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The a2 Milk Company reports higher results

The a2 Milk Company has delivered a further step upward in performance in the first half of the 2017 financial year, with operating earnings and net profit at higher levels than those for the full 2016 financial year.

Fonterra’s NZMP brand makes its mark in the US

NZMP’s New Zealand origins, trusted name and reputation are paying dividends in the US market, as consumers increasingly turn to brands that offer high quality, safe and nutritious food from trusted sources.

Belgian business must go for Danone

French dairy giant Danone must sell its Belgian toddler milk business in order to satisfy European regulators in its bid to buy US-based WhiteWave Foods, makers of Alpro soya products, according to news reports.

Take a powder

Powder has been in the news this week, as Switzerland’s Hochdorf buys dairy powder Pharmalys, and Irish concern Ornua purchased CoreFX Ingredients in the US.

AHDB reports takeup for EU milk reduction scheme

The maximum volume limit for the EU’s milk production reduction scheme has been almost reached in the first wave of applications, according to a report released by the UK’s Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).

Emmi reports slight profit

Swiss dairy group Emmi reached CHF 1.594 billion (€1.4bn) in sales, an increase of 2.0% (-0.7% organic) in the first half of 2016, compared to the same period last year.

Hochdorf reports first half sales

Switzerland’s Hochdorf Group has processed 415.9 million kilograms of milk, whey, permeate and cream for the first half of this year, which is slightly less than for the same period last year.

Glanbia reports half year growth

Irish dairy ingredients giant Glanbia says its adjusted earnings are up 10.8% over the prior half year, and EBITA from wholly owned businesses was €157.4 million, up 13.7% in the same time period.

From sheet to bottle

Agami, part of the Serac Group, is making plastic bottles more interesting in France and worldwide. Suzanne Christiansen reports from Trappes.

The no-diet life

My family and I had full-fat yogurt smoothies this morning for breakfast. I am embracing the Turkish/Greek 10% fat lifestyle in yogurt, and we go through tubs of the stuff in the house – it is eaten for breakfast, used instead of crème fraiche in sauces, and generally incorporated into our daily diet.