UK vegans are demanding a law change to ban discrimination against plant-based eaters in workplaces.
Alternatives to milk are not necessarily better or cleaner than dairy, says Leon Clement, the new chief executive of Synlait Milk.
Plant-based proteins pose a threat to the New Zealand dairy industry’s ingredients strategy, says Synlait founder John Penno.
A leading figure in the NZ dairy sector says in the future the industry will be smaller and less intensive.
A2 milk producer a2 Milk Company (a2MC) has nearly doubled its stake in Canterbury processor Synlait Milk.
Global businesses are looking to New Zealand for solutions to tough environmental challenges – especially agriculture, says Abbie Reynolds, executive director of the Sustainable Business Council.
Synlait is working with companies in Europe to bring technology to NZ which will significantly reduce methane in the rumen of animals, says Hamish Reid, director of sustainability and brand.
Synlait has seen a growing emphasis on issues of sustainability from premium customers worldwide, says chief executive John Penno.