Fonterra, the world's largest dairy exporter, is reducing its workforce by more than 500 in the face of falling milk prices.
Euronext has extended a trading fee waiver on its dairy commodity futures by an extra three months in a bid to "trigger" interest.
Dairy derivative futures can provide the European dairy sector a post-quota price "safety net," says Euronext.
Tetra Pak has released its financial results for 2014 with €10.9bn net sales, up 1.7% from 2013, with strong growth in Capital Equipment and Technical Sales.
Bartec Benke claims to have seen a roaring trade with its Tiger milk measuring system, as Bartec closes its largest acquisition to date with Top Group.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), responsible for the collection of UK tax, has vowed to treat struggling British dairy farmers “sympathetically.”
Following an "extremely volatile" 2014, Arla Foods has opted not to make a revenue or price performance forecast for the year ahead.
"Anticipation of reduced demand" for cheese appears to be behind the fall in the price of Class III milk, says DairyReporter.com's US commodities expert, John Geuss.
UK lobby Farmers for Action has hit out at UK milk processors including Muller Wiseman for not including a Red Tractor logo on milk containers to signal British quality –...
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been urged to implement a Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) in California to reduce the "disparity" between Class III and Californian Class 4b...
MPs have called on the British government to provide dairy farmers more protection against falling milk prices.
British dairy cooperative First Milk insists its business is "very safe" despite cash flow problems that forced it last week to defer milk payments to its farmer members. ...
To kick off 2015, DairyReporter.com's US commodities expert, John Geuss, explains how American milk component prices are devised.
GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) will become more "attractive" to dairies as a result of the European Union (EU) milk quota abolition in 2015 , the auction platform believes.
With the value of the dollar rising, US dairy exports are falling. DairyReporter.com's US dairy commodities expert, John Geuss, explains why...
Fonterra has slashed its farm gate milk price (FGMP) forecast for the 2014/15 season to NZ$4.70 (US$3.63, €2.93) - the third such reduction since it was first announced in May.
Tetra Pak says it’s vital for its customers to strike a balance between ideal package functionality and carton cost, with liquid milk one segment where consumers tend to favor a...
Fresenius is staying tightlipped on reports it and Permira, a European private equity firm, have teamed up in an attempt to acquire Danone's medical nutrition business.
The European Commission (EC) has pledged €28m (US$35m) in financial aid for Baltic milk producers “particularly adversely affected” by the Russian embargo.
Twenty-one member state agricultural ministers have urged the Commission not to cut agri budgets and called for extra emergency funds to help counter the Russian embargo on European food imports....
After reaching an all time high in September 2014 US butter prices are now "dropping like a rock," says DairyReporter.com's US dairy commodities expert, John Geuss.
The European Commission (EC) is considering financial aid for dairy farmers in Member States hit hard by the Russian embargo, such as Finland and the Baltic states.
Müller Wiseman Dairies has urged Farmers for Action (FFA) to "stop and think" about the damage its planned milk price protests could have on the sector.
The Italian Dairy Association (Assolatte) has defended the “disproportionate” use of European Commission (EC) private storage aid (PSA) by Italian cheesemakers that led to the scheme's closure.
German dairy cooperative Molkerei Ammerland has completed its first sweet whey powder (SWP) auction on the Global Dairy Trade (GDT) platform.