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CWT Assists with 2.0 Million Pounds of Cheese and Whole Milk Powder Export Sales
Thursday, July 16, 2015 (499 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 9 requests for export assistance to sell 1.294 million pounds (587 metric tons) of Cheddar, Gouda, and Monterey Jack cheese, and 661,387 pounds (300 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, Central America, South America.

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SMP Production in EU Expected to Increase by 8%
Thursday, July 16, 2015 (995 reads)

The European Commission's Milk Market Observatory has released its summer 2015 Short-term outlook for EU arable crops, dairy, and meat markets in 2015 and 2016. For the dairy sector, the continuation of the Russian import ban translates mainly into lower exports of cheese despite a strong re-direction of trade to other destinations.  The additional milk is channeled into SMP and butter. Therefore, in 2015, SMP production is expected to increase by close to 8%. 

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First Stage of Sustainability Project Complete for One of Largest UK Cheese Creameries
Thursday, July 16, 2015 (800 reads)

The British company Clearfleau, a UK-based provider of on-site AD-based treatment solutions for the food and beverage sector, has finished the first stage in a major sustainability project for First Milk, at one of the UK's largest cheese creameries. Once operational, the plant will feed bio-methane into the gas grid - the first dairy processing site in Europe to do so. The integrated on-site AD plant will take over from the existing aerobic plant in early 2016 and will treat the creamery’s wastewater output as well as its whey permeate.

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Saputo Sees Potential in Brazil
Thursday, July 09, 2015 (751 reads)

Saputo Inc. has seen a 42% increase in revenues in the current fiscal year and says they’re looking to grow even more through future acquisitions.  “We’ll be happy with the 1% to 2% growth in the developed North American markets and maintain our presence there,” says CEO Lino Saputo Jr., “but we’re tapping into emerging markets that are showing more growth potential than the developed markets.” One of the most tantalizing markets, Saputo says, is Brazil, which ranks fifth in dairy production in the world and was the largest milk producer in Latin America in 2008, with a market share of 46%, according to a report by the Wisconsin International Trade Team. Saputo sees big opportunity there because Brazil’s dairy industry is still very fragmented and, geographically, it’s close to Argentina, where the Canadian company already has a base.

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India Dairy Products Offered Across Online Trading Platform
Thursday, July 09, 2015 (1082 reads)

An online trading platform similar to GlobalDairyTrade is providing an alternative way to trade dairy products in India. Dairy Trade India (DTI) e-auctions are auction trading event for sell and purchase of dairy commodities such as Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP), Whole Milk Powder (WMP), Ghee – Milk fat, Butter, Whey Powder, Lactose, Rennet Casein, Dairy Whitener and more.

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Canada Pledges Support for ‘Powerhouse’ Pacific Trade Pact
Thursday, July 09, 2015 (681 reads)

The Canadian government is reiterating its support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, with Finance Minister Joe Oliver saying increased trade and investment will benefit the economy. His comments come as TPP talks heat up amid questions over what changes the Canadian government — with an election three months away — is willing to make to its protected poultry and dairy sectors to secure its place in any agreement.

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FrieslandCampina Opens Dairy Zone in Vietnam
Thursday, July 09, 2015 (645 reads)

FrieslandCampina has inaugurated a sustainable dairy zone in the province of Ha Nam, northern Vietnam. The 66ha site in the municipality of Moc Bac – 25 miles southeast of Hanoi – will become a model dairy zone as part of a wider collaboration between Dutch and Vietnamese authorities. The project aims to establish and develop specialized dairy zones for family farms, contribute to Vietnam’s food security, create jobs for the economy and reduce the country’s dependence on imported milk.


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CWT Assists with 8.4 Million Pounds of Cheese and Whole Milk Powder Export Sales
Thursday, July 09, 2015 (574 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 28 requests for export assistance to sell 1.171 million pounds (531 metric tons) of Cheddar, Gouda and Monterey Jack cheese, and 7.275 million pounds (3,300 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, Central America, the Middle East, North Africa and South America. 

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Global Dairy Prices Hit a Six-Year Low in Auction
Thursday, July 02, 2015 (619 reads)

International dairy prices fell to a six-year low in the July 1st GlobalDairyTrade auction. The GDT Price Index fell 5.9% from the previous auction on June 16th posting its eighth consecutive decline and taking the average selling prices to $2,276 per ton, their weakest since July 2009

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Fall of New Zealand Exports Led by 37% Drop in WMP Value
Thursday, July 02, 2015 (556 reads)

Total goods exports for New Zealand fell $214 million (4.7%) to $4.4 billion in May 2015 compared with May 2014, Statistics New Zealand says. The fall in milk powder, butter, and cheese exports was led by whole milk powder, down 37%, with quantities down 6.9%.

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