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 […]

Environmental authority closes Sameer Agriculture milk processing plant over pollution

KENYA – The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has closed a milk processing factory in Nairobi, Kenya owned by Sameer Agriculture and Livestock Limited due to failure to comply with waste disposal regulations. According to […]

Innovation key amidst changing consumer environment in US yogurt market- report

USA – The US yogurt market is experiencing significant dynamics as consumers continue to portray evolving habits, with focus shifting towards health and convenience among other driving forces. According to a new report from Innova […]

CBN defends proposed policy on forex restriction to milk importers

NIGERIA – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has clarified its proposed policy with regards to milk importation, maintaining that it does not intend to impose a ban on milk importation. The bank noted that […]

Promasidor Nigeria signs agreement with Ekiti State to improve local milk sourcing

NIGERIA – Promasidor Nigeria Limited has signed a partnership agreement with Ekiti State Government to drive its backward integration initiative through the state-owned Ikun Dairy Farm. The agreement will enable Promasidor utilise the facilities at […]

Tanzania forecast 77% increase in milk production to 3.8bn litres by 2022

TANZANIA – Tanzania has projected an increase in annual milk production by 77% from the current production of 2.4 billion litres to 3.8 billion litres within a five year period. Deogratius Mlay, an official from […]

Tate & Lyle partners South Africa’s Long Life Dairy to enhance access to dairy

SOUTH AFRICA – Tate & Lyle, a global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions has partnered with Long Life Dairy, a subsidiary of South Africa’s dairy manufacturer Unique Dairy to enhance consumer access […]