Milk shelf-life breakthrough opens Asia's doors for farmers

Marian Macdonald
By Marian Macdonald
January 4 2022 - 7:30pm
MILK MAGIC: This non-refrigerated vat will allow farmers to keep milk fresh for 23 days so they can deliver direct to Asia using low-cost sea freight.

Milk straight from the cow will soon be sailing direct to Asia, thanks to new sealed vat technology that can extend the shelf life of raw milk to 23 days, and the implications for farmers could be massive.

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Marian Macdonald

Marian Macdonald

National rural property writer

Writing for farmers in the Stock & Land, The Land, Queensland Country Life, Stock Journal and FarmWeekly, farming in Gippsland.