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Don't take dairy growth for granted

Thursday, 05 March 2015 12:45 Published in News & Updates

Australia - Last year, there was a flurry of investment by Asian dairy companies, mostly from China, into the Australian and New Zealand dairy sectors, but this ongoing growth should not be taken for granted. According to Rabobank's recently released report ‘Magnetic milk – the lure of dairy investment down under’,..Read more

Has dairy turned the corner?

Monday, 16 February 2015 08:37 Published in News & Updates

New Zealand - Lakeland Dairies chief executive Michael Hanley is expressing a degree of cautious optimism regarding the immediate prospects for the milk sector. “Without doubt, we are in a different place now compared to the pretty dire situation which the industry found itself in before Christmas,” he said..Read more

Govt taken to task over dairy export rejects

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 16:24 Published in News & Updates

New Zealand - Labour's food safety and primary industry spokesperson is critical of the way the Government has shrugged off the high rejection rate for dairy products sent to China. A Chinese consumer website said New Zealand topped a list of countries that had their milk products rejected by China in the past year..Read more

Synlait urges caution on ideas of dairy price rebound

Tuesday, 03 February 2015 15:05 Published in News & Updates

New Zealand - Synlait cast doubt on ideas of a strong revival in dairy prices, saying that a surge in Chinese milk production, besides high inventories, were behind the modest demand from the key importing country. New Zealand-based Synlait forecast a "modest recovery of prices in the short term" for whole milk powder,..Read more

NZ dairy exports continue to dive

Thursday, 29 January 2015 14:50 Published in News & Updates

New Zealand - A jump in beef export prices and a lift in log sales overseas helped total exports rise almost 1 per cent to $12 billion in the December quarter. The strong meat and log sales helped offset an ongoing dive in dairy exports as global prices slumped last year..Read more