Canadian Milk Giant Saputo Homes in on Dairy-Free Deal This Year

February 17, 2020 Laura Yin, Bloomberg

Canadian dairy giant Saputo Inc. is targeting an acquisition of a plant-based milk business in North America by the end of the year to capture some of the growth driven by a shift toward less or no dairy for heath and environmental reasons.

Saputo Family Donates $ 10M to Concordia University to Help Entrepreneurs

The Saputo family have made a $10 million donation to Concordia University to set up a new centre to foster entrepreneurship and help solve social problems.

Saputo Completes the Acquisition of the Specialty Cheese Business of Lion Dairy & Drinks Pty Ltd in Australia

November 4, 2019 Saputo

The Specialty Cheese Business is conducted at two manufacturing facilities located in Burnie and King Island, Tasmania (Australia) and employs approximately 400 people.

Saputo Will Close Dresser Cheese Plant

Less than six months after buying Dresser-based F&A Dairy, Montreal-based Saputo Cheese announced plans to close the facility at the end of May.

Saputo Announces Appointment in Senior Management

May 8, 2019 Saputo

Following a mutually agreed upon decision and the successful completion of the transaction, Mr. Mark Allen is stepping down as Chief Executive of Dairy Crest. As such, Mr. Tom Atherton, Dairy Crest Deputy Chief Executive and Group Finance Director, is appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Saputo’s Dairy Division (UK). This appointment, effective immediately, follows the succession plans set forth by the Division.