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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.