Emmi, which already had a 60 % stake in Mittelland Molkerei AG, is acquiring a 40 % share package from AZM Verwaltungs AG, the investment firm of the Mittelland Milk Producers’ Cooperative (MPM). In doing so, Emmi will acquire 100 % of the Suhr-based company.
Mittelland Molkerei AG is based in Suhr and was founded in 2005, from which time it was 60 % owned by Emmi and 40 % owned by the AZM Verwaltungs AG (formerly the Aargauer Milchverband).
At the Suhr site, Emmi processes milk into butter, cream and consumer milk (pasteurised and UHT). It has been continuously modernised over the past ten years, and the Operational Excellence programme has helped it to develop into an efficient and productive facility. By acquiring all of the company’s share capital, Emmi is demonstrating its commitment to Switzerland.