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Fonterra Seeks Market Expansion in Indonesia With On Farm Processing Plant
Thursday, March 17, 2016 (582 reads)

Fonterra plans to invest more in Indonesia with the construction of an on-farm dairy processing site among the company’s possible investment options. Fonterra chief financial officer Lukas Paravicini told The Jakarta Post, an Indonesia news source that his firm planned to strengthen its grip in Indonesia. “Yes, we will look at investing further in years to come,” he said when asked if his firm was interested in developing an on-farm dairy processing facility in Indonesia.

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Land O’Lakes: More Than Just Butter
Thursday, March 17, 2016 (636 reads)

Land O’Lakes is a company whose bread-and-butter business really is butter — and a whole lot more. It has to be to survive long-term, said CEO and President Chris Policinski, as the company positions for a growth spurt with food, feed and crop supplies.




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Murray Goulburn To Build $300 Million Milk Powder Factory
Thursday, March 17, 2016 (466 reads)

Dairy co-op Murray Goulburn (MG) is advancing plans to build a $300 million milk powder factory in southwest Victoria. The co-op has signed two new deals with international companies, Kalbe and Mead Johnson, to supply milk powder that will be made into infant formula for the export market. The factory, which will eventually process up to 90,000 tons of milk powder per year, will provide a base ingredient to the export companies for their formula products.

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Keller and Heckman Relaunches Their Online Resource for the Global Packaging Industry
Thursday, March 17, 2016 (464 reads)

Keller and Heckman is proud to announce the redesign of its comprehensive website on laws and regulations impacting the global packaging industry, PackagingLaw.com. This popular website now offers improved navigation features, is easier to view on tablets and mobile devices, and has more graphics. 

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Wisconsin Cheese Wins World Championship Cheese Contest
Thursday, March 10, 2016 (547 reads)

For the first time since 1988, an international panel of expert judges has named a cheese made in the United States the best cheese in the world. A smear-ripened hard cheese, Roth Grand Cru Surchoix from Emmi Roth USA earned a score of 98.88 out of 100 to claim the title as the 2016 World Championship Cheese.  

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Declan Roche Joins Foremost Farms as Senior Director of Ingredient Sales and Marketing
Thursday, March 10, 2016 (905 reads)

Declan Roche, Middleton, Wisconsin, has joined Foremost Farms USA® as the senior director of ingredient sales and marketing at Baraboo. Roche comes to Foremost Farms after 28 years with the Kerry Group, an international ingredient and flavors company. “With his international business experience and technical background I think he will be a great addition to Foremost Farms, and I wish him the best in his new role,” state Doug Wilke, senior vice president of dairy ingredients, product technology and business ventures. 

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CWT Assists with 3.9 Million Pounds of Cheese and Butter Export Sales
Thursday, March 10, 2016 (459 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 6 requests for export assistance to sell 1.581 million pounds (717 metric tons) of Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese, and 2.315 million pounds (1,050 metric tons) of butter (82% milkfat) to customers in Asia, North Africa, the Middle East and Central America. 

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Dairy Prices Rise 1.4% at GlobalDairyTrade Auction
Thursday, March 03, 2016 (740 reads)

The March 1st GlobalDairyTrade auction saw its first positive swing for the year with the GDT Price Index lifting 1.4% with an average price for the auction of $2,253 a ton. But the rise was minor, just 1.4 percent, and has not made much of a dint in the depressed state of global prices. Tim Hunt from Rabobank said he was not forecasting prices would increase significantly until later this year.

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CWT Assists with 1.8 Million Pounds of Cheese and Whole Milk Powder Export Sales
Thursday, March 03, 2016 (499 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 6 requests for export assistance to sell 747,367 pounds (339 metric tons) of Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese, and 1.102 million pounds (500 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in Asia and South America. 

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Fonterra Facility Expansion Will Include Milk Protein Concentrate Plant, Reserve Osmosis Plant and Anhydrous Plant
Thursday, March 03, 2016 (625 reads)

Fonterra recently unveiled three new processing plants at its Edendale facility on the South Island of New Zealand. The development, which was opened recently, will allow Fonterra to process 15m liters of milk per day during peak production or 2.4 billion liters of milk on an annual basis. The expansion of the Edendale plant cost NZ$150m (€91.8m), which included a new milk protein concentrate plant, a reserve osmosis plant and an anhydrous plant.

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