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Ice-cream giant Froneri names Patrice Bula chairman

4 Dec 2020

Froneri, the global ice-cream major co-owned by Nestlé, has announced a change among its senior management.

Australia's Peters Ice Cream to be prosecuted by competition watchdog

26 Nov 2020

Australia's competition watchdog has initiated Federal Court proceedings against local business Peters Ice Cream.

Nomad Foods to buy Findus Switzerland from Froneri

9 Nov 2020

UK-headquartered Nomad Foods has unified one of its major brands by acquiring assets in Switzerland from ice-cream giant Froneri.

Eskimo Pie also to be rebranded in Australia

9 Oct 2020

After a change of name in the US, Froneri ice-cream brand Eskimo Pie is to also have a new moniker elsewhere.

Froneri's Eskimo Pie to get new identity

6 Oct 2020

UK-headquartered ice cream business Froneri has revealed the Eskimo Pie product sold under its US-based Dreyer's brand will be re-named from next year.

German bakery group Erlenbacher names Froneri's Matthias Casanova CEO

14 Aug 2020

Erlenbacher, the Germany-based bakery-products supplier, has appointed a new chief executive, the company has announced.

Froneri to drop "derogatory" Eskimo Pie product name in racial equality move

23 Jun 2020

Global ice cream business Froneri is to ditch a product name and associated branding that may be seen to reinforce racial stereotypes.

Froneri shuts French plants early for Easter but insists not linked to Covid-19

7 Apr 2020

Froneri has temporarily shut three plants across France for an extended Easter break but insists it is not related to the Covid-19 outbreak.

New products - Baby food firm Mia & Ben wins listings with Sainsbury's; Danone launches Silk with two plant ingredients; Kerry takes Naked Glory into 'chicken''

31 Jan 2020

This week's batch of new products includes the latest from companies including Tyson Foods, Unilever and Nestle.

Nestle to sell US ice-cream arm to Froneri venture

12 Dec 2019

Nestlé has struck a deal to sell its ice-cream business in the US, a unit that includes brands like Drumstick, as well as the local licence to Häagen-Dazs.

2019 - The year in food industry M&A

11 Dec 2019

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector during 2019.

Nestle moves Israel ice-cream unit into Froneri venture

5 Jul 2019

Nestle has confirmed it has moved another part of its ice-cream business into the Froneri venture co-owned with PAI Partners.

Nestle 'in talks to switch Osem ice-cream unit to Froneri ownership'

5 Jun 2019

Froneri, the international ice-cream business co-owned by Nestle and PAI Partners, is reported to be in talks to buy another business.

Froneri buys Tip Top ice cream from Fonterra

13 May 2019

Froneri, the global ice-cream venture between Nestle and private-equity firm PAI Partners, has snapped up a brand in New Zealand.

New products - Froneri launches Nuii ice-cream brand; Fazer debuts Froosh smoothie bowls; Smorgasbord wins UK listings; Mondelez launches Cadbury spread in India

15 Feb 2019

This week's batch of new products includes ice-cream supplier Froneri launching a brand internationally and Mondelez International entering the spreads category in India.

Nestle ice-cream JV Froneri eyes plant closure

12 Oct 2018

Froneri, the venture housing much of Nestle's ice-cream operations, is looking to close another plant in Europe.

Nestle ice cream joint venture Froneri to close plants in Greece, Italy

29 Sep 2017

Ice cream maker Froneri, a joint venture formed in 2016 between Nestle and the owners of the UK-based R&R Ice Cream, is to close two factories in Greece and Italy.

How Nestle stands to benefit from Froneri ice cream JV with R&R

5 May 2016

Nestle and R&R Ice Cream have finalised plans to combine their ice cream businesses. The new venture is likely to see an increased focus behind Nestle's ice cream brands.

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