French 'yoghurt cartel' fined for fixing prices

2015-03-13 09:45

Things have turned sour for eleven French dairy product companies when France's competition watchdog slapped them with €192.7m in fines for fixing prices.

Swedish farmers hit as milk's popularity wanes

2015-02-18 12:15

Sweden's dairy farmers are being cornered by dwindling milk consumption and legal tussles with boastful non-dairy competitors.

Yogurt makes NY official snack list

2014-10-20 19:00

Yogurt has become New York's official state snack, joining the likes of popcorn and salty boiled peanuts among popular foods honoured by US states.

Chinese dairy group buys Australian farms

2014-09-17 09:30

Chinese dairies looking for new sources of cows' milk are buying Australian farms and intend to bring Chinese workers to help staff them, reports a newspaper.

Russia lifts ban on Lithuanian diary products

2013-12-27 17:55

Lithuanian dairy products will be gradually allowed to appear on the Russia market beginning in January after it lifted a ban regarding consumer protection concerns.

North West DairyBelle workers to march

2013-01-14 16:35

Striking North West DairyBelle workers would march in support of better wages this week, the provincial branch of the Congress of SA Trade Unions said.

Blu-print to halt

2011-07-07 00:00

Dairy products and beverages producer Clover Industries Limited says it’s on schedule and hasn’t overspent on implementing its restructuring programme Project Cielo Blu.

Coega to include dairy plant

2011-06-29 15:05

The Coega Development Corporation says a dairy processing plant is to be part of its industrial development zone outside Port Elizabeth.

Clover expects supply problems

2011-04-01 11:45

Dairy foods maker Clover says it could have supply problems on some of its distribution lines until an expansion project comes on stream.

Clover prices IPO at middle of range

2010-12-09 08:51

Dairy foods maker Clover, which is due to list next week, has priced its initial public offering in the middle of its range, raising R575m.


Grace Mugabe to start chocolate, ice-cream venture

2015-03-03 12:15

Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe is to start making chocolate and ice-cream at her state-of-the-art dairy this month, according to a report.

US burger demand a boon to NZ dairy farmers

2015-02-04 11:00

Supersized US demand for burgers is a godsend for New Zealand farmers who have been struggling with weak dairy prices.

Whey to go: Dutch cash in on cheese waste demand

2014-10-20 09:35

The powerful Dutch dairy industry is scrambling to cash in on exploding demand for whey, a cheese by-product once used mainly in cattle feed.

Danone struggles for China bounce

2014-02-20 07:58

The French dairy giant is handing out diamonds as prizes in promotions to win back consumers it lost last year.

Clover plans to enter new markets

2013-09-17 10:04

Dairy and beverages maker Clover has posted a slight rise in full-year earnings and says it plans to launch new products and enter new markets to boost growth.

Check dairy labels, say farmers

2012-08-01 08:22

South African dairy farmers have urged consumers to make sure their dairy products are of local origin and standard.

Low milk prices forcing producers out

2011-07-04 15:28

Milk producers in the Overberg area say 21 have left the industry and more are due to quit as prices are too low.

China halts half of dairy producers

2011-04-03 13:43

China's quality inspection agency has ordered nearly half the nation's dairy firms to halt production as part of a campaign to clean up an industry that has been blighted by toxic scandals.

Milk the soft drinks market

2011-03-24 00:00

Dairy products producer Clover plans to introduce carbonated soft drinks to its stable. CEO Johann Vorster says it’s part of Clover’s plans to grow its beverages business to reduce the group’s dependence on its cyclical dairy products. “We want to have stable and predictable earnings,” said Vorster last week when delivering Clover’s first interim results as a listed company.

The Bistro's cheesecake

1995-06-14 00:00


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