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Ho Chi Minh City, November 17, 2023 – In a strategic move to fortify its position in the dynamic market of Vietnam, New Viet Dairy, a prominent player in the food distribution sector, proudly announces the successful transfer of all shares to Sojitz Corporation and its subsidiaries.

Founded by Ms. Le Thi Van Lachize and Mr. Didier Lachize, New Viet Dairy has consistently achieved recognition and respect as a leading distributor of dairy ingredients and food services in Vietnam, earning a coveted spot among the Top-100 private companies in the country.

Sojitz Corporation, a global trading giant and one of the earliest Japanese entrants into the Vietnamese market since 1986, has been actively engaged in food distribution from upstream to downstream, operating production companies such as Japan Best Foods Co., Ltd; distribution companies such as: Huong Thuy Manufacture Service Trading Corporation and New Land Vietnam-Japan and retail company with MINISTOP Vietnam Co., Ltd.

With this acquisition, Sojitz Corporation further diversifies its portfolio in Vietnam by integrating New Viet Dairy’s expertise, adding the distribution of dairy ingredients for industry and food service to its comprehensive range of activities.

Mr. Eguchi Shinya, the newly appointed Managing Director of New Viet Dairy, expressed gratitude to the founders for their entrepreneurial vision that propelled New Viet Dairy to the forefront of the industry. He commended Ms. Le Thi Van Lachize and Mr. Didier Lachize for their invaluable contributions.

It is important to note that all existing contracts and obligations by New Viet Dairy remain unchanged. Account managers are readily available to provide detailed information regarding this change of control. New Viet Dairy is committed to maintaining its status as a premier importer and distributor of dairy ingredients and food services, and looks forward to continued collaboration with its valued partners.

For further inquiries, please contact:

Eguchi Shinya
Managing Director