FrieslandCampina acquires cheese importer Jana Foods in U.S.Staff Writer |
Acquisition Jana Foods will be integrated in the FrieslandCampina Consumer Dairy U.S.A.
The Dutch Royal FrieslandCampina announced the acquisition of U.S. based importer and distributor Jana Foods.
Jana Foods imports and markets FrieslandCampina’s Dutch cheese in the United States, along with other fine cheeses from the UK, Denmark, Australia, Ireland and other countries.
The company has been an important strategic partner of FrieslandCampina in the United States for many years. They have helped establish a strong position for FrieslandCampina’s international cheese with the distribution of Kroon, A Dutch Masterpiece and Gayo Azul cheese brands.
FrieslandCampina products cover a wide range specialty imported Dutch cheeses from mild, aged & smoked Gouda to Edam. Swiss Emmental and Goat Cheese also belong to the assortment.
Available in a variety of formats from wheels, loaves and wedges to slices, snacks and shaved. FrieslandCampina specialty cheese brands can be found across the United States in the deli section of supermarkets, club stores and mass merchandisers.
Jana Foods will be integrated in the FrieslandCampina Consumer Dairy U.S.A. business. Dan Lynch, former owner and CEO of Jana Foods will remain involved in the business as Vice President Imports and Senior Commercial Advisor. Financial details about this transaction will not be disclosed. ■