Dairy Health Check

Phil Hogan will be one of the speakers at the INTL FCStone Financial's EU Dairy Outlook and Educational Forum in Dublin, Ireland, September 6 and 7, 2018.

Hogan to be keynote speaker at EU Dairy Outlook Forum

By Jim Cornall

INTL FCStone Inc. has announced Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, will be the keynote speaker at INTL FCStone Financial's EU Dairy Outlook and Educational Forum at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland on September...

Lewis Road’s 750ml and 1.5 liter white and flavored milk bottles will start to transition to rPET bottles in August.

Lewis Road cuts plastic production for milk bottles

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand dairy brand Lewis Road Creamery has announced it will move to recycled (rPET) bottles for its milk range from the end of August as part of its commitment to the New Zealand Packaging Declaration, committing to 100% of its packaging being recyclable,...

The EU is Japan's second biggest trade partner. Pic: ©Getty Images/Ruskpp

Dairy boost from EU-Japan trade deal

By Jim Cornall

The European dairy industry could benefit with a boost in exports of up to 215% after the signing of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).

Bega Cheese is buying the Koroit plant from Saputo for A$250m.

Bega Cheese to buy Koroit plant from Saputo

By Jim Cornall

Canadian dairy company Saputo Inc., which agreed to sell its Koroit plant in Victoria, Australia, as part of its takeover of Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited, has entered into an agreement with Bega Cheese Limited to sell the plant.

Arla Foods UK is warning specialty cheese could be ‘very scarce’ and other dairy products an ‘occasional luxury’ if a London School of Economics report on Brexit scenarios comes to fruition. Pic: Getty Images/Azure-Dragon

Arla foresees post-Brexit dairy problems for UK consumers

By Jim Cornall

European dairy cooperative Arla Foods says Brexit could leave UK consumers with less choice and higher prices, turning everyday staples, like butter, yogurts, cheese and infant formula, into occasional luxuries, and making speciality cheeses ‘very scarce.’