Dairy

India says no to Chinese milk for another year

India says no to Chinese milk for another year

By Ankush Chibber

Chinese milk products still cannot make the hop over the Himalayas to the booming Indian market with the company’s authorities calling for an extension on a ban on them.

Fonterra boosts dairy powder power with takeover swoop

Fonterra boosts dairy powder power with takeover swoop

By Ben Bouckley

Fonterra has signed a conditional agreement to acquire the milk processing assets of South Canterbury-based New Zealand Dairies (NZDL), and said the dairy site would boost its export capacity, where it is processing around 150m litres of milk per year...

Cochineal insects

Warning over cochineal extract in Japan

By Ankush Chibber

Authorities in Japan have sounded an alert over cochineal extract, a commonly used food colorant, over fears it could trigger intense allergic reactions amongst consumers.

Australia-Malaysia sign food trade accord

Australia-Malaysia sign food trade accord

By Ankush Chibber

A free trade agreement between Australia and Malaysia will open a robust corridor for food trade between the two countries, experts say.