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Which categories are driving US dairy export growth?

While Mexico remains the largest export market for US dairy products, shipments to Asia and other emerging markets are on the up. Here, DairyReporter.com's US dairy commodities expert and MilkPrice  blogger, John Geuss,...

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US government shutdown masks reason for cheese inventory decrease

US cheese inventories are finally showing signs of a return to "historical levels." According to MilkPrice blogger, John Geuss, this can almost certainly be attributed to an increase in exports,...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH IRISH AGRICULTURE MINISTER

Irish minister commits to growing dairy production by 50% in 5 years

Enda Kenny, Ireland’s Prime Minister, and Simon Coveney, the Irish Minister for Agriculture said the country will take advantage of changes to Europe’s CAP (Common Agricultural Policy) which will allow...

Emerging markets such as India must reform to reignite dairy growth

Slowing dairy sales growth in Brazil and India during Q2 2013 means that reforms and infrastructure upgrades are likely necessary to reignite such emerging markets, according to Rabobank.

CAOBISCO concerned over dairy shortages

Forecast butter and milk powder shortages could limit the EU’s ability to keep up with domestic and global demand, according to chocolate and confectionery trade group CAOBISCO.

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US cheese price climbs despite continuing 'historic' stock highs

Despite US cheese inventories remaining "above historic levels", cheese prices, and as a result milk protein prices, increased in August. But why? DairyReporter.com's US dairy commodities expert and MilkPrice blogger,...

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What's so special about milk protein?

Protein development is "very important" for the economic health of the US dairy producer, according to MilkPrice  blogger, John Geuss. In this, the final installment of his four-part special on US dairy...

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What's that got to do with the price of cheese in America?

Do you know what drives the price of cheese in the US? Domestic consumption? Export demand? In this, the second installment of his four-part special on the US dairy commodities...

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The US milk payment system...How do they control the moooovements?

Do you know your advanced pricing from your component pricing? In this, the first installment of a four-part special on the US milk payment system, MilkPrice blogger John Geuss explains the huge...

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Class III milk price suffers as US cheese, butter stocks remain high

High US cheese and butter stocks continued to impact commodity prices in July 2013, driving down the cost of milk protein, milk fat, and Class III milk. Until these inventory levels are...

Food distributors told to innovate to exploit $1.4bn future market

Inventive responses to a future population explosion will be vital for successful food distributors, according to Frost & Sullivan.

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US cheese and butter inventories put pressure on future prices

US cheese and butter inventories remained high last month, driving down the overall price of the commodities. If not reduced, these stocks will "weigh heavily" on future dairy prices, US...

NMPF calls for 'significantly increased' access to Canadian dairy market

The National Milk Producers Federation’s (NMPF) has approved a resolution opposing any Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement which does not substantially dissolve Canadian protections against US dairy imports.

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'Escalating' US cheese prices push Class III milk prices to year high

Class III milk prices hit their highest point of the year so far in May 2013 on the back of "escalating" cheese prices. US dairy commodities expert and MilkPrice blogger, John...

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Cheese price 'escalation' drives April Class III milk price increase

Class III milk prices jumped in April on the back of a "significant escalation" in NASS cheese prices. US dairy commodities expert and MilkPrice blogger, John Geuss, gave DairyReporter.com an update of...

Global food prices increase on the back of drought-driven dairy price ‘surge’ - FAO

Global food prices increased in March on the back of an 11% New Zealand-driven “surge” in global dairy prices, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has revealed....

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US milk prices continue to decline as cheese inventories remain high

Class III milk prices continued to fall in March 2013 despite a slight decrease in US cheese, dry whey, and butter inventories during the month. According to US dairy commodities...

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February milk prices drop as cheese inventories remain high - Part three

US butter and butterfat prices fell in February 2013 on the back of rising US butter inventories - a build up that has been attributed to increased production and flat...

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February milk prices drop as cheese inventories remain high - Part two

Cheese inventories remained high going into February as a result of an exports slowdown at the end of last year. Stocks must be depleted before milk prices can improve. But...

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February milk prices drop as cheese inventories remain high - Part one

Class III milk and milk protein prices suffered in February 2013 as cheese inventories remained at near record highs going into the month. US dairy commodities expert and MilkPrice  blogger, John Geuss, gave DairyReporter.com a...

News in brief

Milk supply contract is Code of Best Practice compliant - Arla

Arla Foods is claiming a UK first – a milk supply contract that is fully compliant with all the aspects of the Dairy Industry Voluntary Code of Best Practice on...

UK dairy processors facing fresh FFA milk price protests

Farmers for Action (FFA) has threatened a fresh wave of processor-targeted demonstrations across the UK if efforts are not made to increase farm gate milk prices.

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January prices decline as exports weaken, inventories grow - Part two

In part two of his January 2013 US dairy commodities breakdown, MilkPrice blogger John Geuss gives DairyReporter.com the latest on falling cheese and butter prices, and a look ahead to...

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January prices decline as exports weaken, inventories grow

Inventories of butter and cheese grew in January as supply outweighed export demand - causing prices to decrease. Is this a bad omen for 2013, or will exports recover quickly?...

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Dairy prices down, but US market looking 'healthy' - Part two

In part two of his December 2012 US dairy commodities breakdown, MilkPrice blogger John Geuss gives DairyReporter.com the latest on whey, cheese and butter prices, as well as the "positive" impact of...

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