The international market for dairy snacks, such as cheese strings and yoghurt tubes, grew by 7% in 2009 and is heading for a 6% rise this year. The first major study on this sector, by leading food and...

The French government is reportedly mulling plans to buy a minority stake in yoghurt maker Yoplait. The state-backed investment fund FSI is considering entering the race for Yoplait, Reuters reported today...

The CEO of French dairy manufacturer Yoplait has described Nestle as its “ideal” partner, as part-owner PAI Partners looks to sell its stake in the company, according to reports. Lucien Fa,...

Parmalat today approved its third 2010 Interim Report on Operations, reporting a net increase in revenues of 9.5%, to 3117 million euros, citing strong performance in Australia and Canada, thanks in part...

French dairy group Lactalis has submitted an offer for the entire share capital of Yoplait. The yoghurt and milk dessert maker is jointly owned by private-equity firm, PAI Partners and French co-operative...

Fonterra today announced it has signed a binding agreement to sell its Brownes dairy business to DairyWest, owned by Australian private equity group Archer Capital. DairyWest will acquire the Brownes business,...

General Mills’ dispute over its US licence for the yoghurt brand Yoplait could take years to resolve, the US food giant’s chief executive has said. The company has filed for arbitration at...

The Australian dairy industry remains confident that the impending locust plague will not affect the safety and ongoing supply of Australia’s dairy products. Dairy Australia,  the national services...

Products made from coconuts are currently experiencing a surge in popularity, with many claiming to have health benefits.  The latest coconut product to hit the Australian market is CO YOTM yoghurt made...

Private-equity group PAI Partners is reportedly mulling plans to split Yoplait into two separate companies within the framework of a possible sale of its 50% shareholding in the French fresh dairy product...