Dairy Crest cleared to buy Express Dairies as Wiseman deal approved

August 2006
Farmers Weekly;8/25/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 8, p29
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The article reports on the decision of the British Competition Commission to allow Dairy Crest to buy Express Dairies from Arla Foods and the Office of Fair Trading not to refer the acquisition of fresh milk business from Milk Link by Robert Wiseman Dairies to the Competition Commission. The Express depot operations and dairies are included in the acquisition. The decline in the profits of Express has prompted Arla to sell the company. It cites the significance of the sale of the milk business.


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