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Murray Goulburn results and review - takeaways

Murray Goulburn has just closed what its CEO has called a "difficult" 12 months. In reality, it has been tough for the Australia-based dairy...

The small can be powerful in Australia - analysis

The growth of Australia's grocery market is slowing but there remains opportunities for smaller brands to exploit. Nicholas Hill, senior acc...

Analysis: Australia heads low-FODMAP development

It was a university in Australia that developed the low-FODMAP diet just over a decade ago and it is that country that is in the vanguard of...

Murray Goulburn's FY results - 7 things to learn

Embattled Australian milk processor Murray Goulburn reported its full-year results this week. The company, which part-listed on the Australi...

Latest Interviews

Freedom Foods Group charting growth strategy from Australia to China and US – interview 26 Apr 2017

Katy Askew

Australia-based Freedom Foods Group is balancing its ambitions to grow at home and abroad. A supplier of allergen-free products in Australia, Freedom Foods is expanding its domestic presence through a focus on innovation. At the same time, the company is trying to grow its dairy, snack and cereal sales in China and the US. Katy Askew spoke to Freedom's general manager of marketing and innovation, Tom Dusseldorp, to find out more. 


"All of the major dairy companies are aware of us" - A2 Milk Co. chairman David Hearn on the company's rise 24 Feb 2017

Dean Best

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.

Latest News

Yili denies reported bid for Murray Goulburn but admits "strategic proposal" 22 Sep 2017

Andy Coyne

Chinese dairy company Yili has denied stories in the press that it had made a substantial bid for Australian peer Murray Goulburn.


JBS 'announces redundancies in Australia' 22 Sep 2017

Dean Best

Brazil-based meat processor JBS has reportedly announced more than 230 of its workers in Australia are to lose their jobs.


Murray Goulburn confirms approaches from suitors 21 Sep 2017

Andy Coyne

Up-for-sale Australian dairy processor Murray Goulburn has confirmed it has had approaches from a number of suitors interested in either buying some assets or taking over the whole co-operative.


Fonterra appoints Marc Rivers as CFO 21 Sep 2017

Andy Coyne

New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra has named Marc Rivers as its new chief financial officer.


Arla rejects talk of 'interest' in Murray Goulburn 18 Sep 2017

Dean Best

Arla Foods has dismissed a report in Australia the European dairy giant was set to enter the bidding for local co-op Murray Goulburn.


Westland shareholders to vote on NZ dairy co-op's plan to streamline board 18 Sep 2017

Andy Coyne

New Zealand dairy cooperative Westland Milk Products' proposal to restructure its board will face a vote from its shareholders next month.

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