Nestlé holds on to top spot in Rabobank’s global dairy top 20

Swiss company Nestlé holds on to top spot in Rabobank's annual top 20 list.

Each year, Rabobank publishes its survey of the world’s largest 20 dairy companies.

As required as part of the deal to complete the acquisition of WhiteWave, Danone is selling Stonyfield to Lactalis.

Lactalis buying Stonyfield from Danone for $875m

OMIRA shareholders will decide next month whether to approve a takeover by Lactalis.

OMIRA considers Lactalis takeover

Several new appointments were announced in the dairy industry in April. Pic:© iStock:_human/JackF

April appointments in the dairy industry

Lactalis has launched a voluntary tender offer for the remaining shares of Parmalat.

Lactalis looks to scoop up remaining Parmalat shares

Probiotic supplement growth is outstripping glucosamine, multivitamins, calcium, omega-3s, CoQ10 and protein. ©iStock/kzenon

Probiotic supplements on rise in global €40bn market

Groupe Danone maintains its number one spot in Euromonitor's global dairy rankings for retail value sales.

Dairy in sales decline as Danone tops global dairy rankings again

According to Proteus Insight, UHT milk consumption is increasing in Sub-Saharan Africa. And while there are challenges, there are also plenty of opportunities in the African dairy industry. Pic: ©iStock/BardoczPeter/phloxii

Big increase in UHT milk consumption in Sub-Saharan Africa

BasePower is developing and installing the CHP system at The Caledonian Cheese Company site in Scotland. Photo: Clarke Energy

Groupe Lactalis and BasePower enter Combined Heat and Power agreement

The IFCN has released its figures showing the top 20 milk processors in the world. Photo: iStock - somchaij

Who are the world’s top 20 milk processors?

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