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Donaldson LifeTec filter line innovates dairy microfiltration space for the first time in decades

Filtration giant Donaldson Company Inc. felt the food and beverage filtration market had not seen much in way of innovation for a while and answered the call with its new...

FAO tool to help dairy farms curb greenhouse emissions

The dairy sector will soon be able to participate in international carbon credit markets.

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Universal Robots and GNE Farm Equipment take the collaborative approach to robotic dairy farming

Robotic dairies are on the rise, and GNE Farm Equipment has taken the trend one step further by developing an application that uses Universal Robots’ (UR) collaborative robots (cobots) to...

Probiotic oral cavity-reduction potential has bite, study shows

A supplement containing Lactobacillus rhamnosus could enhance dental health by reducing tooth decay, according to a Chilean study.

Lactote – a revolution in milk packaging?

Plastic milk crates have been in use by dairies and supermarkets for the best part of half a century.

Australian dairy industry inquiry goals set

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says its dairy industry inquiry will examine competition between milk processors, contracts between processors and farmers, global supply markets, and the profitability of...

Organic Valley to grow brand through joint venture with Dean Foods

A joint venture between Dean Foods Company and Organic Valley will bring the independent farmer cooperative’s dairy products to more US stores through Dean’s extensive refrigerated distribution network. ...

Nestlé Lanka opens $3.4m UHT milk plant

Nestlé Lanka has opened a new UHT milk plant in its factory in Kurunegala, Sri Lanka. The new production facility cost LKR500m ($3.4m) to construct.

FSMA guidelines for US dairy sector remain hazy with uncertainty spreading throughout food industry

The first round of compliance dates for the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) passed in late September, but there is still some questioning from the US food industry on...

New Zealand dairy industry assesses damage after earthquakes

The farming industry has pledged to help after two large earthquakes hit the South Island of New Zealand.

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A cheese by any other name: Let plant-based alternatives use traditional dairy terms

Why call something 'vegan cheese' when you could call it 'a plant-derived, oil-based dairy analog'? How about because it is vegan cheese. It's time for the dairy lobby to see plant-based alternatives...

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Dairy Farmers of Canada new logo launch aims to reinvigorate Canadian dairy sector

Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) has unveiled its new organizational logo, which it says will serve as a better representation of its brand identity and the positive relationship dairy farmers...

Nestlé Lanka opens milk chilling center in northern Sri Lanka

Nestlé Lanka has opened a new milk chilling center in Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

Arla and First Milk announce November price hikes – NFU says it’s not enough

National Farmers’ Union (NFU) dairy board chairman Michael Oakes has questioned why UK milk buyers are still not passing on increases in market prices to suppliers.

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Andritz dairy separator enjoying success in craft beer market

Andritz, which has been supplying centrifugal separators for dairy and liquid food for 80 years, is seeing ‘a promising market’ in beer production.

US milk production still on the rise, while rest of the world slows

US milk production is still on the rise, according to a September inventory report by the National Agricultural Statistics Service, which indicated a 2.1% increase compared to 2015 reaching a...

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Global Dairy Trade strengthens independence

New governance principles to monitor GDT Events, the twice-monthly auction held by Global Dairy Trade (GDT), have been approved by the GDT Events Oversight Board, at its second meeting held...

Grupo LALA continues to post steady gains in Q3

Grupo LALA’s focus on nutritious food and beverage products (both dairy and non-dairy) continues to pay off as the Mexican company reported a 12.5% increase in net sales and $2.4m...

Murray Goulburn says weather creating challenges

Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited (MG) has provided an update on the impact of very wet climatic conditions on milk intake as well as a revision of its full year...

EMB bemoans high milk production cost in Luxembourg

The European Milk Board (EMB) says that 35% of milk production costs in Luxembourg are not covered, after the country was added to those nations analyzed by the Büro für...

Senior spotlight: Tetra Pak taps into what beverage makers should know about this key generation

For the latest edition of Tetra Pak’s annual Consumer Generations Whitepaper series, the packaging giant interviewed more than 40,000 people and gathered insights from 27 different developed and developing countries,...

IDF and FAO sign Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam at summit

The culmination of the International Dairy Federation (IDF) World Dairy Summit held in Rotterdam this week was the signing of a document with the FAO on sustainability.

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Latka becomes Hochwald Foods CEO

German dairy company Hochwald Foods GmbH has appointed Detlef Latka as chief executive officer.

Gay Lea Foods takes over Stirling Creamery, creates JV in Manitoba

Canadian company Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the business of The Stirling Creamery Limited, effective November 1, 2016.

Union anger at Northern Ireland milk prices

Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) president, Barclay Bell, says dairy farmers in Northern Ireland are frustrated and angry at what he says is the derisory milk price increase delivered by local...

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