Ongoing investigations have linked a further seven cases of illness to Australia’s award-winning Jindi soft cheeses, following the deaths of two men and a miscarriage by a woman after eating Jindi Cheese. Victoria’s...

Leading Australian gourmet cheese brand  Jindi Cheese has been sold to Lactalis, the large French-based dairy group. Lactalis through its control of Parmalat Australia already owns Pauls Milk, Vaalia...

Lactalis has claimed it has become the world’s largest maker of dairy products, after the French company sealed the takeover of Italian rival Parmalat, owner of Australian milk brand Paul’s. After...

Lactalis, the French dairy company, now owns over half of its Italian rival Parmalat, owner of Australian milk brand Paul’s, as the EUR3.4 billion takeover of the business edges closer.Today is the...

The European Commission has cleared Lactalis’s proposed acquisition of fellow dairy group Parmalat, producer of Australian milk brand Paul’s.Lactalis has made a EUR3.4bn (US$4.91bn) takeover...

Parmalat, the Italian dairy processor and owner of Australian dairy brand Paul’s, has turned down a bid from largest shareholder and French dairy giant Lactalis to buy the whole of the business. The...

Lactalis has received the approval of Italy’s stock market regulator CONSOB for the French dairy giant’s takeover bid for local rival Parmalat.The green light from the regulator is a boost...

Italian dairy group Parmalat has reported a rise in first-quarter profits as sales were boosted by higher volumes in Australia and Venezeula, and the weakness of the euro. Parmalat, which in Australia...

Parmalat said today that it had hired Goldman Sachs to advise the company on the EUR3.38bn takeover offer from French rival Lactalis.The Italian dairy giant made the announcement this afternoon after a...

Italian companies are reportedly not preparing a counter-bid for Parmalat, the country’s largest dairy processor and owner of Australian milk brand Paul’s, which is subject to a EUR3.4bn takeover...