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As required as part of the deal to complete the acquisition of WhiteWave, Danone is selling Stonyfield to Lactalis.

Lactalis buying Stonyfield from Danone for $875m

By Jim Cornall

French dairy company Danone has entered into a binding agreement with fellow-French company Lactalis to sell Stonyfield, one of its US dairy subsidiaries, for a purchase price of $875m.

USAID’s Livestock Market Development is a five-year activity intended to improve smallholder incomes and nutritional status in four regions of Ethiopia. Pic: ©Robert Sauers

USAID hands over dairy equipment in Ethiopia

By Jim Cornall

The US Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Livestock Market Development activity, has handed over approximately $800,000 worth of dairy processing equipment to 24 grantees operating in the Amhara, Oromia, SNNP and Tigray regions...

Participants at the IFCN Dairy Conference 2017

IFCN conference looks at milk price cycle

By Jim Cornall

The 18th IFCN Dairy Conference took place from June 10-14 in Kiel, Germany, with participants looking at the most recent analysis of developments in 2016 and 2017.