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New TINE dairy runs on wood and waterfalls

The mayor of the Norwegian coastal municipality of Fræna, Tove Heno, used an axe at the official opening of TINE’s Elnesvågen dairy, which runs with 100% renewable energy.

New Dairy Crest contract, First Milk drops prices

Dairy Crest (DC) and Dairy Crest Direct (DCD) have announced their new Davidstow Balancing Contract, while First Milk has simply cut prices for some of its UK farmers.

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USDA dairy predictions down

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade has been published, and it forecasts agricultural exports in FY 2016 at $125bn, $6.5bn below the November projection and...

LaLoo’s Goat Milk Ice Cream wants consumers to “move their hooves” & be more social

LaLoo’s Goat Milk Ice Cream may be healthier for people and planet than more traditional cow milk varieties, but it is still an indulgence, which is why the brand’s new...

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Russia looks to UAE and Indian markets for dairy products at Gulfood

Indian and Russian representatives attending the Gulfood event in Dubai have discussed the export of Indian dairy products to Russia.

Women fuelling Australia’s recent surge in lactose intolerance

Almost a quarter of a million more Australians reported that they were lactose intolerant in just four years—an increase that was almost entirely driven by women.

Dispatches from Probiota 2016

Must read: Many, many things you need to know about probiotics until 2020

The global probiotics market is worth €32bn according to latest Euromonitor data and analysis presented recently at Probiota in Amsterdam – and that excludes fermented sour milks worth another €5.8bn.

Mintel report says non-dairy ice cream rising in popularity

A new Mintel study of internet users around Europe shows demand for non-dairy ice cream is booming in Germany as well as other European countries.

Bega Cheese revenues up

Bega Cheese has announced a normalized 9.9% increase in profit after tax, a revenue increase to $403.5m (A$561.4m) and an EBITDA of $23.6m (A$32.9m) in its 1H 2016 financial report...

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Eastern European Dairy Congress in Kiev expects 2,000 visitors

The East European Dairy Congress is set to welcome more than 2,000 attendees at the Exhibition Centre KyivExpoPlaza, in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, from March 2-4.

Aussie cheese: Country folk buy more, urbanites opt for own brands

Australians who live in the country are generally more likely than their city-dwelling counterparts to buy cheese in most states, a survey has found.

Glanbia continues growth with earnings to £214M

Nutritional food manufacturer Glanbia has recorded double-digit growth for the sixth consecutive year, with earnings before interest, depreciation, tax and amortisation (EBITDA) up 10.5% to €271M (£214M) for the 52...

Dairy UK asks for government support for dairy products

Dairy UK is urging the UK Government to 'lend its full weight' to extend intervention to create outlets for dairy products this spring and summer.

Arla commits to helping Nigerian dairy industry

Danish company Arla has announced it has signed a letter of intent to assist local dairy production in Nigeria.

Cheese and Dairy Products Show coming up

The biennial Cheese and Dairy Products Show will be held at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles in Paris, France, from February 28 to March 2.

Milk volumes decline but profits up at Dean Foods

US company Dean Foods, which covers more than 50 local and regional dairy brands, has released its fourth quarter and annual results for 2015.

Maytag recalls blue cheese

Maytag Dairy Farms in Newton, Iowa, US, has announced a voluntary recall of five lots of “Maytag Blue” blue cheese wedges and wheels, and 15 batches of blue cheese crumbles...

Shredded Parmesan market growing despite wood pulp controversy

After various media outlets reported that much of the shredded 100% Parmesan cheese in the US contains wood pulp this past week, sources told DairyReporter that the shredded Parmesan cheese...

CWT to help with 3.9m pounds of cheese and butter export sales

Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) has accepted 11 requests for export assistance from US member cooperatives.

FOOD VISION 2016: How to get your innovative company centre stage

Is your company an innovative trailblazer in food and nutrition? Unilever Foundry is looking for the brightest company to take part in Food Vision's innovation panel and share insights alongside big...

NFU study to look for answers on Brexit position

British farmers and growers must have more information about how their businesses will be affected if Britain stays in or leaves the EU, as the country prepares to decide how...

Positives despite 'expected' Arla 2015 revenue decline

Arla has delivered its 2015 results, noting a 3.3% decline in revenue, and announcing cost-cutting measures up to 2020, starting with $111.5m (€100m) in 2016.

Wensleydale Creamery heads to Gulfood with UKTI

Yorkshire cheese and yogurt producer Wensleydale Creamery is hoping to build on its exports to the Middle East when it participates in a UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) mission to...

Tesco extends winter payments for dairy farmers

UK retailer Tesco has announced it is extending its winter supplement payment to British dairy farmers.

ICOS proposes 5-5-5 plan for dairy farmers

The Irish Co-operative Organisation Society (ICOS), the umbrella body for the co-operative movement, has launched a new proposal aimed at combatting extreme income volatility in the dairy sector. 

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