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Danish EU cash headed to dairy farmers

Denmark’s Environment and Food Minister, Eva Kjer Hansen, has decided that the majority of the $12m (83m kroner) that the country receives from the EU emergency agriculture fund should be...

UK dairy industry needs to be proactive

Dr David Dobbin, chairman of Dairy UK, speaking at the Semex conference in Glasgow, said the UK dairy industry needs to take control of its own destiny to meet domestic...

Ornua continues expansion with Shanghai dairy manufacturer purchase

Irish dairy cooperative Ornua has acquired the Shanghai-based dairy manufacturer, Ambrosia Dairy, which becomes its first manufacturing base in China.

GPS app boosts Arla sales in China

Arla is using GPS technology to improve sales in China – and the company says it’s already reaping the rewards

EFSA panel says UV-treated milk is safe

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) has delivered its opinion on ultra-violet (UV)-treated milk, and it concludes that the dairy product is...

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Sharpe appointed First Milk chairman

First Milk has announced the appointment of Clive Sharpe as chairman. Sharpe, who has had a career in food manufacturing spanning 35 years, will take over February 1. 

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Almarai buys land in California

Almarai Company, in Saudi Arabia, has announced the purchase of farm land in California, US, for $31.8m (SAR 119.3m).

Innovation Center for US Dairy looks to industry for sustainability guide review

The Innovation Center for US Dairy is seeking comment from the dairy industry on its Stewardship and Sustainability Guide for US Dairy.

Arla UK launches new fat-free milk brand

Arla, the UK’s largest dairy company, has launched Arla BOB (Best of Both), a new branded fat-free milk product, which the company says tastes as good as semi-skimmed. It is...

Yili sells stakes in livestock company to Hong Kong dairy

Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co., Ltd. (Yili) has sold its 40% stake in its livestock company to Yogurt Holding I (HK) Limited

Fonterra breaks its export volumes record

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited announced it exported record volumes for the month of December 2015.

Danone restructuring Russian production

Two Danone plants in Russia are closing as the company rearranges its capacities in both Siberia and the Volga region as part of its production optimization program.

Sheep milk industry can earn billions for New Zealand

A multi-billion dollar industry in sheep milk is available to New Zealand farmers, if they can be convinced of the opportunity, and if they work together.

DASH diet can still be healthy with more dairy: Study

The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, or DASH, dietary pattern can trade out some carbohydrates to include dairy fat, according to a study.

Interest growing in animal welfare on dairy farms: Report

More citizens are becoming interested in the wellbeing of cows on dairy farms, according to a recent study.

Slow recovery starts for New Mexico and Texas dairy markets after storm

The slow recovery has begun in the Northwest Texas and East New Mexico dairy markets after Winter Storm Goliath hit the areas hard with snow and high winds.

Study praises fortified dairy products’ effect on osteoporosis

New research has recommended the use of dairy products as a first-line strategy in the prevention of osteoporosis-related fractures, highlighting its benefits as a rich source of calcium and vitamin...

Asia-Pacific fuels a challenging year for dairy

As the global dairy industry grapples with issues of oversupply and the changing face of product mixes, Asia-Pacific countries will hold massive sway over the direction the market takes over...

Daioni - 1st British organic dairy brand certified by China Quality Certification Centre

‘Potential demand for organic dairy produce in Greater China is immense’

Daioni, the first British organic dairy brand to be certified by the China Quality Certification Centre, has set up a sales team in Hong Kong and hired a brand manager...

Tetra Pak adds its name to Paris Pledge for Action at COP21

Tetra Pak has signed the Paris Pledge for Action, joining other major signatories from the food and beverage industry including Nestlé, Diageo, The Kellogg Company and Mars Incorporated. 

Ornua expanding presence in budding Nigerian market

The Nigerian population is slated to be the world's third largest by 2050, according to the United Nations, and Ornua says it wants to take advantage of the market's powerful...

Dairy can help improve liver function, reduce systemic inflammation: Study

Dairy intake will help lower systemic inflammation and liver enzymes in those who have metabolic syndrome and typically do not consume dairy, according to a recent study.

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DuPont sustainability manager talks environmental protection in dairy

DuPont's corporate sustainability manager details the company's 2020 Sustainability Goals in DairyReporter Q&A.

Dairy industry could see ‘sizable’ retaliation from WTO decision

Congress must act fast to address a decision from the World Trade Organization that would allow Canada and Mexico more than $1bn in retaliatory tariffs, according to two dairy industry...

Dairy market growth to slow over next decade: EC report

A European Commission report says the world market for dairy commodities and milk imports will grow 2.4% annually up to 2025.

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