All news articles for April 2019

NZMP showcased its solutions at Gulfood in Dubai and Food Ingredients China (FIC) in Shanghai.

NZMP moves to soothe uncertainty

By Jim Cornall

NZMP, the global dairy ingredients brand of Fonterra, has refreshed its market-leading risk and commercial solutions.

Dairy concerned by Trump Mexican border closure threats

By Beth Newhart

Last week President Donald Trump announced plans to close the southern US border, effectively ending trade with Mexico. He has since changed his mind and now given Mexico ‘a one-year warning’ with further threats of tariffs.

The Kerrygold Butter is now the number two butter brand in the US, with 2.6m packets sold every week. Pic: Ornua

Ornua notches a €40m operating profit in 2018

By Beth Newhart

Ornua, producer of the Kerrygold brand, released its full-year 2018 results that showcased a strong performance in its key European and US markets. It also broke ground on a cheese facility in Spain and prepared for potential fallout from the Brexit deal....

Industry leaders from DFA, CoBank and Sprint will mentor the startups and create strategic, long-term partnerships.

DFA announces participants for the 2019 Sprint Accelerator

By Beth Newhart

Seven dairy companies have joined the 2019 class of the Kansas City-based Sprint Accelerator. Co-sponsored by the Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), ag tech and food product brands will spend three months under mentorship and collaboration with experts from...

 Leeb Biomilch focuses on dairy and fresh products (especially yogurt) from organic goat and organic sheep milk.

Emmi acquires majority stake in Leeb Biomilch

By Jim Cornall

Swiss dairy company Emmi has gradually been expanding its international goat’s milk network since 2010. It has now acquired a 66% stake in Austrian goat and sheep milk processor Leeb Biomilch GmbH.

New products for March 2019. Pic: ©Getty Images/natasaadzic

New in the dairy aisles - March

By Beth Newhart and Jim Cornall

DairyReporter brings you its monthly round-up of what’s new in the dairy aisles for March 2019.

DMK said it is opening up additional segments with this acquisition.

DMK Group acquires Alete

By Jim Cornall

German dairy cooperative Deutsches Milchkontor (DMK) is taking the next step in its realignment process. In order to further develop the baby food business sector, DMK has acquired the brands, as well as sales and distribution channels, of Alete GmbH...

ProPreg is a preventative health measure aimed at reducing dairy farmers’ reliance on antibiotics and hormones in their cows. Pic: Healthy Cow

Healthy Cow brings dairy to the forefront of FoodBytes! San Francisco

By Beth Newhart

Another FoodBytes! pitch competition has come to a close after final presentations March 28. As one of the 15 featured startups, Healthy Cow showcased its mission to develop products that help improve cow health and productivity from a systems biology...

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