Arla Foods has become a founding member of the Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme of the Freight Transport Association. The dairy company, which has some 730 commercial vehicles, says it will cut emissions by 25% by 2020.
Stonyfield Farm has teamed with Planet Dog, the socially responsible pet company, on a customer-loyalty program. Points earned by buying Stonyfield yogurt can be redeemed for Planet Dog's Orbee-Tuff Ball.
The California Milk Processor Board is launching its largest Hispanic campaign so far, called Mucho Más Que Leche, or More Than Just Milk. The campaign is the first to use radio advertising, with 30-second spots suggesting milk can serve as toothpaste, shampoo and sports drink.
Sri Lanka's Pelwatta Dairy plant plans to start producing high-quality cattle feed next month in an effort to improve milk production in the country and reduce imported dairy purchases. The new plant also will begin making milk powder in November.
Friesland Foods has been launched in Sri Lanka by LifeServ' (Pvt) Ltd., a maker of surgical devices and pharmaceutical products. Friesland manufactures and markets dairy products, fruit-based drinks and ingredients.