The Athenos brand complements Emmi Roth’s extensive range of locally produced and imported specialty cheeses in the United States.
December 2, 2021
Emmi Roth, Fitchburg, Wis., said it completed the transfer of the Athenos business from the U.S. affiliate of Laval, France-based Groupe Lactalis, expanding its range of specialty cheeses in the United States.
The transaction involves the divestiture of Kraft Heinz’s natural, grated, cultured and specialty cheese businesses in the United States; its grated cheese business in Canada; and its grated, processed and natural cheese businesses outside the United States and Canada.
November 29, 2021
The Kraft Heinz Co., headquartered in Pittsburgh and Chicago, said it completed the sale of certain assets in its global cheese business and the license of certain trademarks to an affiliate of Groupe Lactalis for total consideration of approximately $3.3 billion, including cash consideration of approximately $3.2 billion.
The acquisition will help Batory Foods to elevate its specialty ingredients portfolio.
November 16, 2021
Rosemont, Ill.-based Batory Foods, a distributor of commodity and specialty food ingredients, said it acquired DMH Ingredients, a food and beverage ingredients distributor, along with its sister company, Naturestock Foods.
Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative is a community of more than 900 dairy farm families in 13 states that is “passionate about cultivating dairy goodness and bottling fresh Maola brand milk and dairy products.”
The acquisition will expand the Canadian company’s branded position in the U.K. and abroad.
July 6, 2021
Saputo Inc. said it entered into an agreement to acquire the activities of Wensleydale Dairy Products Ltd. The business, which will join Saputo Inc.’s Dairy Division (U.K.) under its Europe Sector, operates two facilities located in North Yorkshire, England, and employs approximately 210 people.
The deal expands ProMach’s line integration and engineering service capabilities.
October 5, 2020
ProMach, a Cincinnati-based provider of packaging machinery solutions, said it acquired Statco-DSI Process Systems, a provider of integrated sanitary processing systems and engineering services for the food, dairy and beverage industries.