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CWT Assists with 439,000 Pounds of Cheese and Whole Milk Powder Export Sales
Thursday, September 10, 2015 (606 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 6 requests for export assistance from member cooperatives who have contracts to sell 47,069 pounds (21 metric tons) of Cheddar cheese, and 393,423 pounds (250 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, the Middle East and South America. 

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Fonterra Opens Manufacturing Facility in Indonesia
Thursday, September 10, 2015 (799 reads)

Fonterra has opened a Rp 340 billion (US$23.5m) blending and packing plant in Indonesia - its first manufacturing facility in the South East Asian country. Fonterra Managing Director Asia, Middle-East, Africa (AsiaMEA) Johan Priem said this investment strategically positions Fonterra to help meet Indonesia’s continuous growing demand for dairy nutrition.

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First Milk Processed at Fonterra’s New Edendale Plant
Thursday, September 10, 2015 (775 reads)

The first milk has gone through the new Milk Protein Concentrate (MPC) plant at Fonterra’s Edendale site. The MPC plant is the first of three new plants to be up and running – the Reverse Osmosis (RO) and Anhydrous Milk Fat (AMF) plants will come on line in the next few weeks. 

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"Condensation of Whey" is Helping Leprino Foods Conserve Water
Thursday, September 10, 2015 (794 reads)

Leprino Foods is doing their part to conserve water in their two cheese plants located in Lemoore, California, by using a process called condensation of whey. The city of Lemoore is one of the cities in California that is trying to balance state water mandates to cut consumption while keeping jobs that make their cities financially healthy.

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Dairy Prices Continue To Climb While Auction Volumes Stay Low
Thursday, September 03, 2015 (693 reads)

The GlobalDairyTrade price index rose 10.9% at the September 1st GlobalDairyTrade auction with an average selling price of US$2,226 per ton, up from US$1,974 at the August 18th auction. A total of 35,865 tons of product was offered which was a decrease of 1,039 tons from the previous auction. 


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Amul Brand to Unveil India's First Branded Lactose-free Milk
Thursday, September 03, 2015 (619 reads)

Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation will launch the first branded lactose-free milk in India next month under the company's Amul brand. The company is also in the process of boosting its daily processing capacity to 36 million liters by 2020, compared with today's capacity of 24 million liters. 

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Arla Strengthens Its Distribution Position in Africa
Thursday, September 03, 2015 (709 reads)

Arla continues its expansion in Africa through two new joint-ventures in Nigeria and Senegal. Two strong local partners, Tolaram in Nigeria and Attieh Group in Senegal, will provide the distribution backbone that will help Arla grow and develop its business in West Africa.

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Staying Focused in an Unpredictable Market
Thursday, September 03, 2015 (660 reads)

Globally declining milk prices impacted Arla Foods and the entire dairy industry in the first half of 2015, creating a tough situation for Arla’s farmer-owners. Arla has managed to navigate through the hard-pressed world market relatively well by growing brand volumes and keeping a tight grip on costs.

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CWT Assists with 697,000 Pounds of Whole Milk Powder Export Sales
Thursday, September 03, 2015 (481 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 2 request for export assistance from member cooperatives who have a contracts to sell 696,661 pounds (316 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in Central America.

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Hilmar Cheese Co.’s Only CEO John Jeter, Retires After 31 years
Thursday, September 03, 2015 (723 reads)

Hilmar Cheese Co. CEO John Jeter stepped down Monday after serving as the only chief executive the company has ever had during its 31-year history. Jeter, who helped found and grow Hilmar into the nation's 17th-largest dairy firm, will be replaced by the son of one of the company's founding farmers, David Ahlem, who has served as the company's chief operating officer. 

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