Tag Archives: dairy

The world’s first cold pressed raw milk hits shelves

An Australian company has developed a safe way for people to enjoy the established benefits of untreated milk, without resorting to the use of heat pasteurisation. Launched at an event in Sydney this week, Made By Cow uses a new, patented, breakthrough method approved by the NSW Food Authority. The …

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Veganism threatens local demand for Aussie meat and dairy

Booming veganism and rising meat prices are a growing threat to the domestic meat and dairy industries, says IBISWorld. According to the industry research company, sales of vegan food products have soared over the past five years in Australia. Intensifying the trend is the fact that the vegan boom has …

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ACCC approves Saputo – Murray Goulburn acquisition

The ACCC will not oppose Saputo’s proposed acquisition of Murray Goulburn’s assets, after accepting a court-enforceable undertaking from Saputo to divest Murray Goulburn’s Koroit plant. Murray Goulburn and Saputo, which owns Warrnambool Cheese and Butter, both acquire milk from farmers in south-west Victoria and south-east South Australia, including in areas …

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High hopes for lactose-free dairy drinks

The lactose-free flavoured milk category is set to grow, according to data and analytics company GlobalData, which found that 24 per cent of surveyed Australians aged 25-34 years think products with ‘lactose-free’ claims are healthier, while 17 per cent affirmed they were intolerant to lactose. The Australian lactose-free flavoured-milk category …

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NZ Food Awards

The 2017 New Zealand Food Awards, powered by Massey University, enables food and beverage operators to boost the profile of their business and brand, achieving national and international recognition. The awards recognise innovation and excellence by New Zealand’s largest export sector. The yearly programme, which has been running since 1987, …

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Bulla one year ahead of CoOL regulations

Family-owned Bulla Dairy Foods has jumped ahead of the Government’s Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) regulations, by implementing the changes to their labelling a full year before the policies are set to take effect. Bulla’s chilled products will now bear the new CoOL labels, a year ahead of the July …

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So Good’s ‘more accessible’ almond-milk range

Sanitarium says it is set to make its newest range of So Good almond milks more accessible to the Australian public by introducing three new flavours of chilled, ready-to-drink bottles across the country. With sales growth of 26 per cent ($65.7 million) in 2016, almond milks have received widespread acceptance …

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Parmalat to invest $12m in SA manufacturing

National dairy producer Parmalat says it will spend $12 million at its Clarence Gardens manufacturing site in Adelaide, reinforcing its commitment to jobs and growth in South Australia. Parmalat Regional CEO Craig Garvin says the capital expenditure will allow the company significantly to increase production in the state, including modern …

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Australian dairy ‘climbing back off the canvas’

After a difficult 18 months, Australian dairy businesses are expected to achieve a return to profitability in the 2017/18 season, according to a recently-released report. ‘The Australian Dairy Sector – Climbing off the Canvas’, a report from agribusiness banking specialist Rabobank, says extenuating circumstances have meant the recovery in global …

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