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The large-scale plant is likely to transform its host St. Johns, a small central Michigan town. Pic: ©GettyImages/pia_ch

Ground breaks on major dairy plant in Michigan

By Beth Newhart

After announcing plans over the summer for a large-scale cheese and whey processing plant in St. Johns, Mich., construction has officially broken ground on the facility this month.

“The Creamery is filled with unique storylines, from its heritage in cheese-making to its all-new dairy experience attraction.

DFA opens ‘The Creamery’ retail store in Utah

By Beth Newhart

The Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) has completed the anticipated update and expansion of its cheese store in Beaver, Utah. The new retail location opened its doors this month.

Obour Land produces white cheese, spreadable cheese, UHT packaged milk and juice.

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EBRD $7m loan for Egyptian dairy company

By Jim Cornall

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a $7m loan to support the expansion plan of Egyptian dairy company Obour Land.

The group said it also intends to address dairy markets in Bangladesh, India, Turkey, and Africa.

IDC sets up IDC SAMEA to transform developing world dairy industry

By Jim Cornall

At the request of several customers who are in advanced stages of discussion with the company and want it to have a strong local presence, New York-based International Dispensing Corporation (IDC) has established IDC SAMEA (Southwest Asia, Middle East,...

DairyReporter spoke with Camelicious at the recent SIAL event in Paris, France.

Camelicious looks to European market

By Jim Cornall

While camel milk has been a staple of the Middle Eastern diet for decades, it’s still not on the radar of most European countries.

Ekosem-Agrar will soon start construction of a cheese factory in Novosibirsk, Russia.

Ekosem-Agrar to become an integrated manufacturer of dairy products

By Jim Cornall

Ekosem-Agrar AG, the German holding company of Russian milk producer EkoNiva Group, benefited from the benign business conditions in Russia and further accelerated the growth of its business segments. The company was able to double not only its agricultural...

In 2017-18, Westland upped its value-add income by NZ$15m.

Westland Milk Products issues annual report

By Jim Cornall

Westland Milk Products’ primary focus will be able to deliver a competitive payout for the 2018-19 financial year, chairman Pete Morrison said in his report to shareholders in the New Zealand dairy cooperative’s annual report.