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Mexico's Grupo Lala to exit Costa Rica

2 Dec 2020

Mexican dairy business Grupo Lala plans to exit a market in Central America later this month to focus on more profitable areas.

Change at top of Mexican dairy Grupo Lala

13 Dec 2019

Mexico-based dairy business Grupo Lala has announced its chief executive is to step down at the end of the year.

Lactalis can finally get Itambe deal over line after agreement with Lala

11 Jul 2019

French dairy giant Lactalis has announced it has reached an agreement that means it can now complete its acquisition of a South American peer.

Grupo Lala buys Costa Rican milk brand Mu

11 Jun 2019

Grupo Lala, the Mexico-based dairy business, has confirmed it has snapped up a milk brand outside its domestic market. 

Grupo Lala to supply Blue Diamond Growers' almond milk beverages

26 Feb 2019

Mexican dairy business Grupo Lala has struck a distribution agreement with US-based Blue Diamond Growers. 

Grupo Lala brings in former Anheuser-Busch InBev man Mauricio Leyva as CEO

2 Aug 2018

Mexican dairy business Grupo Lala has appointed former Anheuser-Busch InBev executive Mauricio Leyva as its new CEO.

Purchase of Brazil dairy firm Itambe Alimentos by Lactalis referred to arbitration

27 Jun 2018

The proposed acquisition of Brazil-based dairy company Itambé Alimentos by French peer Lactalis is reportedly being referred to private arbitration proceedings.

Earnings summary - Conagra Brands sees income rise; General Mills revises full-year guidance

21 Dec 2017

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.

Arla Foods offloads stake in recently-sold Brazilian dairy Vigor

3 Nov 2017

European dairy cooperative Arla Foods has sold its 8% stake in Brazil's Vigor Alimentos, insisting the shareholding "no longer serves our strategic purpose''.

Grupo Lala agrees deal to buy Brazilian dairy Vigor

4 Aug 2017

Mexico-based dairy company Grupo Lala has struck a deal to buy Vigor Alimentos in a deal that values its Brazilian peer at just under BRL5.28bn (US$1.7bn).

Grupo Lala set to buy Brazilian dairy peer Vigor

2 Aug 2017

Mexico's Grupo Lala is nearing a deal to buy Brazilian dairy peer Vigor.

Grupo Lala buoyed by growth in Mexico, US expansion

25 Jul 2017

Grupo Lala, the Mexican dairy company, reported higher second-quarter sales and earnings on the back of organic growth in Mexico and Central America and expansion in the US.

Grupo Lala to invest in new Guatemalan milk plant

8 Jun 2017

Mexican dairy group Grupo Lala is investing more than US$30m in the construction of a new dairy processing plant in neighbouring Guatemala.

Grupo Lala 'joins race' to bid for Danone's Stonyfield

18 May 2017

Mexican dairy group Grupo Lala has reportedly emerged as "the lead bidder" for US organic dairy business Stonyfield from French dairy giant Danone.

Lala earnings hit by input costs

25 Apr 2017

Grupo Lala, the Mexican dairy group, revealed lower first-quarter earnings as the integration of acquisitions and increased input costs offset a surge in sales. 

Mexico's Grupo Lala books higher FY profits despite US losses

21 Feb 2017

Grupo Lala, the Mexico-based dairy company, saw its sales and earnings grow in 2016 despite losses from the assets it acquired in the US part-way through the year.

Grupo Lala books Q3 sales increase but profits down

25 Oct 2016

Mexican dairy group Grupo Lala has booked a 12.5% increase in net sales for the third quarter of 2016 but reported a decline in profits.

Grupo Lala names former Microsoft executive Alberto Arellano Garcia CFO

2 Aug 2016

Mexican food company Grupo Lala has appointed Alberto Arellano Garcia as its new chief financial officer. 

Grupo Lala hails progress as sales, earnings grow

26 Jul 2016

Grupo Lala has attributed its higher second-quarter sales and earnings to the Mexican dairy group's focus on strategic priorities.

Grupo Lala expands in Costa Rica

8 Jul 2016

Mexican dairy food producer Grupo Lala has strengthened its operations in central America thanks to the agreement of a deal with Costa Rican company Florida Bebidas for the production, distribution and sale of its products in the country.

Lala expanding in the US with Laguna Dairy acquisition 

31 May 2016

Grupo Lala has struck a deal to acquire the US branded assets of dairy business Laguna Dairy to expand its offering north of the border.

Grupo Lala "enthusiastic" after Q1 growth 

26 Apr 2016

Grupo Lala has said that it is "enthusiastic" about its prospects in 2016 after booking higher sales and earnings in the first quarter of the year. 

Grupo Lala profits up as volumes, mix boost sales

23 Feb 2016

Grupo Lala, the Mexico-based dairy group, saw profits rise by over a quarter in 2015, helped by improved sales volumes and product mix.

Grupo Lala acquires Nicaraguan dairy 

29 Jan 2016

Grupo Lala is expanding its business in central America through the acquisition of Nicaraguan dairy Productos Lácteos La Perfecta. 

Grupo Lala posts 9M profit rise on higher sales

27 Oct 2015

Mexican dairy giant Grupo Lala has reported a jump in nine-month profits and sales.

Food industry results in brief - Yakult, Pilgrim's Pride, Lala

31 Jul 2015

The results announced this week included improving sales and profits at Yakult, better earnings but lower sales at US poultry group Pilgrim's Pride and growth at Mexican dairy processor Grupo Lala.

BRICs and beyond: Dairies meet Mexican challenge through diversification

29 Jun 2015

Dairy producers in Mexico have turned to product diversification to boost sales in the face of rising costs, weak purchasing power within lower income consumer groups and growing competition for the favour of more affluent consumers. Elizabeth Machuca reports.

Briefing: Latin America and dairy - Why "added-value" key in growing yoghurt market

28 May 2015

Rising incomes in Latin America have led to a burgeoning yoghurt sector in a number of markets, attracting the likes of Danone, Fonterra and Nestle. However, with competition intensifying, with the macro-economic landscape mixed and with consumers showing an interest in moving to "better for you" options and different ways of consuming yoghurt, innovation will be key to help manufacturers stay ahead. Hannah Abdulla explores.

Grupo Lala opens Nicaragua dairy facility

12 May 2015

Mexico's Grupo Lala has started production at its newly constructed dairy in San Benito, Nicaragua.

Food industry results in brief: J&J, Lala, Pinnacle

1 May 2015

A busy week for results as the first-quarter reporting season got into full swing. We heard from global food manufacturers as far afield as Latin American and Russia, with the likes of Sigma Alimentos owner Alfa and Cherkizovo Group updating the markets. Here is just-food's weekly financial round up.


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