News & Updates (832)

Fonterra opens $36m packaging plant in Indonesia

Written by Thursday, 10 September 2015 Published in News & Updates

Fonterra has set up a manufacturing plant in Indonesia to blend and pack milk powder at a cost of $36 million. It is the dairy giant's first manufacturing plant in Indonesia, located in the industrial city of Cikarang, Read more

Dairy Giant Fonterra Opens First Factory in Indonesia

Written by Thursday, 10 September 2015 Published in News & Updates

The factory, which the company began building in March last year, is the New Zealand dairy cooperative's first investment in Indonesia and its biggest in Southeast Asia in a decade, according to a statement released on Tuesday. Read more

Milk shortage in Karachi

Written by Thursday, 10 September 2015 Published in News & Updates

President Dairy and Cattle Farmers Association Shakir Umer said dairy shops are being sold milk at Rs74/litre. The official price of milk is set at Rs70/litre and shop owners complain they cannot sell at a loss. Read more

Saving India’s Dairy Farmers With Thermal Milk Coolers

Written by Thursday, 10 September 2015 Published in News & Updates

In rural India, more than 400 million people live in areas where power grids are unreliable and few can count on electricity access around the clock. The inconvenience is tolerable for most, Read more

Today's prices driven by international markets, China

Written by Thursday, 10 September 2015 Published in News & Updates

As I write this, the market focus in squarely on the international markets. Right at this moment, the turmoil in the U.S. equity market driven by concerns over the economic prospects for China is paramount. Read more

Hope on dairy prices

Written by Tuesday, 08 September 2015 Published in News & Updates

DAIRY Inspire was the name of the event but cautious optimism about the dairy industry’s future was the theme of some of the speakers who addressed the Camperdown event last Wednesday. Read more

Amul to introduce India's first lactose-free milk brand

Written by Monday, 07 September 2015 Published in News & Updates

The co-operative behind Indian dairy brand Amul is set to launch the country's first branded lactose-free milk. Read more

Dairy prices keep rising as Fonterra cuts offering

Written by Monday, 07 September 2015 Published in News & Updates

Fonterra's moves to reduce the amount of product on offer on the GlobalDairyTrade platform appear to be having the desired effect, with prices rising by 10.9 per cent at yesterday's auction, Read more

Ministry seeks subsidy to facilitate milk exports

Written by Monday, 07 September 2015 Published in News & Updates

Sep 5, 2015- The Ministry of Agriculture Development has requested the Finance Ministry to provide a subsidy of Rs16.09 million to facilitate exports of surplus milk to India. Due to low domestic demand, Nepal sees a surplus milk of 30,000 litres each day. Read more