Lactalis Canada adds cultured dairy brand Khaas to growing portfolio.
October 5, 2022
Lactalis Canada, the Toronto, Canadian dairy leader behind iconic brands like Balderson specialty cheeses, Lactantia butter and siggi’s, acquired specialty brand Khaas. With products that currently include Khaas Halal and Khaas Dahi, Lactalis Canada says it is the only national dairy leader in ethnic yogourt.
Company expands its position in specialty cheese with marinated cheese cubes.
August 31, 2022
Unlike other marinated cheeses, CHEVOO is crafted using two infusion processes — the goat cheese is hand-blended with herbs and spices while the Extra Virgin Olive Oil blend is steeped for several weeks with crushed botanicals.
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.