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Ollivier Chevreteau, sales director, EMEA, Serac at drinktec.

Serac to open an office in Dubai

By Jenny EAGLE

Serac has seen growing success with Combox, its packaging production and filling technology in a single block unit, within dairy for cartons, pouches, cups and bottles.

Murray Goulburn struggling to find suitor for buyout

Australia

Murray Goulburn struggling to find suitor for buyout

By RJ Whitehead

Troubled Australian dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn has called for an end to media speculation over a potential buyout—even calling into question the likelihood of a takeover itself. 

The dairy industry in Latin America is in a better position than at the same time the previous year. Pic:©iStock/LorenzoT81

Guest article

South America’s road to recovery

By Monica Ganley, Quarterra

South America boasts a dynamic dairy sector replete with opportunities for growth and development.  While 2016 was an incredibly challenging year for many stakeholders across the dairy chain, so far, 2017 has proven to be a year of recovery and improvement.

Job losses have been announced at two of First Milk's facilities. The Haverfordwest Creamery in Wales produces Pembrokeshire cheddar and cheeses such as Red Leicester and Double Gloucester for the own label retail sector. The Lake District Creamery site produces whey protein products as part of a JV with Fonterra.

First Milk announces job losses

By Jim Cornall

UK dairy company First Milk announced today that after a review, changes are being made to improve the productivity and efficiency of its Lake District and Haverfordwest creameries with the loss of around 30 jobs.

The Indian dairy industry is receiving government funding for new equipment and infrastructure. Pic:©iStock/RakeshPicholiya

Indian government to pump $1.7bn into dairy industry

By Jim Cornall

India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved a Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund (DIDF) with an outlay of Rs 108.8bn ($1.7bn) during the period 2017-18 to 2028-29.

It's been a busy month for dairy and dairy alternative launches, with ice cream, kefir and cheese among the new offerings. Pic:©iStock/dikobraziy

August dairy product launches

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

There is a wide range of product launches for the month of August in the global dairy aisles.

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