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Dairy ingredient prices could rise soon, warns leading European trader

Dairy commodity prices have dropped, and food manufacturers should lock into a long-term deal quickly before they rise again, traders Greenfield Ireland are warning.

Kuban Agro first to produce Holstein dairy embryos in Russia

Kuban Agro, the largest agricultural company in southern Russia, has produced 233 transplant dairy heifers over the last two years, becoming the first Russian agricultural company to adopt embryo transfer...

Routine testing failed to find raw milk contamination - report

Current raw milk testing standards cannot be relied upon to always detect contamination, according to an analysis of a 2014 outbreak.

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FrieslandCampina efficiency drive means job losses

Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina says that its research has revealed ways to raise efficiency and reduce costs at its production locations in Lochem and Veghel.

Müller announces £15m investment and potential dairy closures

As part of a review of its Scottish dairy network, Müller Milk & Ingredients is investing £15m ($21.6m) over the next three years in Scotland’s largest fresh milk dairy at...

Novozymes launches Saphera lactase to help lactose-free dairy

Danish-based biotechnology company Novozymes has launched a new product, Saphera, a lactase enzyme that the company says sets a new standard for production and quality of a wide range of...

Kantar report highlights Chinese dairy market opportunities

A new report by Kantar Worldpanel gives an overview of the state of the Chinese dairy market that says there are opportunities for international companies.

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Milk studies at Wageningen University and Research Centre

Caseins, whey protein, milk composition and animal science are all important research topics for today’s dairy industry, says Wageningen University and Research Centre, which is based in the Netherlands and...

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Arla Foods Ingredients adapts to individual markets

Arla Foods Ingredients highlights the importance of local knowledge during new product development.

Special edition: getting more from your milk

Tetra Pak says technology can help dairy industry

International Swedish packaging and production company Tetra Pak recently announced that the world’s largest capacity food processing homogenizer is in operation with its first customer.

Valio announces new $190m dairy snacks factory

Valio is set to open a new €170m ($190m) dairy snack factory in Herajoki, north of the Finnish capital Helsinki, in 2017.

India’s dairy segment grows despite global slump

India has bucked the trend shown by the globally depressed dairy sector, and is expected to witness significant growth this year.

Ritter Pharmaceuticals starts second phase of lactose intolerance trials

Ritter Pharmaceuticals has announced the dosing of the first patient in its Phase 2b/3 clinical trial of RP-G28 for the treatment of lactose intolerance.

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Brown's Dairy New Orleans plant closing with loss of 185 jobs

Brown’s Dairy, a part of Dean Foods, is closing its New Orleans, Louisiana, dairy plant, with the loss of approximately 185 jobs.

East Europe Dairy Congress held in Kiev

The East European Dairy Initiative (EEDI) held its annual East Europe Dairy Congress earlier this month in Kiev, Ukraine.

EBRD and FAO supporting Georgia dairy sector

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are joining forces to support Georgia’s dairy sector.

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Elopak opts for digital services from Atos

Elopak has chosen a new ERP (enterprise resource planning) system as part of a business improvement project.

Saputo to axe 230 jobs with three plant closures

Canadian dairy giant Saputo is closing three of its facilities in eastern Canada.

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Saboro brand marks Mahindra & Mahindra entry into dairy

The Agri Business sector of Indian multi-national Mahindra & Mahindra, has announced the launch of its first branded dairy products - Saboro.

AgResearch studies could help NZ sheep milk industry

The second Sheep Milk NZ industry conference was held in Palmerston North, New Zealand recently, with more than 200 people attending.

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Graham’s The Family Dairy inks deal with Brakes Scotland

Graham’s The Family Dairy has signed a new deal with Scottish food suppliers Brakes Scotland to provide milk, butter, cream, cheese, yogurt, cottage cheese and crème fraiche to its customers...

WGS links Listeria strain to illnesses in 2014

Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) of Listeria found in raw chocolate milk has been linked to two illnesses in 2014.

Walmart to build milk processing plant in Indiana

Walmart, the US’ largest grocer, announced plans today to establish a milk processing plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana, a move that will create more than 200 jobs ranging from milk...

Anger as new Eatwell Guide slashes dairy

Public Health England’s (PHE) launch of the new Eatwell Guide, which promotes more fruit, vegetables and starchy carbohydrates, and almost halves the amount of dairy in the diet, has drawn...

Dairy part of Courtauld Commitment 2025 to reduce by 20% and save £20bn

Arla, Nestlé UK and Ireland, Unilever and Dairy UK are among the more than 100 companies and organizations signing up to the Courtauld Commitment 2025.

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