Fonterra to Expand NZ Plant

News EditorIndustry News, International

Fonterra, the New Zealand dairy ingredients cooperative, has received approval for a $212 million expansion at its Edendale, New Zealand plant. A resource management committee has agreed to give Fonterra permission to exceed the permitted heights in the district plan and build a 70m boiler stack, a 31m boiler building and a 60m milk drier building. The milk dryer will … Read More

New Zealand Study May Find Production Increase

News EditorAgribusiness, Animal Health, Biotech, International, Milk, Research

A new scientific study being conducted in New Zealand could yield a natural, non-hormonal supplement that will significantly increase milk production. The study is being co-funded by the country’s governmental lab AgResearch Ltd.. and Ancare Scientific. The study with Ancare Scientific Ltd. will take a year and cost more than NZ$500,000 ($377,000), Andy West, chief executive officer of state-owned AgResearch … Read More