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Industry Analysts Predicts Undersupply of Milk in 2013
Friday, December 28, 2012 (1796 reads)

Slowed dairy growth and a shortage of milk powder might be positive signs of a price boost for U.S. dairy producers, but weather and world economies could prove to be the wild cards in the next 12 months, according to industry analysts.

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GlobalDairyTrade Product Volumes Fall
Friday, December 28, 2012 (1241 reads)

The quantity of product offered for sale by Fonterra at the first GDT auction in 2013 will be less than that on offer at the previous auction. At the next auction on January 2nd, there will be 31,000 tons of whole milk powder (WMP) on offer, 4,350 tons of skim milk powder (SMP) and 4,600 tons of anhydrous milkfat (AMF). WMP and AMF volumes are as per previous forecast while SMP volumes have been reduced slightly.

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Milk Prices May Double in New Year
Thursday, December 27, 2012 (1223 reads)

With Congress spending all its time trying to avert the fiscal cliff, a slew of other legislative matters are going unattended. One of them is the agriculture bill which, if not addressed, could lead to a doubling of the price of milk early next year.

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Nestle Tops Rabobank's Top 20 List of Global Dairy Companies While Fonterra Slips Into Fourth
Thursday, December 27, 2012 (1168 reads)

Fonterra has slipped from third to fourth place in the world's "who's who" of dairy companies in Rabobank's latest survey of the revenues of global milk heavyweights. Top of the heap is Nestle of Switzerland with $25.9 billion revenue in 2011, followed by France's Danone with $19.5 billion and Lactalis, also of France, with $18.8 billion.

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Australian Exports to China Have Increased from 5 Billion in 2002 to Over 50 Billion in 2012
Thursday, December 27, 2012 (1133 reads)

Australian exports to China have been effectively doubling every year for ten years, from 5 billion Australian dollars (5.26 billion U.S. dollars) in 2002 to over 50 billion Australian dollars (52.56 billion U.S. dollars) this year. Investments in mine projects or infrastructure went from 12 billion Australian dollars (12.61 billion U.S. dollars) in 2002-2003 to more than 82 billion Australian dollars (86.31 billion U.S. dollars) last fiscal year.

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Tetra Pak Acquires Filtration Engineering
Thursday, December 20, 2012 (1383 reads)

Tetra Pak, has acquired Filtration Engineering Company, the US market expert in membrane filtration technology for the dairy and cheese industries.

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Dairy Exports from New Zealand to China are Up 27%
Thursday, December 20, 2012 (1314 reads)

New Zealand dairy exports to China for the 10 months to October have virtually matched full-year 2011 exports, with two months still to go. The latest Rabobank agribusiness report showed 463,000 tons were exported in the 10-month period, compared with 467,000 for 12 months last year.

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Dairy Product Prices Rise in Final Auction of 2012
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 (1571 reads)

Dairy prices finished 2012 on a, broadly, positive note at GlobalDairyTrade, amid expectations of values making a firm start to next year, and of a retreat in southern hemisphere production. Take a look at 2012 in review and what forecasters believe 2013 has in store.

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No Growth Forecasted in New Zealand Milk Production
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 (1171 reads)

New Zealand’s Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) continues to forecast zero growth for the 2012/13 dairying season. MPI recently released its half yearly “Situation and Outlook” update. The ministry says, “assuming a return to average climatic conditions, milk production is expected to remain at 2011/12 levels in the current season.

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India Dairy Product Exports Leap
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 (1397 reads)

The volume of dairy product exported from India shot up last quarter. During the third quarter in 2012 nearly 20,000 tons of dairy product was exported from India.

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