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2012 U.S. Per Capita Cheese Consumption Sets New Record
Thursday, October 03, 2013 (863 reads)

U.S. per capita cheese consumption totaled 33.51 lbs. in 2012, up about one-quarter pound from 2011 and surpassing the previous high of 33.50 lbs. in 2007. Annual U.S. per capita cheese consumption has increased in 8 of the past 10 years, and is now about 2.9 lbs. higher than 2002.


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Chinese Milk Producer Makes Plans To Use IPO Proceeds For Milk Powder Plant
Thursday, October 03, 2013 (874 reads)

China Huishan Dairy Holdings Co. (6863), the milk producer backed by billionaire Cheng Yutung, fell in its Hong Kong trading debut after a $1.3 billion initial public offering that was priced at the top of its marketed range.  Huishan was established in 2009 as a raw milk producer, and has moved into the business of selling liquid milk and milk powder products, grain processing and trading. The dairy producer also plans to spend HK$864 million on a milk powder production plant, with an annual capacity of 33,000 tons, which will be completed by March 2017. 

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Strong Dairy Demand Expected to Bolster Milk Prices through 2013
Wednesday, October 02, 2013 (817 reads)

Milk prices should remain strong through the end of the year, bolstered by strengthening milk powder, butter and cheese demand, say University of Wisconsin dairy economists Bob Cropp and Mark Stephenson during their September 2013 Dairy Situation and Outlook podcast.

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World Milk Supplies Are Beginning to Expand
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 (1016 reads)

As drought conditions continue to recede in New Zealand and many areas throughout Europe, milk supplies are beginning to expand in major milk exporting countries. However, as that growth takes place, strong demand both in the U.S. and abroad has been quickly absorbing the extra milk.

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DFA to Build $40M Milk Processing Plant in Michigan
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 (943 reads)

Dairy Farmers of America has started construction on a $40 million plant in Michigan that is expected to process up to 3 million pounds of milk per day. The 33,000-square-foot facility is scheduled to be completed by next fall and will create 25 full-time jobs. "This plant will provide a local home for our members' milk, answering the growing need for Michigan plant capacity while building a base for value-added processing in the future," DFA Executive Vice President Mark Korsmeyer said. 

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