A2 MILK is moving into the powdered milk market and pushing into China.
On Monday, A2 Corporation announced a strategic agreement with New Zealand dairy processor Synlait Milk to manufacture a2 brand nutritional powders - milk powders and infant formulas.
Under the agreement Synlait Milk will take A2 Milk from accredited dairy farms in the Canterbury region of New Zealand and make a2 brand nutrition powders at its facility in Rakaia.
"This agreement with a highly reputable supplier of nutritional powders is a key step in our strategic plan to launch a2 brand infant formula products into high-growth Asian markets, in particular China," a2 Corporation managing director Geoffrey Babidge said.
PEOPLE will be the focus of this year's DairySA Innovation Day at Mt Gambier.
The June 27 event at the Barn Palais will profile dairy businesses with a team of happy, well organised and enthusiastic staff working together.
For more details, phone Kylie Boston, 0407 231 547.THE Young Dairy Development Program will hold workshops in Gippsland in the coming months to help dairy farmers advance in the industry.
The workshops will be over four days - another two days are also available at an additional cost - and will be held on May 1-2, May 22-23 and June 5-6.
Called "4 Teats churn milk into money", the workshops will include topics such as: increasing operational profit, different financing options, employee's rights and responsibilities and succession planning with a family business.
It will cost participants $200 for the four days, including two nights accommodation and all learning materials. The extra two days cost $25 a day with accommodation at the participant's cost.
Twenty five places are available.
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