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2010-06-09 11:41:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today shared an industry update with Pennsylvania's dairy leaders and celebrated Dairy Month with a 90-gallon ice cream sundae served on the Capitol steps. "Celebrating June as Dairy Month shines a spotlight on Pennsylvania's top agricultural sector that generates more than $4.5 billion in total economic impact each year," said Redding. "We take this time to recognize our state's 7,400 dairy farm...

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...

2009-01-15 14:27:53

Rumors that livestock owners throughout the United States could be taxed for their animals' gas emissions are completely untrue, a federal official says. Environmental Protection Agency spokesman Jonathon Shradar confirmed the federal agency has no plans to begin taxing farm owners like Joe Gonzalez for the flatulence of their herds, KFOX-TV, El Paso, Texas, reported Wednesday. But Gonzales, who owns Gonzalez Dairy Farm, Inc., remains concerned that he could face additional payments in the...

2008-11-04 06:00:23

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Baby food industry is available in its catalogue. Baby Food in China 2008: A Market Analaysis http://www.reportlinker.com/p096736/ Baby-Food-in-China-2008-A-Market-Analaysis.html This report reviews characteristics, trends and developments over the 2001 to 2007 period in the baby food market and industry of the People's Republic of China, and gives forecasts of market performance to 2012. The emphasis...

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...

2008-10-20 12:00:27

New Zealand-based dairy company Fonterra Cooperative Group is looking at selling its stake in San Lu Group, the company which has been at the center of the recent milk food contamination scandal in China. Reuters has quoted Fonterra as saying: "Discussions are continuing around a number of facets of San Lu's future. These include the possibility of San Lu being acquired by a third party. "Any solution involving Fonterra's long-term investment in San Lu or other aspects of the Chinese...

2008-10-13 09:00:48

Fonterra gives 5 million dollars to infant health in China WELLINGTON, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- The New Zealand dairy product giant Fonterra is to donate 5 million U.S. dollars to a Chinese charity to establish a health care program for mothers and babies in poor rural areas. Fonterra chief executive Andrew Ferrier signed a memorandum of understanding in Beijing with China Soong Ching Ling Foundation to fund the program over five years, the New Zealand Press Association reported on Saturday....

2008-10-10 15:00:23

By CRONSHAW, Tim Whether the hot run of dairying conversions on Southland sheep farms will get the speed wobbles could depend on the extent of red meat profits this season. Higher sheepmeat returns are expected to have a greater bearing on the conversion rate than the lowering of Fonterra's starting payout for 2008-09 to $6.60 a kilogram of milk solids, down from an earlier forecast of $7/kg. The credit crunch will also have would- be investors looking closely at their numbers. Last...

2008-10-07 18:00:18

Tokyo, Oct. 7 (Jiji Press)--Major Japanese beverage firm Kirin Holdings Co. said Tuesday it has agreed to sell its Australian Dairy Farmers' yogurt license to New Zealand's leading dairy firm Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd. For an undisclosed sum, Fonterra will acquire the rights to manufacture and sell the Australian firm's core yogurt brand SKI. Kirin plans to buy Dairy Farmers in November at the earliest through its National Foods Ltd. unit, Australia's biggest dairy company.END...

2008-10-06 15:05:00

By JANES, Andrew AFTER a year and a half of steadily rising dairy prices, shoppers are finally in for some relief when they buy milk, cheese, yoghurt, butter and icecream. Fonterra Brands, the consumer brands arm of the dairy co-op, says it will lower the price of its products in coming months because international dairy prices are falling. Fonterra Brands produces Anchor milk, Mainland cheese and Tip Top icecream among other brands. It sells about half of the dairy products in New...