All news articles for July 2018

DFA and Mopro will work together to increase product distribution and build brand awareness.

DFA invests in high protein Greek yogurt company Mopro

By Jim Cornall

In an effort to drive demand for dairy and support industry growth, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national cooperative, has announced an investment in Mopro Nutrition, a high protein, low sugar, whole milk Greek yogurt infused with whey protein combined...

The Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh, centre, the Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Ganga Prasad, left, and Deputy Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Shri Prestone Tynsong, right, at the exhibition stalls at the launch of the Meghalaya Milk Mission, in Shillong, Meghalaya, on July 28, 2018.

New $31m Meghalaya Milk Mission project launched in India

By Jim Cornall

In India, Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh has announced a project – the Meghalaya Milk Mission – through the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC).

A soft texture cheese was preferred over hard cheeses among many Latin American consumers, Mintel reported. ©GettyImages/CentralITAlliance

'Ample room' for cheese innovation in Latin America, says Mintel

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Latin American consumers are looking for more flavor options when it comes to cheese, representing an untapped market opportunity for manufacturers as just 12% of new cheese introductions in the region between January 2017 and April 2018 were flavored...

John Wilson has stood down from his position as Fonterra chairman with immediate effect as he recovers from a recent health scare.

Fonterra chairman resigns

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand’s Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd has announced that John Wilson has stood down from his position as chairman with immediate effect as he recovers from a recent serious health scare.