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Amul Releases Global Dairy Trade Details
Friday, May 10, 2013 (1049 reads)


Amul, the newest seller on the GlobalDairyTrade platform, has released details about the product it intends to offer for sale. Amul will be offering both Medium Heat and High Heat skim milk powder (SMP), along with Regular grade whole milk powder (WMP).



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ADPI Unveils New Vision & Strategy Along With A Fresh New Look
Thursday, May 09, 2013 (854 reads)


The American Dairy Products Institute (ADPI), the leading association representing the dairy ingredients industry, unveiled a new vision and strategy along with a fresh new logo for the organization during their 2013 Annual Conference.



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2nd Global Cheese Technology Forum to be held October 2013 in Reno
Thursday, May 09, 2013 (1127 reads)


 Cheese and whey production in the US West and its place in the global economy will be the theme for this year’s Global Cheese Technology Forum (GCTF) being held October 22-23, 2013 at the Peppermill Resort in Reno, NV. The conference is being organized collaboratively by the Dairy Products Technology Center (DPTC) at California Polytechnic State University, the Western Dairy Center at Utah State University and The American Dairy Products Institute.



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California "Whey Factor" Bill Has "Intent', Not Policy
Thursday, May 09, 2013 (847 reads)


The California Assembly Ag Committee approved an amended AB 31 on a 6-0 vote, May 1, 2013. However, the form of the bill that left room 126 of the Capitol contained “intent” rather than policy. Removed was the original language, introduced last December by Assemblyman Dr. Richard Pan (D-Sacramento), that would have set the California Class 4b “dry whey factor” at no less than 80% of the federal order Class III "dry whey factor." Also removed was a whey factor exemption on the first 3 million lbs. of milk purchased by cheese plants per month, designed to protect small cheese processors – unable to capture revenues from whey – from higher milk procurement/processing costs.



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Foremost Farms USA Cheese Plant To Expand Production
Thursday, May 09, 2013 (911 reads)


The Foremost Farms USA cheese plant in Marshfield will add jobs this spring as it prepares to increase cheddar cheese production. The Baraboo-based milk processing and marketing cooperative is scheuduled to close its Alma Center mozzarella cheese plant and indefinitely idle production at its Waumandee cheddar cheese plant in June.



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CWT Assists with 1.9 Million Pounds of Cheese Export Sales
Thursday, May 09, 2013 (658 reads)


Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 6 requests for export assistance from to sell 1.896 million pounds (860 metric tons) of Cheddar, Gouda and Monterey Jack cheese to customers in Asia, North Africa and the Middle East.



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Wisconsin Has Another Record Year for Dairy Product Output
Thursday, May 09, 2013 (703 reads)


According to the National Ag Statistics Service, Wisconsin continue to out large amounts of cheese and other dairy products during 2012. Figures show that the state produced 2.78 billion pounds of cheese varieties in 2012.  It was also reported that total lactose was at a five-year high at 189 million pounds, while dry whey was at a five-year low.



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Glanbia, Dairy Farmers of America plan $100M expansion of New Mexico Plant
Thursday, May 09, 2013 (1341 reads)


The Dairy Farmers of America and Glanbia plan to expand their Southwest Cheese processing facility in Clovis, N.M., a $100 million venture that will widen the plant's whey and curd production.



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ADPI and ABI Celebrate A Record Setting Conference
Friday, May 03, 2013 (933 reads)


You asked for it. We delivered! The ADPI/ABI Annual Conference was bigger and better than ever. With record-breaking attendance, the 2013 conference drew more than 850 industry professionals, making it the largest annual gathering ever.



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GlobalDairyTrade Prices Fall 7.3%
Friday, May 03, 2013 (829 reads)


Prices at Fonterra's latest online dairy auction have taken a hit due to an expected rise in supply as rain starts to fall in drought-hit areas, and prices are expected to keep falling. The GlobalDairyTrade's trade-weighted price index fell 7.3 percent compared with the last sale two weeks ago, snapping a nine-auction run of gains for the basket of dairy products.



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