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Dairy Prices to Fall - But Not To Far
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 (1446 reads)


A lingering hangover from poor weather in Europe and the US has cut the likelihood of a slowdown in Chinese and Russian demand prompting a deep slide in milk prices in the second half of 2011.



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Fonterra Faces Big Challenges Ahead in China
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 (1393 reads)


Fonterra may face an uphill struggle in its bid to expand in China despite the promise of significant market growth, according to an Asian food industry analyst.



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FDA Outlines Strategy for Food Import Safety
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 (1475 reads)


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has outlined its strategy for ensuring the safety of imported foods in an effort to move away from seizing harmful goods to preventing their arrival, the agency said.



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New International Research Consortium Developed to Accelerate Research on the Nutrition Benefits of Dairy
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 (1167 reads)


Against the backdrop of a difficult financial climate and more stringent health claims regulation, the dairy industry is taking a coordinated approach to nutrition and health research with the formation of a global research consortium.



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Higher Food Commodity Prices Are Here to Stay
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 (1441 reads)


High food prices and volatility in commodity markets are here to stay, according to a new report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).



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Glanbia Develops Protein Ingredient for Creamier Frozen Yogurt
Friday, June 17, 2011 (1441 reads)


Glanbia Nutritionals has expanded its OptiSol clean label ingredient range with a new high protein dairy concentrate for creamier fortified frozen yogurts and desserts.



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Skim Milk Powder Leads The Decline in Dairy Prices at Online Auction
Thursday, June 16, 2011 (1360 reads)


Average prices of dairy products fell from a three-month high in Fonterra's latest online auction, as commodity prices and equity markets weakened on doubts about the pace of US economic growth and Greece's debt woes.



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New Zealand to Boost Milk Production
Thursday, June 16, 2011 (1363 reads)


The government of New Zealand said the country will increase milk production by as much as 5.7% in the year ending May 31, 2012, largely on demand from China and oil-exporting nations. Dairy imports to China have increased fivefold between 2008 and 2010.



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USDA Issues Proposed Rule to Implement Electronic Dairy Product Mandatory Reporting Program
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 (1300 reads)


The U. S. Department of Agriculture has issued a proposed rule to amend the Dairy Product Mandatory Reporting Program as required by law. The Mandatory Price Reporting Act of 2010 amends the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to, among other things, provide for the establishment of an electronic reporting system for manufacturers to report sales information for specific dairy products.



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Heart Health Dairy Suffers High Product Failure Rate
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 (1362 reads)


Yogurts and milks made with heart health ingredients are filling up chilled cabinets but high launch numbers are failing to translate into healthy sales growth, according to Leatherhead. In its latest functional foods report, the research company valued the heart health dairy market, which consists largely of yogurts and drinks made with plant sterols and omega-3 milks, at $900m.



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