Two South Australian dairy farms saved in a rescue buyout by growing food and beverage distributor Beston Global Food Company earlier this year have been officially re-opened.

The renamed Murray Bridge Beston Pure Dairies was re-opened by SA Agriculture Minister Leon Bignell today.

United Dairy Power’s Murray Bridge and Jervois operations were purchased by Beston from receivers in July this year.

The investment saved the jobs of about 130 staff who were put out of work when the dairies closed early in the year.

Beston, which listed on the stock exchange in August this year, has plans to build the dairies’ staff base over the next three years.

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