Lactalis's emerging markets push
Lactalis has moved ahead of French rival Danone into second place in the list of the world's top ten dairy companies by sales, according to new data from Rabobank.
French dairy group Lactalis has confirmed plans to buy a controlling stake in Turkish dairy Ak Gida from Yildiz Holding.
Parmalat has struck a deal to buy a series of cheese assets in Mexico, the Lactalis-owned dairy group's latest move in Latin America.
Lactalis-controlled Italian dairy group Parmalat looks set to acquire 11 dairy plants in Brazil from local food processor BRF.
Parmalat is nearing a deal to acquire assets from bankrupt Brazilian dairy Lácteos Brasil (LBR).