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EIB loan for FrieslandCampina research

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €150m ($171m) loan with FrieslandCampina for its R&D activities in Europe.

Milk consumption growing through innovation: Zenith

The global market for drinking milk continued to grow in 2015, rising by 2.4% to 251bn liters, according to a recent report from industry consultancy Zenith International.

NZ ministry predicts strong dairy growth

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) in New Zealand says that while dairy exports are down 6% in the past year, the future looks good.

Health & wellness concerns are fragmenting dairy milk, presenting more opportunity, survey shows

Traditional white dairy milk is becoming more colorful as consumers increasingly demand sustainability, functionality and flavor from a category that for years was dominated by only three choices: whole, low-fat...

Which companies pay the most for milk?

The international Milk Price Review shows the standardized milk price calculations for April 2016 deliveries.

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Saputo recalls chocolate milk linked to Listeria outbreak

Saputo has recalled chocolate milk after it was linked to Listeria monocytogenes illnesses.

Researchers and analysts say milk prices can recover in 2016

During the recent IFCN Dairy Conference, an annual think tank of researchers and analysts discussed the issue of current low milk prices.

Calcium linked to reduced breast cancer rates: Meta-analysis

A review of 26,000 cases has found consuming more calcium-rich foods such as milk and cheese as well as supplements may slightly reduce the risk of developing breast cancer.

Who are the world’s top 20 milk processors?

IFCN, the Dairy Research Network, has released the IFCN Top 20 Milk Processor list.

New donkey milk products in pipeline

Swiss-based donkey milk company Eurolactis is ramping up production, and is set to launch the first large-scale production of a chocolate bar made with donkey’s milk.

US dairy producers join forces to boost Michigan dairy industry

The Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), Foremost Farms USA and Michigan Milk Producers Association are exploring joint ownership of a cheese processing plant in the state of Michigan. 

Australian innovation makes raw milk safe to drink

Made By Cow, an Australian company, says it has developed a safe way for people to enjoy untreated milk, without heat pasteurization or homogenization.

World Animal Protection says UK intensive indoor dairy farms on the rise

A report published by World Animal Protection UK says the number of intensive indoor dairy farms in the country is on the rise.

EMB says EU-Africa partnerships should be avoided due to crisis

The European Milk Board (EMB) and farmers in Burkina Faso have appealed to policy-makers in Europe and Africa to advocate for fair and responsible solutions to the milk market crisis.

Does chocolate milk really help with post-workout recovery? For most athletes, the answer is yes

Chocolate milk has been touted by marketing campaigns and the health fitness industry as a natural sports recovery drink, and a healthier alternative to carbohydrate sports drinks like Gatorade or...

This week Down Under

Study: Dairy avoidance in Australia is reaching dangerous levels

One in six adult Australians choose to avoid milk and dairy, three-quarters of whom do so to relieve cramps, bloating or wind.

New products in the dairy aisles for May

DairyReporter takes a look at some of the products and variants that launched in May. If you have a new product that you'd like included, or know of a new product...

Study shows feed additive effectively cools off heat-stressed cows

Heat stress among cows presents a major problem for dairy farmers during warmer months, but Cargill's feed additive may help change that. 

Fonterra forecasts higher milk price

New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra has announced an opening forecast Farmgate Milk Price of NZ$4.25 ($2.86) per kgMS for the 2016/17 season, an increase of NZ$0.35 ($0.24) on the forecast...

EBRD loan for Kazakh dairy FoodMaster

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved the funding of a long-term loan of up to €15m ($16.8m) to FoodMaster, Kazakhstan’s biggest dairy.

SOLID produces dairy handbook for farmers

A digital handbook for farmers and advisors on various aspects of low-input and organic dairy farming has been published.

Which dairy companies make their mark in Kantar’s global top 50 brand rankings?

Kantar Worldpanel has published its 2016 rankings of the world’s most popular 50 brands, with Danone, Yili and Yakult among those making this year’s report.

Dairy Crest releases year-end financials

Dairy Crest revealed in its FY2016 results that revenue dropped by 6%, adjusted profit before tax dropped 2%, but profit before tax rose 23%.

Emmi increases stake in Chile’s Surlat

Swiss dairy company Emmi, through its subsidiary, Kaiku Corporación Alimentaria, is increasing its stake in Chile’s Group Surlat S.A.

Russia looks to Vietnam and Thailand as $3.7bn dairy projects get off the ground

With a ban on EU dairy products entering the country, Russia has been busy on the dairy front this week, announcing the launch of two dairy projects and starting work...

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