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CHICAGO – November 16, 2023 – Lactalis Heritage Dairy announced the continued expansion of jobs and office space at its location at 540 W. Madison St. in West Loop. Lactalis Heritage Dairy manufactures and markets iconic and beloved dairy product brands in the U.S., including Kraft Natural Cheese, Knudsen, Breakstone’s and Cracker Barrel. Lactalis Heritage Dairy is part of Lactalis USA, which offers an unrivaled collection of dairy brands enjoyed in homes across the United States. Lactalis USA is part of Lactalis Group, headquartered in France and is the world’s largest dairy company.
Laval, France – October 19, 2023 – As Lactalis celebrates its 90th anniversary, and following a year of collaborative work with its teams around the world, Lactalis unveils its purpose in action: “Nurturing the Future”.
Lactalis plays a major role in defining today’s and tomorrow’s nutrition. In its commitment to a responsible future, Lactalis pledges to provide the best in dairy products and to support the growth of all people through its partnership with local communities.
CHICAGO, July 25, 2023 – Lactalis, the world’s leading dairy company, was recognized for its cheesemaking expertise with 13 medals at the prestigious American Cheese Society (ACS) Judging & Competition awards ceremony held on July 19 in Des Moines, Iowa. The ACS Judging & Competition is the largest event for American-made cheeses, showcasing talent for excellent cheesemaking and commitment to food safety. Lactalis USA claimed 12 medals (four gold, five silver and three bronze), while Lactalis Canada was awarded a bronze medal.
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.
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.
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