Processing > Dairy

Freedom Foods signs supply agreement with Chinese New Hope Group

20 November, 2014

Freedom Foods has signed an MoU with Chinese company New Hope Group to develop a long-term milk supply through large-scale, Australian dairy farms that will supply Freedom's UHT operations and potential fresh milk processing operations.

Fonterra opens new factory to meet Asia's demand for dairy

06 November, 2014

Fonterra has opened a UHT greenfield plant in Waitoa, New Zealand.

Partnership to advance dairy production in developing countries

21 October, 2014

Fonterra has announced an agreement with the NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) to help developing countries build viable dairy industries and increase dairy nutrition knowledge.

Compressors meet the demand for clean air in dairy processing

09 September, 2014

Kaeser Compressors has satisfied Tatura Milk Industries' stringent internal benchmarks for air quality in its food-processing operations.

Wastewater technology reaps green energy and environmental benefits for dairy collective

11 August, 2014

A new US dairy processing plant will feature advanced wastewater treatment technology that radically improves biomass recovery and effluent quality, harnesses green energy from waste streams and reduces its carbon footprint.

Milk processor seeks energy savings through innovation

06 August, 2014

Compagnie des Fromages was seeking to reduce its energy usage and CO2 emissions by investing in a process that heats and cools in a single cycle, and also through the use of key energy-saving components.

Dairy processing is no new thing in Finland

31 July, 2014

Finland's love of milk is not a recent phenomenon as it seems that the ancient Finns were dairy farming at latitudes 60° north of the equator as long as 4500 years ago.

Toddler milk products cashing in on parental guilt?

15 July, 2014

'Junior milk' products aimed at toddlers offer few nutritional benefits and trade on "parental guilt" that fussy eaters aren't getting all the nutrients they need, consumer watchdog Choice has claimed.

Fonterra and Abbott to develop Chinese dairy farm hub

11 July, 2014

Fonterra has signed an agreement with Abbott to develop a dairy farm hub in China. The hub would be Fonterra's third in the country.

Fonterra and Nestlé rework Dairy Partners Americas joint venture

28 May, 2014

Fonterra has announced it has realigned its Dairy Partners Americas (DPA) 50/50 joint venture with Nestlé. The two companies have signed binding agreements covering the revised scope of the alliance.

Devondale Murray Goulburn announces $127m investment

14 May, 2014

Devondale Murray Goulburn has invested $127 million in three new capital projects at its Victorian and Tasmanian sites. The projects will be rolled out over the next 12 to 18 months.

Marchant Schmidt VCS20 cheese portion cutter

13 May, 2014

The Marchant Schmidt VCS20 high-speed fixed weight cheese portion cutter maximises block yield by using 3D vision scanning software and cameras that simultaneously scan the geometry of each individual slab of cheese. The VCS also has the capability of utilising a 20 kg block cutter integrated into the line for a complete portioning system.

Milmeq Dairy Tunnel

07 May, 2014

The automated air blast chilling tunnel designed, manufactured, installed and commissioned by Milmeq provides a reliable solution for dairy processors looking to efficiently chill or freeze their product.

Shepparton UHT milk facility to cash in on Asian demand

01 May, 2014

Pactum Dairy Group's new UHT milk facility in Shepparton was officially opened today. The facility's four lines include Tetra Pak processing and packaging equipment which will handle UHT milk for proprietary and private label customers in Southeast Asia.

Thermal imaging cameras keep dairy health in check

29 April, 2014

Swedish company Agricam has developed an automatic monitoring system for dairy cows using thermal imaging cameras.

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