Bigger Bega looks for more growth

Competition encountered by its new spreads and sauces business is proving to be stiff, but the dairy company turned grocery goods producer, Bega Cheese, is happy to look at more food sector acquisitions.
Competition encountered by its new spreads and sauces business is proving to be stiff, but the dairy company turned grocery goods producer, Bega Cheese, is happy to look at more food sector acquisitions.
Australia’s biggest long life beverage processor, Freedom Foods Group, is making a bold play for the specialty A2 dairy market, launching its own A2 milk range.
28 Feb 18 Australia’s biggest long life beverage processor, Freedom Foods Group, is making a bold play for the specialty A2 dairy market, launching its own A2 milk range.
As recently as 2016, Theo Spierings, chief executive of Auckland-based Fonterra Cooperative Group, the world's biggest dairy exporter, described A2 milk as just a
26 Feb 18 As recently as 2016, Theo Spierings, chief executive of Auckland-based Fonterra Cooperative Group, the world's biggest dairy exporter, described A2 milk as just a "marketing concept".
Fast-growing dairy youngster, A2 Milk Company, is teaming up with global giant, Fonterra, giving the New Zealand co-operative exclusive rights to process and sell fresh A2 milk in NZ and nutritional powder in new Asian and Middle East markets.
26 Feb 18 Fast-growing dairy youngster, A2 Milk Company, is teaming up with global giant, Fonterra, giving the New Zealand co-operative exclusive rights to process and sell fresh A2 milk in NZ and...
Market volatility has a huge impact across the dairy value chain, a wide-ranging discussion at the Australian Dairy Conference in Melbourne in February revealed.
23 Feb 18 Market volatility has a huge impact across the dairy value chain, a wide-ranging discussion at the Australian Dairy Conference in Melbourne in February revealed.
The Australian dairy industry was challenged at the Australian Dairy Conference to call out the bad behaviour of individual farmers with regards to environmental management and animal welfare to ensure it met community expectations in these areas.
22 Feb 18  1 The Australian dairy industry was challenged at the Australian Dairy Conference to call out the bad behaviour of individual farmers with regards to environmental management and animal...
Dairy prices at the latest global dairy trade auction (GDT) have dipped by 0.5 per cent to reach an average of US$3623.
21 Feb 18 Dairy prices at the latest global dairy trade auction (GDT) have dipped by 0.5 per cent to reach an average of US$3623.
The independent panel inquiry into Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) had borne out concerns, raised by Loddon Valley irrigators, in the last 18 months, according to Fernihurst farmer Ken Pattison.
21 Feb 18 The independent panel inquiry into Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) had borne out concerns, raised by Loddon Valley irrigators, in the last 18 months, according to Fernihurst farmer Ken... | GMW needs urgent transformation 
The State Government has fully accepted an advisory panel’s recommendations Goulburn Murray Water (GMW) was in need of “an urgent and significant transformation”.
20 Feb 18 The State Government has fully accepted an advisory panel’s recommendations Goulburn Murray Water (GMW) was in need of “an urgent and significant transformation”.
Claims by the head of Canadian dairy giant, Saputo, European and New Zealand co-operatives were responsible for ongoing volatility in the sector have been dismissed as too simple, by Victorian farmers.
20 Feb 18 Claims by the head of Canadian dairy giant, Saputo, European and New Zealand co-operatives were responsible for ongoing volatility in the sector have been dismissed as too simple, by...
Australia’s online livestock selling system, AuctionsPlus wanted to continue to work with traditional saleyards to reduce volatility for vendors and buyers, according to chief executive Anna Speer.
20 Feb 18 Australia’s online livestock selling system, AuctionsPlus wanted to continue to work with traditional saleyards to reduce volatility for vendors and buyers, according to chief executive...
Milk and meat manufactured in a laboratory was here to stay and farmers needed to view them as a serious challenge, according to Silicon Valley think-tank Singularity University’s regional ambassador Kaila Colbin.
19 Feb 18 Milk and meat manufactured in a laboratory was here to stay and farmers needed to view them as a serious challenge, according to Silicon Valley think-tank Singularity University’s...
The last week has been filled with commentary and vitriol regarding the Murray Darling Basin Plan and its fate.
19 Feb 18 The last week has been filled with commentary and vitriol regarding the Murray Darling Basin Plan and its fate.
Katunga, Vic, dairyfarmer Paul Stammers took out The Pitch competition at the Australian Dairy Conference in Melbourne in February.
