Processing & Packaging

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.

 SIG said the deal will support existing customers in Asia.

SIG to acquire Visy Cartons in Australia

By Jim Cornall

SIG has reached agreement to acquire Visy Cartons Pty Ltd from VisyPak Operations Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Pratt Consolidated Holdings Pty Ltd, for AU$70m (US$48.2m), subject to customary conditions being met.

Lewis Road Creamery has permanently shifted all its bottles to rPET.

Lewis Road Creamery reducing plastic with rPET bottles

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand dairy producer Lewis Road Creamery has eliminated 210 tonnes of fresh plastic from its packaging cycle in the first 12 months of trialling bottles made from 100% recycled plastic.

“It’s impressive to see how this industry comes together. They don’t point fingers at each other, they work together.

DMI exec talks sustainability strategy after six months on the job

By Beth Newhart

After years of working under former USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack, Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden officially joined Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) in April of 2019. Her role as executive VP of global environmental strategy has put her focus on telling the sustainability...

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