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Decades Of Research Yield Natural Dairy Thickener With Probiotic Potential
Thursday, June 11, 2015 (859 reads)

Microbiologists at Oregon State University have discovered and helped patent and commercialize a new type of dairy or food thickener, which may add probiotic characteristics to the products in which it's used. The thickener is now in commercial use, and OSU officials say it may have a significant impact in major industries. The new product is produced by a natural bacterium that was isolated in Oregon. It's the result of decades of research, beginning in the early 1990s when a novel polymer with an ability to rapidly thicken milk was discovered by an OSU microbiologist. The polymer is known as Ropy 352 and produced by a non-disease-causing bacterium.

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Nestlé Files Casein Infant Formula Patent For Better Insulin Sensitivity
Thursday, June 11, 2015 (716 reads)

Nestlé has filed an general obvious for an tot nourishment product with casein protein, that it pronounced could be used to forestall metabolic syndrome disorders after in life. The patent, filed by Nestlé’s investigate arm Nestec, described a casein protein product as a“nutritional intervention”.

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Chr. Hansen Offers Classic Feta Flavor and Texture in New Culture
Thursday, June 11, 2015 (644 reads)

The launch of Chr. Hansen’s DVS WhiteClassic culture will enable producers of both classic Feta and non-PDO Feta to access the classic flavor and texture that consumers are looking for. The growth of the White Cheese category as a whole is currently projected at 19.3% growth from 2013 to 2019. Producing a Feta or White Cheese similar to Feta (Non-PDO Feta) is therefore of high value to cheese makers around the world.

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USDA Raises Milk Output Projections for 2015-2016
Thursday, June 11, 2015 (743 reads)

USDA’s June World Ag Supply & Demand Estimates report raised both 2015 and 2016 U.S. milk production projections from last month, with most of the gains attributed to more output per cow. Butter, NFDM and whey prices for 2015 were forecast lowerdue to relatively abundant supplies of those products. The cheese price forecast was raised on strong demand. NFDM and whey prices were reduced for 2016; and the projected 2016 butter price range was narrowed.

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CWT to Continue Offering Export Assistance Through 2018
Thursday, June 11, 2015 (574 reads)

The board of the National Milk Producers Federation (MPF) has voted in favor of  continuing  Cooperatives Working Together, the farmer-funded export assistance program, through December 31, 2018, at the current funding level of four cents per hundredweight. NMPF developed and manages the 13-year-old self-help program, also known as CWT. In 2015 alone, CWT has helped its members contract to sell 35.1 million pounds of cheese, 26.6 million pounds of butter and 20.1 million pounds of whole milk powder. Together, these transactions will export the equivalent of 1.07 billion pounds of milk to customers in 28 countries on five continents.

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CWT Assists with 2.6 Million Pounds of Butter Export Sales
Thursday, June 11, 2015 (582 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 3 requests for export assistance for contracts to sell 2.646 million pounds (1,200 metric tons) of butter to customers in the Middle East. The product has been contracted for delivery in the period from June through November 2015.

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GDT Auction Prices Continue To Slip
Thursday, June 04, 2015 (838 reads)

Prices fell for the sixth consecutive time at the June 2nd GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) auction. Returns for all commodities eased but fat products suffered the biggest blows, as the overall GDT Price Index fell 4.3% to its lowest level since July 2009, the average sale price dropping to US$2412/t.

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CWT Assists with 3.8 Million Pounds of Cheese and Butter Export Sales
Thursday, June 04, 2015 (589 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 6 requests for export assistance to sell 3.702 million pounds (1.679 metric tons) of Cheddar, and Monterey Jack cheese, and 110,231 pounds (50 metric tons) of butter to customers in Asia and the Middle East. 

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Dairy Exports Up For The Third Straight Month
Thursday, June 04, 2015 (712 reads)

Though still trailing last year’s pace, U.S. dairy exporters continue to move relatively strong volumes of milk powder, cheese, whey products and lactose in the early months of 2015, according to USDEC’s latest trade data report. In April, U.S. export volume and value were up for the third straight month after bottoming out in January. U.S. suppliers shipped 185,342 tons of milk powders, cheese, butterfat, whey and lactose in April, the second-highest figure ever (on a daily-average basis).

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Global Market Outlook: Continued Weakness
Thursday, June 04, 2015 (932 reads)

The U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) issued its Global Dairy Market Outlook report for June. USDEC’s outlook calls for continued weak conditions, with ample milk to meet global demand for the rest of the year and into 2016.

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