The Berchtesgadener Land dairy’s general assembly focused on the very difficult overall economic situation, which began two years ago with the Covid pandemic and has been overtaken by the drastic effects of the Ukraine war since spring.
The Austrian government has agreed on the introduction of mandatory origin labeling for milk, meat and eggs in processed products and in public catering.
Dairy giant Danone has merged its previously independent business areas in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH). The head of the new segment is now managing director Christine Siemssen. As a result, leading Danone brands such as Actimel, Alpro, Aptamil, Activia and Volvic are managed under one roof.
Austrian dairy industry organisation VÖM is pleased about the milk industry’s foreign trade in the past year, according to Helmut Petschar.
Austrian Gmundner dairy chairman Josef Fürtbauer has decided to hand over to his deputy Johannes Trinkfass, and has also initiated talks about a possible merger with SalzburgMilch.