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Amul plans 10 new dairy plants as boss seeks to attract more farmers

Thursday, 22 January 2015 16:33 Published in News & Updates

INDIA - Indian dairy giant Amul will invest Rs5,000 crore (US$812m) on around 10 milk processing plants over the next year as it targets revenues of 10 times that investment by 2020. Addressing a conference in Mumbai this week, Amul managing director RS Sodhi said the plans included two plants in Delhi,..Read more

'Organic dairy farming will yield better milk, enrich farmers'

Thursday, 22 January 2015 08:39 Published in News & Updates

India - Bengaluru: Cultivating organic fodder and nurturing cows with care would yield plenty of "truly" organic milk and make their owners wealthy in a short period, says a veterinary expert who runs a dairy in the Karnataka countryside. Veterinary doctor-turned-entrepreneur G.N.S. Reddy maintains that shocking as it may sound,..Read more

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

MPs urge action on milk price cuts

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 16:28 Published in News & Updates

UK - More needs to be done to protect dairy farmers from falls in milk prices - including new powers to fine supermarkets over disputes, MPs say. The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee said farmers were being forced out of business every week by factors beyond their control..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