Royal FrieslandCampina acquires cheese specialist Zijerveld

January 1, 2013

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek has advised Royal FrieslandCampina on the acquisition of cheese specialist Zijerveld and its packaging unit Den Hollander Food. This acquisition will enable Friesland Campina Cheese to offer customers a more comprehensive cheese portfolio and set of services.

The investment is in line with Royal FrieslandCampina’s ambitions to become a preferred supplier to its clients in various market segments. Branded cheese, dairy-based beverages and infant and toddler nutrition are key value drivers of FrieslandCampina’s corporate strategy.


The transaction is subject to normal closing conditions, including the necessary regulatory approvals.


Team: Ton Schutte, Wiebe Dijkstra, Tim Bird, Selmer Bergsma, Barbara van Duren-Kloppert, Janneke van der Kroon, Erik Pijnacker Hordijk, Bart de Rijke and Deline Kruitbosch

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