OMIRA considers Lactalis takeover

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

German dairy company OMIRA said it has successfully completed meetings over the past few months with the Lactalis Group with respect to a merger.

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?

An EBRD loan to the Kazakh dairy company FoodMaster is expected to raise dairy standards in Kazakhstan.

EBRD loan for Kazakh dairy FoodMaster

Bottling it? Probiotic marketing is banned in the EU based on the opinions of 'ill-equipped' experts, according to professor Reid. © iStock

Probiotics expert: 'Disband EFSA' and end destructive category confusion

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