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F&N to invest RM32.89m to expand in Thailand

Thursday, 22 January 2015 08:31 Published in News & Updates

Malaysia - KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 20 — Fraser & Neave Holdings Bhd (F&N) has set aside 300 million baht (RM32.89 million) in capital expenditure (capex) to support the double-digit revenue growth of its Thai dairy division. Chief executive officer, Lim Yew Hoe, said the amount would be used to expand the company’s production capacity..Read more

Bhutan seeks Amul's help to source 2,000 cows from India

Friday, 16 January 2015 16:59 Published in News & Updates

India - ANAND: Bhutan Prime Minister  Tshering Tobgay has sought Amul's expertise to source 2,000 cows from India to the Himalayan nation. Tobgay, who is on a nine-day tour to India, visited Anand's  Amul Dairy on Tuesday. "I have grown up experiencing Amul. I have heard about this lovely city — Anand..Read more

Price drop in imported milk powder threatens China's dairies

Friday, 16 January 2015 16:55 Published in News & Updates

China - China's domestic dairy farms have taken a hit from a sharp drop in the prices of international raw milk products which have halved the cost of imported milk against milk produced domestically and forced local dairy suppliers to dump their products, Shanghai's China Business News reports..Read more

Trade deals will give confidence to milk industry, Parmalat boss says

Monday, 05 January 2015 15:32 Published in News & Updates

Australia - Parmalat Australia chief executive Craig Garvin says the free-trade deals signed  recently  with Japan, China and South Korea will give dairy processors  confidence to invest long term and encourage farmers to get the nation's  stagnant milk pool growing again..Read more 

Dairy farming in China: How to build a farm from scratch

Friday, 02 January 2015 16:09 Published in News & Updates

China - Inside a vast shed with open sides, 1,000 Holstein heifers with new, yellow ear tags and shining coats were calmly eating silage. The concrete floor showed the dust streaks from being freshly swept and the steelwork was clean and bright..Read more