Yoplait launches new Greek yoghurt snack in Australia Yoghurt brand Yoplait has launched a new Greek yoghurt and fruit snack in Australia called Bon Appetit. Yoplait said market research it conducted showed...

Australian rankings of packaged dairy desserts, latest Roy Morgan findings Almost 3.2 million Australians aged over 14 years ate a packaged dairy dessert such as a custard, mousse, chocolate pudding, creamy...

Lion to focus on dairy business and “health and wellness” credentials Food and beverage manufacturer Lion has announced it will separate its dairy and juice businesses and devote more resources to...

General Mills has expanded its Mount Waverley manufacturing facility in Melbourne. The expansion was marked with a visit by Minister for Manufacturing, Exports and Trade, The Hon. Richard Dalla-Riva MLC...

One of Australia’s oldest but most respected dairy groups Bulla Dairy Foods has been on the recruiting march and has recently signed up two of Australia’s top dairy marketing people to help with its...

New market research has identified a global trend for lactose-free dairy products targeting mainstream consumers. A report released yesterday (11 July 2012) by market researchers, Innova Market Insights,...

A national independent consumer survey released today has revealed the raging price war on grocery staples is unlikely to extend to the snack food market. The majority of consumers surveyed indicated they...

General Mills said today yesterday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase a controlling stake in French yoghurt maker Yoplait for EUR810m (US$1.15bn).Under the agreement with Yoplait’s...

General Mills is reportedly set to buy the 50% stake held in dairy business Yoplait by private-equity firm PAI Partners. According to reports in Le Figaro, The Wall Street Journal and from the Bloomberg...

Private-equity firm PAI Partners, which is in talks to sell its half of Yoplait, has said it wants to find the “right partner” for Sodiaal, the French dairy co-op that plans to keep its stake...