Here is where you can find the latest news and updates on our business.

2017

Dec 16

Expanded Leadership Team supports Synlait’s vision

Synlait (NZX: SML; ASX: SM1) has expanded their Senior Leadership Team (SLT) to support their vision of becoming the world’s most innovative and trusted dairy company.

Synlait Announcement Expanded Leadership Team supports Synlait’s vision

2016

Dec 02

Synlait awarded best growth strategy

Last night Synlait Milk (NZX: SML; ASX: SM1) won the Best Growth Strategy category at the 2016 Deloitte Top 200 Awards.

SML Announcement Synlait awarded best growth strategy
Nov 29

Shareholders pleased with Synlait’s strong FY16 performance

Synlait Milk’s (NZX: SML; ASX: SM1) Annual Meeting of Shareholders today highlighted their record FY16 profit of $34.4 million showed their value added strategy is successful.

SML Announcement Shareholders pleased with Synlaits strong FY16 performance Synlait Milk AGM 29 November 2016 Online
Nov 29

Synlait increases forecast milk price to $6.00 kgMS

Synlait Milk (NZX: SML; ASX: SM1) has increased their forecast milk price from $5.00 kgMS to $6.00 kgMS for the 2016 / 2017 season.

SML Announcement Synlait increases forecast milk price to 6.00 kgMS
Nov 25

Synlait Milk commences trading on ASX

Synlait Milk (NZX: SML; ASX: SM1) has dual listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and will commence trading today.

SML Announcement Synlait Milk commences trading on ASX
Nov 15

Boyd Williams joins Synlait as GM People and Culture

Boyd Williams will join Synlait’s Senior Leadership Team (SLT) as General Manager People and Culture from 12 December 2016. A senior international human resources executive, Mr Williams brings more than 30 years of experience to one of New Zealand’s fastest growing companies.

SML Announcement Boyd Williams joins Synlait as GM People and Culture
Nov 14

Synlait update following earthquake

Synlait’s Dunsandel site has not been affected and is operating as usual following this morning’s 12.02am earthquake and aftershocks. Synlait has confirmed their employees, who live throughout the Canterbury region, are safe.

SML Announcement Update following earthquake
Nov 10

Synlait removes 360 cars a week from SH1 in Canterbury

Synlait’s shuttle service removes an estimated 360 cars a week from SH1 / Main South Road, one of Canterbury’s busiest, improving road safety for everyone. Introduced on 1 August, it provides employees with a free daily roundtrip shuttle service from Rolleston to Synlait’s Dunsandel site several times in the morning and evening.

SML Announcement Synlait removes 360 cars a week from SH1 in Canterbury
Nov 08

Synlait’s Notice of 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Our 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Synlait Milk Limited will be held on Tuesday 29 November 2016 from 1:00pm at Tait Technology Centre, 245 Wooldridge Road, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand.

Synlait AGM Notice 2016
Sep 19

Synlait’s profit triples in FY16, launches next growth phase

Synlait’s reported net profit after tax (NPAT) has more than tripled to $34.4 million for the financial year ending 31 July 2016.

Synlaits profit triples in FY16 launches next growth phase Synlait.com Synlait Milk Annual Report 2016 Synlait Milk FY16 Investor Presentation Synlait.com
Sep 09

Li Ke resigns from Synlait Milk Board

Li Ke has resigned from her role as Director on Synlait Milk’s Board of Directors for personal reasons.

Synlait Announcement Li Ke resigns from Synlait Milk Board
Aug 29

New appointment to Synlait’s Senior Leadership Team

Quentin Lowcay, General Counsel and Commercial Manager, has joined Synlait’s Senior Leadership Team. Since joining Synlait in 2013, Quentin’s role has grown to advise the SLT and Board on legal affairs, risk, corporate governance, insurance and commercial matters (particularly customer and supplier relationships).

New appointment to Synlaits Senior Leadership Team
Aug 23

Synlait and a2 Milk reaffirm infant formula supply arrangements

Synlait Milk Limited (Synlait) and The a2 Milk Company Limited (a2MC) are pleased to announce a new supply agreement between the two groups for the production of a2 Platinum® infant formula. The agreement strengthens the current business relationship between a2MC and Synlait by providing certainty around medium term growth plans.

