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Carbery to Launch Whey-Based Ingredients for Healthy Ageing
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 (1330 reads)

Leading whey protein supplier, Carbery is launching a comprehensive portfolio of whey-based ingredients for healthy ageing at FiE 2011. Rich in branch chain amino acids (BCAAs) and highly bioavailable, whey protein promotes retention of skeletal muscle that naturally deteriorates with age – a key concern for over people in their 50s.

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Concerns on the Impact of New UK Cheese Compositional Standards
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 (1173 reads)

Trade body Dairy UK has revealed to that it is concerned about the impact of the new EU Food Information Regulation (FIR) on UK cheese compositional standards.

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Fonterra Sets Goal To Double Sales in China by 2020
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 (1355 reads)

Fonterra has set a goal of doubling sales by 2020 in China, where demand "is growing at double-digits," said CEO Theo Spierings. Sales of imported milk have surged since the deadly 2008 scandal involving milk tainted with melamine, and an economist said, “If you do have a foreign-owned dairy company producing milk and milk powders or dairy products in China there’s possibly a perception that their standards may be somewhat higher.”

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Dairy Industry Said to be Growing 10% a Year in India
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 (1527 reads)

The dairy industry in India is growing 10% a year, and production will reach 190 million tons by 2015, up from the current 123 million tons, according to the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India. According to the report, India leads the world in milk production, and most is consumed domestically.

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Study Suggests Yogurt Drinks Improves Heart Health in Diabetics
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 (1268 reads)

Researchers say diabetics who drank a yogurt drink fortified with vitamin D saw improved cholesterol levels and had fewer biomarkers for heart disease. Study participants drank either a plain yogurt drink or a fortified one twice a day for 12 weeks.

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Nutritional Education Improves Dairy Product Perceptions
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 (1500 reads)

An Australian research study suggests better nutritional education may help improve attitudes towards dairy products and serve as a useful tool for public health campaigns seeking to increase intake levels.

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Milk Powder Plant Officially Opened for Exports to China
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 (1569 reads)

Confidence is more precious than gold in these volatile economic times, say Chinese business leaders beaming about their investment in Synlait Milk as they showed off their $100 million state-of-the-art nutritional milk powder plant to around 300 invited guests.

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U.S. Milk Production Up 2.1% in October
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 (1337 reads)

Last month's milk production was 16.2 billion pounds, 2.1% more than in October 2010. Dairy cows increased 96,000, to 9.2 million. Milk production in California gained 2.4%, while Wisconsin production increased 1.7%.

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USDA Predicts Fewer Cows, More Milk in 2012
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 (1334 reads)

Despite high feed prices, milk production continues to advance. USDA forecasts 2011 milk production at 196 billion pounds in 2011, virtually unchanged from October’s forecast. While third-quarter reported cow numbers were slightly lower than October projections, the U.S. herd size estimate remains at 9,200 thousand cows for this year and is expected to slip to 9,185 thousand cows in 2012.

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Fonterra Chairman To Step Down in 2012
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 (1312 reads)

Fonterra Chairman Sir Henry van der Heyden announced today that he intended to stand down as Chairman of the Board at the Co-operative's next Annual Meeting in 2012.

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