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FrieslandCampina Acquires Cheese Importer Jana Foods

FrieslandCampina Acquires Cheese Importer Jana Foods


AMERSFOORT, NETHERLANDS
Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Global dairy company, FrieslandCampina, recently announced its acquisition of Jana Foods, U.S.-based cheese importer and distributor. Jana Foods will be integrated in the FrieslandCampina Consumer Dairy U.S business, and the former CEO and Owner, Dan Lynch, will remain involved as Vice President of Imports and Senior Commercial Advisor.

Roel van Neerbos, President, FrieslandCampina“This acquisition supports our strategy of investing for growth,” stated Roel van Neerbos, President, FrieslandCampina Consumer Dairy, in a press release. “This investment is in-line with our strategy to grow our cheese business and strengthens our positions in The Americas. This deal will allow us to offer consumers a wider portfolio of innovative products for the U.S. market.”

Jana Foods currently imports and markets FrieslandCampina’s Dutch cheese in the United States market, along with other cheese from the United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland, and other countries. The press release noted that Jana Foods has been an important strategic partner of FrieslandCampina, helping the company establish a strong position for its international cheese brands.

Jana Foods currently imports and markets FrieslandCampina’s Dutch cheese in the United States market

FrieslandCampina’s products range from specialty-imported Dutch cheeses like smoked Gouda to Swiss Emmental and Goat Cheese, most of which can be found across the United States in the deli section of supermarkets, club stores, and mass merchandisers.

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Every day Royal FrieslandCampina provides millions of consumers all over the world with dairy products containing valuable nutrients.

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