Lactalis

Lactalis buys out Fonterra-Nestlé dairy venture in Brazil

French dairy major Lactalis has acquired the joint-venture assets in Brazil owned by Fonterra and Nestlé. Lactalis, which already has…

French competition watchdog raids dairy firms in milk supply probe

The French competition watchdog has carried out raids on a number of the country’s largest dairy firms as part of…

The dairy companies also present in dairy alternatives

In the same way that large meat companies are increasingly offering meat alternatives, the world's leading dairy businesses, or food…

Lactalis faces “penalties” in breach of Australia dairy code court ruling

Lactalis did breach Australia’s dairy code of conduct, a Federal Court has ruled in a case dating back to last…

Dairy versus alt-dairy: the battle for hearts and minds

Has the dairy sector got anything to fear from the growing consumer interest in alternatives to conventional products? No-one is…

Lactalis to convert Canadian milk facility for plant-based production

French dairy giant Lactalis Group has unveiled plans to convert a milk production facility in Canada into one manufacturing plant-based…

Emmi sells stake in Italian cheese firm Ambrosi to Lactalis

Swiss dairy firm Emmi has sold its 25% stake in Italian cheese maker Ambrosi to French peer Lactalis for an…

Lactalis confirms purchase of Australia yogurt firm Jalna

Lactalis has confirmed its acquisition of Australia-based yogurt maker Jalna Dairy Foods. Financial terms were not disclosed. The world’s largest…

Danone brands ‘may interest Lactalis’

Lactalis chief Emmanuel Besnier has reportedly signalled the French dairy giant may be interested in any brands Danone might sell.…

Lactalis-owned Nuova Castelli eyes closure of two factories

Nuova Castelli, the Italy-based cheese maker owned by Lactalis, has put forward plans to shut two factories. The company, which…