17 Feb 18 Katunga, Vic, dairyfarmer Paul Stammers took out The Pitch competition at the Australian Dairy Conference in Melbourne in February.
Six young scientists from around Australia impressed delegates at the Australian Dairy Conference as they presented the results of their research.
17 Feb 18 Six young scientists from around Australia impressed delegates at the Australian Dairy Conference as they presented the results of their research.
A rapid wave of change is sweeping across the world disrupting every aspect of human existence, the Australian Dairy Conference in Melbourne in February was told.
17 Feb 18 A rapid wave of change is sweeping across the world disrupting every aspect of human existence, the Australian Dairy Conference in Melbourne in February was told.
The Australian Dairy Conference attracted almost 500 delegates to Melbourne this week.
16 Feb 18 The Australian Dairy Conference attracted almost 500 delegates to Melbourne this week.
The Canadian businessman leading the push to buy the Australian processor Murray Goulburn, Lino Saputo jnr, has questioned the sale of fresh milk for $1 a litre, telling a dairy conference, “I just don’t see how $1 milk could be viable.”
16 Feb 18 The Canadian businessman leading the push to buy the Australian processor Murray Goulburn, Lino Saputo jnr, has questioned the sale of fresh milk for $1 a litre, telling a dairy...
12 Feb 18 "When you're on a farm, you learn something new every day", that's according to Shannon Notter, who operates a dairy farm at Carlisle River in south-western Victoria.
Dairyfarmers wanting an insight into the latest science in pasture improvement and herd genetics have been invited to a Dairy Open Day at AgriBio next week.
09 Feb 18 Dairyfarmers wanting an insight into the latest science in pasture improvement and herd genetics have been invited to a Dairy Open Day at AgriBio next week.
It’s time to make some room in your fridge and freezer, the prestigious Australian Grand Dairy Awards has announced its 2018 Champions, revealing the top 18 dairy products in Australia.
09 Feb 18 It’s time to make some room in your fridge and freezer, the prestigious Australian Grand Dairy Awards has announced its 2018 Champions, revealing the top 18 dairy products in Australia.
Delay to the proposed sale of milk processor Murray Goulburn (MG) to Canadian dairy giant Saputo risked causing significant damage to Australia’s dairy industry, United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) president Adam Jenkins has warned.
08 Feb 18 Delay to the proposed sale of milk processor Murray Goulburn (MG) to Canadian dairy giant Saputo risked causing significant damage to Australia’s dairy industry, United Dairyfarmers of...
THAT’S why “people hate politicians” says federal Agriculture and Water Resources Minister and Queensland rural MP David Littleproud.
08 Feb 18 THAT’S why “people hate politicians” says federal Agriculture and Water Resources Minister and Queensland rural MP David Littleproud.
The debt-heavy Murray Goulburn co-operative is making more money as dairy markets improve, but continues to struggle to source enough milk to help its ailing financial position.
07 Feb 18 The debt-heavy Murray Goulburn co-operative is making more money as dairy markets improve, but continues to struggle to source enough milk to help its ailing financial position.
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While conditions are variable across the country, spring grazing management and silage are top of mind for dairy farmers as they work to conserve as much quality feed and fibre as possible. 
13 Sep 18 While conditions are variable across the country, spring grazing management and silage are top of mind for dairy...
Nitrogen can be a cost-effective way to grow extra feed this spring and beat high bought-in feed prices, providing soil moisture is right. 
12 Sep 18 Nitrogen can be a cost-effective way to grow extra feed this spring and beat high bought-in feed prices, providing...
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Mr Irvin seems to be talking up the milk price, on behalf of the farmers or is he just saying
The Australian Dairy Conference is on the hunt to find the smartest farm apps being used on Australian dairy farms and it wants farmers' help.11 Sep 18 The Australian Dairy Conference is on the hunt to find the smartest farm apps being used on Australian dairy farms...
The next stage in a project that could see dairy farmers derive income from trading their excess energy production is underway.
06 Sep 18 The next stage in a project that could see dairy farmers derive income from trading their excess energy production...
Monopoly market may confront cropping sector under mega-merger proposal.22 Sep 16 Monopoly market may confront cropping sector under mega-merger proposal.
Australian farm chemical manufacturer Nufarm has repaired its balance sheet and is now hunting for acquisition opportunities.25 Sep 16 Australian farm chemical manufacturer Nufarm has repaired its balance sheet and is now hunting for acquisition...