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2008-09-11 15:00:39

A PROBIOTIC -- or good bacteria -- isolated by Fonterra has been shown to be effective in reducing the occurrence of eczema in young children by almost half.

2008-09-11 15:00:27

By WOOD, Alan INVESTORS have had second thoughts on entering the dairy sector, given a sudden plunge in global whole milk dairy prices.

2008-09-10 15:00:25

By WOOD, Alan Investors have had second thoughts on entering the dairy sector, given a sudden plunge in global whole milk dairy prices.

2008-09-05 15:00:14

By EVANS, Ryan FONTERRA has been told to improve the environmental performance of its Kapuni lactose factory by Taranaki's environmental watchdog.

2008-09-03 15:00:23

By GALLOWAY, Jill Huge number of dairy farmers hindered by the ongoing wet weather are failing their resource consent inspections. -------------------- A third of the 80 dairy farms inspected by Horizons in the past few weeks do not comply with their resource consents.

2008-08-29 15:00:31

By JANES, Andrew FONTERRA will face a powerful new competitor across the Tasman with National Foods set to buy Australian co-op Dairy Farmers for $1.1 billion.

2008-08-29 15:00:31

By ST GEORGE, Liz PLANS to set up a new dairy company in Wanganui are forging ahead with a series of farmer meetings around Taranaki next week. Dairy Trust intends to build a milk powder plant in Wanganui and will be starting work on the Affco site shortly.

2008-08-28 15:00:43

By BISHOP, Diane DAIRY giant Fonterra is anticipating record milk production this season on the back of last season's soul-destroying drought. And Southland's 90 new dairy conversions are being hailed as a major contributor to the industry's growth.

2008-08-26 15:00:40

By JANES, Andrew New Zealand's Fonterra will face a powerful new competitor across the Tasman with National Foods set to buy Australian co-op Dairy Farmers for $1.1 billion.

2008-08-26 12:01:04

Kirin, the Japanese brewer, is expanding its food business in Australia through the acquisition of Dairy Farmers by its National Foods division. The acquisition, for 910 million Australian dollars, or $780 million, is intended to help it diversify away from a shrinking domestic market for beer.


Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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