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The European Commission Approves Lactalis's Acquisition of Parmalat
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 (1138 reads)


The European Commission has approved the proposed €3.4bn takeover of Parmalat by Lactalis.



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Study Shows Whey Protein May Aid Low-Fat Yogurt Formulation
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 (1293 reads)


The addition of whey protein may boost the textural properties of low-fat yogurt to levels comparable with its full-fat counterpart, according to new research.



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U.S. Exports Decline Slightly in April
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 (1222 reads)


According to the latest USDA/FAS data the export volume of dry ingredients (milk powders, whey proteins and lactose), cheese and butterfat in April was 127,258 tons, up 6.6% from a year ago, but down 7.6% from March (on a daily-average basis).



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Top Democrat on House Committee Supports Dairy Policy Revamp
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 (1213 reads)


Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., the top Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee, is backing a plan to change U.S. dairy policy and said he will introduce a bill in coming weeks. The proposal would establish a margin insurance program to replace the subsidy paid by the government when milk falls below a certain price.



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Report Shows US Functional Food Market up 31% Since 2006
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 (1244 reads)


The functional food market in the US has grown 31 percent since 2006, with beverages leading the charge, according to a new report from Leatherhead Food Research.



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Nestlé and King's College Commit to ‘Protein-Protein’ Nutrigenomics Project
Monday, June 13, 2011 (991 reads)


The Nestlé Research Center (NRC) in Switzerland and King's College London have committed to a six-month research project to explore, “examine the interactions between genes and food ingredients, and how they can affect human health."



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Cultured NDM Used as Preservative in Cottage Cheese
Monday, June 13, 2011 (1217 reads)


A new cottage cheese preservative offers manufacturers a natural alternative to its chemical predecessor.



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CME Announces Spot Cheese Product Notice
Monday, June 13, 2011 (876 reads)


CME Group has learned that certain cheese, which matches the product description required for sale of block cheese on the CME Spot Call, has been voluntarily withdrawn from the market by the manufacturer because of a product defect.



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Study Shows Fish Enzymes Have Potential to Boost Dairy Flavors
Monday, June 13, 2011 (961 reads)


Enzymes from salmon and hoki may enhance the flavor profile of dairy products, like specialty cheeses, suggests a study from Canada and New Zealand.



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Arla Looks to Merge with Distressed Swedish Dairy
Monday, June 13, 2011 (967 reads)


A slump in milk demand in Sweden at the beginning of the year has prompted distressed Swedish dairy co-op Milko to turn to Arla to take on its farmers.



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