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FrieslandCampina reviews capacity plans amid pressure on milk supply

25 Jul 2019

FrieslandCampina has put on hold plans to expand production capacity, with the Dutch dairy cooperative having to adapt to a fall in its supply of milk.

FrieslandCampina expands Nigeria dairy venture through incubator link

16 Jul 2019

Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina has extended a dairy venture in Africa through a tie-up with a locally-based incubator consortium.

FrieslandCampina arm snaps up Dutch cheese business W. Bakker Kaashandel

23 Apr 2019

Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina has bought a local cheese cutting and packaging company through its wholesale business Zijerveld.

FrieslandCampina aims to "disrupt" itself through Milkubator

15 Apr 2019

FrieslandCampina, the Dutch group among the world's largest dairy companies, has set out one way in which it is trying to react to the "disruption" shaking up the food sector. 

German dairy sector deep-dive, part two - plotting the future

11 Apr 2019

In the second part of a two-part feature examining the German dairy sector, Andy Coyne looks at the strategies companies there are employing as they search for growth. 

German dairy sector deep-dive, part one - seeking green shoots in mature market

10 Apr 2019

In the first part of a two-part feature looking at the German dairy sector, Andy Coyne focuses on the make-up of the market and the pressures weighing on its growth prospects.

Fonterra back in black as disposals announced

20 Mar 2019

New Zealand dairy heavyweight Fonterra has seen a marked improvement in performance in the six months to 31 January and announced two non-core asset disposals.

FrieslandCampina weighs up new dairy factory

13 Mar 2019

FrieslandCampina, the Dutch dairy cooperative, is mulling whether to set up another production plant in its home market.

New products - General Mills' Häagen-Dazs ice-cream brand expands into gelato; Lactalis takes Siggi's skyr yogurts to UK; Unilever's Magnum vegan roll out in US

8 Feb 2019

This week's batch of new products includes a new Japanese noodle kit range from the Tazaki Foods-owned Yutaka brand and Pladis taking the Godiva chocolate brand into biscuits.

The stories before Christmas you might have missed

3 Jan 2019

To help you catch up on what you might have missed before Christmas, just-food rounds up the best of our coverage before the festive period.

New products - FrieslandCampina launches PlanetProof milk; Bonduelle brings out Fresh Picked salads in Canada; Kraft Heinz launches Philadelphia-branded dips; Carambar & Co. develops organic Krema confectionery

20 Dec 2018

This week's batch of products include more products sold under the Philadelphia brand in the US and an organic range sold under a major confectionery brand in France.

FrieslandCampina cements position in US with Best Cheese acquisition

19 Dec 2018

Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina is solidifying its position in the US market after making another acquisition.

European dairy co-ops FrieslandCampina and DMK sign mozzarella production deal

14 Dec 2018

Netherlands-based dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina has signed a manufacturing agreement with a European peer for the production of mozzarella cheese.

FrieslandCampina targets Spanish growth after buying co-packer Millan Vincente

12 Dec 2018

Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina has announced it has acquired a Spain-based cheese co-packer and distributor.

FrieslandCampina takes over US-based cheese importer Jana Foods

4 Dec 2018

FrieslandCampina has announced the acquisition of a US-based importer and distributor of Dutch cheese products.

FrieslandCampina mulls future of Belgium cheese plant

21 Nov 2018

Netherlands-based dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina is mulling the future of a European manufacturing plant

Nestle, Kellogg among signatories to Saudi Arabia's push on healthy foods

26 Sep 2018

A clutch of international food giants have signed a voluntary pledge with authorities in Saudi Arabia to cut the sugar, salt and fat content in their products.

Major food companies not doing enough to make products healthier, report says

23 May 2018

Research from the Netherlands-based Access to Nutrition Foundation (ATNF) suggests that large, international food and drink companies are not doing enough to make their products healthier.

FrieslandCampina links up with Veris to invest in Ethiopia's Holland Dairy

18 May 2018

Netherlands-based dairy giant FrieslandCampina has joined forces with Veris Investments in an undisclosed cash injection into Ethiopia's Holland Dairy.

FrieslandCampina sets out investment plans for China

20 Apr 2018

FrieslandCampina, the Netherlands-based dairy giant, has outlined how it plans to invest in its business in China in 2018.

FrieslandCampina eyes launch of "sustainable" brand

17 Apr 2018

FrieslandCampina is looking to launch a line of products the Dutch dairy giant says will have an "extra focus on animals, nature, and climate".

Baby formula companies counter charity report on 'aggressive marketing'

1 Mar 2018

Some of the world's largest baby formula producing companies have defended themselves against accusations from UK charity Save the Children that they aggressively market their products to mums.

Earnings summary - Arca Continental's sales surge; Grupo Nutresa ahead on strong overseas sales; Profits sag at bread giant Bimbo; BRF books FY loss, back in red in Q4

23 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.

Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina takes full control of Huishan venture

15 Feb 2018

Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina has acquired the remaining shares in a joint venture with China's Huishan Dairy Holdings.

Liquidators appointed at Huishan Dairy

15 Dec 2017

Troubled Huishan Dairy Holdings has appointed provisional liquidators.

Hundreds of jobs at risk from FrieslandCampina German site closure 

23 Nov 2017

Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina is to close a site in Germany as part of a "comprehensive reorientation" of its operations in the country. 

Huishan Dairy eyes provisional liquidation

17 Nov 2017

Embattled Chinese business Huishan Dairy has asked its lawyers to make preparations for the company to move into provisional liquidation.

FrieslandCampina names Jaska de Bakker to take CFO role from Hein Schumacher

14 Nov 2017

FrieslandCampina has named Jaska de Bakker as the new chief financial officer of the Dutch dairy giant, succeeding Hein Schumacher when he takes the CEO role at the start of the new year.

From existential threats to working with science - the top takeaways from The International Dairy Federation World Dairy Summit 2017

8 Nov 2017

The volatility in commodity prices, the rise of plant-based alternatives, Brexit, Trump - there was plenty for delegates who headed to Belfast last week for the International Dairy Federation's annual World Dairy Summit to chew over. just-food deputy editor Andy Coyne gives us a flavour of the event.

What lies ahead for FrieslandCampina's new CEO?

30 Sep 2017

FrieslandCampina, the world's fifth-largest dairy business, has announced the departure of CEO Roelof Joosten, with CFO Hein Schumacher to take the helm of the Dutch cooperative in the new year. Simon Harvey looks at what could be at the top of Schumacher's to-do list.

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