Tuesday, 11 November 2014 00:00

Winter contracts to keep UHT plant humming

FONTERRA IS offering winter milk contracts in Waikato to keep its new $120m UHT plant in year-round production. The plant at Waitoa has eight lines and can produce 28 packets of UHT milk and cream per second; it needs 100m L of milk every year.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 00:00

Containers roll out of Miraka

A STEADY stream of  containers loaded with UHT milk are leaving the Miraka dairy factory near Taupo headed for the China market.

Miraka is contracted by the Chinese dairy giant Shanghai Pengxin to produce the UHT milk in 250ml branded packs for Chinese consumers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 November 2014 09:56

From garage to exports in 25 years

WE ALL know China makes some crap. But we also know China makes quality items – Apple i-Phones, supertankers, Red Bands and Swandris, to name a few. The trick is knowing which is which.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 31 October 2014 18:53

Pineapple-flavoured UHT milk for China

Pineapple-flavoured milk and cream are two of the products being churned out by Fonterra's new $120 million UHT milk processing site at Waitoa in the Waikato.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 16:33

Anti-GE claims about China trade dismissed

FEEDING American dried distillers grains is unlikely to cause problems with China, say agribusiness specialists.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 09:02

Synlait gets China approval

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).

Published in General News
Tuesday, 23 September 2014 12:28

Formula makers back proposed export rules

INFANT FORMULA exporters and manufacturers are backing new regulations proposed by the government.

Published in General News
Monday, 08 September 2014 09:02

Taratahi signs MOU with China

TARATAHI AGRICULTURAL Training Centre has signed a memorandum of understanding with the China Rural Technology Development Centre (CRTD).

Published in General News
Thursday, 28 August 2014 14:50

Green light for Synlait

Synlait Milk has received MPI approval of its risk management programme at its dry blending and consumer packaging plant.

Published in General News
Thursday, 28 August 2014 08:41

Fonterra farmers like China plan

FONTERRA FARMERS are welcoming the co-op's infant formula joint venture in China.

Published in General News

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