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F&N produces the 100Plus hydration drink, cordials and fizzy fruit drinks, as well as condensed, evaporated, UHT and pasteurized milk.

Plans announced for integrated mega dairy farm to boost local milk production

From cans to cows, fizzy drinks maker F&N sees future in Malaysian dairy

By Richard Whitehead

One of Southeast Asia’s biggest names in fizzy drinks is poised to make its mark on dairy in Malaysia, having revealed plans to import thousands of cows and produce millions of liters of milk.

Dean Foods is ‘engaged in advanced discussions’ with the Dairy Farmers of America regarding a potential sale of all company assets.

Dean Foods files for bankruptcy in Texas

By Beth Newhart

One of the most well-known dairy companies in the US is prepared to sell its business after years of disappointing numbers. The Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) may be a potential buyer of the Dean Foods assets.

Cows are an ideal solution to the pumpkin problem because they are able to better digest foods that humans cannot. Pic: American Dairy Association North East

Leftover pumpkins have new life for dairy cows

By Beth Newhart

Every year discarded pumpkins release harmful methane gas into the atmosphere as they rot in landfills. And with the mainstream consumer now prioritizing sustainable agriculture and recycling, dairy farmers are stepping in to eliminate pumpkin waste.

Regional Milk Production Worldwide 2018. Pic: IFCN

IFCN publishes 2019 dairy report

By Jim Cornall

IFCN, a global network for dairy economic research and consultancy, has published the IFCN Dairy Report 2019.

India accounts for 20% of global milk output. Pic: Getty Images/Ram Tekale

Dairy industry would have suffered if PM Modi signed RCEP deal, experts say

Farmers cheer India’s exit from regional FTA

By Richard Whitehead

India’s government has bowed to pressure from agriculture, and in particular the powerful dairy industry, and refused to join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership trade deal with 15 other Asia-Pacific countries.

Q3 marked a year since Glanbia's acquisition of SlimFast in 2018. Pic: SlimFast

Glanbia’s dairy soars while performance nutrition takes a hit

By Beth Newhart

In Glanbia’s third quarter results, the global nutrition group announced total revenues were up 16.9% with strong numbers from its Nutritional Solutions (NS) division. But Performance Nutrition (GPN) struggled despite key acquisitions.