Parmalat has attempted to quash rumours of an Australian exit, which have escalated in the wake of their failed attempt to purchase Dairy Farmers. Parmalat had planned to bid for Dairy Farmers but failed...

Dairy marketers could soon have another basis for milk promotion, with Flinders University researchers expecting to have clear evidence by the end of this year on the role that the humble cow could play...

Kirin Holdings, Japan’s largest brewer and owner of Australian-based National Foods, has won the battle to acquire dairy co-operative Australian Co-Operative Foods (ACF) Limited (Dairy Farmers)....

Research and development work into boosting the recyclability of plastic milk bottles is to be launched by WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme).WRAP is inviting tenders to develop a cost-effective...

UK retailer, ASDA, has launched an innovative recycled cardboard milk container: the first milk bottle in the UK to be 91 per cent recycled (from waste office paper) and 99 per cent recyclable. The two...

The second trading event for Fonterra’s new internet-based sales platform, globalDairyTrade, concluded at 2am this morning (NZT).The clearing price for regular whole milk powder for shipment in October...

Taking the private label concept a step further, UK retailer Waitrose is to launch the first line of milk to be produced exclusively from the supermarket’s own herd of cows at its working farm in...

The inaugural trading event for Fonterra’s new internet-based sales platform, globalDairyTrade, concluded this morning. The online trading platform plans by Fonterra were announced in April this...

A new milk container is being sold in the US, which reportedly does not require crates or racks for shipping and storage, and reduces costs. Sam’s Club, the second largest wholesaler in the US,...

International and local dairy experts have warned that dairy farmers must be rewarded for developing and implementing sustainability initiatives if the industry is to overcome the challenges of climate...