National Foods Limited (NF) and Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Company Holdings Ltd (WCB) yesterday announced their joint interest in pursuing an acquisition of Dairy Farmers. Although, their interest...

Giant NZ dairy firm Fonterra is just six weeks away from going live with their online trading platform – ‘GlobalDairyTrade’. The platform plans by Fonterra were announced in April this year...

A strike by German dairy farmers began on Tuesday with farmers refusing to supply milk to factories in response to falling farm gate prices, the German Federal Association of Dairy Cattle Farmers (BDM)...

Parmalat Australia Limited has confirmed their interest in purchasing Dairy Farmers via a proposed joint venture with leading Australian milk processor, Murray Goulburn Co-Operative Co. Limited. The Italian...

While the rising cost of butter is starting to impact on Australians, Japan is just battling to get any. Most grocery stores in Japan have had to resort to posting “sorry – butter unavailable”...

Italian dairy producer Parmalat, owner of the Paul’s and Vaalia brands, has reportedly joined with local farmers co-operative Murray Goulburn to launch a bid for NSW-based Dairy Farmers. Dairy Farmers,...

Fonterra, a global supplier of dairy ingredients, is keen to takeover Australian dairy business, Dairy Farmers. The news follows several other companies indicating their interest in Dairy Farmers, who...

In the past week there have been a number of stories written about the escalating prices of foods like rice and wheat but little has been discussed about dairy prices. Unfortunately, with the escalating...

Professor Keith Woodford, author of Devil In The Milk and professor of farm management and agribusiness at Lincoln University in New Zealand, will be in Australia this week, speaking at a series of seminars...

The New South Wales Food Authority recently warned consumers against drinking unpasteurised milk which is being widely marketed under the guise of a pet food or as a cosmetic (eg bathtime) product. This...