Westland to invest $40m to boost butter output

Rebecca Howard
Wed, 24 Mar 2021

Rebecca Howard
Wed, 24 Mar 2021
Westland Milk Products will invest $40 million to double the capacity of its consumer butter manufacturing facility to 42,000 tonnes a year in a bid to tap into the fast-growing global consumer butter market.  Westland is transitioning from supplying mostly bulk commodities to playing a greater role in the production of consumer goods in an expanding global butter and spread market, said resident director Shiqing Jian.The plan to increase production of premium, grass-fed consumer butter brand Westgold has been five years in the making and...

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