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Kosher Dairy Demands Target More Than Just Ingredients
Wednesday, March 07, 2012 (910 reads)

The North German firm WS Warmsener Spezialitaten, who gained Kosher certification for the supply of dairy products – cream and yogurt products – and Halal certification for sweetened condensed milk late last year has noticed the consumer demand for Halal and Kosher-based dairy ingredients on the rise globally. However the firm is not only noticing the requirements focusing on the careful evaluation of ingredients, but also on the strict regulation of product packaging, production processes and facilities.

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Dairy Prices Fall to 19-month Low as Output Rises
Tuesday, March 06, 2012 (862 reads)

Dairy prices fell to their lowest in 19 months, led by a slump in milk protein concentrate, amid a small increase in supplies from New Zealand, the top exporter, and expectations of strong northern hemisphere output. GlobalDairyTrade, the auction run Fonterra, said that its dairy price index fell by 0.9% to 1,051 at its latest event, on March 6th, the lowest reading since August 2010.

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Nu-Con Equipment (USA) changes to Powder Process-Solutions
Monday, March 05, 2012 (1389 reads)

Effective March 6, 2012, Nu-Con Equipment USA will change its name to Powder Process-Solutions (PPS). This change has come about as a result of the recent acquisition of Nu-Con Ltd. (NZ) and its international offices by the GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft.

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Glanbia Mulls Dairy Expansion to Exploit EU Reform
Monday, March 05, 2012 (1068 reads)

Glanbia revealed it was joining the growing list of companies mulling expansion in dairy even as it forecast a drop in milk prices this year, and a sharp slowdown in its profits growth.

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Dairy Incomes Projected to Drop After 2011 Rebound
Thursday, March 01, 2012 (978 reads)

Dairy producers will lose some of the gains they won in 2011 with a projected 27 percent drop in income this year, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture analysts. With average net cash income per dairy farm expected to drop from $239,000 in 2011 to $175,500 in 2012, the glass is still half full, said Milton Madison, dairy market and policy analyst with the USDA, at the department’s Agricultural Outlook Forum.

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Volac Launches Whey Protein Consumer Branded Product for Everyday People
Thursday, March 01, 2012 (1042 reads)

European whey protein manufacturer Volac has launched its first consumer branded products to drive mainstream awareness of the benefits of whey protein beyond a macho male niche, and protect the market from outlandish health claims and poor quality products.

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Glanbia Revenues Rise 26%, Boosted by Nutrition
Thursday, March 01, 2012 (978 reads)

Glanbia, has seen its net profits rise to €112 million ($149 million), an increase of 3% on 2010. Announcing its full-year results, Glanbia said a strong 2011 marked by growing demand from developing economies was likely to prevail in 2012, with strong current growth in global milk production.

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Australian Dairies Looking Towards Middle East Market
Thursday, March 01, 2012 (940 reads)

Dairy companies in Australia, including Warrnambool Cheese and Bega Cheese are moving to expand their presence in the Middle East, where the market for dairy products is growing. "The market for natural cheese has developed over a period of time so we saw the challenge as right to launch our retail cheese for the export market," said David Kirwan, sales consultant at Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory.

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GEA Process Engineering Announces its Expansion with GEA NU-Con Sales
Thursday, March 01, 2012 (954 reads)

As previously announced, the GEA Group has acquired Nu-Con Ltd., in Auckland, New Zealand, a major global supplier of powder handling components, complete powder handling systems and bulk filling lines. Now, due to the expiration of the exclusive representations agreements all future sales and services in North America for GEA Nu-Con products and solutions will be handled by GEA Process Engineering Inc.

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