Emmi sells Spanish goat’s cheese producer

Date: 17.12.2020Source: Emmi
Lucerne, 17 December 2020Emmi is selling its 80% majority stake in the Spanish goat’s cheese producer Lácteos Caprinos S.A. to Lácteas García Baquero S.A. 
As part of its focus on a growth and margin delivering international business, Emmi is selling its majority stake in Spanish company Lácteos Caprinos, which specialises in the production of goat’s milk products. With roughly 40 full-time-employees, it generates annual sales of around EUR 10 million.

After careful examination of various options and beyond economic considerations, the decision was mainly based on adjustments to Emmi’s Europe-wide goat’s milk procurement strategy. However, the consistent expansion of the niche with goat’s milk products remains strategically important for Emmi.

The new owner, Lácteas García Baquero S.A., has a long history and extensive expertise in the cheese business and a complementary product portfolio and distribution network. As part of the transaction, all employees will be taken over and the business will continue under the Lácteos Caprinos brand. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

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