The days of cafes getting milk in plastic bottles may be numbered if two young Dunedin entrepreneurs have their way.
Yesterday's Synlait Milk annual meeting delivered good news for members, with the company showing solid performance for the 2013 financial year.
FOLLOWING THE Canterbury A&P show, the Synlait Boys and Girls Agricultural Club, last week held their own championship day at Canterbury Agricultural Park.
SYNLAIT MILK is now a registered manufacturer of retail-ready infant formula for export to China, following approval from the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China (CNCA).
Synlait Milk has received MPI approval of its risk management programme at its dry blending and consumer packaging plant.
SYNLAIT MILK expects strong global demand for its lactoferrin to continue since it began commercially producing and selling the milk protein earlier this year.
SYNLAIT HAS appointed Mike Lee to the newly created role of general manager sales reporting to the managing director Dr John Penno.
SYNLAIT SAYS it expects Synlait Milk to receive registration by the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China (CNCA) as an exporter of finished infant formula into China.
Synlait Milk has posted a $12.1 million net profit after tax for the first six months to January 31 this year. The result is an increase of $5.3 million on the result for the same period in 2013.