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The ActiveSG program is aimed at tackling obesity in Singapore.

FrieslandCampina Asia partners on Singapore program

By Jim Cornall

ActiveSG, Singapore’s national movement for sport and physical activity, and FrieslandCampina Asia are to collaborate on Nurture Kids — a new physical activity and nutrition program for preschool children in Singapore.

Managing director, FrieslandCampina WAMCO, Ben Langat; Chairman, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Senator Abdullahi Adamu; Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh; and Governor of Kebbi State, Senator Abubakar Bagudu Atiku, during the presentation of a milking machine by the Minister to FrieslandCampina WAMCO in Abuja.

Presentation made to FrieslandCampina WAMCO in Nigeria

By Jim Cornall

Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has donated a portable motorized milking machine to FrieslandCampina WAMCO, while praising the company as the biggest investor in Nigeria’s dairy sector.

New appointments from the world of dairy in September. Pic:© Getty Images/VectorStory

September appointments in dairy

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

It has been a busy month with announcements at many companies and organizations in September, with perhaps the biggest being a change at the top of Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina.

The area around Pyengana in Tasmania is home to many dairy farms. Pic:© Getty Images/Andesign101

TasFoods to take over Pyengana Dairy

By Jim Cornall

Australia’s TasFoods Group has announced the acquisition of the assets of Pyengana Dairy Company for a cash deal of A$1.55m (US$1.21m).

Westland's CEO said the result is a 'break even.' Pic: Westland

Westland Milk Products breaks even for 2016-17

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand’s second biggest dairy cooperative, Westland Milk Products, has recovered from a loss in the 12 months ended July 31, 2016, to post a break-even profit before tax for the 2016-17 financial year.