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Milk Production Up in July
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 (1186 reads)


The latest United States Department of Agriculture Milk Production Report has stated that July milk production was up 1.1% in the country, and up 1.2% in the top 23 dairy states.



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Grande CheeseĀ® Acquires PGP Internationalā€™s Wisconsin Whey Processing Facilities
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 (958 reads)


Grande Cheese® Company has acquired PGP International’s Juda, WI whey processing facility. The former PGP facility is located adjacent to the Grande Cheese plant in Juda.



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GlobalDairyTrade Volumes Plunge Over Next 12 Months
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 (723 reads)


The product volumes being offered at through GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) auction by Fonterra over the next 12 months has dropped dramatically from what was previously forecasted. Over the next 12 months Fonterra plans to put 438,500 tons of whole milk powder (WMP) up for sale on GDT. This is a 21% decrease from the previous season.



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China Suffers Another New Zealand Contamination Scare
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 (714 reads)


A new contamination scare hit New Zealand's multi-billion dollar dairy industry on Monday after Westland Milk Products revealed that lactoferrin powder with excessive nitrate levels had been exported to China. Both New Zealand's Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) and Westland Milk insisted that the lactoferrin did not pose a safety risk.
 



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Dairy Prices Lift in the NZX Derivatives Market
Friday, August 16, 2013 (905 reads)


Trading was brisk in the NZX Dairy Derivatives market with whole milk powder (WMP) futures well supported. WMP Futures contracts are priced from US$4965 per ton for the nearby contract with prices steadily decreasing through to US$4550/ton for the January 2014 contracts.



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Chinese Confidence Shaken in Foreign Milk Products
Thursday, August 15, 2013 (875 reads)


A survey conducted by the China Youth Daily reported that 53.7 percent of survey respondents said their confidence in foreign milk products has been shaken by the Fonterra botulism scare, though another large group remains wary of domestic products.



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Protein Prices Are On The Rise
Thursday, August 15, 2013 (1026 reads)


The international powder markets are continuing to rise and milk proteins, the biggest of the powder proteins, have the main effect on global protein prices. The market for milk proteins remains strong and is rising. Currently, the price for Whey Protein Concentrate (WPC 80) is higher than U.S. $9.27/kg and is expected to further increase due to demand in Asia.



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Fonterra Disputes Sri Lankan DCD Testing
Thursday, August 15, 2013 (698 reads)


Fonterra has challenged the accuracy of Sri Lankan tests for agricultural chemical, dicyandiamide (DCD), after it was ordered to pull two batches of apparently contaminated milk powder from shelves in the country.



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Euroserum To Offer ADPI Extra Grade Skim Milk Powder at GlobalDairyTrade Auction
Thursday, August 15, 2013 (1296 reads)


Euroserum, a part of the French Sodiaal Group has announced their plans to begin selling Low Heat – ADPI Extra Grade Skim Milk Powder and Medium Heat – ADPI Extra Grade Skim Milk Powder on the GlobalDairyTrade platform.



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USDA: U.S. Forecast to Produce Record-High Milk Output
Thursday, August 15, 2013 (771 reads)


USDA anticipates record-high levels of U.S. milk production for both 2013 and 2014, according to the latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. The 2013 milk output is expected to reach 202.1 billion pounds, up from 200.3 billion pounds in 2012 and from 196.2 billion pounds in 2011.



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