Fonterra sells stake in joint venture DFE Pharma for US$361.8m

NEW ZEALAND – Fonterra has completed the sale of its 50% stake in the joint venture company it formed with Royal FrieslandCampina, DFE Pharma to CVC Strategic Opportunities II for NZD554 million (US$361.83m). The company […]

FrieslandCampina to make additional US$26m annual investment on sustainability

NETHERLANDS – The Dutch multinational dairy cooperative, FrieslandCampina has announced that it will be availing an additional annual amount of €24 million (US$26.68m) to further stimulate sustainable development on the farm. FrieslandCampina said that this […]

FrieslandCampina launches ready to drink coffee range in the UK

UK – Multinational dairy cooperative, FrieslandCampina has entered the ready-to-drink coffee market in the UK with the launch of a new range of Barista Coffee Co drinks. FreislandCampina has released Barista Coffee in two variants; […]

FrieslandCampina sells cream liqueurs unit Creamy Creation to Wagram

NETHERLANDS – Dutch dairy multinational, FrieslandCampina has reached an agreement to sell its cream liqueur manufacturer Creamy Creation to Dutch investment company Wagram Equity Partners (Wagram). The transaction whose details were not disclosed includes the […]

FrieslandCampina considers building a sustainable dairy plant in the Netherlands

NETHERLANDS – Global dairy producer, Royal FrieslandCampina has announced that it is exploring options to build a sustainable and innovative dairy processing plant in the Netherlands. The plant is intended to process member milk into […]

FrieslandCampina acquires Spanish cheese distributor Millan Vicente

EUROPE – The Dutch multinational dairy cooperative,FrieslandCampina has said that it has acquired Spain based cheese co-packer and distributor Millan Vicente to strengthen its position as a cheese supplier to Spanish and Portuguese consumers. As […]

FrieslandCampina acquires US cheese distributor Jana Foods

USA – Global dairy company, FrieslandCampina has announced that it has acquired US based importer and distributor of cheese, Jana Foods for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition builds the already existing relationship between FrieslandCampina and […]

FrieslandCampina considers closure of cheese production facility in Bree, Belgium

BELGIUM – Royal FrieslandCampina has said that it is investigating the possibility to close its mozzarella cheese production location in Bree, Belgium since the production facility ‘does not live up to the profitability expectations’. The […]

Tate & Lyle to unveil new ‘no-calorie’ stevia based sweeteners in Europe

UK – The British ingredients company, Tate & Lyle plans to introduce new no-calorie sweeteners extracted from stevia leaves, a portfolio developed in partnership with Sweet Green Fields. The two variants, Optimizer Stevia 4.10 and […]

FrieslandCampina Kievit expands portfolio with new dairy-based fat powders

NETHERLANDS- FrieslandCampina Kievit, the Dutch dairy company’s ingredients business has expanded its line of dairy-based fat powders with butter and cream offerings. The Vana-Lata BB75B butter and CB72B cream products enables brands to leverage global […]