Representatives from the German dairy industry met with the German Farmers Association (DBV), where DBV president Joachim Rukwied and DBV milk president Karsten Schmal were informed about the challenges facing the German dairy sector.
Arla Foods and German dairy company DMK Group have signed a third-party manufacturing contract that will see DMK produce 35,000 tons of mozzarella cheese for Arla per year at its Nordhackstedt site in northern Germany.
I was in Stockholm last week for the European Dairy Association’s annual conference. When I wasn’t eating cottage cheese with nuts and small dried fruits, I was listening to the European Union’s Commissioner Cecilia Malmström get quizzed by top executives from Valio, Arla, DMK and Danone.
Germany’s biggest dairy group Deutsches Milchkontor (DMK) can now strengthen its market position in the Netherlands, as the cartel authorities in the Netherlands has allowed DOC Dairy Partners, a subsidiary of DMK, to take over Dutch business Uniekaas.