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New Zealand Dairy Exports Push Terms of Trade to 40 Year High
Friday, December 06, 2013 (836 reads)

Rocketing dairy export prices pushed New Zealand's terms of trade to their highest levels in 40 years in the September quarter, which is seen as a strong support for the economy. Dairy exports were the star performer, rising 24 percent to their highest levels since 2008.

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Danone and Fonterra Fail To Reach Solution Over WPC Recall
Friday, December 06, 2013 (911 reads)

Months of talks with Danone over losses from Fonterra’s whey protein concentrate recall have failed to reach a commercial solution, suggesting the issue might end up in the courts. Danone put the cost of the WPC 80 recall at 350 million euros when it announced its third-quarter results last month.

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U.S. Sees Rise in Protein-Rich Yogurt Products
Thursday, December 05, 2013 (822 reads)

Protein claims are dominating the U.S. yogurt market. More than one third of all new products during the year ending September 2013 touted a high-protein platform, according to data from Innova Market Insights. Many of these new products target active male consumers, resulting in the establishment of a U.S. subcategory called "brogurt." New protein-rich yogurt products introduced during the same time period accounted for 10% of the global market and slightly more than 6% in Western Europe.

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NZ Whole Milk Powder Exports To China Reaches Record Levels
Thursday, December 05, 2013 (932 reads)

More than 60% of all the whole milk powder (WMP) that left NZ shores in October was put on a boat bound for China. New Zealand exported 86,405 tons of WMP to China in October. This was the largest monthly export volume ever recorded for WMP exports to China.

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Arla Foods First To Offer British Dairy Product at GlobalDairyTrade Auction
Thursday, December 05, 2013 (775 reads)

Arla Foods will become the first dairy processor to offer British dairy products on the GlobalDairyTrade, auction when they offer skimmed milk powder at the December 17th event. The product which is processed at their Westbury Dairies facility will be the first British dairy product to enter the auction.

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Rice Dairy Announces Appointment of New Chief Operating Officer
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 (730 reads)

Rice Dairy, a boutique brokerage firm and ADPI member has appointed Tom Sandy, a futures industry veteran as the company's new Chief Operating Officer. With over 25 years of experience in the futures industry, Sandy was recruited to facilitate the continued growth within Rice Dairy and guide the company through the evolution of new compliance and regulations in the futures industry.

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Australian Milk Production Down 4.1%
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 (1044 reads)

Australian dairy processors hoping to take advantage of high global dairy commodity prices will be disappointed by the low volumes of milk being produced this season. During the first four months of the production season (July-October) production across Australia was down by 4.1%.

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