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2011-07-14 12:41:00

CHICAGO, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fonterra Co-operative, a global leader in dairy nutrition today announced the appointment of Mr. Theo Spierings as its new CEO. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110714/CG35458) Mr. Spierings, who led the Dutch farmer dairy co-operative, Royal Friesland Foods, into a merger with Campina in 2008, will take over from Fonterra's departing CEO Mr. Andrew Ferrier, effective Sept. 26. Mr. Ferrier announced his resignation from Fonterra last...

2011-06-13 09:34:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SignalDemand today announced that Fonterra, a global leader in dairy nutrition, has selected the SignalDemand EnterpriseOptimizer(TM) solution to optimize their mix and lead in volatile markets. EnterpriseOptimizer will be implemented for Fonterra by SignalDemand, partnered by IBM Global Business Services as a part of the IBM Consumer Products Industry Framework. Fonterra will use EnterpriseOptimizer to coordinate raw material inputs,...

2011-03-22 18:42:00

LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry company (NYSE: KFY), today announced that it has been re-engaged by Fonterra, the world's largest diary exporter and New Zealand's largest employer, to provide Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and consulting services over the next five years commencing April 1st. The new contract marks the continuation of a long-standing relationship with Futurestep and Fonterra. For six years Futurestep has partnered with Fonterra...

2011-03-09 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of B.W. Murdoch Ltd, a leading engineering company supplying processing solutions for the food and beverage industry. The company is based in Auckland, New Zealand. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Murdoch's engineering team has decades of experience in the New Zealand dairy, beverage and bio-tech markets, providing engineering solutions with global...

2010-08-31 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- New Zealand-based Fonterra Co-operative Group, the world's leading innovative dairy solutions provider, today announced that Giovanna "Gigi" Vita has been appointed to the position of President, Fonterra North America. Vita joins a company that has been providing innovative dairy ingredient solutions to leading food companies in North America for more 60 years, focused on ingredients for cheese, cultured products, paediatric and functional nutrition,...

2009-04-01 12:19:00

Product's Constituent Ingredients Now Available to Other Food Manufacturers CHICAGO, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Fonterra Co-operative Group this week launched a new satiety water in New Zealand, called Whole. The product, which is made with milk protein, is a first for the market, and food and beverage manufacturers in the United States and other global markets can currently leverage the product's constituent ingredients. Fonterra Ingredients' Global Category Manager for Functional...

2008-10-21 12:00:22

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/244eba/chile_food_and_dri) has announced the addition of the "Chile Food and Drink Report Q4 2008" report to their offering. Chile Food Drink Report provides independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Chile's food and drink industry The Chilean dairy sector has been growing strongly in recent years fuelled by growing international and domestic demand. The sector has recently been the subject of international...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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