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A2 Milk in direct-to-consumer infant-formula deal with Catch Group

1 Nov 2018

New Zealand-based infant-formula manufacturer A2 Milk Co. has formed a direct sales agreement with e-commerce firm Catch Group.

A2 Milk Co. calls objection to US product claims "unfounded"

26 Oct 2018

A2 Milk Co. has called a complaint about product claims it makes in the US from local dairy trade body The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) "unfounded".

US Federal Trade Commission to study A2 Milk claims

25 Oct 2018

New Zealand-based A2 Milk Co. is to see advertising claims it has made in the US referred to the country's Federal Trade Commission.

A2 Milk signs Crediton Dairy as UK fresh-milk processor

28 Sep 2018

New Zealand-based A2 Milk Co. has changed its fresh-milk processor in the UK, with local firm Crediton Dairy taking on the contract from German dairy giant Müller.

A2 Milk extends supply agreement with China State Farm Holding

14 Aug 2018

New Zealand's A2 Milk Co. has extended a supply agreement with China State Farm Holding Shanghai Co. for its infant nutrition products for a further three years.

Synlait expands supply agreement with NZ's A2 Milk Co.

3 Jul 2018

New Zealand infant formula manufacturer Synlait Milk has announced a "significant expansion" to its supply agreement with local dairy and infant-formula group A2 Milk Co.

A2 Milk enters distribution agreement with South Korea's Yuhan Corp

16 Apr 2018

Australia's A2 Milk Co has entered into an exclusive sales and distribution agreement with Seoul-based Yuhan Corp to distribute its branded products in South Korea.

A2 Milk unfazed by potential step-up in China competition

4 Apr 2018

A2 Milk Co. has set out why it believes it can prosper in China amid rising competition in the country for consumers looking for dairy and infant formula without the A1-type protein.

NZ infant-formula firms see shares plunge after Nestle China launch

29 Mar 2018

Nestle has launched an A2 baby nutrition product in China under its Illuma brand.

Earnings summary - Arca Continental's sales surge; Grupo Nutresa ahead on strong overseas sales; Profits sag at bread giant Bimbo; BRF books FY loss, back in red in Q4

23 Feb 2018

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Fonterra deal "does not change A2/Synlait baby-milk JV"

21 Feb 2018

A2 Milk Co. today (21 February) moved to underline its infant-formula venture with supplier Synlait Milk would continue in the wake of the New Zealand dairy and baby-milk business' new, wide-ranging agreement with Fonterra.

Fonterra in wide-ranging deal with buoyant A2 Milk Co.

20 Feb 2018

Fonterra has struck a deal with A2 Milk Co. covering the manufacturing and distribution of its smaller, fast-growing New Zealand dairy peer's products.

just-food in 2017 - our most-read interviews this year

20 Dec 2017

just-food again secured time with some major industry names in 2017 and our interviews with C-suite executives from companies including Sanderson Farms, Nestle and Danone gave you food for thought.

New Zealand's A2 Milk names Jayne Hrdlicka as CEO

14 Dec 2017

A2 Milk Co has revealed Jayne Hrdlicka will take over the role of chief executive officer and managing director from Geoffrey Babidge, who will retire in 2018.

A2 Milk mulls options for next stage of growth - interview

7 Sep 2017

A2 Milk Co., the New Zealand-based dairy and infant formula business, has had a bumper 12 months. Two weeks ago, the company reported a near-trebling in its annual profits. Revenues jumped more than 50%, fuelled by growth in its home markets of New Zealand and Australia, rapid expansion in China and improved performances from smaller businesses in the UK and the US. Where next? Dean Best spoke to A2 Milk executive Scott Wotherspoon who has been handed a new role that could see the business cast its net wider.

A2 Milk 'eyes Murray Goulburn'

7 Sep 2017

New Zealand-based dairy and infant formula business A2 Milk Co. has been reported to be interested in buying assets from Australian co-op Murray Goulburn.

A2 Milk FY profits almost treble as sales jump

23 Aug 2017

The A2 Milk Company has reported a near-trebling in its annual profits as the New Zealand-based dairy and infant formula business enjoyed bumper sales.

A2 Milk raises outlook on increased formula sales

16 Jun 2017

New Zealand's A2 Milk Co. has lifted its full-year revenue on the back of increased infant formula supply from its contract manufacturing partner Synlait Milk.

A2 Milk ups forecast for infant formula sales

26 Apr 2017

A2 Milk Co. today (26 April) gave an improved forecast for its infant formula sales, amid growth in Australia and through the e-commerce channel into China.

China reviews plans for changes to e-commerce rules

22 Mar 2017

China appears to have decided against introducing tighter rules governing the country's cross-border e-commerce channel.

A2 Milk buys stake in formula supplier Synlait Milk from FrieslandCampina

7 Mar 2017

New Zealand's A2 Milk Co. has become an investor in Synlait Milk, one of its suppliers of infant formula, after buying shares in the business from Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina.

"All of the major dairy companies are aware of us" - A2 Milk Co. chairman David Hearn on the company's rise

24 Feb 2017

New Zealand-based A2 Milk Co. markets products it says eases the digestive issues some adults and children get from consuming dairy and infant formula - and it is a business growing rapidly, fuelled by demand in China. Dean Best caught up with A2 Milk chairman David Hearn the day after the company booked a set of bumper half-year results.

A2 Milk H1 profits jump

15 Feb 2017

New Zealand-based dairy and infant formula business A2 Milk Co. today (15 February) reported a jump in first-half profits, with "outstanding results" from the company's domestic business, as well as its operations in Australia and China.

Bega Cheese, A2 Milk downplay Bellamy's concern

22 Dec 2016

Infant formula producers A2 Milk Co. and Bega Cheese have sought to play down market concerns after infant formula peer Bellamy's Australia requested the trading halt on its shares be extended until it determines the impact talks with "key supplier/manufacturers" will have on its financial results. 

A2 Milk Co. says Q1 sales in line with plans

8 Nov 2016

A2 Milk Co., the New Zealand-based dairy and infant formula group, has said its first-quarter revenue was "consistent" with its expectations, pointing to growth in milk and formula products.

Synlait Milk outlines capex plans

20 Sep 2016

Synlait Milk, the New Zealand infant formula manufacturer for brands like A2 Platinum and Munchkin, has set out plans to spend NZD300m over the next three years in areas including production and packaging.

Lion counter suing A2 Milk over "naturally contains A2 protein claim"

31 Aug 2016

Australia-based food and beverage company Lion Pty Ltd confirmed today it is counter-suing New Zealand-based dairy and infant formula group A2 Milk Co. in a spat over its own use of the statement "naturally contains A2 protein" on some milk products.

Infant formula lifts A2 Milk Co. sales

24 Aug 2016

Increased sales in Australia and China and growing infant formula revenue helped A2 Milk Co. more than double its full-year revenue. 

Synlait, A2 Milk Co. sign new infant formula supply deal 

23 Aug 2016

Synlait Milk, the New Zealand business-to-business infant milk supplier, has struck a new deal to supply A2 Milk Co. and support "medium-term" growth plans for the consumer-facing business's A2 Platinum infant formula brand. 

A2 Milk suing Lion over "naturally contains A2 protein" claim

21 Jun 2016

New Zealand-based dairy and infant formula group A2 Milk Co is suing Australia-based food and beverage company Lion Pty for using the statement "naturally contains A2 protein" on some of its milk products.

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