Murray Goulburn has challenged Canadian giant Saputo’s attempted acquisition of Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) with an offer that, if accepted, would create one of the largest Australian food and beverage firms.
Japanese brewer Kirin yesterday announced that it had opened
"preliminary discussions" with rival San Miguel over the
possibility of acquiring a stake in its Australian dairy and soft
drink subsidiary National foods.
The Australian food industry was likely to remain an importer of
innovative food and drink technology rather than an exporter, the
chairman of consumer product giant Unilever's Australasian
operations said on Friday, according...
Hand held computer equipment is being used in dairy farms in
Australia to make the collection of milk samples more efficient for
farmers, the companies involved believe that the the technology
will encourage the testing of milk and...