Court forbids DDB blockades at Friesland Foods locations
The summary court in Haarlem ruled on Friday 20 June that the Dutch Dairymen Board (DDB) is not permitted to block production facilities of Friesland Foods, subject to a penalty of EUR 100,000 per day.
Impulse cooler for healthy dairy snacks
Campina has launched the Campina impulse cooler in the Netherlands. The new chiller cabinet is available for supermarkets, canteens, schools and service stations and offers a wide range of healthy and tasty Campina dairy drinks in easy-to-use, resealable packaging. Campina is thus giving retailers the opportunity to meet growing demand for healthy and delicious snacks which can be enjoyed anywhere, at any time. Campina is the first food multinational to offer healthy snacks in this way.
Court to decide on Friesland Foods vs. DDB on 20 June
At the summary proceedings of Friesland Foods versus the Dutch Dairymen Board (DDB) on Thursday 12 June, the court set the date for its decision at Friday 20 June 2008.
Friesland Foods will reimburse damage arising from milk not supplied
At an extra central meeting of Regional Councils on Tuesday, 3 June, Sybren Attema, Chairman of the Board of Zuivelcoöperatie Friesland Foods, announced that the cooperative would reimburse the damage arising from milk not supplied by members as a result of Friesland Foods being unable to collect the milk.
Campina invests 10 million euros in Cologne branch
Cologne to focus on strong brands Campina, one of the largest dairy companies in Germany and Europe, wants to invest 10 million euros in the production facility in Cologne in 2008 and 2009. Provided the go-ahead is given by the government, the investment will be primarily aimed at optimising the production of liquid milk and logistics.
Friesland Foods requests interim injunction against DDB
Interim injunction proceedings requested by Friesland Foods against the Dutch Dairymen Board will be held before the Haarlem District Court on Monday, 2 June 2008. In this way, Friesland Foods aims to end the blockade of the production facility in Nijkerk.
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Sybren Attema, chairman of the Board of Zuivelcoöperatie Friesland Foods, calls for dialogue with the Dutch Dairymen Board, LTO and NZO.
Friesland Foods stops collecting milk from dairy farmers
Friesland Foods forced to stop collecting milk from member dairy farmers of the Friesland Foods dairy co-operative at approximately 17.00 hrs on Saturday, 31 May.
Friesland Foods Board condemns DDB action
The Board of the Friesland Foods dairy cooperative have condemned the Dutch Dairymen Board actions.
Impact of DDB action on Friesland Foods
At 10.00 a.m. on Thursday, 30 May, 263 member dairy farmers of Friesland Foods announced that they would not be supplying any milk that day.