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CWT Assists with 8.1 Million Pounds of Cheese and Whole Milk Powder Export Sales
Thursday, April 16, 2015 (606 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 7 requests for export assistance on contracts to sell 921,532 pounds (418 metric tons) of Cheddar, and Gouda cheese and 7.322 million pounds (3,321 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. 

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Chinese Dairy Imports Rising Again
Friday, April 10, 2015 (875 reads)

Imports of whole milk powder into China in early 2015 reached levels not seen for the last six months, according to data from European dairy trade representatives Eucolait.

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CWT Assists with 1.5 Million Pounds of Cheese and Butter Export Sales
Thursday, April 09, 2015 (669 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 10 requests for export assistance to sell 1.405 million pounds (637 metric tons) of Cheddar, Gouda, and Monterey Jack cheese and 55,116 pounds (25 metric tons) of butter to customers in Asia, the Middle East, and Oceania. 

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Fonterra Looking for New Whey Sources in Europe
Thursday, April 09, 2015 (899 reads)

New Zealand’s Fonterra is back in the EU searching for new partnerships, where they can have access to whey products. The company’s EU whey sourcing began in 2011, when they formed a joint venture with First Milk in Britain. They then partnered with Rokiskio, a Lithuanian dairy, before striking a deal with Dutch firm A-ware Food. Separate but mutually beneficial cheese and whey protein ingredient plants were established in Heerenveen, situated in the north of the Netherlands.

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USDEC Global Dairy Market Outlook: Exports Sales Better in February Than January
Thursday, April 09, 2015 (713 reads)

U.S. dairy exports remain near two-year lows, but shipments rebounded a bit in February compared with the prior month. Exporters shipped 137,576 tons of milk powders, cheese, butterfat, whey and lactose in February, down 14% from a year ago, but up 21% from January on a daily-average basis. 

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Grober Group Proposes $12 Million Facility To Turn Cayuga Milk Ingredients Milk Permeate Byproduct into Animal Feed
Thursday, April 09, 2015 (970 reads)

A Canada-based agricultural company is looking to build a $12 million, 60,000-square foot facility in the Cayuga County Industrial Park in Aurelius, New York. The Grober Group, which has its central offices in Cambridge, Ontario, plans to build a new plant that would use byproducts from the Cayuga Milk Ingredients plant already in the park to create animal feed for dairy farmers. The CMI plant creates a milk permeate byproducts that the Grober Group facility can dry and mix to create an ingredient for the animal feed. 

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Arla Foods Ingredients Publishes CSR Report, Enters New Ethical Initiative in Ethiopia
Thursday, April 09, 2015 (631 reads)

Arla Foods Ingredients has published its first independent CSR report, in which it reveals its participation in a new ethical initiative that seeks to make affordable and nutritious food solutions available to low-income families in Ethiopia. The initiative is called the GAIN Nordic Partnership and is driven by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), in co-operation with businesses from across the food supply chain.

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USDA Awards nearly $19 Million in Grants to Enhance Food Safety Research
Thursday, April 02, 2015 (883 reads)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA ) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced March 31, 2015 funding awards totaling nearly $19 million to 36 grantees to ensure the availability of a safe and nutritious food supply while maintaining American agriculture competitiveness. 

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FrieslandCampina and China Huishan Dairy Holdings Start Joint Venture
Thursday, April 02, 2015 (769 reads)

Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. and China Huishan Dairy Holdings Company Limited have established their joint venture after receiving anti-trust clearance and after completion of the other conditions. The joint venture will operate under the name Friesland Huishan Dairy. Friesland Huishan Dairy will operate a fully integrated infant milk formula supply chain in the People’s Republic of China. In the near future, the company will launch a new infant milk formula brand on the Chinese market, which will offer high-quality infant and toddler nutrition. Friesland Huishan Dairy’s Xiushui plant near Shenyang, will process raw milk sourced from nearby dairy farms owned by Huishan.



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GlobalDairyTrade Auction Falls 10.8%
Thursday, April 02, 2015 (937 reads)

As widely forecast, dairy markets are volatile and nervous as milk quotas are abolished across Europe. That was evident at the April 1st Global Dairy Trade auction where the overall dairy price index was down 10.8%  with an average selling price of $2,746 per ton. This follows an 8.8% drop at the previous event. The overall dairy price index is now back to where it started on January 6.

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