TWO New Zealand companies Lewis Road Creamery and Whittakers have teamed up to deliver what must be every dairy lover’s dream: chocolate butter.
OVER the summer, I found God.
Well, it wasn’t God exactly, but it was a religious experience of a kind that took me far away from the trials of 2016 and transported me to a happy place.
Calendar year 2017 has begun in much the same way as 2016 ended; with a well-balanced global commodity market, and some improvements to (still challenging) margins on farm.
The flurry of orders from the desk of Donald Trump as US President while unexpected of an elected world leader, should have come as no surprise: Trump is doing what he promised with the blunt force and lack of consultation that he threatened.
Canadian processor Saputo is offering Warrnambool Cheese and Butter shareholders $8.85 per share in a bid to take full ownership.
Internationally acclaimed dairy nutrition research scientist and biochemist Dr Peter Parodi has been awarded an Order of Australia for his more than 60 years of service to the dairy industry and to science.
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.
Australia’s corporate watchdog Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is inviting dairy farmers to share any concerns they may have about competition and fair trading at a series of public forums around the country.
VDL Farms' CEO David Beca has resigned. His resignation was due to the new ownership structure. Moon Lake Investments acquired VDL from New Zealand's New Plymouth Council last year.
VICTORIA'S dairy industry has scale and history, but Tasmania has new irrigation water and new investment - which is why a Westpac-sponsored group of innovative Victorian farmers recently travelled across Bass Strait.