The Dutch Royal FrieslandCampina N.V., The Netherlands, acquired Millán Vicente, Spain-based cheese co-packer and distributor. This deal will further strengthen FrieslandCampina’s position in supplying cheese to Spanish and Portuguese consumers.

“For decades, cheese products of FrieslandCampina have found their way to consumers and customers in the Iberian peninsula. With this acquisition, combining the local commercial expertise and flexibility of Millán Vicente, we can further grow, innovate and strengthen our product offering for consumers and customers in Spain and Portugal,” says Roel van Neerbos, president FrieslandCampina Consumer Dairy.

“This partnership allows the business and people to further grow and succeed under the ownership of FrieslandCampina,” adds Antonio Millán, former owner and CEO of Millán Vicente.

Millán Vicente will be fully integrated in the Iberian business of FrieslandCampina.