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The report says the biggest opportunity to re-balance and improve margins throughout the chain is the removal of over-capacity to match capacity to demand.

Kite Consulting report concerned by risk of UK dairy instability

By Jim Cornall

Kite Consulting has launched “The Future of the Liquid Milk Processing Sector” – a report containing an analysis of the sector that considers the short and long-term challenges it faces and what farmers need to be aware of when planning their long-term...

Westland's Rolleston site.

Westland urges shareholders to approve sale to Yili

By Jim Cornall

The board of Westland Co-operative Dairy Company Limited is urging all its shareholders to exercise their votes at, or before, the Scheme Meeting on July 4 to support the sale of the cooperative to Hongkong Jingang Trade Holding Co., Limited, a wholly...

Dairy Dialog podcast 37: IFT and PACCOR

Dairy Dialog podcast 37: IFT and PACCOR

By Jim Cornall

This week’s podcast features several interviews from the IFT event in New Orleans earlier this month, as well as with PACCOR about their next-generation bottle caps. We also have our weekly update on the dairy markets with INTL FCStone.

Ekosem-Agrar is currently building 15 facilities in seven regions in Russia.

Ekosem-Agrar opens largest dairy facility in Siberia

By Jim Cornall

Ekosem-Agrar AG, the German holding company of Russian milk producer Ekoniva Group, has built its largest dairy cow facility to date in Siberia's Novosibirsk region with space for 6,000 dairy cows.

Keytone said the integrated company will look to implement a step change in revenue and sales mix towards high value proprietary products.

Keytone Dairy eyes China with Omniblend acquisition

By Jim Cornall

Keytone Dairy Corporation Ltd, based in Sydney, Australia and Christchurch, New Zealand, has executed a binding agreement for the strategic acquisition of Omniblend Pty Ltd for A$22.6m (US$15.5m) plus an earn-out.

Saputo has made five acquisitions in the last 13 months, bumping up its revenue. Pic: Getty/haurashko_ksu

Saputo’s annual revenue jumps 17% after three acquisitions

By Beth Newhart

Saputo Inc. reported its latest fourth quarter and fiscal year results, ending March 31. It completed a series of acquisitions last year that contributed to higher revenue, while low cheese prices and struggles with the Canadian dollar hurt overall earnings.

“Today’s dairy aisles are continuously changing to keep up with consumer demand for affordable as well as premium products.

DSM puts early childhood nutrition on display at IFT

By Beth Newhart

DSM Ingredients of the Netherlands showcased its products for all stages of life at the 2019 IFT show in New Orleans last week. Preconception, pregnancy, nursing, infants, toddlers and kids all fit into its portfolio of food and beverage ingredients....