Posts tagged "The a2 Milk Company"

A2 Milk’s new boss Jayne Hrdlicka unfazed by the rising tide of competition

[4 August/NZ Herald] The a2 Milk Company’s (‘A2 Milk’) new Chief Executive, Jayne Hrdlicka, is relaxed about competition entering the A2 milk market. She said more competition could only grow the segment. A2 Milk accounts for around 10 percent of the fresh milk market in Australia and is being successful in the lucrative Chinese infant...

A2 Milk increases stake in Synlait Milk

[3 August/Radio NZ] The a2 Milk Company will buy an additional 8 percent share in Synlait Milk from Mitsui for $161.6 million. This will increase its share of Synlait to 17.4 percent in total. Synlait produces infant formula for A2 Milk, which was in demand in Australia and China. It had also helped drive the...

Fonterra, a2 Milk bury the hatchet

[3 August/NZ Herald] Fonterra and The A2 Milk Company have joined together to offer a jointly branded A1-free milk to New Zealand consumers. Fonterra had resisted the a2 Milk concept until now. The two companies have moved on from historic differences and formed a joint venture. They launched their first jointly branded product this week....

Synlait posts record first-half net profit

[21 March/The Country] Dairy company Synlait posted a record first-half net profit mainly due to its relationship with The a2 Milk Company and its increased manufacture of high-margin products. Profit increased from $10.2 million in the previous year to $40.7 million in the six months ended 31 January. Synlait expected the second half to not...

Did Lion cave to a2 on milk labelling?

[8 December/ National Business Review] The a2 Milk Company has announced that it has settled the legal claims and counter claims between itself and Lion. The a2 Milk Company initiated the litigation in 2016 after Lion marketed its milk as containing a2 protein, a claim a2 believed breached its patent and misled consumers. Lion then...

A2 milk health claims get their day in court

[19 September/ NZ Herald] The a2 Milk Company’s claims that its product is healthier than ordinary milk are set to be tested in an open court in Australia, after Lion Group lodged a cross-claim seeking damage for loss of sales. The a2 Milk Company claimed that milk without A1 proteins was healthier than milk containing...