FRIESLANDCAMPINA AWAITING EC APPROVAL TO BROADEN CHEESE PORTFOLIO

Dutch dairy giant Royal FrieslandCampina has requested the European Commission’s approval to acquire MYWO Food Group-owned cheese specialist Zijerveld & Veldhuyzen and its packaging unit Den Hollander Food, also based in the Netherlands. “The acquisition will help FrieslandCampina to offer customers a more comprehensive cheese portfolio and package of services,” a company spokesperson told just-food.FrieslandCampina wants to strengthen its European position in dairy retail (traditional and discount), wholesale and exports, he said. Such sales would be ...


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