Synlait and a2MC reaffirm infant formula supply arrangements 23 August 2016
Aug 12

$34 – $35 million FY16 reported earnings forecast for Synlait

Synlait Milk’s reported net profit after tax (NPAT) for FY16 is forecast to be in the range of $34 - $35 million. Underlying NPAT for FY16 is forecast to be in the range of $32 - $33 million¹. Earnings guidance for the financial year ending 31 July 2016 (FY16) has been provided to clarify market expectations around FY16 performance.

Synlait Announcement Synlait forecasts FY16 earnings of 32 33 million Synlait Milk FY16 Earnings Update 12 August 2016
Jul 22

Notice of date for Synlait’s FY16 annual results

Synlait will announce their annual results for the financial year ending 31 July 2016 (FY16) on 19 September 2016.

Synlait Announcement Notice of date for Synlaits FY16 annual results
Jul 18

Synlait GM accepts next international role

Michael Stein, Synlait’s General Manager Quality and Regulatory, has accepted the role of Quality and Food Safety Director, Asia Pacific, with Danone Nutricia Early Life Nutrition.

Synlait Announcement Synlait GM accepts next international role
Jun 15

Synlait’s Senior Leadership Team evolves

Synlait’s Senior Leadership Team is evolving with the appointment of a General Manager Business Development and changes to two other General Manager roles.

Synlait Announcement Synlait’s Senior Leadership Team evolves
Jun 07

Synlait forecast milk price $4.50 kgMS next season

Synlait Milk’s forecast milk price for the 2016 / 2017 season is $4.50 kgMS and will carry a higher than usual advance rate for milk suppliers.

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait forecast milk price 4.50 kgMS next season
Mar 31

Nutritional sales underpin half year underlying profit of $12.3 million

Synlait has reported an underlying net profit after tax (NPAT) of $12.3 million for the first half of the 2016 financial year (HY16).

Synlait Announcement Nutritional sales underpin half year underlying profit of 12.3 million 1 Synlait Milk Limited Interim Report 2016 FINAL Synlait Milk Limited Interim Report Presentation 31 March 2016 FINAL Synlait Milk Limited Half year 2016 NZX Appendix 1
Mar 15

Growth attracts 28 new Canterbury milk suppliers

Synlait now has 201 milk suppliers for 2016 / 2017 to meet forecast growth in their value-added nutritional product business.

Synlait Announcement Growth attracts 28 new Canterbury milk suppliers
Feb 19

Synlait appoints Strategic Advisor to Senior Leadership Team

Malcolm Tweed will join Synlait’s Senior Leadership Team in a temporary capacity as Strategic Advisor – Business Development from March 2016.

Synlait Announcement Synlait appoints Strategic Advisor to Senior Leadership Team
Feb 19

Notice of date for FY16 Interim Results

Synlait will announce their Interim Results for the financial year ending 31 July 2016 (FY16) on 31 March 2016. An investor relations schedule, with key dates for the current financial year, can be found online at www.synlait.com/investors/key-dates.

Synlait Announcement Notice of date for FY16 Interim Result
Feb 12

Synlait strengthens senior team to drive value growth and business performance

Three new senior management positions will add business development and process improvement capability to Synlait’s Senior Leadership Team. Managing Director and CEO John Penno said the decision follows an assessment of business areas that require additional focus to ensure the company continues to deliver against its growth aspirations.

Synlait Announcement Synlait strengthens senior team to drive value growth and performance
Feb 01

Synlait revises milk price forecast to $4.20

Synlait Milk has revised its forecast milk price for the 2015 / 2016 season from $5.00 per kgMS to $4.20 per kgMS.

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait revises milk price forecast to 4.20

2015

Dec 16

Synlait Investor Update – December 2015

This is our first Investor Update, which is intended to keep our shareholders informed of developments in-between full year and half year results (reported in September and March, respectively). This Investor Update features articles on nutritional sales as a KPI, Synlait's 2015 Annual Meeting, dairy prices and profitability, customers and what's happening inside the farm gate. We intend to release an Investor Update twice a year around June and December. Feedback is welcome via email to feedback@synlait.com.

Synlait Investor Update December 2015
Dec 08

Synlait Milk – 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Synlait Milk’s financial performance in FY16 will reflect strong growth in nutritional sales volumes and showcase the benefits of a value added strategy. Shareholders were told today at Synlait’s 2015 Annual Meeting the focus for the current financial year is on developing nutritional and infant formula products with key customers.

