The US DoJ requires divestitures following the proposed merger between a national dairy company and a food and beverage producer (Lactalis / Kraft Heinz)

Justice Department Requires Divestitures in Lactalis’s Acquisition of Kraft Heinz’s Natural Cheese Business in the United States* Divestitures of Kraft Heinz’s Athenos and Polly-O Businesses Will Preserve Competition in the Sale of Feta and Ricotta Cheese The Department of Justice announced today that it will require B.S.A. S.A. (Lactalis) and The Kraft Heinz Company (Kraft Heinz) to divest Kraft Heinz’s Athenos and Polly-O businesses in order to proceed with Lactalis’s proposed acquisition of Kraft Heinz’s natural cheese business in the United States. The Justice Department’s Antitrust Division filed a civil antitrust lawsuit today in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to block the proposed transaction. At the same time, the

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US Department of Justice Antitrust Division, The US DoJ requires divestitures following the proposed merger between a national dairy company and a food and beverage producer (Lactalis / Kraft Heinz), 10 November 2021, e-Competitions November 2021 - II, Art. N° 103542

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