The final list of candidates for Fonterra’s board election is out. Surprisingly only one candidate came through the farmer nominated…
Infant nutrition products contributed strongly to a2 Milk’s record results for the year ended June 30, 2019.
This year was pivotal in the “transformative dynamic” of a2 Milk Company and it had “really only just scratched the surface” of its potential as a business, chief executive Jayne Hrdlicka says.
Federated Farmers national dairy chair Chris Lewis says he is looking into transitioning to an A2 herd but he questions whether the premium will stick if everyone switches.
Farmer demand for A2 dairy bulls for the upcoming mating season is at record levels, says the marketing arm of World Wide Sires NZ.
Asked if Jersey farmers should start breeding for A2 milk – achieveable within five years in Jerseys but at a price in genetic diversity – Fonterra chairman John Wilson advises, “select for the animals which would give the best genetic gain – full stop”.
THE a2 Milk Company (a2MC) has achieved approval from regulatory agencies in China to resume shipments of its a2 Platinum infant formula.