SML Media Release Greater Year on Year Performance for Synlait Synlait Milk Annual Meeting of Shareholders 2015 presentation
Nov 11

Notice of Annual Meeting of Shareholders 2015

Synlait Milk Limited's Notice of Annual Meeting of Shareholders 2015 will today be sent to shareholders. A proxy voting form will also be sent. Synlait's Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday 8 December 2015 from 1:00pm at Synlait Milk (1028 Heslerton Road, RD13, Rakaia 7783, New Zealand).

SML Notice of Annual Meeting of Shareholders 2015 SML Proxy Form 2015 Sample
Sep 22

Synlait poised for earnings growth following $12.2 million underlying NPAT in FY15

Synlait Milk has reported an underlying net profit after tax (NPAT) of $12.2 million for the financial year ending 31 July 2015 (FY15), compared with $19.6 million in FY14.

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait poised for earnings growth Synlait Milk Limited Annual Report 2015 Synlait Milk Announcement Annual Results 2015 Investor Presentation Synlait Milk Announcement Notification for Closing Date for Director Nominations 2015 Synlait Milk Annual Result 2015 NZX Appendix 1
Aug 12

Notice of date for Synlait Milk FY15 annual results

Synlait Milk will announce their annual results for the financial year ending 31 July 2015 (FY15) on 22 September 2015. Synlait’s forecast milk price and advance rates for the current 2015 / 2016 dairy season will be revised at the same time. The final milk price for the 2014 / 2015 dairy season, as well as details for Synlait’s 2015 Annual General Meeting (AGM), will also be announced.

Synlait Milk Announcement Notice of date for Synlait Milk FY15 annual results
Jun 18

Synlait announces new partnership and premium earning milk supply opportunity

Synlait Milk announced a new partnership with United States company, Munchkin Inc., and a subsequent premium earning milk supply opportunity at its annual milk supply conference held in Christchurch today.

Synlait Milk Media Release Synlait announces new partnership and premium earning milk supply opportunity1
Jun 08

Synlait forecast milk price for 2015 / 2016 season

Synlait Milk’s forecast milk price for the upcoming 2015 / 2016 dairy season is $5.50 kgMS.

Synlait Milk Announcement Forecast Milk Price for 2015 2016 Season
Apr 29

Synlait Milk ingredient will help to significantly enhance sleep

Synlait Milk has commercialised a dairy-based milk powder ingredient that is clinically proven to enhance sleep. Results from an independent clinical trial of iNdream3 have proved its efficacy as a sleep promoting ingredient.

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait Milk ingredient will help to significantly enhance sleep
Mar 30

Synlait releases Interim Report for 2015 financial year

Synlait Milk has posted a $6.4 million net loss after tax for the first six months to 31 January in the 2015 financial year (FY15).

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait releases Interim Report for 2015 financial year Synlait Milk Limited Interim Report 2015 Synlait Milk Limited FY2015 Interim Results Presentation Synlait Milk NZX Appendix 1 Half year results 2015
Mar 25

Synlait announces forecast market milk price range of $4.50 – $4.70

Synlait Milk has increased its forecast of the market milk price for the FY2015 season from $4.40 per kgMS to a range of $4.50 - $4.70 per kgMS.

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait announces forecast market milk price range of 4.50 4.70
Mar 10

Synlait Milk confident in its food safety systems

Synlait Milk is confident that its food safety systems and security standards protect the integrity of its products.

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait Milk confident in its food safety systems
Feb 02

Synlait revises forecast of market milk price to $4.40

Synlait Milk has today revised its forecast of the market milk price for the FY2015 season down from $5.00 per kgMS to $4.40 per kgMS, along with a corresponding decrease in advance rates to farmers.

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait revises forecast of market milk price to 4.40 2 2 151
Jan 16

Low impact of drought on Synlait’s milk supply

Current dry weather in Canterbury is expected to have little impact on Synlait Milk’s milk supply because almost all Synlait suppliers have reliable irrigation water access.

Synlait Milk Announcement Low impact of drought on Synlaits milk supply

2014

Dec 02

Shareholders pleased with Synlait Milk results

Shareholders who attended Synlait Milk’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders today were pleased with the company’s solid financial performance and continued progress in the 2014 financial year.

Shareholders pleased with Synlait Milk results Tuesday 2 December 20143
Sep 30

Synlait Milk receives China approval to manufacture retail-ready infant formula

Synlait Milk is now a registered manufacturer of retail-ready infant formula for export to China, following approval from the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China (CNCA).

