weigh up the impact of Brexit. Dean Best spoke to Emmi CEO Urs Riedener to find out how the Onken owner sees its near-term prospects.

Dean Best | 25 Aug 2016

The first-half results from Swiss dairy group Emmi, published on Tuesday, demonstrated the company's recent efforts to improve its profitability. The figures included a cut to Emmi's forecast for annual sales but, nonetheless, the numbers pleased analysts and the company's share price rose. Dean Best discussed the performance with Emmi CEO Urs Riedener.

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Simon Harvey | 4 Jan 2019

Swiss dairy company Emmi has acquired a cheese processing plant in the US, giving it increased capabilities to serve the local market.

Andy Coyne | 27 Nov 2018

Swiss dairy group Emmi, the owner of Onken yogurt and Caffe Latte ready-to-drink coffee, has named its new chief financial officer as a replacement for Jörg Riboni.

Simon Harvey | 3 Jul 2018

Swiss dairy company Emmi has increased its stake in AVH Dairy of the Netherlands to 90%.

just-food.com | 1 Jun 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.

Andy Coyne | 8 May 2018

Swiss dairy group Emmi has revealed chief financial officer Jorg Riboni is to leave the company to "pursue a new career challenge".

just-food.com | 9 Mar 2018

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

just-food.com | 9 Feb 2018

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Andy Coyne | 10 Jan 2018

Swiss dairy group Emmi has increased its stake in Tunisian dairy business Centrale Laitière de Mahdia through Kaiku, its Spanish subsidiary.

Andy Coyne | 5 Jan 2018

French dairy giant Lactalis is to acquire Siggi's - the US based maker of Icelandic-style skyr yogurts - for an undisclosed price. 

Dean Best | 3 Nov 2017

Emmi has made the UK latest market for its recently-developed desserts range, Ooola Secrets.

Andy Coyne | 25 Oct 2017

Swiss dairy company Emmi has increased its stake in Mexico-based cheese importer Mexideli 2000 Holding from 50% to a controlling 51%.

Dean Best | 25 Sep 2017

Italian dairy group Granarolo has emerged as the buyer of Emmi's 24% stake in local cheese specialist Venchiaredo.

Simon Harvey | 18 Sep 2017

Switzerland-based dairy Emmi has launched its Ooola Secrets desserts range after spending "millions of Swiss francs'' to install a dedicated production line. 

Andy Coyne | 8 Sep 2017

Food giants Danone and Kellogg have signed up to an agreement with the Swiss government to reduce sugar content in yogurts and breakfast cereals in the country by the end of 2018.

Simon Harvey | 6 Sep 2017

Swiss dairy group Emmi is adding to its range of YoQua protein yogurts with the launch of two reduced sugar varieties to meet demand for more healthy foods.

Simon Harvey | 23 Aug 2017

Emmi, the Switzerland-based dairy group, today (23 August) lowered its forecast for its annual underlying sales after reporting "disappointing" first-half revenues amid challenges facing its European business.

Simon Harvey | 31 Jul 2017

Swiss dairy group Emmi is selling its 24% stake in Italian cheese specialist Venchiaredo to focus on markets and sectors with "growth potential".

Dean Best | 14 Jun 2017

J&F Investimentos, the Brazilian holding company behind local meat giant JBS, has refuted a report claiming it has hired banks to advise on the possible sale of another asset, dairy company Vigor.

Katy Askew | 28 Apr 2017

Swiss dairy group Emmi is acquiring a 40% stake in Brazilian dairy processor Laticínios Porto Alegre Indústria e Comércio. 

John Shepherd | 22 Mar 2017

Switzerland-based dairy group Emmi today (22 March) reported a near-17% rise in annual profits, boosted by moves to improve its productivity.

John Shepherd | 21 Feb 2017

Emmi-owned German organic milk processor Gläserne Molkerei boosted production of organic milk by 25% in 2016 and is preparing to step up production of yogurt, the company has told just-food.

Katy Askew | 2 Feb 2017

Emmi booked a rise in sales during 2016 but revealed the Switzerland-based dairy group said its domestic sales continued to decline due to pressure from "retail tourism", increased imports and "economic uncertainties". 

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Dean Best | 28 Aug 2016

just-food is closed on Monday (29 August) for a public holiday but, while we down tools, catch up on some must-read insight and interviews.

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