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ADPI and ABI Celebrates Record Attendance at 2014 Annual Conference
Friday, May 02, 2014 (767 reads)

You asked for it. We delivered! The ADPI/ABI Annual Conference was bigger and better than ever. With record-breaking attendance, the 2014 conference drew more than 900 industry professionals, making it the largest annual gathering ever. Co-hosted by the American Dairy Products Institute and the American Butter Institute, this year’s event addressed the manufactured dairy product industry’s latest challenges, obstacles and opportunities with presentations from a wide range of speakers, including industry executives, government officials and academia.

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Fonterra and Four Others Gain Approval To Export Infant Formula To China
Friday, May 02, 2014 (849 reads)

Fonterra and Westland Milk Products have been named by Chinese authorities as two of five manufacturers of infant formula or related products able to export to China. "These manufacturers represent around 90 percent of our infant formula exports to China by volume," Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy stated. Eight manufacturers have missed out. 

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Fonterra Increases SMP on Offer for Upcoming GlobalDairyTrade
Friday, May 02, 2014 (676 reads)

The volumes of product on offer by Fonterra at the May 6 GlobalDairyTrade event is above forecast for skim milk powder (SMP). More SMP will be offered in the nearby contracts 2-3, while volume for later contracts 4-6 have been lowered. Volumes for whole milk powder (WMP) and anhydrous milk fat (AMF) remain unchanged from the previous forecast.

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Synlait Milk Confident of China Registration
Friday, May 02, 2014 (795 reads)

The initial list of registered New Zealand companies issued by the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China (CNCA) did not include Synlait Milk as an exporter of finished infant formula into China. This announcement has been anticipated by the Company for some time. 

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Arla Appoints New Head of UK Business
Friday, May 02, 2014 (706 reads)

Arla Foods announces the appointment of Peter Gioertz-Carlsen as the new executive vice president for Arla UK with effect from August 1, 2014, replacing Peter Lauritzen who has decided to take a global role in the Arla Group prior to his retirement in 2015. 

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Greater Pain, Loss Forecast for Canadian Dairy Manufactures Amid EU Trade Deal
Friday, May 02, 2014 (686 reads)

Saputo Inc. and other dairy manufacturers are seeking compensation from Ottawa over the Canada-European Union free-trade deal, arguing that they – not milk farmers – will be the main victims of the landmark pact. The prospect of more duty-free European cheese entering the country will deal a massive blow to Canadian cheese manufacturers, the industry warns in a submission sent to federal and provincial governments.

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Arla Foods Ingredients Targets Lifestyle Nutrition With Advanced Whey Protein
Friday, May 02, 2014 (718 reads)

Arla Foods Ingredients has launched its advanced whey protein into the lifestyle nutrition market for the first time. The product is a 100% whey protein concentrate rich in the essential and branched chain amino acids that are scientifically proven to optimise the body’s muscle-building and satiety response mechanisms. The ingredient offers quicker digestion time than casein, and is suitable for use in a range of great-tasting food and beverage applications, including long-life UHT drinks.

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CWT Assists with 7.3 Million Pounds of Cheese, Butter and Whole Milk Powder Export Sales
Thursday, May 01, 2014 (596 reads)

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 26 requests for export assistance to sell 873,031 pounds (396 metric tons) of Cheddar, Gouda and Monterey Jack cheese, 3.748 million pounds (1,700 metric tons) of 82% butter and 2.668 million pounds (1,210 metric tons) of whole milk powder to customers in Asia, Africa, Central and South American, Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. 

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Danone to Buy New Zealand Milk Powder Plant
Thursday, May 01, 2014 (804 reads)

Danone SA will buy milk formula processing and packing factories in New Zealand to replace supply lost by terminating contracts with the Fonterra dairy cooperative following a food safety scare last year. Danone, through local subsidiary Nutricia, has agreed to take over Gardians' drying plant and Sutton Group's blending and packing plant, enabling Danone to maintain and increase infant formula exports to China where demand is particularly high.

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Dairy Prices to Respond to Weaker Demand from China
Thursday, May 01, 2014 (743 reads)

Rabobank International projects there will be an "orderly easing" of world dairy prices this year as U.S. and European producers create supply growth and China reduces dairy imports. World dairy prices rose 29% in 2013, according to the United Nations. Rabobank's Global Dairy Strategist Tim Hunt predicts China purchasers will come back to the dairy market after temporary inactivity, thus preventing a crash.

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