Progress on Müller/Dairy Crest deal

Published 11 August 15

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is inviting views from third parties regarding the proposal from Müller to remedy the CMA’s concerns, in response to the takeover of Dairy Crest’s dairies division.

Müller proposed processing and distributing up to 100m litres of milk at Severnside for another processor. The company has put forward Medina and Freshways as options for this.

The CMA are proposing to accept the proposition depending on the views of third parties. The deadline for third party responses is 25 August.