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Hochdorf to focus on infant formula but mulls options for Pharmalys JV

8 Jul 2019

Hochdorf said it plans to focus its operations on the baby food market after the Swiss infant formula and dairy producer launched a business review in May.

Hochdorf launches business review amid warning on first-half outlook

13 May 2019

Hochdorf has launched an assessment of its business strategy as the Swiss infant-formula maker faces challenges in integrating recently-acquired subsidiaries.

Investor nominee Bernhard Merki named Hochdorf chairman

15 Apr 2019

Bernhard Merki has been elected as the board chairman of Hochdorf, the favoured candidate put forward by one of the Swiss food firm's largest shareholders.

Hochdorf rejects board proposals to chagrin of investor ZMP

14 Mar 2019

Hochdorf is proposing the re-election of five board members ahead of next month's annual general meeting to the chagrin of one of its largest shareholders.

Hochdorf lowers guidance for second time in four months

10 Dec 2018

Switzerland-based dairy ingredients and infant-formula supplier Hochdorf has once again revised key financial forecasts.

Switzerland's Hochdorf takes control of local milk distributor Thur Milch Ring

21 Nov 2018

Switzerland-based dairy ingredients and infant-formula supplier Hochdorf has upped its investment in a local milk distribution company, giving it a controlling interest.

Hochdorf lowers guidance following new production line delays

30 Aug 2018

Switzerland-based dairy ingredients and infant-formula supplier Hochdorf has downgraded its forecast for the second half of the year.

Hochdorf sells plant in Lithuania

19 Jun 2018

Switzerland-based dairy ingredients and infant-formula supplier Hochdorf has offloaded a milk-protein plant in Lithuania.

Hochdorf to buy Swiss baby food peer Bimbosan

24 May 2018

Swiss dairy and infant formula supplier Hochdorf is to acquire peer Bimbosan, which specialises in nutritional food for children.

Earnings summary - France's LDC sees FY sales rise; Lamb Weston reports 9M income hike; Hochdorf expects "transitional" 2018 after M&A-fuelled 2017; Mixed fortunes for Century Pacific in a "challenging" 2017

6 Apr 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.

Food companies set to benefit as China loosens belt on import tariffs

24 Nov 2017

China is to reduce tariffs on consumer goods, including food and infant formula, the country's Ministry of Finance has announced.

Hochdorf buys Snapz owner Zifru

1 Nov 2017

Swiss dairy and infant formula supplier Hochdorf has acquired German dried fruits and vegetable firm Zifru Trockenprodukte and its Snapz organic snacks brand for an undisclosed sum.

Hochdorf H1 profits up, trims FY sales target

17 Aug 2017

Hochdorf today (17 August) reported M&A-driven improvement in half-year sales and profits - but the Switzerland-based dairy and infant formula supplier lowered its target for annual sales amid pressure on volumes in the first half and on the prospect of "demanding" trading conditions.

Hochdorf elects Dr Daniel Suter as chairman

9 May 2017

Swiss dairy and infant nutrition group Hochdorf has elected Dr Daniel Suter as its new chairman.

Hochdorf 2016 sales flat amid low milk prices

26 Jan 2017

Swiss dairy and infant nutrition group Hochdorf said today (26 January) it maintained its level of sales in 2016 in line with the prior year's performance "despite difficult market and milk price conditions".

Hochdorf to expand "premium baby food" production

25 Nov 2016

Swiss dairy and infant nutrition group Hochdorf has confirmed plans to invest CHF90m (US$88.5m) in a major expansion of its site in the town of Sulgen for the production of "premium baby food".

Hochdorf expands in Africa with Pharmalys acquisition

25 Oct 2016

Swiss dairy and infant nutrition group Hochdorf has signed a contract to acquire a controlling stake in local African formula manufacturer Pharmalys Laboratories.

Hochdorf shrugs off lower dairy prices to lift earnings outlook

17 Aug 2016

Lower global milk prices hit sales at Swiss dairy and infant nutrition group Hochdorf in the first half of the year but a focus on efficiency and value-added products enabled the group to lift its full-year earnings targets. 

Hochdorf aims at takeover of infant formula maker Pharmalys

27 Jul 2016

Swiss dairy and infant nutrition business Hochdorf is in talks aimed at the eventual takeover of local infant formula manufacturer Pharmalys Laboratories.

Hochdorf sales jump on M&A but underlying sales drop

7 Apr 2016

Swiss dairy processor Hochdorf booked a jump in 2015 sales thanks to the inclusion of revenue from the recently acquired Uckermärker Milch and Marbacher Ölmühle businesses. However, on an underlying basis, revenues in the period declined. 

GERMANY: Hochdorf acquires controlling stake in Uckermarker Milk

23 Sep 2014

Swiss baby food maker Hochdorf has set its sights on Germany with the acquisition of a majority share in Uckermarker Milk.

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