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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.

Lithuania chooses self-regulation over 'sugar tax' 22 Jan 2018

Proposals to introduce a so-called 'sugar tax' on unhealthy foods in Lithuania have been put on hold after a voluntary code was agreed with food producers.

Fonterra buys into Lithuanian dairy company Rokiskio Suris 30 Aug 2017

New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra has taken a stake in Lithuanian dairy business Rokiskio Suris.

EU health chief backs taxes, ad restrictions to curb "unhealthy food" 14 Jun 2017

The European Union should "reduce accessibility to unhealthy food" using measures such as reformulation, taxation and curbs on marketing and advertising, EU commissioner for health and food safety Vytenis Andriukaitis has said.

Vilkyskiu Pienine sees profit rebound in Q1 31 May 2017

Vilkyskiu Pienine, the Lithuanian dairy group, reported a resurgence in first-quarter earnings today (31 May), supported by a jump in sales of dairy products to countries in the European Union.

Vilkyskiu Pienine earnings spike on margin growth  1 Mar 2017

Vilkyskiu Pienine, the Lithuanian dairy group, booked a jump in earnings during 2016 as it expanded profit margins and grew sales. 

Lithuanian dairy firm Vilkyskiu Pienine sees profits recover 29 Nov 2016

Vilkyskiu Pienine, the Lithuania-based dairy firm, has booked a profit for the first nine months of the year after running up loss at the halfway point of 2016.

Lithuania aiming for origin labels on dairy imports 31 Aug 2016

Lithuania wants to introduce the mandatory labelling of the origin of imported dairy products.

Lithuanian dairy firm Vilkyskiu Pienine posts H1 loss 31 Aug 2016

Vilkyškiu Pienine, the Lithuania-based dairy group, booked a net loss and falling sales for the first half of 2016, amid lower export prices.

Lithuanian dairy Vilkyskiu Pienine's profits hit by raw milk prices 31 May 2016

Lithuanian dairy processor Vilkyskiu Pienine has reported a net loss of EUR565,000 (US$630,000) for the first quarter of 2016 as a result of "the low level of pricing of dairies and fairly high prices of raw milk".