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Why Lactalis swooped for Romanian dairy Albalact 29 Jan 2016

French dairy group Lactalis is expanding in Romania through the acquisition of local dairy Albalact. At first glance, Romania might not seem like the most promising growth market. However, there are signs of modernisation of the dairy sector and dairy consumption is expected to pick up. Katy Askew reports. 

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Unilever withdraws from Romanian locations under terms of Betty Ice deal 8 Mar 2019

Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever has taken action in Romania, as part of commitments it took in order to get clearance to buy local ice cream producer Betty Ice.


Nestle to close Romanian facility 11 Jan 2019

Nestlé has issued a statement revealing its future plans for its Timisoara production facility in Romania.


Unilever will have to sell assets to secure Romanian ice-cream deal 19 Oct 2018

Unilever, the Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant, will have to sell assets in Romania for its deal to take over local ice cream business Betty Ice to be approved by the country's competition authority.


New Products - Mondelez launches Joyfills biscuits; Unilever's Hellmann's links up with Tabasco; Kind rolls out granola bars for children; Nestle unveils A+ milk in Sri Lanka 3 Aug 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.


Unilever to buy Romanian ice-cream firm Betty Ice 31 Jan 2018

Anglo-Dutch consumer goods behemoth Unilever has entered into an agreement to acquire Romanian ice cream producer Betty Ice for an undisclosed amount.


Romania's Alka invests in new biscuits, snacks plant 30 Oct 2017

Romania's Alka Group is investing EUR11.5m (US$13.3m) to build a new production facility for salted biscuits and snacks.


WH Group moves to buy Romanian meat firms Elit, Vericom 26 Sep 2017

China-based meat processor WH Group has announced the acquisition two Romanian companies - Elit and Vericom - through its US subsidiary Smithfield Foods.


Mexico's Sigma Alimentos takes full control of Romania's Caroli Foods Group 4 Sep 2017

Mexican food group Sigma Alimentos has furthered its European expansion plans by taking full control of Romanian meat processing company Caroli Foods Group.


FrieslandCampina invests in Romania plant 7 Aug 2017

FrieslandCampina has opened a new production line in a plant in Romania the Dutch dairy giant said would triple the facility's output.


Romania mulling national sugar tax 12 Jul 2017

Romania is drafting proposed regulations that would introduce special taxation on foods and beverages with high sugar content, with the goal of improving health.