Executive director of the Global Dairy Platform, Donald Moore, recently told an Australian audience that the biggest future threat to the world dairy industry could be synthetic milk.
Western-style breakfast is on the rise in China with Fonterra saying rising incomes and a growing middle class in China are fuelling demand for items such as butter, cream and cheese.
THE Australian dairy export index skyrocketed this week to its highest level since the last week of January due to higher commodity product prices and a weaker Australian dollar.
FREEDOM Foods Group will expand its online presence in China after signing a Memorandum of Understanding with JD Worldwide.
SOMETHING doesn't seem to quite add up in the dairy industry, and it has to do with ambition versus reality.
THE FRESHAGENDA dairy export index fell heavily this week, losing more than 5% to 163.8, as commodity spot prices tumbled across the board to echo the results of last week's fall in GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) prices, with the outcome cushioned by a 1c weakening of the A$.
THE Federal Opposition this morning confirmed it will back the China Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) following talks with the government to include "new legal safeguards".
After an encouraging rise, and then fall, in dairy product prices in the first quarter of this year, milk producers and manufacturers are again looking for the upside as planning for next season is either well underway or done for most, writes Steve Spencer
While China has been widely touted as the golden cow for Australian dairy exports, another massive market on Australia’s doorstep has been largely overlooked. Now Indonesia is emerging from the shadows as the potential next big thing for dairy exporters.