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Overview of U.S. Dairy Exports
Thursday, May 14, 2009 (1718 reads)

U.S. dairy export trade data for March is now available.

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Fonterra Milk Powder Prices Rise to Six-Month High
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 (1805 reads)

Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd., the world’s biggest dairy exporter, said near-term whole milk powder prices rose to a six-month high at auction

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Dairy Farmers of America Still Focused on Value Added Production
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 (1834 reads)

US-based cooperative group Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) says it remains committed to production of value added products despite the sale of its stake in processing group National Dairy to Grupo Lala.

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Glanbia Nutritionals CEO Offers Insight On Sports and Infant Nutrition Market
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 (1665 reads)

Listen as Dr. Raimund C. Hoenes sits down with Shane Starling of Nutra Ingredients during Vitafoods Expo in Geneva and shares insights into some of the challenges the sub-division of the Irish dairy giant has faced since its inception two years ago with a brief to develop an infant sports nutrition ingredients portfolio.

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GRUPO LALA Purchases National Dairy from DFA
Monday, May 11, 2009 (2040 reads)

GRUPO LALA, one of the largest dairy companies in the world, and Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (DFA), a leading U.S. dairy cooperative, have announced that LALA has acquired milk processing company National Dairy from DFA. The purchase expands LALA’s presence in the United States and allows DFA to invest in new strategic projects.

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The Ingredia Group completes the acquisition of Kantner Ingredients Inc. in Ohio
Monday, May 11, 2009 (1682 reads)

IDI Inc. finalized its acquisition of Kantner Ingredients. Kanter Ingredients manufacturers blends and distributes dairy proteins to the food ingredient industry. IDI Inc. produces functional and nutritional ingredients.

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Glanbia Expansion Expected To Grow Cheese Market Share
Thursday, May 07, 2009 (1763 reads)

Glanbia cheese and whey plant expansion in Clovis, N.M., is expected to increase Twin Falls-based Glanbia Foods’ share of the American-style cheese market in the U.S. to 20 percent, from the current 17 percent, President and CEO Jeff Williams said in an interview.

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National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments Proposes Changes to Grade A Standards
Thursday, May 07, 2009 (1511 reads)

The National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments has adopted a new clarification for Grade “A” products. Cheese Market News reports the most significant change is with the definition of what may be considered Grade “A” milk products. The new definition allows some non-standard milk products that contain a minimum protein level of 2% and at least 65% milk and milk ingredients on a weight basis. The new standard is designed to help individual states determine what can be handled under general food laws and help the U.S. Food and Drug Administration determine what to allow into the country. The changes also allow Grade “A” powdered dairy blends with up to 10% non-Grade “A” ingredients like casein and milk protein isolates to be considered Grade “A”. The current limit is up to 5%

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Secretary Vilsack Announces National Animal Identification System Listening Session Locations
Thursday, May 07, 2009 (1504 reads)

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will hold a series of listening sessions on the National Animal Identification System (NAIS). The meetings will take place next month in Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington state.

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Arla Completes FrieslandCampina Purchase
Thursday, May 07, 2009 (1610 reads)

Arla Foods says it will immediately begin integrating the fresh dairy operations of FrieslandCampina into its own operations after obtaining regulatory approval from Dutch and European authorities.

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