Dairy

India accounts for 20% of global milk output. Pic: Getty Images/Ram Tekale

Dairy industry would have suffered if PM Modi signed RCEP deal, experts say

Farmers cheer India’s exit from regional FTA

By Richard Whitehead

India’s government has bowed to pressure from agriculture, and in particular the powerful dairy industry, and refused to join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership trade deal with 15 other Asia-Pacific countries.

Lewis Road Creamery has permanently shifted all its bottles to rPET.

Lewis Road Creamery reducing plastic with rPET bottles

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand dairy producer Lewis Road Creamery has eliminated 210 tonnes of fresh plastic from its packaging cycle in the first 12 months of trialling bottles made from 100% recycled plastic.