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CWT Assists with 1.5 Million Pounds of Cheese and Whole Milk Powder Export Sales
Thursday, May 19, 2016 (453 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 7 requests for export assistance to sell 1.186 million pounds (538 metric tons) of Cheddar cheese and 308,647 pounds (140 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, Central America, North Africa, and South America.


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FrieslandCampina Domo Launches High Protein Ingredient for Medical Nutrition
Monday, May 16, 2016 (538 reads)

FrieslandCampina Domo has launched Refit Micellar Casein Isolate, a high protein ingredient which can be used for medical nutrition drinks. Its high protein content allows for smaller serving sizes, while its low viscosity and neutral flavor will aid acceptance among patients who have difficulty consuming regular foods. The company states that a balanced nutritional intake is especially important during illness, when malnutrition is a risk.


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Arla Foods Will Offer Premiums for GMO-Free Milk
Monday, May 16, 2016 (569 reads)

Arla Foods, based in Denmark but with farmer owner/members throughout Europe, announced today it will likely pay about 50¢/cwt more for milk produced with feed that is GMO-free in Germany and Denmark. Recent developments in Germany, where consumers are demanding GMO-free dairy products and are willing to pay for them, has spurred Arla’s decision. “Our immediate demand is up 1 billion kilograms (2.2 billion lb.) extra milk during the next 12 months and we expect to be able to pay an extra 1 eurocent per kilogram milk (50¢/cwt),” says Arla CEO Peder Turborgh.


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ADPI Welcomes Dr. Phil Tong as Technical Advisor
Friday, May 13, 2016 (557 reads)

The American Dairy Products Institute (ADPI) is pleased to announce that Dr. Phillip Tong has joined their organization part-time as a Technology Consultant. "We are thrilled to have someone of Phil's stature join us at ADPI and help us achieve our vision of becoming the world's "go-to" authority on dairy ingredients," stated Dave Thomas, ADPI CEO

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CWT Assists with 668,000 Pounds of Cheese Export Sales
Friday, May 13, 2016 (432 reads)

 Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 6 requests for export assistance  to sell 668,001 pounds (303 metric tons) of Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese to customers in Asia and Oceania. The product has been contracted for delivery in the period from May through September 2016.

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WASDE: Increased Milk Slated With Lower Feed Costs
Thursday, May 12, 2016 (416 reads)

Milk production for 2017 is forecast higher as improved forage availability and continued favorable feed costs are expected to support gains in milk per cow, according to the latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates Report released by USDA on May 10th. With stronger domestic and export demand, cheese, nonfat dry milk (NDM), and whey prices are forecast higher but butter prices are forecast lower. 

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Australia Dairy Farmers Not Only Face a Price Drop But Will Have To Pay Back “Over Payment”
Thursday, May 12, 2016 (587 reads)

Last week, about 3800 dairy farmers in Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia — two thirds of the industry — were told their incomes were about to crash. First, major dairy processor Murray Goulburn and, then, Fonterra, announced the price they paid their farmer-suppliers would immediately drop from between $6 and $5.60 for every kilogram of milk solids to just $4.75-$5 a kilogram, equivalent to as little as 35c a litre of milk. But the sting was yet to come - Not only would prices be slashed immediately, but they would be backdated or imposed retrospectively to the beginning of the 2015-16 financial year or milk season. 

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WOW Logistics Launches Dairy Industry Social Media Site
Friday, May 06, 2016 (507 reads)

WOW Logistics Company has launched a new social media site dedicated solely to the dairy industry. Dairy Insider, Powered by WOW Logistics, aims to connect a wide range of dairy professionals, from producers and brokers, to suppliers, and others involved in the dairy marketplace. The site is extremely easy to navigate and shares functionalities that users will be familiar with through other popular social networking sites like Facebook and LinkedIn. It offers a free classifieds area, polls, blogs section, forum, events page, and other sections users will value.

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GlobalDairyTrade Price Index Falls, While WMP Prices Rise 0.7%
Thursday, May 05, 2016 (608 reads)

International milk prices slipped on May 4th at the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction weighing on hopes that prices were beginning to recover after two consecutive auctions of gains. Auction prices dipped 1.4 percent to $2,203 per ton, as a total of 20,615 tons were sold falling 2.8 percent from the previous auction. Although the GlobalDairyTrade price index fell, whole milk powder (WMP), rose 0.7 percent to $2,176.

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NDP Motion on Canadian Cheese Standards and U.S. Milk Protein Imports Defeated as Canadian Dairy Farmers Protest
Thursday, May 05, 2016 (517 reads)

The federal Liberals have used their majority to vote down an NDP motion demanding the government immediately start enforcing Canadian cheese standards and stop the imports of a U.S. milk protein. This vote comes as Quebec dairy farmers have blocked access to Montréal’s Parmalat milk plant in protest over imports of U.S. diafiltered milk proteins.

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