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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Swedish company Agricam has developed an automatic monitoring system for dairy cows using thermal imaging cameras.
The first 25,000 Anchor UHT cream packs have rolled off the production line at Fonterra's $120 million UHT milk processing site at Waitoa in New Zealand.
Pactum Dairy Group has signed a strategic supply agreement with Chinese company Bright Dairy.
Employees at Fonterra's new UHT processing plant in Waitoa have started work, with 80 of the 100 new employees already on deck. The remaining 20 will start work between now and August when all five of the site's milk processing lines will be operational.
Fonterra Australia is favoured to win a contract to process Woolworths' own brand milk in Victoria for the next 10 years. The contract represents a significant milestone: Woolworths' previous contracts were for a period of one year only.
Fonterra has begun construction on a new blending and packing plant in Indonesia. The plant is the company's first manufacturing facility in the country and its largest investment in a new manufacturing facility in the Asia-Pacific region in the last 10 years.
A joint initiative of Fonterra and China's National Dairy Industry and Technology System, the China-New Zealand Dairy Exchange Centre aims to support the sustainable development of the dairy industry in both countries.
Fonterra's new $120 million UHT milk processing facility will be up and running shortly, following 12 months of construction. The site's first Anchor UHT product is expected to roll off the line in March.
Implementing the Neste Jacobs NAPCON Suite enabled Finnish whey powder processor Valio to increase its production by 10% without investing in any hardware or using any extra energy in the process.
Fonterra will invest $32 million to expand its slice-on-slice cheese capacity at its Eltham site in Taranaki. The slice-on-slice cheese is used in quick-service restaurants for products such as hamburgers and sandwiches.