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NFU says dairy farmers not paid enough

Echoing calls from NFU Scotland for milk buyers to pay farmers more for milk, the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) south of the border says dairy farmers are being short-changed to...

Müller raises November milk prices

Müller has raised its UK average milk price by 1.5ppl (2 cents), giving a contract price of 20.94ppl (26.8 cents).

NFU Scotland says milk buyers ignoring higher prices

National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland is calling on all Scottish companies purchasing milk to immediately recognize the strength of current dairy markets and return Scotland’s dairy farmers to profitable production....

What’s new in dairy? New products: September

It's time for our monthly round-up of some of the latest dairy products and dairy-alternative products to hit the shelves around the world.  

Study finds no objective link between dairy intake and risk of cardiovascular disease

Researchers from the Spanish Biomedical Research Network Center in Physiology of Obesity and Nutrition in Valencia, Spain, discovered that the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is not objectively linked to...

Nestlé launches dairy development program in Sri Lanka

Nestlé has launched the ‘Kiri Govi Diriya’ dairy development program, with 3,000 Sri Lankan dairy farmers receiving training and development tools to learn about modern technologies and best practices. ...

Scottish dairy switches to glass milk bottles to save the planet

One 'Wee step for Scottish dairy... One giant leap for mankind'

Owens-Illinois (O-I) has partnered with the Wee Isle Dairy, in Scotland, to launch its own-brand milk in recyclable glass bottles.

IFCN says 40% fewer dairy farms in Western Europe by 2026

According to IFCN Monitoring, the world milk price has increased by 35% to a level of about $30/100 kg milk since June 2016.

UK dairy industry event celebrates doorstep delivery

The dairy industry in the UK staged an event to celebrate the British tradition of doorstep delivery.

Arla and First Milk increasing milk prices

UK company First Milk has announced a 2ppl (2.6 cents) milk price increase for October; its largest monthly increase since 2007.  Meanwhile, Arla Foods is raising its milk price by...

Vinamilk signs strategic cooperation with DSM

JSC Vietnam Dairy Products (Vinamilk) has signed a strategic cooperation with nutrition company Royal DSM, to apply international standards on nutrition powdered milk products for children and consumers in Vietnam.

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Afimilk launches calving alert service for dairy farmers

Afimilk Ltd, a global provider of dairy farm management solutions, has integrated a calving alert service into its AfiAct II cow monitoring system.

Clover Stornetta Farms makes non-GMO dairy pledge

California dairy Clover Stornetta Farms says all of its conventional milk products will be Non-GMO Project Verified within two years, with the first products featuring the stamp to hit shelves...

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Comet Group starts work on HQ expansion

Comet Group has started work on expanding its HQ which will create 20,000 square meters of additional production space by mid-2018 and 250 more jobs.  

Fonterra opens hub for China, invests in Tasmania

New Zealand’s Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew has welcomed the opening of the Fonterra Ying Hub in Ying County, Shuozhou City, Shanxi Province, China.

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Fonterra says incident at Edendale plant not an explosion

Fonterra says all employees at its Edendale milk processing plant in New Zealand are safe following the collapse of a raw milk silo on Friday afternoon.

Price of raw milk declines as China increases Lucerne imports: Dairy Association of China

China has imported 52,825 tons of liquid milk in July this year, a 35% increase compared to the same period last year, according to the latest report from the Dairy...

Dairies could slash cleaning costs with AI cleaning system

The University of Nottingham in the UK is developing an artificially-intelligent (AI) sensor system to clean food manufacturing equipment more precisely.

Belgian dairy producer cuts refrigeration energy use with Dyneo technology

Belgian dairy company Inex says it is achieving energy savings of at least 18% from its refrigeration process as a result of switching to Dyneo permanent magnet motor technology.

Liqui-Box taking over Spain’s Conotainer

US liquid packaging company Liqui-Box has announced today the acquisition of Spanish company Conotainer. 

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Meadows Foods secures investment for acquisition hunt

The UK’s largest independent dairy group, Meadow Foods, has secured investment from US-based investment firm Paine & Partners.

US dairy giants to pay $52m to milk purchasers in court settlement

Some of the largest dairy producers in the US will have to pay $52m to milk purchasers across 15 states and the District of Columbia, after US District Judge Jeffery...

Tchin Lait UHT plant opens in Algiers

Tchin Lait, a part of Candia Group, has opened a UHT dairy production plant in Algeria.

NZ-built dairy platform now available in different sizes

A rotary dairy platform designed and manufactured by Waikato Milking Systems is now available in a range of sizes from 40 up to 84 stalls.

TINE looks to reduce emissions through new Nikola One trucks

Norwegian company TINE is the first in the country to order a hybrid Nikola One truck to test the soon-to-be-launched vehicle on long hauls in Norway.

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