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Lactalis American Group Wins Seven Medals at The Guild of Fine Foods World Cheese Awards 2022

BUFFALO, N.Y. (Dec. 15, 2022) – Lactalis American Group, a division of the world’s leading dairy company, was recognized for its cheesemaking expertise at The Guild of Fine Foods World Cheese Awards, winning a total of seven medals in the prestigious, global cheese-only event.


Nampa, Idaho (Dec. 14, 2022) – Treasure Valley residents and visitors now have the opportunity to buy fresh dairy products directly from Lactalis American Group, Inc. at its on-site Cultured by Lactalis cheese store in Nampa.

Buffalo Bills select Galbani® as ‘Official Cheese of the Buffalo Bills

BUFFALO, N.Y. (Aug. 10, 2022) – The Buffalo Bills today announced that Galbani has been selected as the Official Cheese of the Buffalo Bills. Galbani is a hometown cheese brand, manufactured in Buffalo by Lactalis American Group.

Lactalis Takes Home 15 Medals for Cheesemaking Expertise

CHICAGO, July 29, 2022 – Lactalis, the world’s leading dairy company, was recognized for its cheesemaking expertise with 15 medals across its broad portfolio of premium cheese and butter products at the 2022 American Cheese Society (ACS) Judging & Competition on July 21 in Portland, Oregon.

Lactalis Wins 20 Medals for Cheesemaking Expertise at 2022 World Championship Cheese Contest

Chicago, IL – March 22, 2022 – Lactalis, the world’s leading dairy company, was recognized for its cheesemaking expertise at what is considered the prestigious international World Championship Cheese Contest®, winning 20 medals including nine gold across its broad portfolio of products. The contest is considered the world’s premier technical competition for cheese, butter and yogurt. Lactalis’ premier global brands, Galbani® and Président®, received eight awards.

Lactalis Names Olivier Delobbe Site Director of Nampa Plant

Nampa, IDAHO (March 15, 2022) – Lactalis American Group today announced that Olivier Delobbe has been named site director of its Nampa, Idaho plant. Delobbe has been promoted to the position after more than 25 years with Lactalis, most recently as assistant site director in Nampa. He is now responsible for leading and directing all aspects of production, quality, food safety and personnel at Lactalis’ largest production plant in the United States.

Up2U Launch Press Release

BUFFALO, N.Y. (Jan. 25, 2022) – Today the world’s leading dairy company, Lactalis, announced its entry into the post workout recovery category with the U.S. introduction of UP2U® RECOVER protein drinks and UP2U RECOVER unflavored protein powder. Designed for fitness enthusiasts and athletes, the products are made with whey protein in its purest form, also known as “native” PRONATIV® native whey protein provides purity and potency, appealing to fitness devotees looking for higher quality performance.

Product Donations in 2020

Lactalis American Group is proud to have donated over 225,000 lbs. of dairy products in 2020 to 32 organizations including food banks, frontline workers, local farmers and community events.

Committed to Continuous Growth

September 15, 2020 – The combination of Kraft Heinz’s Natural cheese businesses and Lactalis is an important milestone for both companies and all of us at Lactalis would like to take a moment to share how grateful we are to be taking this exciting next step . We deeply appreciate the trust Kraft Heinz has put in us and look forward to working with – and learning from – this incredibly talented team.

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