Synlait Milk Media Release Synlait Milk receives China approval to manufacture retail ready infant formula
Sep 22

Synlait Milk posts $19.6 million NPAT for FY2014

Synlait Milk has posted a $19.6 million net profit after tax (NPAT) for the year ending 31 July 2014, an increase of 70% compared to the $11.5 million NPAT for FY2013, and in line with its prospective financial information (PFI) forecast of $19.7 million.

Synlait Milk Media Release Synlait Milk posts 19 6 million NPAT for FY2014 Synlait Milk Limited Annual Report 2014 Synlait Milk Annual Result Presentation 2014 NZX Appendix 1 Annual Result 2014 Synlait Milk Announcement Notification for Closing Date for Director Nominations
Aug 28

Synlait Milk receives MPI approval

Synlait Milk has received approval of its Risk Management Programme from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) for its dry blending and consumer packaging plant.

Synlait Milk Media Release Synlait Milk receives MPI approval
Aug 20

Strong demand for Synlait Milk’s lactoferrin

Synlait Milk expects strong global demand for its lactoferrin to continue since it began commercially producing and selling the valuable milk protein earlier this year.

Synlait Milk Media Release Strong demand for Synlait Milk lactoferrin
Jul 04

First farm environment plan template approved

Environment Canterbury announced its approval of the first farm environment plan template under the proposed Land & Water Regional Plan.

Ecan Release first farm environment plan template approved
Jun 18

Synlait Milk realigns senior team to better serve its customers

Synlait Milk has appointed Mike Lee to the newly created role of General Manager Sales reporting to the Managing Director Dr John Penno.

Synlait Milk Media Release Synlait Milk realigns senior team to better serve its customers
May 30

Synlait Milk revises FY2014 forecast earnings

A reduced advantage from a favourable product mix in the second half of the year, and a consistently high New Zealand foreign exchange rate has resulted in a reduction in forecast net profit after tax of approximately $7.5 million for the financial year.

Synlait Milk Media Release Synlait Milk revises FY2014 forecast earnings
May 01

Synlait Milk confident of China registration

The initial list of registered New Zealand companies issued today by the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China (CNCA) did not include Synlait Milk as an exporter of finished infant formula into China. This announcement has been anticipated by the Company for some time.

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait Milk confident of China registration
Apr 28

Synlait Milk well positioned for China’s regulation changes

Synlait Milk Managing Director Dr John Penno says the Company remains confident in its nutritional strategy and is encouraged following last Thursday’s announcement by the Ministry for Primary Industries that it expects Synlait Milk to receive registration by the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China (CNCA) as an exporter of finished infant formula into China.

Synlait Milk Media Release Synlait Milk well positioned for Chinas regulation changes
Mar 27

Synlait Milk posts $12.1 million half year NPAT

Synlait Milk Chairman Graeme Milne today announced that Synlait Milk has posted a $12.1 million net profit after tax for the first six months to 31 January 2014, an increase of $5.3 million on the $6.8 million for the same period in 2013.

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait Milk posts 12.1 million half year NPAT Synlait Milk Limited Interim Report 2014 Synlait Milk 2014 Interim Result Investor Presentation NZX Appendix 1 2014 Interim Result
Mar 20

Synlait Milk welcomes FrieslandCampina’s increased shareholding

Synlait Milk welcomes today’s announcement by FrieslandCampina Investments Holding B.V., a subsidiary of Royal FrieslandCampina, that it has increased its shareholding in Synlait Milk from 7.5% to just under 10%.

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait Milk welcomes FrieslandCampinas increased shareholding
Feb 14

Synlait Milk commits to state of the art full service laboratory

Synlait Milk has committed to building a state of the art full service quality testing laboratory to further support its position as a supplier of high quality value added ingredients, and infant formula and nutritional products.

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait Milk commits to state of the art full service laboratory
Jan 28

Synlait Milk increases forecast milk price and year end result

Continuing high international commodity prices have resulted in Synlait Milk increasing its forecast milk price for the FY2014 season from $8.00 per kgMS to a range of $8.30 to $8.40 per kgMS.

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait Milk increases forecast milk price and year end result

2013

Dec 11

Synlait Milk expects to outperform financial targets

Synlait Milk expects to outperform financial targets on the basis of a favourable product mix.

