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LACTALIS WINS 20 MEDALS FOR DAIRY PRODUCTION EXPERTISE AT 2023 UNITED STATES CHAMPIONSHIP CHEESE CONTEST
CHICAGO, Feb. 24, 2023 – Lactalis USA was recognized this week for dairy production expertise with 20 medals at the United States Championship Cheese Contest conducted by the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA). The contest is considered the country’s premier technical contest for cheese, butter, yogurt and dry dairy ingredients. Product entries are judged by a team of highly qualified dairy processing experts on attributes such as flavor, body, texture, salt, color, finish, packaging and others.
Lactalis Wins 20 Medals for Cheesemaking Expertise at 2022 World Championship Cheese Contest
Chicago, IL – March 22, 2022 – Lactalis, the world’s leading dairy company, was recognized for its cheesemaking expertise at what is considered the prestigious international World Championship Cheese Contest®, winning 20 medals including nine gold across its broad portfolio of products. The contest is considered the world’s premier technical competition for cheese, butter and yogurt. Lactalis’ premier global brands, Galbani® and Président®, received eight awards.
Lactalis Closes Acquisition of Kraft Heinz Natural Cheese Business in United States
Chicago, IL – November 29, 2021 – Lactalis Group (“Lactalis”), the world’s leading dairy group, today announced that its U.S. affiliate has completed its previously announced acquisition of The Kraft Heinz Company’s natural, specialty and certain other cheese businesses in the United States, grated cheese business in Canada and entire international cheese business outside the United States and Canada. The companies entered into a definitive agreement on September 15, 2020.