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India Aims to Double Milk Output Growth
Wednesday, March 09, 2011 (1271 reads)

India, the biggest milk producer and consumer, is seeking to double output growth to become a “major player” globally and gain from rising prices, according to the world’s largest dairy group by members. The country expects to boost output by 10 percent annually in two to three years, R.S. Sodhi, managing director of Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd., said in an interview yesterday. Production likely expanded 5 percent to 118 million metric tons in the 12 months ended Feb. 28, he said.

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Fonterra Releases Draft Rules for Global Auction
Wednesday, March 09, 2011 (1297 reads)

Fonterra has published draft rules, developed with global dairy firms including Arla Foods and FrieslandCampina, to govern the opening up of its online trading platform to outside companies. Along with Arla Foods and FrieslandCampina, Fonterra has been working with other international dairy companies including Murray Goulburn from Australia and California Dairies and DairyAmerica from the US.

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China Imports of New Zealand Milk Jump Five-Fold, Aiding Quake-Hit Nation
Wednesday, March 09, 2011 (1144 reads)

China’s milk imports from New Zealand surged more than five-fold since 2008 as rising incomes stoked demand, sending prices to a record and bolstering the economy as it recovers from the deadliest earthquake in 80 years.

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Kraft and Saputo Lose Legal Challenge Against Canadian Cheese Standards
Wednesday, March 09, 2011 (1407 reads)

An attempt by Kraft Canada and Saputo to overturn Canadian government standards on the composition of cheese has been dismissed by the Federal Court of Appeal.

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Danone to Begin Major Project with Ukrainian Milk Producer
Wednesday, March 09, 2011 (1162 reads)

Ukrainian agri-food business Astarta is starting “a large-scale joint project” with French dairy giant Danone in milk production and processing.

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Dairy Industry Advisory Committee Approves Secretary Vilsack's Milk Price Recommendation
Friday, March 04, 2011 (1500 reads)

The Dairy Industry Advisory Committee has voted to approve a final report to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that offers recommendations concerning dairy farm profitability and milk prices.

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U.S. and Mexico Resolve Trucking Dispute
Friday, March 04, 2011 (1382 reads)

President Obama and Mexican President Calderon revealed a plan to resolve the cross-border long-haul trucking dispute. Once a final agreement is reached, Mexico will suspend its retaliatory tariffs in stages beginning with reducing tariffs by 50% at the signing of an agreement and will suspend the remaining 50% when the first Mexican carrier is granted operating authority under the program. Mexico will terminate all current tariffs including the one on cheese once the program is normalized.

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Whole Milk Powder Prices Jump 15.4% to Record High
Thursday, March 03, 2011 (1580 reads)

Whole milk powder prices surged to a record at the latest auction, according to Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd., the world's largest dairy exporter. Powder for May delivery gained 15.4 percent from two weeks earlier, according to a trade-weighted price index calculated by the company after its latest globalDairyTrade auction. The average price rose to $4,958 a ton.

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India May Be Importing Milk By 2022
Thursday, March 03, 2011 (1598 reads)

India could become a milk importer by 2022 if local production does not keep pace with growing demand, according to the government's annual economic survey. India, the world's largest producer of milk, reported an estimated 112.5 million metric tons of milk in the last fiscal year ended Mar. 31. The economic survey for fiscal 2011 found that India's milk production is rising by about 3.5 million tons a year while demand is growing by an estimated six million tons.

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Indian Government Bans Export of Milk Powder, Casein Products
Thursday, March 03, 2011 (1701 reads)

The Indian Government has banned export of all milk powders and casein with immediate effect. A Directorate-General of Foreign Trade notification said the export ban applied to milk powders, casein and casein products.

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