Danish dairy co-operative Arla Foods has been involved in crisis talks with Swedish farmers following a number of milk price cuts in the country.
Arla Foods has announced plans to close one of its two US dairy plants, as part of a drive to streamline its US business and refocus on speciality cheese.
Recent months have seen images of protesting farmers, tractors blockading dairy plants and retailer boycotts – all as a result of UK processor plans to reduce the price they pay...
Fonterra, the world’s biggest exporter of dairy products, achieved a record export in the final three months of the 2011/12 season.
The Dairy Crest board has rubber stamped the proposed disposal of its spreads business, St Hubert - with the sale now on course to be completed by the end of...
China Modern Dairy Holdings - China’s largest milk producer - has denied any knowledge of talks designed to discuss its takeover by Mengniu.
Ireland-based food ingredients manufacturer Kerry Group has reported sales revenue of €2.9bn for the six months to the end of June 2012 – a 10% increase on the prior-year period.
Fonterra is spending $45m to upgrade and expand its milk tanker fleet in New Zealand, the cooperative has revealed.
Australian dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn plans to invest approximately A$200m ($211m, €172m) over the next three years on expanding and updating its manufacturing capabilities.
US dairy giant Dean Foods has reported a second quarter operating income increase of 37%, citing “solid growth” across all operating segments.
Weaker Asian order activity in the quarter has not dented the long-term view of prospects in the region, according to JBT Corporation’s CEO.
Fonterra board member Colin Armer has tended his resignation – the second announcement of its kind from the New Zealand-based dairy exporter in as many weeks.
Italian dairy giant Parmalat has reported a 7.8% increase in net profit for the first half of 2012, with improved emerging market sales and profit boosts from its core markets...
Canadian dairy giant Saputo has reported a profit decrease of more than CAD$6m for Q1 fiscal year (FY) 2013, attributing the result to a fall in the average price of...
Dairy Crest has been praised for its “Churchillian” decision to defer its planned raw milk price reduction while it continues talks with protesting farmers.
UK milk processors Arla and Dairy Crest have called off planned reductions in the price they pay to dairy farmers for milk after a week of pressure from protestors.
Danone has warned of continued “rapid deteriation” in consumer demand in Southern Europe, despite reporting global sales growth of 5.9% for H1 2012.
Glanbia has acquired US beverage manufacturer and co-packer Aseptic Solutions (ASI) for $60m, and told BeverageDaily.com the move would strengthen its hand in the growing whey protein segment.
New Zealand's parliament has voted in favour of an amendment to the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act (DIRA) – effectively giving Fonterra’s Trading Among Farmers (TAF) scheme the go-ahead
Hundreds of British milk farmers picketed outside Arla and Robert Wiseman Dairy plants last night, protesting over plans to cut the price paid to suppliers for raw milk.
The US Federal Trade Commission has cleared Land O’Lakes' acquisition of chilled dairy desserts manufacturer Kozy Shack.
Fonterra has slid to fourth in the world dairy rankings, after being pipped to third place by French dairy group Lactalis, Rabobank has reported.
Dairy Crest is in line to meet is full year expectations, after increased sales and a fall in price paid for fuel and plastic helped drive the firm’s return to...
Mexican competition authorities have given the go ahead for Coca-Cola-owned juice maker, Jugos del Valle, to acquire Mexican dairy firm, Santa Clara.
US dairy giant Land O’Lakes has entered into an agreement to acquire US-based chilled dairy desserts manufacturer Kozy Shack Enterprises.