Granarolo, an Italian dairy company based in Bologna, has announced the acquisition of 100% of Calabro Cheese, a US fresh cheese distributor.
The acquisition will allow Granarolo to build a strategic platform to distribute its wide range of typical and PDO products from Italy, the company said.
“The consolidation of Granarolo in the USA is an important step in the Group’s foreign growth policy”, said Granarolo chairman Gianpiero Calzolari. “The United States will be the target country of 2022. We have found a fantastic company, with operations focused on quality, high standard levels and excellent management skills”.
“We will aim to strengthen our productions, by adding the hard cheeses to a well-established distribution platform and to boost the knowledge of our superior products on the US market”, he added.