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Research Suggests That Yogurt is the Fastest Growing Dairy Market in the UK
Thursday, June 24, 2010 (906 reads)

Market research agency YouGov SixthSense has published a study suggesting that yogurt is the fastest growing sector in the UK dairy industry. Researchers found yogurt to be the third most profitable in dairy, behind milk and cheese, but said it was the most improved of all dairy markets with around a 7 percent increase in value on the previous year. Value growth was said to be driven by price rises and interest in healthy eating.

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Reverse Osmosis Saves Cash and Energy for Arla Foods
Thursday, June 24, 2010 (957 reads)

Arla Foods is confident it can recoup the costs of new technology enabling it to use borehole instead of mains water at its Settle Creamery within 12-18 months. The new reverse osmosis plant, developed by Waterwise Technology, uses membrane filtration to remove dissolved solids and pathogenic organisms in the borehole water, which can then be used in the production process and to feed a steam boiler.

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Study Shows Omega-3 Benefits Against ‘Oxidative Stress’
Thursday, June 24, 2010 (867 reads)

The heart health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA may be related to their ability to reduce oxidative stress, suggests new research. Oxygen-breathing organisms naturally produce reactive oxygen species (ROS), which play an important role in a range of functions, including cell signalling. However, over production of these ROS from smoking, pollution, sunlight, high intensity exercise, or simply ageing, may overwhelm the body’s antioxidant defences and lead to oxidative stress.

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FrieslandCampina Moves Away From Commodities
Thursday, June 24, 2010 (970 reads)

Multinational dairy company FrieslandCampina has revealed its strategy for the coming decade in which it plans to expand globally and shift its focus to three specialized product categories.

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New ‘Propionic’ Cultures to Boost Alpine Cheese Flavor
Thursday, June 24, 2010 (1393 reads)

Chr. Hansen has developed new ‘propionic’ cultures to support flavor development and eye formation in Alpine cheeses.

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High Level Group Urges EU to Address Dairy Power Imbalance
Thursday, June 17, 2010 (998 reads)

An EU group set up in the wake of the dairy crisis last year has advocated greater use of written contracts and more collective bargaining power for dairy farmers. The High Level Group on Milk (HLG) was formed in October after farm gate prices reached historic lows, and now as prices recover, it has presented seven key recommendations on how the sector should be reformed.

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Extend COOL To All Meat, Poultry, Fish and Dairy, say MEPs
Thursday, June 17, 2010 (1043 reads)

The European Parliament has backed proposals to extend country of origin labelling (COOL) to all meat, poultry and fish and dairy products. MEPs also said they wanted the country of origin to be specified for all meat, poultry and fish when used as an ingredient in processed foods – in a move that is sure to spark heated debate among industry players.

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Wheat, Oils and Dairy Prices to Stay Up 40% For Next Decade
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 (1078 reads)

The FAO is cautiously optimistic about the prospects of food commodities in the wake of economic upheaval in the past two years, but average prices for wheat and grains, vegetable oils and dairy are likely to be higher over the next decade.

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New Dairy Technology Academy Opens to Tackle Skills Gap
Monday, June 14, 2010 (1068 reads)

A new dairy technology training center has opened in the UK as the industry looks to tackle “serious skill shortages”. The Eden International Dairy Academy opened this week at Reaseheath College in Cheshire, the UK, following a £2.7m (€3.26m) investment from industry and government.

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Fonterra Doubles Number of Online Milk Powder Auctions
Thursday, June 10, 2010 (1115 reads)

Fonterra will double the number of online milk powder auctions on their trading platform globalDairyTrade to twice a month starting in Sptember 2010. In addition, Fonterra has also announced that in August 2010 it will expand its trading range with the addition of buttermilk powder and new specifications for SMP (high heat / high stable) and AMF (1,000kg bulk packs).

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