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Tine to invest $90m in Irish facility

Norwegian dairy company Tine is to invest €77 million ($90m) in a dairy facility with the capacity to produce 20,000 tonnes of its Jarlsberg cheese...

Ornua’s chief to step down

Irish dairy business Ornua’s chief executive Kevin Lane is to step down in mid-2018, following eight and a half years in the role. Lane, who became...

Arla Foods chairman to retire

The chairman of Arla Foods, Åke Hantoft, 65, has announced his intention to retire in the near future and has put his dairy farm in...

Unilever facing €60m ice cream fine

Italy’s antitrust authority has handed Unilever a €60 million ($71m) fine for allegedly abusing its position in the market for packaged ice-cream through its Algida...

Kiwi dairy founder to step down

New Zealand company Synlait’s founder John Penno is moving on after 12 years building the dairy firm. Penno is looking to leave within the next year but will...

Restructuring seeks to arrest sales drop in Nampak’s plastics business

Reduced demand and tough trading conditions in its Plastics division contributed to a fall in sales at South African converter Nampak for the year...

FrieslandCampina to close German dairy plant

Dutch company FrieslandCampina is to close its Gütersloh, Germany dairy plant, which will impact 231 jobs. Calling the move a “comprehensive reorientation in the German...

Irish dairy firm expands into South Korea

Ireland-based Ornua has expanded its Kerrygold butter into the South Korean market. Kerrygold will be sold through major Korean retailers and is part of a...

Global Dairy Platform appoints chairman

The Global Dairy Platform (GDP) has appointed Fonterra chief executive officer Theo Spierings as its chairman. He replaces Rick Smith, who will continue to...

Dairy firm opens ingredients plant

US–based cooperative Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) has opened an ingredients plant in Kansas. DFA Garden City is a partnership between DFA and 12 of its...