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GEA Process Engineering Wins € 40 Million Order in New Zealand
Wednesday, May 04, 2011 (1165 reads)

GEA Process Engineering has been awarded a €40 million project to build a 15 ton/hr whole milk powder plant for Fonterra in New Zealand. The project, known as the Darfield project, is due to be commissioned in August 2012 and will be undertaken by GEA Process Engineering New Zealand.

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Protein Player Welcomes EFSA Weight Management Guidance
Wednesday, May 04, 2011 (1231 reads)

Recently published draft weight management health claims guidance from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) will help whey protein industry win claims, a leading supplier has said.

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Milk Prices May Have Likely Peaked For The Year
Wednesday, May 04, 2011 (1242 reads)

Dairy marketing experts have been saying in recent weeks that milk prices have likely peaked for the year, and the April Class III price may show they are right. On April 30th, the USDA released the price at $16.87 per hundredweight. That's down $2.53 from March, but $3.95 above year-ago levels. The average price for the year now stands at $16.67. The March Class IV price was $19.41, up $1.01 from February.

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Sargento Reduces its Cheese Sodium Content by Up to 40 Percent
Wednesday, May 04, 2011 (1061 reads)

The sodium content in Sargento’s processed cheese brands can now be reduced by up to 40 percent, without adding substitutes or affecting the flavor, the company claims.

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CWT Export Update
Wednesday, May 04, 2011 (1279 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) accepted five requests for export assistance from Bongards Creamery, Dairy Farmers of America, Darigold, and Foremost Farms to sell a total of 428 metric tons (943,579 pounds) of Cheddar cheese to customers in Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. The product will be delivered May through July.

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Branded Dairy is Gaining Market Share
Wednesday, May 04, 2011 (1160 reads)

The retail environment for the U.S. dairy industry is brightening as cheaper private label milk loses market share to branded products.

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Study Suggest Probiotic Milk May Alleviate Fever
Wednesday, May 04, 2011 (1223 reads)

Milk fermented with Lactobacillus casei may help to alleviate fever caused by norovirus gastroenteritis by correcting imbalances of intestinal microflora, according to a new study.

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Study Finds Low-Fat Dairy Doesn't Affect Weight and BMI
Wednesday, May 04, 2011 (1086 reads)

An Australian study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that children who replaced dairy products with low-fat varieties did not have changes in weight or body mass index after six months.

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Dairy Company to Build Shanghai Dairy Plant
Wednesday, May 04, 2011 (1184 reads)

Bright, a dairy company based in Shanghai and with 26 facilities across China, is set to build a new plant in Shanghai to process fresh milk, UHT milk and yogurt. It is expected to be operational in 2013, and will be the largest dairy plant in Asia, capable of producing 600,000 tons per year.

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