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The cooperative has announced it will work with Asset Match to provide a free trading system for members to deliver market-derived trading prices.

First Milk announces new member premium

By Jim Cornall

UK dairy cooperative First Milk has today announced a series of changes to its capital structure that will see the introduction of a ‘member premium’ in the form of a 13th payment to members from next year, as well as increased transparency in share trading...

CertusBio is seeking additional investors and a wider range of dairy processors to further demonstrate the economic and environmental benefits of the technology.

New device detects dairy plant processing losses

By Jim Cornall

A new device that detects processing losses in dairy plants could save the industry millions of dollars a year and help prevent pollutants from entering waterways, according to the company that developed it.

Fonterra chief executive Miles Hurrell said global demand is not matching current increases in supply.

Fonterra drops farmgate milk price

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand’s Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited has revised its 2018/19 forecast Farmgate Milk Price from NZ$6.75 (US$4.37) per kgMS to a range of NZ$6.25-NZ$6.50 (US$4.05-US$4.21) per kgMS and increased its forecast New Zealand milk collection volumes...

The Answer can dispense UHT liquids from a large-format flexible package while keeping the remaining contents shelf-stable for an extended period without the need of refrigeration or preservatives.

IDC to unveil new Boxxle dispenser at Pack Expo

By Jim Cornall

International Dispensing Corporation (IDC), creator of the world’s only aseptic dispensing tap, The Answer, will be featured at Pack Expo, with The Answer dispensing dairy and juice beverages from Boxxle dispensing units.

Left to right, Andrew McConkey, chairman, LacPatrick Dairies; Michael Hanley, CEO, Lakeland Dairies and Alo Duffy, chairman, Lakeland Dairies.

Lakeland Dairies and LacPatrick Dairies to merge

By Jim Cornall

Irish cooperatives Lakeland Dairies and LacPatrick Dairies have reached agreement to merge following the unanimous approval of the boards of both cooperative societies who are recommending the proposed merger to their respective shareholders.