All news articles for October 2019

Shredded cheese accounts for about one-third of all cheese sales in the US, which is a 12% increase since 2015.

Old El Paso enters dairy with shredded cheese line

By Beth Newhart

Taco shell and seasoning producer Old El Paso is entering the dairy industry for the first time with a collection of shredded cheeses, in partnership with Crystal Farms Dairy Company.

Somerdale’s sales now represent about 17.5% of all UK cheese exports to the US, with around half being under the Somerdale brand.

Somerdale sales grow but profit drops

By Jim Cornall

Somerdale International Limited, a UK exporter of British cheeses and dairy products, has published its report and accounts for the year ended March 31, 2019.

Dairyworks was established in 2001 in South Canterbury, New Zealand.

Synlait acquires Dairyworks

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand company Synlait has agreed the conditional purchase of Dairyworks for NZ$112m (US$71m), subject to Overseas Investment Office approval.

Qatari company Baladna Food Industries will be involved in Malaysian efforts to set up the biggest dairy complex in Malaysia.

Baladna will bring experience from transforming desert dairy in double-quick time

Malaysia to set up its biggest dairy farm with help from Qatar

By Richard Whitehead

A government agriculture development agency has joined forces with Qatar’s dairy producer to set up Malaysia’s biggest dairy farm in the next two years in a bid to make the country more self-sufficient in milk production.