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Dairy Price Index Climbs
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 (927 reads)

The FAO Food Price Index was steady in February, although positive growth was recorded in the dairy sub-index. The FAO Dairy Price Index averaged 203 points in February, 5 points (2.4%) higher than in January. The February increase was the most substantial increase in the Dairy Price Index since September 2012.

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US Skim Milk Powder Export Volumes Down
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 (982 reads)

The volume of skim milk powder (SMP) exported from the US was substantially less this January (2013) than the previous one (2012). A total of 31,670 tons of SMP was shipped from the US in January versus approximately 39,000 tons in the month of January in the previous two years.

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Mainland Cheese Launched in Malaysia
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 (949 reads)

Fonterra has just launched their "Mainland" cheese brand, following strong growth in their Fonterra brands business in Malaysia.

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Dairy Protein Demand to Drive Volac Growth
Monday, March 11, 2013 (905 reads)

UK nutrition firm Volac expects consumers to shift from supplements towards high-protein foods in 2013 and has implemented a “positive outlook” for the year. Volac believes that the shift will be particularly noticeable in the UK and demand for lactose-based products in both emerging and European markets is expected to be a key driver of growth.

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India Is Exporting More Dairy Products
Monday, March 11, 2013 (1177 reads)

In 2012 India exported more dairy products than they imported. In the previous three years India was a net importer of dairy products. However last year this trend was reversed due to strong exports of skim milk powder (SMP).

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Cheese Exporters Group Launched by Dairy UK
Monday, March 11, 2013 (872 reads)

Dairy UK has announced plans to launch a Cheese Exporters Group – an initiative designed to encourage British cheese makers to focus more on export markets.

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Food Law Course Offers Comprehensive Review of U.S. Food Regulations and More
Friday, March 08, 2013 (1014 reads)

Keller and Heckman LLP’s Practical Food Law Program will take place March 19 to 21, 2013 in San Francisco, California. This seminar provides members of the food industry with a comprehensive presentation of the applicable statutory and regulatory framework, including all aspects of food adulteration. Members of the American Dairy Products Institute (ADPI) can receive a 10% discount off the registration fee by entering "ADPI" in the discount code box on the registration web page.

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Nonfat Dry Milk Manufacturers’ Stocks Jump in January
Thursday, March 07, 2013 (1036 reads)

According to latest USDA Dairy Products Report manufacturers’ stocks of nonfat dry milk (NDM) jumped to 249 million pounds in January 2012, making it the highest stock level in the past three years.

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Fonterra and Dutch Dairy to Collaborate on Plant
Thursday, March 07, 2013 (977 reads)

Fonterra and A-ware Food Group of the Netherlands are partnering to construct a cheese factory on a greenfield site in the Netherlands. The plant will also produce lactose and whey.

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Dairy Exporters Obtain Electronic EU Dairy Health and Transit Export Certificates
Thursday, March 07, 2013 (917 reads)

This year, the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will start issuing electronic health and transit certificates for dairy products exported to the European Union (EU) via the electronic trade document exchange system (eTDE). The new electronic Document Creation System (eDocs) develops an electronic certificate and sends it to eTDE to be viewed by domestic users and port authorities from trading markets (i.e. EU countries).

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