All news articles for December 2012

Protesting farmers sprayed European Parliament buildings and riot police during milk price protest earlier this year.

Also on in 2012.....

By Mark Astley

Another year gone! The global dairy sector has had somewhat of a dramatic twelve months - dairy farmer protests, Parmalat “embezzlement” searches, and Chinese dairy sector investment.

Yakult plans to ‘dissolve’ Argentina business

Yakult plans to ‘dissolve’ Argentina business

Yakult has announced that it intends to completely dismantle its Argentinian business, citing the problems encountered establishing a “sufficient business foundation” in the country.

Picutre courtesy of the Carton Council

Carton Council targets 50% recycling access

By Joe Whitworth

The US Carton Council has targeted 50% recycling access for households to recycle the packaging after the rate grew more than 100% in three years.