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Chinese To Invest $200M in New Zealand Dairy Plant
Friday, July 29, 2016 (792 reads)

State-owned China Animal Husbandry has taken a majority stake in Mataura Valley Milk in exchange for funding construction of a $200 million milk powder manufacturing plant at McNab, near Gore, New Zealand starting from October. The state-of-the-art pharmaceutical standard plant will produce infant formula, ultra-high temperature (UHT) cream and small amounts of skim milk powder, using locally sourced raw milk for global markets.

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Nine ADPI Members Featured on Rabobank's List Of The World’s Leading Dairy Processors
Thursday, July 28, 2016 (716 reads)

Rabobank has released their 2016 Global Dairy Top 20 list and nine ADPI members are among the group of the world's leading dairy processors. The 2016 list portrays an industry in transition as processors grapple with lower commodity prices and shift their focus away from China and to other emerging markets, such as Africa.

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CWT Assists with 972,000 Pounds of Cheese and Whole Milk Powder Export Sales
Thursday, July 28, 2016 (530 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted three requests for export assistanceo sell 90,390 pounds (41 metric tons) of Cheddar and Gouda cheese, and 881,849 pounds (400 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in Asia. 

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CWT Assists with 756,000 Pounds of Cheese Export Sales
Friday, July 22, 2016 (662 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 7 requests for export assistance to sell 756,186 pounds (343 metric tons) of Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese to customers in Asia and Oceania. The product has been contracted for delivery in the period from July through November 2016.

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Global Dairy Trade Rises Slightly, As EU Tries To Curtail Production
Thursday, July 21, 2016 (690 reads)

The July 19th Global Dairy Trade auction showed no change in the GDT index of prices traded for dairy products. The average price remained at US$2,336, following a 0.4% decline in prices previously and prices have not increased in any of the last three auctions.

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Grande Cheese Opens Cutting-Edge Facility
Thursday, July 21, 2016 (718 reads)

Phase one of the company's years-long endeavor to build its new headquarters is complete, and with it comes a drive to stay at the forefront of the food-processing industry, which needs to attract and keep talent. Grande's elaborate vision for its headquarters is largely an appeal to its 175 or so employees and the talent it hopes to hire in the future, said Wayne Matzke, president and CEO of the company. Through a network of 100 dairies, the company makes cheese and whey, which it sells to companies makings energy drinks, granola bars and other goods.

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Danone's WhiteWave Buy Will Speed Efforts To Reduce GMOs
Thursday, July 21, 2016 (780 reads)

Danone's $10 billion purchase of WhiteWave Foods will help yogurt maker Dannon with its goal to reduce the use of GMOs in its products, Dannon CEO Mariano Lozano said. Dannon announced plans earlier this year to add labels to products containing GMOs by 2017, with the eventual goal of eliminating many GMOs from its ingredients.

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US Milk Powder Capacity Increasing Despite Global Supply Glut
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 (864 reads)

Milk powder production in the US is set to significantly increase capacity over the next two years despite an ongoing global supply glut. According to a new research report from CoBank, despite a 30 percent reduction in milk prices since 2015, global milk production has continued to rise, with much of the surplus milk ending up as powder. This excess volume of powder, along with large inventories in the US and New Zealand, has kept world milk powder prices low, with little hope of a meaningful recovery until at least 2017.

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Growing Dairy Stockpile Weighs Down Global Markets
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 (658 reads)

China’s appetite for dairy imports is growing again and US consumers are eating more butter and cheese, but recent improvements in global prices are set to be swamped by an even higher tide of milk production from Europe. Rabobank’s senior dairy analyst, Michael Harvey, says low oil prices and Russia’s ban on imports have contributed significantly to reduced dairy product consumption in many developing economies, while at the same time European production and stockpiles have continued to rise.

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Asian Baby Formula Market Opens Up To Australian Dairy Farmers
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 (734 reads)

Darling Downs dairy farmers will soon have a new, direct link to the lucrative Asian baby formula market through a new dairy facility. Nature One Dairy is setting up a new facility in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, adjacent to the Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport. The facility will manufacture up to 30 million tons of baby formula every year, along with fresh milk, UHT milk and other dairy products. 

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