French cheese company Fromageries Bel has struck a deal with US-based company Galaxy Nutritional Foods to distribute its range of dairy alternatives in the European Union.

Under the deal Fromageries Bel has the exclusive rights to distribute certain Galaxy products to the EU States and to 21 other European countries.

At the same time Galaxy has appointed Patrice Videlier, the senior vice president of marketing for Fromageries Bel, to its board of directors.