Nestlé and six other food companies have joined forces, through the Global Coalition for Animal Welfare, to advance welfare standards throughout the global food supply chain. The global coalition is an industry-led collaboration uniting major companies and animal welfare experts to work towards improving standard for animals. Other companies in the coalition include Unilever, Ikea Food … Continue reading Nestlé joins Global Coalition to advance animal welfare standards
For the second consecutive year, there are no new entrants to the Rabobank’s Dairy Top 20 list, but there’s been a slight shuffle in rankings. The world’s largest food and beverage company, Switzerland’s Nestlé, reigns supreme on the list, but the gap between number one and number two has narrowed. French Lactalis swapped places with … Continue reading Shift in rankings of companies listed in Rabobank Global Dairy Top 20
New Zealand-Australian company a2 Milk recently expanded its range by introducing a Mānuka honey milk powder to the Chinese, Australian and New Zealand markets. The company aims to further expand into the adult nutritional powder market. The product combines pure a2 Milk powder with Mānuka honey, sourced from New Zealand. The product, packed by Fonterra New … Continue reading A2 Milk expands range to make milk powder with Mānuka honey
Bega Cheese is expanding its reach by buying a Western Australian facility for $250 million. The company is purchasing Saputo Dairy Australia’s Koroit facility, which currently processes about 300ML of dairy products per year. Bega expects the facility to generate about $20m at its current intake per year. Items produced include milk, retail butter and … Continue reading Bega Cheese buys Western Australian dairy facility for $250m
Keytone Dairy Corporation Ltd (“Keytone Dairy”), has completed the fund raising for its proposed listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (“ASX”) via an Initial Public Offering (“IPO”). Demand for shares in KTD significantly exceeded the maximum fund raising of A$12 million (up to A$15 million with oversubscriptions) and as a result scale backs on the … Continue reading Keytone Dairy completes fund raising for ASX IPO
Burra Foods today announced it is offering the opportunity for Milk Supply Partners to lock in a percentage of their milk at a flat $6/kg milk solids Farmgate Milk Price (FMP) for the next three years. Grant Crothers, Burra Foods Chief Executive Officer, said that the company is actively responding to the frustrations of Milk … Continue reading Burra Foods offers increased FMP certainty
Rabobank has said in a press release that dairy alternatives are on a rise as consumers are increasingly going dairy-free, particularly when it comes to fluid “milk” used on things like cereal or in coffees. More recently, biotechnology has entered the arena, brewing milk proteins through biofermentation. The time is right for the dairy … Continue reading Rabobank recommendations to respond to dairy-free
A surprising take on the future of food by Wiley. Wiley has released a clip, Cows Might Fly, at Food and Grocery Australia 2018 hosted by the Australian Food and Grocery Council in Melbourne. Best described as a “what the…” moment, Wiley launch a surprising take on the future of the food industry, designed to … Continue reading Cows Might Fly – The Best Way to Predict The Future Is To Create It
In line with Chinese internet giant Alibaba’s ongoing efforts at innovation in new retail technologies, college students enjoyed an unprecedented and new experience in how to add Australian-imported milk to one’s diet at a university in Hangzhou earlier this month. Alibaba has not only been instrumental in creating Hangzhou’s now highly developed internet economy, but has … Continue reading Australian milk featured at Alibaba’s Smart Milk Station in China
In the face of climate change and dry weather ahead, the NSW Government needs to strengthen its resolve to deliver dairy farmers an aggressive long-term strategy to underpin the sustainability of the industry and farm businesses. We need to urgently build climate resilience amongst the farming sector. This was the view today of Dairy Connect … Continue reading Dry weather ahead cries out for ‘aggressive’ NSW dairy management
Keytone Dairy is a New Zealand-based manufacturer, packer and exporter of dairy and nutrition blended products, with a current focus on powdered dairy products.
The Trans Pacific Partnership has been reborn as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership. Matthew McDonald examines the new agreement and what it means for our food and beverage industry.
The ACCC has released the final report arising from its dairy inquiry, which includes the key recommendation that a mandatory code of conduct be implemented to improve contracting practices between dairy processors and farmers. The inquiry was initiated by Treasurer Scott Morrison, in response to large and retrospective reductions in milk prices imposed by two major … Continue reading ACCC calls for regulatory reform to assist dairy farmers
Saputo has a unique opportunity to play a pivotal role in reforming the Australian dairy industry following its pending takeover of Murray Goulburn, according to a key industry group.
The a2 Milk Company has entered into an exclusive sales and distribution agreement with Yuhan Corporation to promote and distribute a2MC’s branded products in South Korea.
The Rabobank report says the Australian dairy sector made positive strides during the 2017/18 season, but a multi-stage recovery is required for a true resurgence.
Shareholders of Murray Goulburn have voted in favour of a proposed $1.3 billion takeover by Canadian dairy giant Saputo.
Dairy Connect is urging industry stakeholders to support a new public consultation initiative by global dairy agency the Dairy Sustainability Framework.
The ACCC says its concerns are solely in relation to Murray Goulburn’s Koroit dairy plant in western Victoria, in particular the impact the acquisition will have on competition for farmers’ milk in the area.
The A2 Milk Company has entered comprehensive strategic relationship with dairy giant Fonterra encompassing a range of supply, distribution, sales and marketing arrangements in targeted markets.