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World Trade in Dairy is Expected to Expand Slightly
Friday, June 14, 2013 (778 reads)

With an expected record harvest and calmer markets, global cereal prices could ease, the United Nations has reported, predicting more balanced food commodity prices for the 2013-2014 marketing year. 

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Plenty of Milk Ahead, USDA Says
Thursday, June 13, 2013 (857 reads)

USDA left its forecast for 2013 U.S. milk production unchanged but slightly lowered next year’s milk output on expectations of lower dairy profitability, the latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reported. Milk prices are forecast in the $17-$19 range for this year and next.

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CWT Enhances Financial Commitment To Dairy Exports
Thursday, June 13, 2013 (839 reads)

This week, members of Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) endorsed a larger investment in the farmer-funded self-help program, voting to enhance the membership requirement from 2 cents per hundredweight to 4 cents per hundredweight, effective July 1, 2013, and running through Dec. 31, 2015.

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Tetra Pak Research Shows Flavored Milk To Spur Dairy Industry Growth
Thursday, June 13, 2013 (811 reads)

New research from Tetra Pak, the world's leading food processing and packaging company, forecasts that flavored milk consumption will grow at more than double the rate of white milk globally between 2012 and 2015. Consumers are increasingly turning to tasty, nutritious and conveniently packaged flavored milk as an alternative to other beverages, creating opportunities for dairies to improve profitability.

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First International Collaboration to Showcase Latest Body of Evidence of Dairy Health Benefits
Thursday, June 13, 2013 (762 reads)

Eight dairy organizations from around the world are joining efforts to demonstrate the tangible nutritional benefits of dairy at a symposium on “Maintaining health with nutrient rich diets: The role of dairy in prevention of metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease (CVD), obesity and sarcopenia.”

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Farm Bill Heads Toward House After Senate Approval
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 (813 reads)

The Senate has approved a farm bill that would trim the food stamp budget and require farmers earning more than $750,000 annually to pay more for taxpayer-subsidized crop insurance. The bill heads to the House, which failed to approve farm legislation last year, leaving a 2008 measure in place through September 30, 2013.

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Commonwealth Dairy Wraps Up Vermont Plant Expansion
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 (797 reads)

A $12 million plant expansion that includes new machinery, warehouse space and a new whey processing line is now complete at Commonwealth Dairy's Brattleboro, Vermont site. The company, which makes private-label and branded dairy products, added about 23,000 square feet to its plant through the renovation.

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Dairy Product Prices Drop At Global Dairy Trade Auction
Thursday, June 06, 2013 (933 reads)

A further drop in dairy prices at the latest international online sale of dairy goods will not threaten Fonterra's recent payout forecast, a market strategist says. The GlobalDairyTrade's trade-weighted price index fell 5.3 percent compared with the last sale two weeks ago, the third consecutive price drop after a nine-auction run of gains for the group of dairy products. 

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Arla Foods Ingredients Comments on Acid Whey From Greek Yogurt Debate
Thursday, June 06, 2013 (800 reads)

Arla Foods Ingredients has commented on the ongoing controversy about acid whey in the production of Greek yogurt stating that the environmental impact of Greek yogurt by-product acid whey “highlights the inefficiency” of traditional manufacturing methods.

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ADPI Members Nestle and Hershey Company Earn Breakthrough Innovation Awards
Thursday, June 06, 2013 (910 reads)

Nestle and The Hershey Company, both ADPI members, have received Breakthrough Innovation Awards for 2013. Awarded by the market research firm, Nielsen, Senior Vice President Taddy Hall states, "Breakthrough Innovation companies achieve uncommon results because of their ability to pursue, shape, develop and activate insights that deliver what consumers demand."

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