Dairy, Cheese, Eggs

Highlights

Capital Spending

Fast-Casual Restaurant Cava Builds Dips and Spreads Processing Plant

May 16, 2024
Verona, Virginia, facility will join a Maryland processing plant to serve at least 750 restaurants and help grow the company’s consumer packaged goods business as well.
Dairy, Cheese, Eggs

Saputo Inc. Announces CEO Transition

May 16, 2024
Carl Colizza will take over as president and CEO from Lino A. Saputo, who will move into the role of executive chair of the board, effective August 2024.
Courtesy of Our Home
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Mergers & Acquisitions

Our Home Continues Acquisition Streak, Buys Sonoma Cheese Snack Company

May 7, 2024
Sonoma Creamery addition brings another processing plant to Our Home’s operations, along with a crunchy cheese snack line that adds to its portfolio.
Courtesy of Prairie Farms Dairy
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Prairie Farms Dairy to Produce Lactose-Free Products in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Plant

May 2, 2024
Production of gallons of lactose-free whole and 2% milk, as well as cottage cheese and sour cream, will begin in late May, hitting store shelves in June.
Regulatory Compliance

USDA to Test Ground Beef for Bird Flu in States with Infected Dairy Cattle

April 29, 2024
Agency will check if the virus is present in ground beef, as inactive fragments of HPAI have been found in milk originating from infected dairy cows.
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Oberweis Dairy Receives Stalking Horse Bid, Raising Optimism About Future

April 23, 2024
Dutch Farms’ co-founder Brian Boomsma, named as the bidder, plans to operate and grow the business, according to an email from Oberweis.
Economic Development

Dairy Processor Daisy Brand to Build $627 Million Facility in Boone, Iowa

April 22, 2024
Manufacturer of sour cream, cottage cheese and dairy-based dips expects 750,000-sq.-ft. plant to employ as many as 255 when it is fully operational.
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Capital Spending

Coca-Cola Begins Construction of Webster, New York, Fairlife Plant

April 19, 2024
The 745,000-sq.-ft. facility — which represents a $650 million investment — remains on track to open in the second half of 2025.
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Oberweis Dairy to Close Processing Plant After Filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

April 17, 2024
North Aurora dairy plant will close this summer, resulting in the layoff of 127 workers; fate of ice cream stores uncertain.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Plant-Based, Non-Dairy Creamer Brand Nutpods Acquired by Investment Firm

Jan. 16, 2024
Recently launched MPearlRock partnership company takes the reins with designs to help Nutpods continue to grow.
Courtesy of Chobani LLC
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Mergers & Acquisitions

Chobani Enters RTD Coffee Segment With $900 Million Acquisition of La Colombe

Dec. 15, 2023
As part of the deal, Keurig Dr Pepper will turn its 33% stake in La Colombe into equity in Chobani.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Kent Precision Foods Group Acquires Australia’s Frosty Boy Global

Dec. 8, 2023
Subsidiary of Muscatine, Iowa-based Kent Corp. adds dessert, beverage, savory ingredient and wellness products business to significantly expand the company’s global footprint....
Courtesy of Darigold Inc.
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People on the Move

Darigold CEO Departs; Chairman Named Interim CEO

Dec. 5, 2023
Board chairman Allan Huttema will take the reins from Joe Coote, who is leaving the company to return to his native Australia.