According to market intelligence firm CCM, the infant formula sales in China have been surging in 2017, measured by the success of four major players in the industry. While China’s newly introduced two-child policy is not causing a higher baby rate as expected, dairy companies are fighting for the shrinking market share.
“For dairy farm families to have the chance to pass their farms on to their kids, the shift to a global marketplace focus holds the key,” USDEC president and CEO Tom Vilsack said.
Fonterra is close to reaching a deal with Argentina-based dairy co-operative SanCor, according a media report from Buenos Aires.
CANADIAN dairy giant Saputo Inc. has given undertakings to Australia’s competition watchdog on the resale of Murray Goulburn’s Koroit factory should it buy the dairy co-operative’s assets.
I’m genuinely surprised Fonterra has not taken the opportunity to clear the decks regarding some of its ‘bad news’ ahead of the release of the dairy co-operative’s half-year results next Wednesday (March 21).
CONSIDERING the heights of success Erica and Nic Dibden have reached in the dairy industry, it is hard to believe they started out milking from one Jersey cow embryo.
Dairy farmers supplying milk to Fonterra say any proposal to them on ownership options must have a sound economic rationale.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says she has an idea that could help dairy farmers struggling with historically low milk prices. Last week, we brought you the story of a fourth generation Skaneateles dairy farmer who’s considering shutting down.
Pleasant Valley Farms built one of the state’s largest farming operations last year, in one of Vermont’s most polluted watersheds, without a permit, according to documents obtained by VTDigger.
The last rites are being read over the carcass of the woeful beast that was the Murray Goulburn investment vehicle.