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CWT Assists with 1 Million Pounds of Cheese and Butter Export Sales
Friday, October 28, 2016 (645 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 8 requests for export assistance to sell 873,031 pounds (396 metric tons) of butter and 136,687 pounds (62 metric tons) of Cheddar cheese to customers in Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. The product has been contracted for delivery in the period from October 2016 through January 2017.

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19 Arrested In China For Selling Expired Milk Powder
Friday, October 28, 2016 (656 reads)

Chinese police have arrested 19 people for repackaging and selling expired dairy products originally from Fonterra Co-Operative Group Ltd. Following investigations by the police, a food company was found to have cut 276 tons of expired dairy goods into small packages to resell at cut-price rates for use in the baking industry, the Shanghai Municipal Food and Drug Administration said.

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Multinationals such as Danone and Arla Willing To Bet On Africa's Dairy Sector Despite Economic Challenges
Friday, October 28, 2016 (738 reads)

Milk consumption in Africa is among the lowest in the world but, like the yield from Mr. Walivaka’s cows, it is on the rise. Among those betting on the expansion of the African dairy sector are Arla Foods, the Danish dairy co-operative and French group Danone, as they look to the continent to spur growth. On a visit to Kenya this month, Pierre-André Térisse, Danone’s executive vice-president for Africa, said he remained optimistic on the long-term outlook even though the recent slump in commodity prices and tight foreign exchange availability in some countries has made the business climate in Africa “more difficult”.

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US Milk Production Rises Again in September
Friday, October 28, 2016 (552 reads)

US milk production continues to increase, with the latest figures from the USDA showing that milk production increased 2.3% in September on the corresponding month last year. Milk production in the 23 major States during September totaled 16.0 billion pounds.

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Global Dairy Prices Get Lift From Tighter Supply
Thursday, October 20, 2016 (725 reads)

Global dairy prices rose during the latest auction held October 18th paring losses from the previous auction earlier this month, and adding to economists’ expectations prices are recovering as supply tightens. Prices at this latest global dairy trade auction rose 1.4 percent to an average selling price of $2,965 per ton, resuming a two-month rally briefly blemished by a 3 percent fall in the October 4th auction.

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Global Dairy Trade Strengthens Independence
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 (607 reads)

The GlobalDairyTrade Oversight Board has voted in new governance principles to monitor the twice-monthly auction held by Global Dairy Trade during their recent board meeting held during SIAL Paris, an international food event. The new principles include ensuring conflits of interest are identified and disclosed; providing transparency on the methods used in the price discovery process and ensureing appropriate control and reporting processes are in place. As well as maintaining anti-trust compliance and market surveillance practices appropriate to GDT Events as a global auction platform and providing regular audit and review against the governance principles.

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Unauthorized Use of 3-A Symbol Reported in China
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 (707 reads)

3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) in alerting dairy companies that several Chinese companies are using the trademarked 3-A Symbol without authorization. 3-A SSI licenses use of the symbol to companies around the world for equipment that meets 3-A Sanitary Standards for design and fabrication. The unauthorized use is misleading and potentially damaging to customers who select products with the understanding the equipment has been verified to meet the criteria of a 3-A Sanitary Standard.

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European Farmers Get Paid to Avoid Producing Milk
Monday, October 17, 2016 (687 reads)

Europe is attempting to rein in milk production by its 52,000 dairy farmers with a scheme to pay them to not produce milk, and while the farmers have rushed to take it up, the success of the plan will not be known until early next year.

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India Acts To Curb Unsafe Milk Production
Thursday, October 13, 2016 (651 reads)

With a fake milk factory busted by the food and drug administration in the Madhya Pradesh state of India, fears of unsafe milk flooding the Indian market are becoming stronger. Huge quantities of chemicals, detergent powder and oil used to produce fake milk beside 1,200 liters of milk and 5 kg of skimmed milk were seized during the raid. The chemicals and other materials were mixed in milk and milk products to increase the quantity and add flavor, according to officials.


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Dairy Product Prices Fall 3% At The Latest Global Dairy Trade Auction
Thursday, October 06, 2016 (620 reads)

Dairy product prices fell 3% at today’s Global Dairy Trade auction, bringing to an end the increases seen in auction prices during the last four marketing events. A total of 33,937 metic tons of product sold at the October 4th auction for an average selling price of $2,880 per ton.

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