Brazilian cheese manufacture Ultracheese, owned by the private equity fund Aqua Capital, has announced the acquisition of Bufalo Dourado for an undisclosed sum.
Based in Sao Paulo, Bufalo Dourado is a producer of premium cheese and other dairy products made from buffalo milk.
According to sources, this acquisition follows the plan of Ultracheese, to become one of the most diversified cheese makers in Brazil.
Enrico Zito, chairman of Ultracheese said: “Through Bufalo Dourado, we have added over 20 high-end products to our portfolio. This allows us to supply retailers with the best and most comprehensive range of cheeses in the market”.
Ricardo Rodriguez, Bufalo Dourado founder and CEO said: “By joining Ultracheese, Golden Buffalo can now expand its exclusive mix of premium products and its retail intelligence beyond Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Rio Grande do Sul”.