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Fonterra in talks over launch of European dairy products auction platform

5 Sep 2017

New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra is looking to increase the size of its European footprint further through a tie-up with the European Energy Exchange.

Indian dairy major Amul to expand production

24 May 2017

India’s largest milk producer Amul has said it will be investing US$400m in creating new production capacity over the next three years, just-food has been told.

India's Amul owner books sales rise, eyes growth

12 Apr 2017

India's Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), owner of the country's Amul milk brand, has booked an 18% increase in turnover for the past financial year.

Indian PM Modi launches Amul cheese plant

12 Dec 2016

A new cheese manufacturing plant for India's Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), owner of the country's Amul dairy brand, has been formally opened by Indian prime minister Narendra Modi.

Amul sets sights on camel milk launch in India

5 Dec 2016

India's Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), owner of the country's Amul milk brand, is mulling the launch of camel milk next year.

Indian dairy Amul in US tie-up with Amazon

30 Nov 2016

India's largest milk brand Amul has partnered with Amazon to try to grow the sales in the US for its more specialised dairy products, including clarified butter ghee and Indian dessert gulab jamun.

India's food standards agency mulls mandatory fortification

25 Nov 2016

India’s food standards authority is said to be considering new regulations that mandate the fortification of basic food items such as milk, wheat flour and cooking oil with micronutrients, just-food has been told.

Amul plans new ice cream plant in Indian city of Pune

23 Aug 2016

Indian dairy giant Amul is planning to set up an ice cream plant within 18 months in the western city of Pune.

Amul maker GCMMF eyes increased capacity

5 Apr 2016

Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), the Indian dairy group and maker of the Amul brand, aims to raise its production levels to drive "rapid" growth over the next five years. 

Amul to set up physical presence in Indian state of Goa

18 Dec 2015

India's largest dairy co-operative, Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation, is to set up its first physical presence in a state where demand for dairy is on the rise.

Amul plans four plants for Uttar Pradesh

15 Sep 2015

Amul owner, Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) is planning to set up four dairy plants in Uttar Pradesh.

Amul plans four plants for Uttar Pradesh

15 Sep 2015

Amul owner, Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) is planning to set up four dairy plants in Uttar Pradesh.

Amul plans four plants for Uttar Pradesh

15 Sep 2015

Amul owner, Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) is planning to set up four dairy plants in Uttar Pradesh.

Amul to introduce India's first lactose-free milk brand

2 Sep 2015

The co-operative behind Indian dairy brand Amul is set to launch the country's first branded lactose-free milk.

Amul to set up cheese plant in Gujarat

20 Aug 2015

India’s largest co-operative dairy, Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation, will be setting up a greenfield cheese plant in Palanpur, Gujarat, for the production of its Amul brand.

Amul to set up cheese plant in Gujarat

20 Aug 2015

India’s largest co-operative dairy, Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation, will be setting up a greenfield cheese plant in Palanpur, Gujarat, for the production of its Amul brand.

Amul plans new plant for West Bengal

24 Nov 2014

Indian dairy giant Amul is to build a plant in West Bengal as it continues its expansion within its domestic market.

Dairy in India: The problem of India's low dairy productivity

30 Sep 2014

India may be the world's largest raw milk producer but the dairy sector is marked by poor on-farm efficiency and low productivity. The country's dominant co-operatives have struggled to improve the model employed by their farmer members. But, with a step-up in investment on the horizon, could all this change? Raghavendra Verma reports.

Dairy in India: The problem of India's low dairy productivity

30 Sep 2014

India may be the world's largest raw milk producer but the dairy sector is marked by poor on-farm efficiency and low productivity. The country's dominant co-operatives have struggled to improve the model employed by their farmer members. But, with a step-up in investment on the horizon, could all this change? Raghavendra Verma reports.

Dairy in India: How to win over the Indian consumer

30 Sep 2014

India is the world's largest producer of raw milk. The market, however, is greatly fragmented with farmers and local dairy co-operatives controlling much of the sector, leaving little room for anyone else. But as incomes improve and the Indian consumer demands more options and quality assurance, opportunities for innovative players willing to experiment are surfacing. Hannah Abdulla explores.

Dairy in India: How to win over the Indian consumer

30 Sep 2014

India is the world's largest producer of raw milk. The market, however, is greatly fragmented with farmers and local dairy co-operatives controlling much of the sector, leaving little room for anyone else. But as incomes improve and the Indian consumer demands more options and quality assurance, opportunities for innovative players willing to experiment are surfacing. Hannah Abdulla explores.

Dairy in India: The supply chain issues facing the sector

30 Sep 2014

India's poor road network and lack of investment in cold chain infrastructure have long challenged the country’s dairy industry, highlighting the value for companies of undertaking the tough task of establish their own milk collection.

Dairy in India: How can exporters crack the market?

30 Sep 2014

Overseas dairy companies talk of the potential India can offer their business but the market remains challenging, not least when looking at its supply chain and infrastructure. However, there are ways international dairy players can gain a foothold in India's promising dairy sector.

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words

15 Sep 2014

In this week's big acquisition, General Mills moved to boost its domestic business with a deal to buy natural and organic firm Annie's. Elsewhere Arla Foods announced it had entered the race to take over Egypt's Arab Dairy Products Co. Indian dairy firm Amul hinted at plans to start exports to Russia while local conglomerate ITC announced it would grow its presence in the Indian dairy sector. Things also continued to heat up in the battle for Chiquita Brands International, with the produce giant announcing it had been granted a waiver from Fyffes to enter into discussions with Cutrale Group and Safra Group.

INDIA: Amul eyes exports to Russia

10 Sep 2014

Indian dairy co-op Amul has told just-food it is hoping to soon secure Russian government approval to export to the country, which has banned products from markets including the EU.

INDIA: Amul eyes exports to Russia

10 Sep 2014

Indian dairy co-op Amul has told just-food it is hoping to soon secure Russian government approval to export to the country, which has banned products from markets including the EU.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food last week

8 Sep 2014

Danone this week said Franck Riboud will step down as CEO after 18 years leading the French food giant. Across the Channel, the UK government announced plans for a food crime unit to tackle fraud. In emerging markets, Lactalis struck a deal to buy dairy assets from Brazil's BRF, while Egyptian snack group Bisco Misr said Kellogg had expressed an interest in buying the business.

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words

8 Sep 2014

Danone CEO Franck Riboud surprised this market this week with his decision to step down from the role after 18 years. Elsewhere, a report into the UK food supply chain was published, while KP Snacks announced it is mulling the closure of two of its UK plants.

just the answer: Amul MD Dr K Rathnam on the group's growth agenda

2 Sep 2014

Indian dairy giant Amul is gearing up for growth. The company is preparing a push into the value-added nutraceuticals sector in India while, further afield, the co-operative intends to start manufacturing in Europe and Singapore by early 2016. Newly-appointed managing director Dr K Rathnam speaks to just-food about Amul's future.

INDIA: Amul says protests at HQ now "resolved"

13 Jun 2014

Indian dairy cooperative Amul said it has solved a "misunderstanding" that sparked protests by farmers at its Anand headquarters this week.

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