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Cyprus seeks to increase dairy exports to Russia post-embargo

Cyprus has held talks with Russia in a bid to increase dairy product exports to the country post-embargo.

USDA to offer Greek yogurt to schools across US following pilot success

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has officially added Greek yogurt to the list of items available through the National School Lunch Program.

Inform public about TTIP to remove misconceptions, says FoodDrinkEurope

More needs to be done by the European Commission to remove misconceptions about TTIP, a representative from FoodDrinkEurope has said, following the recent public backlash in Germany.

40% Brits want calcium and vitamin D enriched products

There is substantial interest in calcium- and vitamin D- enriched products for improved bone health in the UK. But young people still don’t see the importance, says Canadean....

News in brief

Three added to EU protected status list

The European Commission has approved the addition of three new products to the register of Protected Geographical Indications (PGIs) and Protected Designation of Origin (PDOs).

“The new EC has spoken of better regulation and growth so we trust them to consider our position and argumentation."

IPA gathers forces in Brussels; seeks EC ear

The just-formed European iteration of the International Probiotics Association (IPA) has met for the first time at its new Brussels base with Danone, Dupont-Danisco, Chr Hansen, Yakult, Probi and Lallemand...

How has social media changed food marketing?

The rise of social media has led to a shift in the way consumers view food brands – and the way that food brands interact with their customers, according to...

Protein powders added to UK’s ‘basket of goods’

Protein powders have been added to the UK’s ‘basket of goods’ – a list of staple products and services used to calculate UK inflation.  

IOI Loders Croklaan, Kerry form infant nutrition lipid JV

Fats and oils specialist IOI Loders Croklaan is partnering with Irish dairy player Kerry group in a 50-50 joint venture to develop its infant formula-focused lipid, Betapol.

Goal for IPA to become more agile, vocal in promoting probiotics, new director says

After a months-long interregnum, George Paraskevakos, the new executive director of the International Probiotics Association, formally takes up the reins pledging that the organization will become more agile and vocal in...

Australia

Brand names rule in battle for packaged dairy desserts

Almost 3.2m Australians eat a packaged dairy dessert such as a custard, mousse, chocolate pudding, creamy rice or fruity whip each month. 

Efacec wins automated warehousing project with Indonesian dairy firm

Efacec has won a second consecutive project with PT Indolakto, a dairy producer in Indonesia. 

Italy facing EU court for failure to collect €1.34bn milk quota superlevies

The European Commission (EC) is taking Italy to court for failing to collect €1.34bn (US$1.5bn) of European Union (EU) milk quota fines from offending dairy farmers.

British union asks food industry to back farming

The British food industry, politicians and consumers were encouraged to support farming by the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) after a “worrying” study found that nearly half of the nation’s food...

British taxman vows to treat struggling dairy farmers 'sympathetically'

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), responsible for the collection of UK tax, has vowed to treat struggling British dairy farmers “sympathetically.”

Saputo 'should be involved' in the allocation of additional EU cheese quota

Saputo believes it should have a say on the allocation of 17,700 tonnes of European cheese set to flood the Canadian market under the Comprehensive Trade and Economic Agreement (CETA).

Yogurt a 'convenient stop gap' for majority of consumers: DSM

Yogurt is viewed by the majority of consumers as a snack "to bridge the gap" between meals, a survey commissioned by DSM has found. 

DAIRY CRISIS

Dairy crisis summit tackles milk contracts

A dairy working group has been formed to tackle all aspects of milk contracts following the emergency roundtable convened on February 11 to address the industry’s woes.

Senior nutrition has 'same potential' for growth as infant formula: FrieslandCampina

Senior nutrition can emulate the growth potential of infant formula, but only if manufacturers get their "head around" certain complexities, says FrieslandCampina. 

Personality of the Year Winner, Agnieszka Maliszewska

Poland dairy sector 'will mark its presence on the world milk map'

The Polish dairy sector is ready to make its mark on "the world milk map," the 2014 DairyReporter.com Personality of the Year, Agnieszka Maliszewska, claims....

USDA urged to implement FMMO in California to amend 'disparity in pricing'

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been urged to implement a Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) in California to reduce the "disparity" between Class III and Californian Class 4b...

USDEC, CCFN 'absolutely reject' Canadian GI compromise as 'model for TTIP'

The US Dairy Export Council (USDEC) and the Consortium for Common Food Names (CCFN) have reiterated their "deep-set concerns" about the European Union's (EU) Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) stance on...

Who won? DairyReporter reveals the winner of Personality of the Year 2014

The votes have been counted and we can finally reveal the winner of the inaugural DairyReporter.com Personality of the Year Award is…

#GetReal! MilkPEP to be 'more aggressive' in online anti-milk fight

The Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP) has launched a social media campaign to combat online anti-milk attacks. 

“The authorisation of these claims would see a major boost for sports men and women”

European sports nutrition sector backs EFSA caffeine opinion

The European sports nutrition sector says the recent EFSA opinion that backed daily caffeine intakes up to 400 mg per day, will lift the sector – if it makes it...

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