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait Milk expects to outperform financial targets
Dec 04

Shareholders welcome Synlait Milk plans for growth

Synlait Milk’s performance for the 2013 financial year and its plans for the future were welcomed at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders, held today in Christchurch.

Synlait Milk Annoucement Shareholders welcome Synlait Milk plans for growth
Oct 03

Synlait Milk – Champion Global Operator at Champion Canterbury Business Awards

Synlait Milk has won the Champion Global Operator Award (large to medium enterprise) at the 2013 Champion Canterbury Business Awards. This is the second consecutive year that Synlait Milk has won this award.

Synlait Milk Annoucement Synlait Milk Champion Global Operator at Champion Canterbury Business Awards 2013
Oct 02

Fire Brigade Calls for help and Synlait Milk Responds

Synlait Milk is proud to have been able to help the local Volunteer Fire Brigade in Dunsandel by funding the purchase of a brand new emergency response vehicle that will be used to support the community.

Synlait Milk Announcement Fire Brigade Calls for help and Synlait Milk Responds
Oct 02

Synlait Milk supports AgResearch’s approach to campus development

Canterbury milk nutrition company Synlait Milk is supportive of the investment by AgResearch in its campus infrastructure.

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait Milk supports AgResearch’s approach to campus development
Sep 24

Synlait Milk posts $11.5 million NPAT for FY2013

Synlait Milk posted an $11.5 million net profit after tax for the year ending 31 July 2013, an increase of $7.1 million on FY2012 and ahead of its prospective financial information (“PFI”) forecast of $10.8 million.

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait Milk posts 11 5 million NPAT for FY2013 Synlait Milk Limited Annual Report 2013 FY2013 Annual Result Presentation
Sep 11

Severe weather impacts Canterbury dairy farmers

As reported in the media, severe weather conditions including high winds have resulted in widespread power outages and blocked roads affecting Canterbury dairy farms including those supplying milk to Synlait Milk.

Synlait Milk Announcement Severe weather impacts Canterbury dairy farmers
Sep 03

Synlait Milk raises forecast milk price for FY2014 season

Continuing high international commodity prices have seen Synlait Milk increase its forecast milk price for the FY2014 season from $7.00 per kgMS to $8.00 per kgMS.

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait Milk raises forecast milk price for FY2014 season
Aug 30

Synlait Milk will process more milk than forecast in FY14

Synlait Milk will process more milk than forecast following a decision to take a significant allocation of milk under the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act in the financial year to 31 July 2014.

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait Milk will process more milk than forecast in FY14
Aug 05

Synlait Milk Infant Formula Products Safe

Synlait Milk has reassured its customers that all products it has manufactured are safe.

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait Milk Infant Formula Products Safe
Jul 23

Synlait Milk Limited to commence trading on NZX Main Board

The ordinary shares of Synlait Milk Limited (“Synlait Milk”) will begin trading today on the NZX Main Board under the code ‘SML’. This completes Synlait Milk’s successful Initial Public Offering (IPO), with gross proceeds of $114 million received from new shareholders at $2.20 per share.

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait Milk Limited to commence trading on NZX Main Board
Jul 11

Synlait Milk Limited Welcomes Future Shareholder FrieslandCampina

Synlait Milk Limited (“Synlait Milk") is pleased to announce that FrieslandCampina Investments Holding B.V., a subsidiary of Royal FrieslandCampina, will hold approximately 7.5% shareholding in Synlait Milk upon completion of the Initial Public Offering (“IPO”).

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait Milk Welcomes Future Shareholder FrieslandCampina
Jul 10

Synlait Milk Limited Initial Public Offer – Final Price Determined

Synlait Milk Limited (“Synlait Milk") has set a Final Price of $2.20 per ordinary share to be offered to institutions and selected NZX firms in its Initial Public Offering ("IPO") which opens on Wednesday 10 July 2013. The Final Price has been set following a bookbuild to institutional investors and NZX Firms on 8 and 9 July 2013. At this Final Price, Synlait Milk will have a market capitalisation of approximately NZ$322 million on completion of the IPO.

Synlait Milk Announcement Synlait Milk Limited Initial Public Offer Final Price Determined
Jul 04

Sam Knowles joins Board of Synlait Milk

Former Kiwibank Chief Executive Sam Knowles has been appointed a Director of Synlait Milk Limited and will become an Independent Director on the planned listing of the Company later this month.

