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Foremost Farms Receives $45M in Tax Credits
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 (1768 reads)


Foremost Farms USA, a Baraboo dairy cooperative, has been awarded $45 million in New Markets Tax Credits to support an expansion and upgrade at its facilities in Appleton and Richland Center, Wisconsin.



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National Foods to Close Two Australian Dairy Factories
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 (1550 reads)


National Foods is closing two dairy factories in Australia as part of a consolidation plan that will result in 280 redundancies.



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Study Suggests Milk Protein Content of Soft Cheese Reduces the Use of Sesame Proteins
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 (1494 reads)


The milk protein content of soft cheese may be reduced using sesame proteins, and tap into local tastes in China's booming dairy segment, suggests a new study from China and the US.



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Market Analysts Perdict Dairy Price Pressures to Ease Up at the End of 2010
Monday, June 28, 2010 (1536 reads)


As supply increases from producers in the Southern hemisphere and demand growth slows the currently high global dairy prices are expected to ease somewhat, according to market analysts. They claim that this buoyancy is resulting from factors such as a hike in milk prices on the back of warmer weather in May and higher production output in export regions, the EU releasing intervention stockpiles coupled with a developing premium for powder production over cheese fuelling resurgence in US exports.



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Protein Could Boost Nutritional Profile of Infant Formula
Monday, June 28, 2010 (1505 reads)


After years of pilot production, Arla Foods Ingredients is commercializing a milk protein, osteopontin, for the infant formula market that is found in high quantities in human milk. Tage Affertsholt from 3A Business Consulting has cited Arla’s commercialization of OPN as an example of infant formula innovation that will help grow sales, and secure a valuable reputation for high quality science.



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New Water Drink Containing WPI Promotes Satiety
Friday, June 25, 2010 (1513 reads)


A recent study of product launches in the Asia-Pacific region conducted by Datamonitor's Product Launch Analytics highlighted WH2Ole, a line of functional water drinks available in New Zealand, which are said to aid the feeling of fullness. The drink contains 5 grams of protein, including whey protein isolate, and 1.5 grams of fiber per 500ml serving. 



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Top German Dairy Producer Plans Merger
Thursday, June 24, 2010 (1535 reads)


Directors of Germany’s largest dairy company, Nordmilch, and Humana MilchIndustrie have proposed a merger to aid survival in a competitive international market.



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Eco-Targets Extended to Cover All Dairy Products
Thursday, June 24, 2010 (1402 reads)


The UK’s industry-led Milk Roadmap to reduce the environmental impact of the dairy supply has been extended to cover all dairy products. The scheme, launched in 2008, was broadened having only been applicable previously to the liquid-milk supply chain, which accounts for around 50 percent of production in the sector. “The subsequent success of the initiative has encouraged the industry to extend the approach and targets to all products, including cheese, yogurt, butter, milk powders etc., “ states Dairy UK spokesperson Sam Fortescue.



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Chinese Companies Climb Top-20 Dairy List
Thursday, June 24, 2010 (1554 reads)


Asian dairies have made the biggest gains in a list of the top-20 dairy companies compiled by Rabobank. Based entirely on dairy sales figures in 2009 financials and M&A transactions up to June 2010, the list gives a snapshot of the competitive positions of the leading dairy companies.



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Danone and Unimilk Sign Russian Merger Deal
Thursday, June 24, 2010 (1389 reads)


Danone and Unimilk have agreed to merge their Russian and CIS dairy businesses to create a new entity with annual sales of about €1.5bn. The deal will give the Danone-Unimilk business a leading position in the CIS region, especially in Russia, where it will have a 21 percent market share.



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