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Slovenia decree seeks to cap trans fats in foods 8 Nov 2017

Slovenia has presented a draft decree to the European Commission to cap the amount of trans fats in foods after studies showed significant risks to health from over consumption.


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.