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GlobalDairyTrade Volumes Are Up
Saturday, April 27, 2013 (1041 reads)

GlobalDairyTrade volumes are up but in line with previous forecasts. Fonterra will offer 8,250 tons of whole milk powder (WMP) at the next GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) scheduled for May 1st,

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French Cheese Not as Profitable as Milk Powder?
Thursday, April 25, 2013 (1231 reads)

French dairy farmers fear they are missing out on the lucrative infant formula market due to insufficient milk powder drying capacity. But within a few years French dairy farmers should have more options as plans are underway for building eight milk drying towers.

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Malaysia Increases Demand for Dairy Imports
Thursday, April 25, 2013 (1894 reads)

In 2012 Malaysia dairy imports increased by 19% to over 244,000 tons. Skim milk powder (SMP) was the main product imported followed by whey powders and whole milk powder (WMP).

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Lactalis in Talks to Acquire Soon-To-Close German Saputo Cheese Plant
Thursday, April 25, 2013 (1138 reads)

French dairy corporation Lactalis is in advanced stages of negotiations to purchase a cheese manufacturing facility in Heiden, Germany, from Canadian processor Saputo.

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Research Points to Dental Benefits of Dairy Products
Thursday, April 25, 2013 (1106 reads)

Dairy products such as milk or cheese can help promote dental health, according to an article in Health Magazine. Dairy provides calcium, which strengthens bones, and many dairy products also provide caseins. "Research suggests that caseins, along with calcium, play an important role in stabilizing and repairing tooth enamel," the article says.

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ADPI Member Agropur Joins Merger With Farmers Co-operative Dairy Ltd.
Thursday, April 25, 2013 (1049 reads)

A merger involving Canada-based dairy co-operatives Farmers Dairy and Agropur was finalized Monday, the companies announced. The combined cooperative will include 6,000 employees. The co-op plans to spend $10 million over the next five years modernizing three Farmers processing plants.

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Cheesy Solution to Dairy Crest’s Pension Challenge
Monday, April 22, 2013 (1137 reads)

Dairy Crest’s plan to use its own cheddar cheese as security for its pension fund has drawn praise from a leading food industry analyst.

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Fonterra Appoints New Director
Monday, April 22, 2013 (1083 reads)

Fonterra has appointed a Singapore-based Kiwi businessman to replace departing Australian director Ralph Waters. Simon Israel is currently chairman of Singapore Telecommunications and a director of Capitaland, one of Asia's largest real estate companies with core markets in Singapore and China.He was an executive director at Temasek Holdings for six years, and from 2010-2011 was executive director and president.

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Murray Goulburn Lifts Stake in Warrnambool Cheese and Butter
Monday, April 22, 2013 (1086 reads)

Dairy processor Murray Goulburn Co-operative has increased its shareholding in fellow processor Warrnambool Cheese and Butter to 14.5 percent, up from 12 percent.

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Milk Production Down Slightly in March
Sunday, April 21, 2013 (1275 reads)

Milk production in the U.S. in March totaled 17.66 billion pounds down 0.3 percent from March of last year. The 23 major dairy states saw production down 0.1 percent at 16.4 billion pounds, 14 of the 23 states saw an increase in production compared to a year ago, one was unchanged and 8 saw a decrease.

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