Arla Foods is celebrating its group of female micro-entrepreneurs in Bangladesh, who are supplying a much needed nutritional and affordable dairy product to rural areas.
A report by Rabobank showed that third quarter 2018 milk production growth sank to just 0.8% year-on-year, and predicts a similar rate for the fourth quarter.
An auction that will see the processing machinery and equipment of the Linwoods Dairy in Armagh going under the hammer later this month is attracting international attention.
The leading Indian milk producing states, Gujarat and Maharashtra, have offered a subsidy of 50,000 rupees per tonne (£553, or €615 in July 2018) for exports of skimmed milk powder (SMP), the UK’s Agricultural and Horticultural Board (AHDB) reports.
Fonterra has announced a joint venture partnership with one of Indian consumer company Future Consumer to produce a range of consumer and foodservice dairy products that will help meet the growing demand for high-quality dairy nutrition in India.
Consumers’ preferences are influenced by the science on dairy fat and its impact on a healthy diet, the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2018-2027, has noted in its latest publication.
Parag Milk Foods, which owns Bhagyalakshmi Dairy Farm in Manchar – India’s largest private dairy farm – will send four of its dairy trainers to South Australia later this year to receive a mix of classroom and hands-on training from TAFE SA lecturers.