Mergers and acquisitions

Nestlé USA is the second largest ice cream manufacturer in the US, and Froneri will now be the second largest ice cream manufacturer in the world.

Froneri scoops Nestlé’s US ice cream division for $4bn

By Beth Newhart

Froneri started as an ice cream-focused joint venture between Nestlé and PAI Partners in 2016, and the relationship will be furthered by the acquisition of Nestlé USA’s collection of ice cream brands.

DSM said the acquisition will strengthen its product portfolio and application know-how and expertise in solutions for semi-hard cheeses such as Gouda and Edam. Pic: DSM

DSM to acquire CSK

By Jim Cornall

Dutch-based Royal DSM has reached agreement with the shareholders of specialty dairy solutions provider Koninklijke CSK Food Enrichment C.V. to acquire 100% interest in the company for about €150m ($166m).

Pasticceria Quadrifoglio has two production sites near Modena, Italy.

Emmi acquires Pasticceria Quadrifoglio

By Jim Cornall

Swiss dairy company Emmi has acquired Italian dessert company Pasticceria Quadrifoglio srl as part of its strategic growth in the sector.