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Saputo to acquire business of Australian dairy co-op


October 27, 2017
By Canadian Pizza

Montreal – Saputo Inc. announced today it will acquire the business of Murray Goulburn Co-Operative Co. Limited, based in Australia.

Murray Gouburn produces high-quality dairy foods, including drinking milk, milk powder, cheese, butter and dairy beverages, as well as a range of ingredient and nutritional products, such as infant formula, Saputo said in a news release.

The Australian company, which supplies the retail and foodservice industries internationally with its Devondale, Liddells and Murray Goulburn Ingredients brands, has approximately 2,300 employees and operates eleven manufacturing facilities across Australia and China.

The acquisition of the co-operative will add to and complement the activities of Saputo’s Dairy Division (Australia).

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