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Slovenian dairies approved for China export  8 Jul 2016

Slovenian dairies have been given the go-ahead to start exporting milk and dairy products to China, with the first shipment of sterilised milk being exported later this month.


Podravka wants 100% of Slovenia's Zito 7 Oct 2015

Croatia-based food group Podravka has announced plans to buy up the remaining shares in Slovenian pasta-to-confectionery group Zito, only six months after striking a deal to buy a 51% majority stake in the company.


Podravka to buy control of Slovenia's Zito 21 Apr 2015

Croatia-based food group Podravka has struck a deal to buy over 51% of Slovenian confectionery-to-pasta firm Zito for EUR33m.


Don Don buys Mercator's in-house bakery 17 Apr 2015

Slovenian baker Don Don has entered into an agreement to buy Pekarna Grosuplj, the in-house bakery business of regional retailer Mercator.


Lactalis' Ljubljanske ends soft-cheese production 31 Mar 2015

Lactalis-owned Slovenian dairy firm Ljubljanske Mlekarne has announced it is to discontinue semi-hard cheese production.


UPDATE: Zito owners in talks with two bidders 30 Mar 2015

The consortium of investors looking to sell a majority stake in Slovenian food group Zito is still in talks with two bidders, one of the shareholders told just-food today (30 March).


Podravka "set to buy Slovenia's Zito" 30 Mar 2015

Croatia-based food group Podravka is reportedly set to acquire control of Zito, Slovenia's largest food manufacturer, in a deal said to be worth EUR60-65m.


Podravka "bids for Slovenia's Zito" 11 Feb 2015

Croatia-based food group Podravka has reportedly tabled an offer for Slovenian peer Zito, a majority stake in which is up for sale.


Zito stake attracts "several offers" 3 Feb 2015

The majority stake in Slovenia-based food group Zito up for sale has attracted multiple bids, the country's sovereign investment fund has announced.


Three bidders invited to start Zito due diligence - reports 22 Jan 2015

Three companies bidding for Slovenian food producer Zito have been invited to perform due diligence, according to local newspaper Delo Daily.