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US Butter Stocks Are Up 55% From 2011
Monday, June 25, 2012 (842 reads)

Stocks of butter in the US continued to grow during May 2011. The current USDA Cold Storage report indicated butter stocks increased by 4% during May.

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Canada, Mexico Asked to Join Trans Pacific Partnership
Monday, June 25, 2012 (785 reads)

U.S. dairy groups are hoping for easier exports to Canada as a result of the Trans Pacific Partnership being negotiated by the U.S. and eight other countries.

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First Europe-Wide Life-Cycle Assessment for UHT Milk Packaging
Monday, June 25, 2012 (981 reads)

A recent, Europe-wide life-cycle assessment conducted by the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (IFEU) has confirmed that, compared to disposable HDPE and PET bottles, carton packs for UHT milk have a significantly better environmental profile − particularly with respect to CO2 emission, use of fossil resources and consumption of primary energy.

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Vanilla is The Most Popular Ice Cream
Monday, June 25, 2012 (1014 reads)

A survey by the International Ice Cream Association found that vanilla is the top choice for flavor and that demand is surging again for frozen yogurt. The survey also found that premium ice cream is the most popular option. The ice-cream industry, which sold 1.53 billion gallons of frozen dessert last year, generated $10 billion in revenue in 2010.

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CWT Export Update
Friday, June 22, 2012 (957 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 11 requests for export assistance from DFA, Darigold and United Dairymen of Arizona to sell a total of 775 metric tons (1.709 million pounds) of Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese to customers in Asia, South America, the Middle East, North Africa and South Pacific. The product will be delivered June through November 2012.

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Coca-Cola Ventures Into Dairy-Based Drinks
Friday, June 22, 2012 (996 reads)

Coca-Cola signed a deal to distribute a high-protein, after-workout milkshake owned by Fair Oaks Farms Brands, a collective of family farmers. The beverage, Core Power, will ride on Coca-Cola trucks to about 10,000 stores by fall and retails for about $3.

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Milk Production Up 2% in May
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 (834 reads)

Milk production increased in May, but the rate of growth slowed in comparison to the previous four months of 2012. The 2% growth rate for May compares to 4.2% in March and 3.2% in April.

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Kansas Dairy Signs A "One-Of-Its-Kind" Deal With Dannon
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 (799 reads)

McCarty Dairy in western Kansas has entered into exclusive deal Dannon as the sole milk supplier for the company’s yogurt plant in Fort Worth, Texas. The dairy also has an on-site processing plant at their Rexford location, enabling them to convert fluid milk into dehydrated milk powder.

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No Free Pass for Milkshakes in NYC’s Beverage Ban
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 (855 reads)

Milkshakes may not escape New York City’s latest efforts to trim their residents’ waistlines after all. Last month, Mayor Michael Bloomberg stirred up controversy and debate by announcing his plan to eliminate supersized portions of soda and sugary drinks. Originally, milk was among the beverages exempt from the supersized restriction. Now, the NYC Board of Health has put a new twist in the proposal. Board members have not only showed their support for Bloomberg’s proposal but have also suggested restricting sizes of milk drinks.

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Whole Milk Powder Prices Increase As the Overall Price Index Slips at Online Auction
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 (914 reads)

Whole milk powder rose in Fonterra’s latest GlobalDairyTrade auction, even as overall prices of dairy products slipped, keeping the price index at its highest level since April 3.

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