Announcement Sam Knowles joins Board of Synlait Milk
Jun 10

Synlait Milk Attracts Leading Infant Nutrition Quality Executive

Michael Stein, a former Director of Quality for one the world’s leading companies in paediatric nutrition will join Synlait Milk as General Manager Quality later this month.

Synlait Milk Media Release Synlait Milk Attracts Leading Infant Nutrition Quality Executive
May 31

Synlait Milk Wins Accolades For China Strategy

A focus on relationships with some of China’s leading dairy brands is earning accolades for Canterbury’s Synlait Milk Limited (Synlait).

Synlait Milk Media Release Synlait Milk Wins Accolades For China Strategy
May 15

Bill Roest joins board of Synlait Milk

Synlait Milk is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Roest as a non-executive director. Mr Roest recently retired as Chief Financial Officer of one of New Zealand’s largest listed companies, Fletcher Building Ltd.

Bill Roest joins board of Synlait Milk
May 14

Announcement of Intention to IPO

Synlait Milk Limited (Synlait Milk) advises that it is considering an initial public offering (IPO) of shares and to list on the NZX Main Board.

Synlait Milk Media Statement Announcement of Intention to IPO
May 08

$15 Million Investment in Lactoferrin Production for Infant Formula

Synlait Milk is investing $15 million to upgrade its Special Milks Drier at Dunsandel as it looks to further tap into the $15 billion a year demand for infant formula in China.

Synlait Milk Media Release 15 Million Investment In Lactoferrin Production for Infant Formula
Apr 29

Innovative Dairy Companies Form Partnership To Boost Exports

Two of New Zealand’s most innovative dairy companies are forming a partnership to boost exports to one of the world’s fastest growing consumer markets. Synlait Milk will next month despatch the first consignment of a2® Platinum™ infant formula destined for mothers and infants in China.

Synlait Milk Media Release Innovative Dairy Companies Form Partnership to Boost Exports
Apr 19

Synlait Milk Launches its ISO 65 Accredited Dairy Farm Assurance System

Synlait Milk launched its internationally accredited ISO 65 dairy farm assurance system called Lead With Pride to its 150 strong milk supply base today.

Synlait Milk Launches its ISO 65 Accredited Dairy Farm Assurance System

2012

Dec 05

Synlait Milk Posts $6.3 Million Net Profit for 2012 Financial Year

Canterbury milk nutrition company Synlait Milk posted a $6.3 million profit after tax for the year ending 31 July 2012. Click the link below to view the press release and the FY12 Annual Report.

Synlait Milk Annual Report 2012 With Press Release2
Nov 27

Synlait Milk Considers its Future Growth Requirements

Since inception Synlait Milk has had a unique ability to identify key market trends, and adapt its operation to capture extra value. A good example of this was the recent infant nutritional market development and plant expansion.

Synlait Milk Considers its Future Growth Requirements
Oct 29

Turning Milk into Money

Starting with the high-end consumer, and working back to the cow, Synlait Milk has turned the traditional New Zealand dairy industry model on its head.

Idealog November 2012
Oct 10

Synlait Milk Annouces Milk Price for 2011/2012 Season

The average price paid by Synlait Milk for milk supplied in the 2011/2012 season is $6.22 per kg MS.

Media Release Synlait Milk announces Milk Price for 2011 2012 Season
Sep 28

Synlait Wins Champion Canterbury Award

Synlait Milk has won the Champion Global Operator Award (large to medium enterprise) at the 2012 Champion Canterbury Awards. The awards are run by the Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce and celebrate business excellence, passion and success.

Media Release. Synlait Milk Champion Global Operator at Champion Canterbury Business Awards
Aug 17

Synlait Named Champion Canterbury Finalist

Synlait was named as a finalist in the Champion Global Operator category, recognising innovative importers or exporters of products or services who contribute to the region’s internationally oriented reputation.

Visit http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/business/7487349/Awards-finalists-show-resilience

Jul 31

Synlait Milk Scoopes Agri-Business Award

Synlait Milk has scooped the Agri-Business Award in the Sensational Selwyn Awards, which recognise business excellence in the Selwyn District.

Synlait Milk Media Release Synlait Milk Scoopes Agri Business Award
Jul 25

Recognition on a Global Scale for Synlait Milk

Synlait’s General Manager Manufacturing Neil Betteridge and Nutritional Plant Manager Phil O’Malley recently returned from the 5th International Symposium on Spray Dried Dairy Products held in Saint-Malo, France.

