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Georgia is hoping to move its food safety legislation closer to that of the EU. Photo: iStock - toxawww

EBRD and FAO supporting Georgia dairy sector

By Jim Cornall

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are joining forces to support Georgia’s dairy sector.

Ireland pins ME growth plans on dairy demand

By Eliot Beer

Ireland is aiming to nearly double its food exports to the Middle East, with a target of more than US$560m by 2020, and is counting on its newly quota-free dairy industry to do it.

Thanks to deals with Mead Johnson Nutritionals and KALBE, the new facility at Murray Goulburn's Koroit site is set to go ahead.

Murray Goulburn A$300m plant to go ahead

By Jim Cornall

Australian cooperative Murray Goulburn has entered into a framework agreement to establish a supply alliance with global paediatric nutrition company Mead Johnson Nutrition (MJN).

Italian dairy company Parmalat had a busy 205, with acquisitions in Latin America, Australia and Italy.

Parmalat directors quit in spite of positive 2015 results

By Jim Cornall

Italian dairy company Parmalat’s net revenue for the financial year ending December 31, 2015, rose from $6.08bn (€5.5bn) to $7.1bn (€6.4bn), however, profits fell from $228m (€205m) in 2014 to $164m (€147.6m).

Merial and Zoetis are partnering on marketing and distribution for dairy cattle vaccines and medicines in India. Photo: iStock - rvimages

Merial and Zoetis partner on dairy products in India

By Jim Cornall

Merial, the animal health division of Sanofi, and Zoetis India Limited, a subsidiary of Zoetis Inc., have announced they have entered into an exclusive marketing and distribution agreement for medicines and vaccines for dairy cattle in India.

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