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Dairy UK looks to strong future despite Brexit

The UK dairy industry is open for business and ready to help build a stronger economy and better future, Dairy UK chairman, Dr David Dobbin, said at the Dairy UK...

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Survey: What does Brexit mean for you?

We want to know our readers’ opinion on Brexit and its effect on the dairy industry.

EBRD supports innovation in Armenia’s dairy sector

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting Armenia’s dairy sector.

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Chilean dairy farm to become world’s biggest robotic farm

Fundo El Risquillo, a farm in Chile with 6,500 dairy cows, has signed an agreement to install 64 DeLaval VMS milking robots, making it the world's largest robotic milking farm.

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Vinamilk organic milk products meet USDA organic standards

Vinamilk is the first dairy company in Vietnam to launch a premium fresh organic milk product line in accordance with US USDA organic standards.

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Slovenian dairies cleared to export to China

Ljubljanske mlekarne, Mlekarna Celeia, Pomurske mlekarne and Mlekarna Planika have been informed by Chinese authorities that they can export dairy products to China.

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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.

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...

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.

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...

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