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SA Dairy Championships attract nearly 900 entries

Nearly 900 dairy products were entered in the 2021 South African Dairy Championships, the largest and oldest dairy competition in Africa. The...

FAO’s food price index the highest in nearly seven years

The Food Price Index (FFPI) Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) averaged 113,3 points in January 2021 – 4,3%...

Call for entries for the 2021 SA Dairy Championships

All dairy producers are invited to enter the 2021 South African Dairy Championships, the country's biggest, oldest and most prestigious dairy event....

New meaningful food certification for ethical farmers

A Greener World (AGW) is a new food label for farmers and retailers committed to animal welfare and sustainable livestock production. This...

Developing Nestlé’s first net zero dairy farm in South Africa

Nestlé announced the Skimmelkrans Net Zero Carbon Emissions Project. The project aims to create the company’s first carbon-neutral dairy farm, located in...

IDF publishes update on dairy terms on labels

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has updated its bulletin on the Codex General Standard for the Use of Dairy Terms (GSUDT). This...

The legal landscape of dairy product labelling

There is no single regulatory authority for all dairy products in South Africa, which means products are subject to various regulatory authorities....

MPO hosts first virtual national conference and awards ceremony

Plaas Media attended a ‘watch party’ in Humansdorp for the first virtual annual national conference and awards ceremony of the Milk Producers’...

Animal feed outlook for 2021 and beyond

The animal feed industry plays a significant role in the agricultural sector. With the expected worldwide increase in population in future, the...

ARC recognises National Master Dairyman at virtual awards

Agri-Expo presented this year’s Agricultural Research Council (ARC) National Master Dairyman Awards ceremony on 21 October as a virtual event, on behalf...