US grocery giant Walmart is opening its own dairy processing plant supplying milk to 500 stores, and perhaps modelling a next-step pathway for Australian supermarkets. Walmart will take milk at the Indiana...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will not oppose Saputo’s acquisition of Saputo after Saputo offered to sell Murray Goulburn’s Koroit dairy processing plant. The Australian Competition...

A study has found that nine out of 10 of Australia’s highest sales supermarket food and beverage largest food and beverage brands are at least partly foreign-owned. With dairy producer Murray Goulburn...

Australian dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn has announced that it has been bought by Saputo for A$1.3 billion. Murray Goulburn, formed in 1950 and home to ten processing plants in Tasmania, New South...

Canadian dairy company, Saputo, will be acquiring the remaining share in Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) it does not already own. Saputo has owned 88.02 per cent of WCB since 2014 when it acquired...

WCB to acquire Lion’s cheese business Victorian-based dairy business Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the everyday cheese business of Japanese-owned...

Food and beverage mergers and acquisitions in Australia in 2014 Earlier in December 2014, Australian Food News reported that food manufacturing was one of four manufacturing sub-sectors to expand in November...

Warrnambool Cheese and Butter announces leadership changes following Saputo takeover Australian-based dairy company Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Company Holdings Limited (WCB) has announced that...

Bega Cheese makes record profits Australian dairy manufacturer Bega Cheese has reported record profit, and revenue of $1,069.4 million for the year ended 30 June 2014, up 6.5 per cent on the previous year. Bega...

Harvey Fresh has been sold to Parmalat Major Western Australian dairy processor and fruit juice manufacturer Harvey Fresh has been sold to Italian dairy group Parmalat for about $117 million. Parmalat’s...