EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Yoplait Czech

Yoplait Czech

Geographic Location

Country: Czechia
Region: Zlinsky; Stredni Morava
Location of affected unit(s): Slušovice


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco products
10.5 - Manufacture of dairy products
Number Employed: 100
Group: Yoplait

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 22-02-2011
Planned Job Reductions min: 100
Planned Job Reductions max: 100
Type of Restructuring: Offshoring/Delocalisation
Foreseen End Date: 31-05-2011
Direct Dismissals: 100

Additional Information

Yoplait Czech, a subsidiary of French dairy firm Yoplait, has decided to close the yogurt production plant in Slušovice which will result in 100 job cuts by the end of May 2011. The French company plans to move production back to France. Redundant workers have been promised high severance pay and job search assistance. Yoplait operates in approximately fifty countries.