All news articles for October 2021

The app addresses All dairy industry issues such as the livelihood of herds and nutrition value of dairy products through automating work processes. Pic: Getty Images/Bonfanti Diego

Octobot and Vyla connect dairy stakeholders through new app

By Jim Cornall

Global technology company Vyla has launched the Ascend mobile application built in collaboration with software consultancy Octobot and supported by Land O’Lakes, Lely Group, and Nestlé for the US farming and dairy industry and with a global expansion...

Pic: Lactalis

Lactalis completes acquisition of Leerdammer and Shostka

By Jim Cornall

Global dairy company The Lactalis Group has acquired the European cheese brand Leerdammer, in an operation that includes Royal Bel Leerdammer The Netherlands, Bel Shostka Ukraine, the commercialization of Bel products in Italy, Germany and Ukraine and...

The Dairy Code applies to all processors in Australia with an annual aggregated turnover of A$10m.  Pic: Getty Images/nedjelly

Dairy Farmers Milk Co-operative pays penalty

By Jim Cornall

The Dairy Farmers Milk Co-operative Limited (DFMC) has paid a penalty of A$11,100 (US$8,070) after the ACCC issued it with one infringement notice for allegedly failing to comply with its publishing obligations under the Dairy Code.

The report praises Unilever, Tesco, Nestle, Sainsbury’s and Conagra for being “pioneers” on sustainable protein research and innovation. Pic: Getty Images/klenova

FAIRR report says alternative proteins on the rise

By Jim Cornall

A five-year investor engagement with 25 leading global food retailers and manufacturers on protein transition finds evidence of clear leadership and reports the number of firms adopting formal targets to grow their alternative protein offerings is on...