In order to expand business in Africa and the Middle East, FrieslandCampina International Holding B.V. establishes a joint venture with the Arabian Food industries Company (Domty). FrieslandCampina will hold a 51% interest in the joint venture and Domty, 49%. The JV will focus on the export of cheese to Africa and the Middle East.
- FrieslandCampina and Domty are combining their efforts in a new company that will export and sell affordable cheese propositions to markets in Africa and the Middle East from Egypt.
- Arabian Food Industries is one of the biggest cheese manufacturers in Egypt, with its market leader cheese brand Domty.
In Sep 2020, FrieslandCampina Ingredients announced to increase its lactoferrin production capacity in Veghel, Netherlands. The expansion will helps in strategic growth in its Early Life Nutrition and Adult Nutrition segments. Bringing its total capacity to 70 mt per annum, the expansion will make FrieslandCampina Ingredients the largest lactoferrin producer in the world.
In April 2020, FrieslandCampina announced a new distribution centre of approximately 26,000 m2 in Veghel. The distribution of the Ingredients business group will partly be accommodated in this building and distributed in and outside of Europe, in particular the activities of DFE Pharma
In October 2019, The American dairy cooperative United Dairymen of Arizona (UDA) announced its partnership with FrieslandCampina to bring lactoferrin to the market. This partnership has a capacity to produce 10 tons of lactoferrin per year and both companies see this as an opportunity for further collaboration.
FrieslandCampina, is a multinational dairy cooperative, based in Amersfoort, Netherlands. FrieslandCampina produces and sells consumer products such as dairy-based beverages, infant nutrition, cheese and desserts in Europe, Asia and Africa. FrieslandCampina also sells ingredients and half-finished products to the pharmaceutical sector around the world. It has branch offices in more than 30 countries and employs more than 23,500 people.