All news articles for November 2018

Westland Milk Products CEO Toni Brendish (right) shows Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern the site for Westland's new segregation milk plant.

Westland to build new $22m plant

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand dairy cooperative Westland Milk Products has welcomed the investment, in the form of a NZ$9.9m (US$6.8m) loan, from the Government’s Provincial Growth Fund to help build a NZ$22m (US$15m) plant at Hokitika.

Will New Zealanders embrace or reject the potential positives of gene editing? Pic:©Getty Images/Pixturn

Success of world’s first allergen-free milk producer could help persuade Kiwis of benefits.

New Zealand tentatively reopens debate into dairy gene editing

By Richard Whitehead

It is an irony of bioscience that a country that prohibits most genetically modified produce from the food chain is a world leader in the development of gene editing.

The large-scale plant is likely to transform its host St. Johns, a small central Michigan town. Pic: ©GettyImages/pia_ch

Ground breaks on major dairy plant in Michigan

By Beth Newhart

After announcing plans over the summer for a large-scale cheese and whey processing plant in St. Johns, Mich., construction has officially broken ground on the facility this month.

“The Creamery is filled with unique storylines, from its heritage in cheese-making to its all-new dairy experience attraction.

DFA opens ‘The Creamery’ retail store in Utah

By Beth Newhart

The Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) has completed the anticipated update and expansion of its cheese store in Beaver, Utah. The new retail location opened its doors this month.

The Moko series consists of three stages divided according to the child’s age and nutritional needs, and is available in 800g cans.

Watch: Mille looks beyond Chinese market

By Jim Cornall

Danish dairy company Mille Food was at the recent SIAL food innovation event in Paris, France, promoting its soon-to-be-launched range of organic infant formula for the European market under the Møko brand.