United States annual dairy exports hit five year high at US$6bn

USA – The United States reported an 8% year-on-year increase in annual dairy exports in 2019, reaching a new five year high of US$6.025 billion, according to data from the US Dairy Export Council. The […]

Müller secures long term partnership with Biffa to drive plastic use

UK – Müller has secured a long-term partnership with Biffa, a waste management company headquartered in High Wycombe, UK, in a deal that will allow the dairy company to meet increased demand for packaging made […]

Brookside raises producer price of milk seeking to consolidate leadership in the Kenya’s dairy market

KENYA – Dairy farmers have received a major boost after leading processor Brookside increased producer prices of milk by Sh7 per kilo. The new rates, effective mid-January, will see the firm’s raw milk suppliers earn […]

Zimbabwe’s milk processors Dairibord, Tavistock enter into a strategic alliance

ZIMBABWE – Dairibord Zimbabwe Ltd (DZL), Zimbabwe’s largest milk processor has entered into a strategic alliance and share subscription agreement with its single largest supplier of raw milk, Tavistock Estate Limited. This development will see […]

Kenya to impose 16% VAT on Ugandan milk in bid to curb illegal importation

KENYA – Kenya has resolved to impose 16 percent value added tax (VAT) on milk imports from Uganda as part of measures to protect local dairy farmers and calm the simmering trade tensions between the […]

PE firm Ping An Capital acquires stake in Mengniu Dairy’s unit for US$568m

CHINA – Ping An Capital, the private equity unit of Chinese insurer Ping An Insurance, announced that it has teamed up with two companies to acquire a majority stake in dairy products maker Junlebao for […]

CHI Limited launches Hollandia Lactose Free Easy-to-Digest Milk

NIGERIA – CHI Limited, Nigeria’s fast-moving consumer good company has launched Hollandia Lactose Free Easy to Digest Milk targeting lactose intolerant consumers. The juice and dairy company has highlighted that the launch follows a research […]

Synlait to acquire New Zealand company Dairyworks for US$71m

NEW ZEALAND – The Canterbury-headquarter dairy company, Synlait has secured a deal to acquire New Zealand-based Dairyworks for NZD112 million (US$71.1 million) to support its expansion in Australia. Based in Christchurch – South Canterbury, Dairyworks […]

Fonterra partners with By-Health to bolster research on nutritional solutions

CHINA – New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra has entered into a strategic research and development partnership with global vitamin and dietary supplements enterprise, By-Health. The companies will focus on developing nutritional solutions for the health […]