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U.S. Suppliers to Pursue Global WMP Market
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 (1105 reads)

Historically, U.S. suppliers largely ignored WMP but now, one major WMP facility is under construction and more are likely to follow, says Marc Beck, Executive Vice President of The US Dairy Export Council. The latest USDEC Export Profile reports that efforts are being made to make the products that buyers want, not what’s most convenient for processors to churn out.

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Keller and Heckman LLP to Host Food Packaging Law Seminar
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 (961 reads)

Global law firm Keller and Heckman will be hosting a Food Packaging Law Seminar on October 24-25, 2012, in Arlington, VA. This comprehensive two-day seminar is designed for regulatory, scientific, and legal professionals to keep up-to-date on the latest food packaging law developments.

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Saudi Milk Powder Prices Shoot Up 30%
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 (1125 reads)

Retail prices of milk powder have increased by as much as 30 percent these days in Riyadh as compared to the price at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry's online basic foodstuff price index.

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CWT Assists with 3.7 Million Pounds of Cheese and Butter Export Sales
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 (855 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 11 requests for export assistance to sell 3.337 million pounds (1,514 metric tons) of Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese, and 385,809 pounds (175 metric tons) of butter, to customers in Asia and the Middle East.

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Whey Could Combat Child Malnutrition
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 (1081 reads)

A clinical study of 1,800 children with moderately acute malnutrition in Malawi is to investigate the effectiveness of dairy nutrients in ready-to-use supplementary food (RUSF). Conducted by US-based food aid organization Project Peanut Butter, the study will determine the ability of RUSF made with whey permeate and whey protein concentrate to promote the children’s recovery and healthy growth.

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Whey Protein Enrichment For Yogurt Manufacturers
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 (1001 reads)

No-fuss protein enrichment creates an opportunity to reach health-conscious consumers. Yogurt with a high content of whey protein could be the next big hit among consumers who want to improve their fitness or manage their weight. Now, using two new proteins from Arla Foods Ingredients, yogurt manufacturers can rise to the trend without altering their process or the quality of their products.

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Cheese Production up 2.3% in July
Friday, September 07, 2012 (993 reads)

Cheese production in the U.S. in July totaled 874 million pounds up 2.3 percent compared to a year ago. Italian type cheese production was up 2.3 percent to 368 million pounds while American type cheese production increased 1.8 percent to 356 million pounds.

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August Milk Prices Show Significant Increases
Thursday, September 06, 2012 (893 reads)

As a result of increased and unexpected US demand for cheese and butter in recent weeks, milk prices in the country have jumped by more than a dollar per hundredweight.

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Milk Sales Down Across The Country
Thursday, September 06, 2012 (1280 reads)

 Sales of milk as a beverage have fallen to the lowest level in nearly 30 years with more than half of U.S. adults no longer consuming the dairy industry's most iconic product. In 2011, total U.S. beverage milk sales were 53 billion pounds - about 6 billion gallons - the lowest level since 1984, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture figures released in August.

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New Cheese Factory Underway for Leprino Foods
Thursday, September 06, 2012 (1376 reads)

The new Leprino Foods cheese plant is under construction in Greeley, Colorado. This new plant is slated to produce 700,000 pounds of cheese per day, bring 500 new jobs to the local workforce and create the demand for 7 million pounds of milk per day. The cheese plant is a $250 million expansion to a facility that currently produces non-fat dry milk and is expected to begin producing cheese by spring of next year.

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