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CCC To Sell Sugar Inventory For Bioenergy Production - Good News For Lactose Producers
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 (939 reads)

The American Dairy Products Institute (ADPI) is applauding USDA’s latest announcement that almost 600 million pounds of Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) owned sugar will be restricted to the production of biofuel.

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Murray Goulburn Claims Saputo “Misinformed” Warrnambool Shareholders
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 (887 reads)

As Saputo's stake in WCB increased to 4.8 percent, Murray Goulburn protested to the Takeovers Panel, asking it to stop the Montreal-based company from accepting any more shares. Murray Goulburn and Saputo are locked in a three-way battle to control Australia's oldest listed milk processor, which has made it the world's most expensive dairy company.

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U.S. Dairy Exports Slowed Slightly in September
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 (941 reads)

U.S. dairy exports cooled during September compared with prior months but were still significantly higher than September 2012. Declining month-over-month sales were mostly due to a seasonally low output of milk powder, whey products and cheese, according to a report last week from U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC).

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US Exports Are A Bright Spot In 2014 Dairy Outlook
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 (934 reads)

U.S. dairy exports in 2013 not only will mark a fourth consecutive record year but a new, high watermark for the ninth time in 10 years. By year’s end, U.S. dairy exports will have risen nearly 30% in value over 2012 levels to $6.6 billion, says Alan Levitt with the U.S. Dairy Export Council.

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Dairy Product Prices Could Increase if Farm Bill Isn't Passed
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 (1002 reads)

If a farm bill is not passed by January 1, 2014,  prices of milk, cheese, butter and other consumer goods might increase, and the situation could "create shortages in grocery stores and higher prices for consumers," Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says.

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US Dairy Stock Piles Declining
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 (937 reads)

US stocks of butter and cheese declined significantly during the month of October but still remain above year ago levels. Cheese stocks dropped 4% to 1024 million pounds at the end of October 2013.

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Arla Opens World's Largest Fresh Milk Dairy
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 (922 reads)

Arla Foods has opened the world's largest fresh milk dairy outside Aylesbury, the county town of Buckinghamshire, England. The dairy has the capacity to process up to one billion liters of fresh milk, sourced from the co-operative’s dairy farmers.

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Agropur Strengthens Position in Cheese Market with Damafro Purchase
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 (1215 reads)

Canadian dairy cooperative Agropur has purchased the family-run cheese maker Fromagerie Damafro for an undisclosed price. Damafro, which will operate under Agropur's fine cheese and ingredients division, produces fresh milk cheeses and Greek-style yogurts. "This acquisition strengthens Agropur's leading position in the production and marketing of fine cheese in Canada," Agropur CEO Robert Coallier said.

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Saputo Increases Takeover Offer for Warrnambool Cheese and Butter
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 (844 reads)

Saputo Inc. announced a conditional increase to its all-cash takeover offer for all the issued shares of the Australian dairy company Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Company Holdings Limited and freed the Offer from all conditions. Saputo's Offer price is AU $9.00 (US $8.20) per Warrnambool share. However, Saputo will increase this Offer price to AU $9.20 (US $8.40) per Warrnambool share upon Saputo reaching a relevant interest in Warrnambool of greater than 50% during the Offer period.

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Wisconsin’s Weapon for Icy Roads: Cheese Brine!
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 (977 reads)

As Wisconsin drivers contend with this winter's storms, they can thank mozzarella and provolone for keeping them on the road. From backwoods county highways to Milwaukee city streets, Wisconsin road crews will be using a new weapon in the war on winter accidents — cheese brine.

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