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July Milk Production Jumps 2.9%
Thursday, August 19, 2010 (970 reads)

USDA’s July “Milk Production” reported 50-state milk production increasing 2.9% over a year ago to 16,480 billion lbs. This is the largest percentage increase for July on a year-over-year comparison since 2007. Milk production has been running above 2009 levels since March.

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Fortified Milk Linked to Healthier Child Development
Thursday, August 19, 2010 (958 reads)

A Fonterra funded study suggests that milk fortified with micronutrients, especially zinc and iron, can be an effective tool to alleviate nutrition deficiencies among young children.

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Danisco Acquires South African Dairy Research Company
Thursday, August 19, 2010 (987 reads)

Danisco has acquired South African firm Research Solutions in a bid to step up its dairy and frozen dessert activities in the country. The Danish company claimed that the bolt-on acquisition will help it build one of the most competitive ingredients suppliers in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Protein Mix Could Increase Emulsion Stability
Thursday, August 19, 2010 (1103 reads)

New research suggests that mixing different protein emulsifiers could create more stable emulsions – reducing the need for surfactants. The study, published in the journal Food Hydrocolloids, suggests that using a mixture of commonly available emulsifying proteins and solid particles could lead to more stable emulsions and foams.

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U.S. Senators Agree on Framework of Food Safety Bill
Thursday, August 19, 2010 (1017 reads)

A bipartisan group of senators said Aug. 12 they have reached agreement on legislation designed to enhance the safety of the United States’ food supply, setting the stage for the full Senate to take up the measure later this year.

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Report Sets Out Dairy Strategy for Northern Ireland Post-Quotas
Thursday, August 19, 2010 (965 reads)

A newly published study on the competitiveness of the Northern Irish dairy industry has called for a greater focus on efficiency and supply chain cooperation. The report, undertaken by Promar International, set out how the dairy sector in Northern Ireland should prepare for the EU abolition of milk quotas in 2015.

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New Dairy Research Program Established in New Zealand
Thursday, August 19, 2010 (1128 reads)

DairyNZ Chief Executive Dr Tim Mackle said it was a major step for the ongoing development of the New Zealand dairy industry which is designed to bring significant benefits across the whole primary sector.

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Coke Enters Dairy Segment with Maaza Milky Delite
Thursday, August 19, 2010 (862 reads)

Coca-Cola India forayed into the dairy segment by launching milk-based beverage, Maaza Milky Delite. A blend of mango pulp and milk, Coke would test market Maaza Milky Delite for two months in Kolkata before launching it nationally.

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Meiji Dairies Recalls 230,000 Cheese Products
Thursday, August 19, 2010 (1080 reads)

Meiji Dairies Corp said it will voluntarily recall around 230,000 cheese products as some of its natural cheese products could contain pieces of metal. There have been no reports of damage to health so far, the company said. Meiji Dairies said the metallic pieces, about 1 centimeter long and 1 millimeter wide, were mixed in ingredients imported from Germany.

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Milk In Supermarkets Sees a 10.2% Price Drop From A Year Ago
Thursday, August 19, 2010 (946 reads)

Supermarket News has just published High Impact: Supermarket News’s Annual Category Guide. This publication is an analysis of key product-sales data for the latest 52 weeks ending June 13, 2010, which is complied by SymphonyIRI Group  located in Chicago, Illinois.

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