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Arla to Expand Danish Facility to Meet Chinese Demand
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 (1143 reads)

Arla Foods is looking to expand the capacity of its Arinco milk powder manufacturing plant to meet the increased demand created by its supply agreement with Chinese paediatric nutrition firm Biostime International Holdings.

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Argentina is Positioned as a Supplier of Products Derived from Whey
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 (898 reads)

During the last years, Argentina has been positioned in the international market as a supplier of products derived from whey with declared exports of 45,798 tons of whey derivatives at a value of $95.6 million.

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CWT Assists with 1.1 Million Pounds of Cheese and AMF Export Sales
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 (697 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted five requests for export assistance from Dairy Farmers of America and Darigold to sell 1.056 million pounds (479 metric tons) of Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese, and 4,409 pounds (2 metric tons) of anhydrous milk fat (AMF), to customers in Asia and Central America.

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U.S. Production of Non-Fat Dry Milk Decreases
Friday, October 05, 2012 (914 reads)

U.S. non-fat dry milk production was 7.8% less in August 2012 then a year ago. The manufacture of skim milk powder (SMP) did increase by 4.3% during the same month but combined volumes were well down.

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Israel's Price-Controlled Dairy Products Expected to Rise by 5%
Thursday, October 04, 2012 (805 reads)

Israel consumers will be paying 5% more for price-controlled dairy products, following a sharp increase in the cost of production. The price dairies pay for raw milk went up by 9.5 percent this week. In an effort to boost competition over prices, however, the Finance Ministry has decided  that it would stimulate dairy imports by reducing import duties on them. At Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz's request, the Israel Tax Authority is examining which imported dairy products should be eligible for reduced import tax.

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Milk Proteins May Protect Against Cancer
Thursday, October 04, 2012 (963 reads)

Researchers have found that a milk protein with known health effects significantly reduces the growth rate of colon cancer cells over time by prolonging the period of the cell cycle before chromosomes are replicated.

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US Dairy Exports are on a Unprecedented Roll
Wednesday, October 03, 2012 (993 reads)

U.S. dairy products leaving U.S. shores are on an unprecedented roll. Since the spring of 2010—an uncanny 28 months—exports have averaged between 12% and 15% of U.S. milk production.

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Three Men Facing Cheese Smuggling Charges in US
Wednesday, October 03, 2012 (921 reads)

Three men, including a police officer, have been arrested and charged in regards to a large-scale US cheese smuggling and distribution operation in Canada.

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Global Dairy Trade Auction Prices Fall 0.9%, Ending Four Straight Gains
Tuesday, October 02, 2012 (833 reads)

 Dairy prices fell 0.9%, ending a run of four gains, in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction, led by declines in high-value rennet casein, cheddar and anhydrous milk fat. Dairy Trade-Trade Weighted Index, which covers a range of 30 products and contract periods on offer, fell to an average winning price of $3,285 a metric ton. It was the first fall in average prices since mid-July.

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More Consumers Buying Specialty Foods
Tuesday, October 02, 2012 (878 reads)

Purchases of specialty food are on the rise, according to a survey by the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade. The survey found an 11% increase compared with 2011, led by chocolate and including oil, cheese and yogurt. "Specialty foods are continuing to make gains as more consumers across all age groups and regions are cooking, eating and talking about new foods and updated classics like never before," said Ron Tanner, vice president of communications and education.

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