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17 May 2018
NFU Scotland Joins Calls for Feed in Tariff Commitment
UK - NFU Scotland joined others in the Scottish renewable sector in calling for the UK Government to commit to Feed in Tariffs (FiTs) beyond 2019 to build on the current success story. ...
11 May 2018
New Standards for Dairy Products Being Drafted in Azerbaijan
AZERBAIJAN - Azerbaijan's Association of Producers and Exporters of Milk and Dairy Products (ASEB) plans to introduce new standards for these products in the country, ASEB Executive Director Samir Eyyubov said at a meeting of the Association participants...
02 May 2018
MAIL to Build Major Dairy Plant in Kabul
AFGHANISTAN - The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) on Tuesday said they have finalized the plan to establish a major milk processing plant in Kabul which will cost 240 million AFs. ...
01 May 2018
Synlait And Farm IQ to Drive Insight-Led Dairy Farming
NEW ZEALAND - Synlait Milk has partnered with farm software company FarmIQ Systems to provide certified Lead With Pride™ dairy farmers with a cloud-based farm information system....
27 April 2018
China's Agriculture Quality Improving Steadily
CHINA - China will make noticeable progress in agricultural output and quality to meet peoples' demand for better food over the next ten years, according to an outlook report released by the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences on Friday....
19 April 2018
Kakamega Banks on Sh240m New 'Smart Dairy' Initiative
KENYA - The Kakamega county government has embarked on a Sh240 million Smart Dairy farms initiative. ...
17 April 2018
Project Optimises Logistics in Collection, Transport & Delivery of Raw Milk
FRANCE - The logistics involved in collecting raw milk from livestock farms, transporting it and delivering it to dairies currently constitutes a significant cost to be added to the chain of dairy products. ...
13 March 2018
Mazoon Dairy Awards Three New Contracts
OMAN - Mazoon Dairy, the flagship dairy project of the Sultanate of Oman, has passed another major milestone in its development with the award of three new contracts worth OMR25million....
09 March 2018
New Dairy Products to Nourish Sri Lanka
SRI LANKA - Pelwatte Dairy Industries will launch a range of new dairy based products. ...
06 March 2018
Dairy Giant Doubles Solar Panels on Shed Roofs
NETHERLANDS - The number of dairy farmers participating in the Solar programme of FrieslandCampina and opting for solar panels has increased from 310 to 654. With this, the number of solar panels is doubled to over 800,000 which equals the surface of...
RSB: Effective Cooperative Model can Make Dairy Processing Competitive
RWANDA - The local dairy processing sector, according to Rwanda Standards Board (RSB), has been facing a number of challenges that includes having too many processing units operating in isolation, leading many to struggle meeting set standards or become...
16 February 2018
Fonterra’s Dairy Programme Surpasses Rs. 3B in Three Years
SRI LANKA - Fonterra Brands Sri Lanka, the dairy co-operative behind Anchor, recently surpassed the Rs. 3 billion investment-mark in its commitment to build a thriving local dairy industry and boosting the availability of high quality, local dairy nutrition...
05 February 2018
ED to Launch Dairy Project Near Kwekwe
ZIMBABWE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to officially launch a newly-installed state-of-the art dairy plant at Kaguvi Vocational Training Centre near Kwekwe soon, as part the new Government’s 100-day plan, Women and Youths Affairs Minister...
29 January 2018
Arla Foods Scoops Hat Trick Winning Third Consecutive 'Product of the Year' Award
UK - Arla Foods has been voted 'Product of the Year' for the third consecutive year, winning the 2018 accolade for its Free Range Organic Milk in the Dairy & Free From Drinks category....
12 January 2018
Ethiopian Govt Launches Projects to Develop Livestock, Fishery Sectors
ETHIOPIA - The Ethiopian government has recently assigned a US$470 million loan and donation agreement with the World Bank, of which a loan of US$170 million goes to the livestock and fishery resource development....
27 December 2017
French Govt Assists with Soft Loan for Dairy Development
SRI LANKA - Marking over 45 years old of development cooperation between Sri Lanka and France, the French Government agreed to extend its assistance to Sri Lanka, by providing a €13.9 million (approximately SLR 2,514 million) concessional loan for the...
06 December 2017
Environment Secretary Tours Arla's Net Zero Carbon Dairy at Aylesbury
UK - Tomas Pietrangeli, Managing Director of Arla Foods UK, met with Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs this week for a tour of the cooperative’s Aylesbury site, the world’s largest fresh milk processing plant....
13 November 2017
Kanpur Firm Ties Up with Dutch Group to Boost Dairy Entrepreneurship
INDIA - An Indo-Dutch collaboration has taken shape in the industrial town of Kanpur to promote entrepreneurship in the dairy sector and boost sustainability of dairy farms....
07 November 2017
Cargill to Invest $240m in India over Next 5 Years
INDIA - Cargill, a leading food and agriculture company, announced that it is investing US$240m (equivalent to Rs. 1500 crores) in India over the next 5 years. These new investments will add to the food safety and economic development of the country and...
02 November 2017
Greek Dairy Company Thrives in Global Markets
GREECE - KriKri SA, a Greek dairy company, is rapidly expanding its business abroad, offering the necessary push during the current financial year....
01 November 2017
Highly Productive Mid-Canterbury Dairy Farm for Sale
NEW ZEALAND - One of Mid-Canterbury’s larger and more productive dairy farms has been placed on the market for sale....
20 October 2017
UK Signs Up to Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam
UK - The UK dairy industry yesterday (Thursday, 20 October) endorsed a declaration to promote the sustainability of dairy systems worldwide....
04 October 2017
First 'Roof-rent' Solar Panels at Frisian Dairy Farm
NETHERLANDS - The first roof with solar panels was delivered in the framework of the Solar programme of FrieslandCampina at the Elshof dairy farm in Oldetrijne (Friesland, the Netherlands) on Friday 29 September 2017. ...
27 September 2017
Harvest is Here; Farmers Reminded to Put Safety First
US - Harvest is here, that means farmers are already moving equipment on roads, harvesting their crop, and hauling it to elevators....
20 September 2017
New Dairy Farms to be Among Biggest in Central Europe
SLOVAKIA - An agricultural cooperative in Bzovík (Banská Bystrica Region) will invest €6 million in constructing one of the biggest dairy farms in central Europe....
30 August 2017
Size Matters When Innovating Dairy Products
AUSTRALIA - Imagine low-fat cream that's easier to whip, cold butter that's more spreadable, and dairy cream powders that can be tailored for a range of products from milk to cheese to yoghurts....
25 August 2017
Solar Power for Dairy Processing at FrieslandCampina
NETHERLANDS - Henk Kamp, the Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, granted over €200 million SDE+ subsidy for the installation of solar panels at the roofs of FrieslandCampina member dairy farms. ...
16 August 2017
Dairy Plants, Milk Products Undergo Inspection
QATAR - The Ministry of Public Health has carried out numerous intensive inspection campaigns on dairy factories and milk products to check compliance with quality and production standards....
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