Dairy Focus Article 20 July 20124
May 10

Immuron Collaborates with Synlait for Production of Hyperimmune Colostrum

Australian biopharmaceutical company Immuron Limited, manufacturer of Travelan, has entered into an agreement with Synlait Milk Ltd for the production of Immuron’s hyperimmune colostrum.

Final Release
Apr 30

Analysis Shows Fonterra Artificially Boosts Milk Price

The Independent Dairy Processors Group (IDPG) made a joint submission today to the Primary Production Select Committee on the Dairy Industry Restructuring Amendment Bill (“the Amendment Bill”). Central to the submission was quantitative analysis of Fonterra’s milk pricing conducted by Deloitte Corporate Finance.

Media Release Analysis Shows Fonterra Artifically Boosts Milk Price
Apr 19

Synlait Milk Hosts Fourth-Ranked Chinese Leader

The fourth-ranked Chinese leader, Jia Qinglin, today visited leading dairy nutritional business Synlait Milk Limited to see an example of successful bilateral investment between Synlait Milk and Bright Dairy of China.

Synlait Milk Media Release Synlait Milk Hosts Fourth Ranked Chinese Leader
Apr 05

China Business 2012: ‘Real camaraderie’ in joint venture dairy project

Former National Finance Minister Ruth Richardson is one of a select number of Kiwis to sit on the board of a Chinese-controlled NZ-based company.

Visit http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=10796651

Feb 27

Synlait: Making More From Milk

Based in the heart of Canterbury, New Zealand, Synlait Milk is an innovative dairy processing company that combines expert farming with state-of-the-art processing to produce a range of nutritional milk products that provide genuine benefits for human health and wellbeing.

Visit http://www.businessworld-australia.com.au/digital_magazine/2012/bwa_feb_2012/index.html?pageNumber=36

Feb 16

Dairy Farmers Are Better Off With Industry Competition

All New Zealand dairy farmers are better off because Synlait Milk and other independent dairy companies exist, says Synlait Milk Chief Executive John Penno.

Synlait Milk Media Release Dairy Farmers Are Better Off With Industry Competition 16.02.2012
Feb 15

Matthew Foster Appointed General Manager Supply Chain

Synlait Milk today announced the appointment of Matthew Foster as General Manager Supply Chain reporting to Chief Executive Officer John Penno.

Synlait Milk Media Release Matthew Foster Appointed General Manager Supply Chain 15 Feb 2012
Feb 13

Innovation Around The Clock At Synlait Milk

Canterbury milk powder manufacturer, Synlait Milk recently completed production of an innovative new milk powder designed to assist people with sleep disorders.

Synlait Milk Media Release Innovation Around the Clock at Synlait Milk 13 February 20121
Jan 31

Canterbury Dairy Farmers Voting With Their Feet

Over the last four years Canterbury dairy farmers have signed up over 130 farms on long term supply agreements to Synlait Milk. And another wave of new suppliers is expected to be welcomed this year.

Canterbury Dairy Farmers Voting With Their Feet Jan 2012
Jan 31

Synlait Milk Infant Formula Hits the Retail Shelves

It was a fantastic feeling to see Synlait Milk manufactured infant formula on the supermarket shelves in China. It was a clear demonstration of our ability to deliver on our plans.

Synlait Milk Infant Formula Hits The Retail Shelves Jan 2012

2011

Nov 23

Synlait Milk Unveils $100million Infant Nutritional Facility

The Southern Hemisphere’s largest and most sophisticated infant nutritional facility, developed by Synlait Milk at Dunsandel, Canterbury, was officially opened today by the Minister of Trade, the Honorable Tim Groser.

Synlait Milk Media Release 22 November 2011
Nov 11

Synlait Milk makes Deloitte Fast 50 index for fourth year running

Synlait Milk set a new record for itself last night by making the Deloitte Fast 50 index for the fourth consecutive year.

NEWS Synlait Milk Media Release 10 November 2011
Nov 07

Synlait Milk Infant Formula on Sale in China

Synlait Milk has produced its first consumer-packaged infant formula for export to China. The premium infant formula goes on sale next month in Chinese supermarkets in Shanghai, and Synlait Milk CEO Dr John Penno says it marks the company’s transition to one of New Zealand’s leading infant nutritional producers.

NEWS Synlait Milk Media Release 7 November 20111