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 […]

Arla develops artificial intelligence tool to predict milk supply

DENMARK – The Danish dairy company, Arla Foods has developed a new artificial intelligence tool which is able to predict the amount of milk produced and supplied by farmers to the cooperative. Arla can now […]

Muller targets 25% sugar reduction across its branded yogurt portfolio

UK – Muller UK & Ireland has announced that it targets 25% sugar reduction across its branded yogurt portfolio including Müller Corner and Müllerlight by June 2020. This is in line with Public Health England’s […]

Tetra Pak partners FOSS to launch advanced standardization unit

SWITZERLAND – Tetra Pak has joined forces with FOSS A/S, a global provider of high-tech analytical solutions to launch an advanced version of the Tetra Pak® Standardization unit. The new unit ensures consistent product quality, […]

Milkbasket raises US$10.5m in funding round led by Unilever

INDIA – India’s leading grocery and milk delivery service, Milkbasket has raised US$10.5 million additional funding in a round led by Unilever Ventures, a venture capital and private equity arm of Unilever, reports ET Retail. […]

US free-range milk company Hart Dairy secures US$10m in funding

USA – Hart Dairy, the American free-range milk company has closed a US$10 million seed funding round led by Sydney-based investment firm Alium Capital. The investment will help expand its production capabilities as well as […]