Fromageries BEL and Lactalis complete Sale of Leerdammer

October 8, 2021 Fromageries BEL

Bel Group and Lactalis Group announced the completion of the sale to Lactalis of a business comprising Royal Bel Leerdammer NL, Bel Italia, Bel Deutschland, the Leerdammer brand and all related rights, plus Bel Shostka Ukraine. These have all been transferred to Lactalis by Sicopa, a wholly-owned Bel subsidiary, in return for 1,591,472 Bel shares (23.16% equity stake) held by Lactalis. All the transaction’s pre-conditions have been met, including a European Commission unconditional merger approval received on 26 August 20211.

Lactalis Canada to Acquire Agropur’s Canadian Yogourt Business

December 24, 2020 Lactalis Canada

Lactalis Canada Inc. announced that it has reached a definitive agreement with Agropur Cooperative to acquire all shares of its Canadian yogourt business, Ultima Foods Inc., including the Iögo and Iögo Nanö yogourt brands, as well as the Olympic yogourt, sour cream and kefir brand.

Lactalis Group Announces Agreement to Acquire Kraft Heinz’s Natural Cheese Division

September 17, 2020 Lactalis Group

With this acquisition, Lactalis will acquire a portfolio of iconic, strongly-positioned brands that include Cracker Barrel, Breakstone’s, Knudsen, Polly-O, Athenos, Hoffman’s and, outside the U.S. and Canada only, Cheez Whiz.

Lactalis Group Acquires U.S. Yogurt Division of Ehrmann AG

July 8, 2019 Lactalis Group

Lactalis Group has acquired Ehrmann Commonwealth Dairy, the U.S. yogurt business of Ehrmann AG, the Bavaria, Germany based dairy company. The acquisition was completed on July 5, 2019.

Lactalis Group Pursues its Development in Italy and Signs Agreement for the Acquisition of Nuova Castelli

June 12, 2019 Lactalis Group

Lactalis Group continues to develop by signing an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Nuova Castelli S.p.A., 80% of which is held by the British investment fund Chartherhouse Capital Partner.