December 20/Datamonitor NewsWire -- Dairy products company Grupo Lactalis Iberia, a branch of dairy firm Lactalis, has entered into an agreement with food and beverages company Kraft Foods to acquire the Mama Luise cheese brand for an undisclosed sum.

According to media reports, the deal also includes the acquisition of Kraft Foods' manufacturing facility in Zamora, Spain, which employs approximately 90 staff. This acquisition is expected to strengthen Lactalis's position in the Spanish cheese market.

From the January 7, 2008, Prepared Foods e-Flash