Dairy Industry

Canadian dairy Saputo criticizes supply management system, siding with U.S. in ongoing dispute

Canadian dairy Saputo criticizes supply management system, siding with U.S. in ongoing dispute

Saputo Inc, one of Canada’s largest dairies, supports ending a domestic milk ingredient pricing system that has angered the United States, Chief Executive Lino Saputo Jr. said on Monday, showing a rare crack in solidarity among processors and the country’s sheltered dairy farmers.

New managing director at Arla Foods UK

Ash Amirahmadi, currently SVP – sales for Arla Foods in the UK, is taking over as managing director following the departure of Tomas Pietrangeli.

Regulator says Fonterra’s asset beta for calculating milk price ‘not practically feasible’

The Commerce Commission says it is concerned that the ‘asset beta’ Fonterra Cooperative Group uses to determine the farmgate milk price is too low, meaning it ends up paying its farmers a higher price for their milk than would be warranted under the company’s enabling law.


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