The days of cafes getting milk in plastic bottles may be numbered if two young Dunedin entrepreneurs have their way.
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.
A2 CORPORATION (A2C) and its China distributor partner China State Farm Holding Shanghai Company (CSF) has hosted the official launch ceremony for a2 Platinum infant formula in China.
PRAISE FOR Fonterra and the Government’s handling of the false-alarm food safety recall has come from an unexpected quarter – A2 Corporation which is launching its own infant formula brand in China in November.