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3-A SSI Announces Accreditation Exam for Certified Conformance Evaluators
Thursday, January 22, 2015 (494 reads)

Applications are now available from 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) for candidates interested in obtaining certification as a 3-A SSI Certified Conformance Evaluator (CCE).  The CCE designation is required for those wishing to conduct Third Party Verification (TPV) inspections of dairy and food processing equipment covered by 3-A Sanitary Standards.  

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Indian Dairy Giant Amul Plans For 10 New Milk Processing Plants
Thursday, January 22, 2015 (798 reads)

Dairy products giant Amul is planning to invest Rs 5,000 crore to set up around 10 milk processing plants in the next fiscal in order to achieve the revenue target of Rs 50,000 crore by 2020. "We will invest Rs 5,000 crore to set up around 10 milk processing plants in the next financial year, including two plants in Delhi, three in Uttar Pradesh, one each in Kolkata and Maharashtra and the rest in Gujarat to achieve our revenue target of Rs 50,000 crore by 2020," Amul Managing Director R S Sodhi said at the India Food Forum 2015.

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Arla Joins GDT as a Seller of Lactose
Thursday, January 22, 2015 (772 reads)

Arla Foods Ingredients has said it will make its lactose more widely accessible in international markets by introducing its food-grade lactose to the Global Dairy Trade (GDT) online auction platform starting with the April 15, 2015 auction.

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China Becomes Ireland’s Second Largest Export Market For Dairy
Thursday, January 22, 2015 (949 reads)

At Bord Bia’s Export Performance and Prospects Report it reported a 4% increase in Irish food and drink exports for 2014 to reach a record high of almost €10.5bn.  “In 2014, exports grew by 4%, representing an expansion of 45% or €3.2bn since 2009. The strongest performing sectors were dairy product and ingredients which exceeded the €3bn mark (+3%)," stated Aidan Cotter, Chief Executive, Bord Bia. The report also showed that China is now Ireland’s second largest export market for dairy, as their totals reached approximately €520m.

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In Memoriam - Barry C. Thomas
Friday, January 16, 2015 (702 reads)

Barry C. Thomas, 52 of Wisconsin, passed away on January 15, 2015 at his home. While in high school Barry worked for Milt Wiesner at the blending facility in Elroy, Wisconsin, and ultimately became President/Owner of BARDO Custom Blending in 1989, which continued to grow and expand its operations.


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Davisco Increases Capacity, Launches New Hydrolyzed Whey Proteins
Friday, January 16, 2015 (634 reads)

Davisco, Business Unit of Agropur Inc., announces increase of production capacity and extension of the BioZate® product line, a family of hydrolyzed whey proteins that complements the Davisco portfolio of whey protein products for food and nutrition applications. “BioZate®7 is the most recent in a generation of specialty whey protein ingredients that reflects our expertise in high purity, high quality proteins," stated Craig Sherwin, Ph.D. Technology Director at Davisco.

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In Memoriam - David Howard Bush
Thursday, January 15, 2015 (1099 reads)

David Howard Bush, 60, died Monday, January 5, 2015 in Fresno, California after a four-week battle with blood clots. David rose from Shift Supervisor, to Plant Manager, to Vice President of Operations, and finally to Chief Operations Officer for California Dairies, Inc.

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Survey Suggests New Dairy-Based Beverages on Tap for 2015
Thursday, January 15, 2015 (902 reads)

Natural and high-protein beverages are expected to be top consumer trends in the coming year, according to the results of Beverage Industry's annual New Product Survey. Chocolate flavors and dairy-based and dairy alternative products are also expected to do well.

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New Protein Concept Addresses Growing Demand For “Recombined” Cheese
Thursday, January 15, 2015 (729 reads)

Arla Foods Ingredients has developed a range of next-generation ‘recombining’ solutions that will enable dairy companies to produce high quality specialty cheeses without fresh milk. The solutions offer dairy companies the opportunity to create recombined white, processed and cream cheeses based on Nutrilac® functional milk proteins, water and fat – usually butterfat or anhydrous milk fat (AMF). They work on existing recombining machinery and generate no whey side-stream, maximizing output and reducing waste.

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Study Finds Milk More Hydrating Than Sports Drinks
Thursday, January 15, 2015 (685 reads)

 In a study published in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, researchers found that milk is an effective recovery drink. Thanks to milk and milk alternatives’ natural balance of sodium, carbohydrate and protein, the breakfast beverage helps the body retain fluid. 

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