Parmalat in brief
Parmalat S.p.A., which is listed on the Italian Stock Exchange, is controlled by the Lactalis Group since July 15, 2011. The Parmalat Group is a global player in the production and distribution of foods that are essential for everyday wellness: milk, dairy products (yogurt, cream based sauces, desserts and cheese) and fruit beverages, which generated revenues of about 5.2 billion euros in 2012. About 16,000 people work at Parmalat’s facilities in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Australia. The Group is present in 29 countries and has 70 factories. Parmalat has a strong tradition of innovation and develops products with a high value added to improve the diet of its customers. The global brands of the Group are Parmalat for milk and dairy products and Santàl for fruit beverages. Zymil, Vaalia and Fibresse are international brands dedicated to functional products with a high value added. Among other local brands that play a key role in their respective markets, the most important include: Beatrice, Lactantia, Black Diamond and Astro in Canada; Pauls, Ice Break and Oak in Australia; Bonnita, Melrose, Simonsberg and Sterie Stumpie in South Africa; Centrale del Latte di Roma, Berna, Chef, Puro Blu, Carnini, Lactis and Latte Sole in Italy; Galbani, Président, Sorrento, Precious e Mozzarella Fresca in the United States of America.