Beston lifts lactoferrin production

Beston lifts lactoferrin production

South Australia-based Beston Global Food’s lactoferrin factory in Jervois will begin using new equipment in a few weeks, lifting annual lactoferrin capacity from 3t to 25t. In the first stage of commissioning Beston produced lactoferrin with a purity of more than 95%,...
Rain: It’s complicated

Rain: It’s complicated

After La Niña downpours through March and April, large parts of Australia have seen rainfall deficiencies significantly reduced. However, it seems La Niña rain has missed a lot of south-east Queensland, affecting dairy farmers in the region. In the latest drought...
Beston lifts lactoferrin production

Milk Exchange opens trading for 2021/22

The Milk Exchange’s next trading event on 21 April will enable milk suppliers to sell new season milk, giving suppliers the opportunity to set a reserve price for their milk and designating a validity period for the offer. Milk Exchange general manager commercial...
Australian exports mixed

Australian exports mixed

Australian cheese exports fell 3.9% to 98,861t in the eight months to February, including a reduction of 10,198t in sales to Japan. Butter and AMF exports rose 134% and 50.7% respectively. Combined fat exports (on a commercial butter equivalent basis) were up 103% for...
Beston lifts lactoferrin production

EU looks to impose more GIs

National Farmers Federation’s (NFF) chief executive Tony Mahar says Australian farmers, processors and consumers are at a disadvantage as the EU has added haloumi to its list of geographical indicators (GI) products. The EU voted to restrict cheese manufacturers...