All news articles for November 2017

Multiple companies have acknowledged that dairy farming does contribute a significantly to GHG emmissions, but that they are actively working to minimize their environmental footprint.  ©GettyImages/Grigorenko

Dairy industry disputes GRAIN report on global GHG emissions

By Mary Ellen Shoup

International nonprofit GRAIN has revealed that the world’s top 10 dairy companies emitted roughly 231Mt (million tons) of CO2 in 2016, the equivalent of half of France’s total GHG footprint and a quarter of the emissions emitted by Germany.

Ekosem-Agrar is growing with acquisitions as well as adding more staff. Pic: Ekosem-Agrar

Ekosem-Agrar boosts growth in Russia

By Jim Cornall

Ekosem-Agrar GmbH, the German holding company of Russian milk producer Ekoniva Group, continued its growth in 2017, the company said.

Saputo is to close its plant in Fond du Lac, and move production to its Almena plant. Pic:©GettyImages/jamirae

Saputo to close Wisconsin cheese plant

By Jim Cornall

Saputo Inc. has announced the closure of its cheese manufacturing facility in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, US, with the loss of 126 jobs.

Seydaco prodcues bakery and confectionery carton boxes. Pic: Seydaco.

Graphic Packaging to acquire Seydaco Packaging

By Jenny Eagle

Graphic Packaging International and Graphic Packaging International Canada have agreed to acquire Seydaco Packaging Corp and its affiliates National Carton and Coating Co., and Groupe Ecco Boites Pliantes Ltée.

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