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'It’s ambitious yet achievable': Irish dairy Ornua sets 2020 €3bn sales target

With European Union (EU) milk quotas abolished, Irish dairy cooperative Ornua expects revenue to rise to €3bn by 2020.

Valio continues use of 100% renewable Tetra Pak carton following trial

Finnish dairy Valio will continue use of Tetra Pak's 100% renewable carton, but not with the lactose-free milk it was trialled with.

Fonterra slashes 2014/15 milk price forecast for fourth time

Fonterra has slashed its farm gate milk price (FGMP) forecast for the 2014/15 season for the fourth time since May 2014.

Irish 50% post-quota milk production increase forecast 'wildly optimistic': USDEC

The forecasted 50% post-quota increase in Irish milk production is "wildly optimistic," says the US Dairy Export Council (USDEC).

'Serious implications for public health': Study finds organic milk contains a third less iodine

Organic milk contains nearly a third less iodine than conventionally-produced fresh milk, a British study has found.

EYE ON EMERGING MARKETS

Activia and ISIS: Al Safi Danone lays out dairy ambition in conflict-ridden Iraq

Islamic State (ISIS) attacks have disrupted Al Safi Danone Iraq deliveries, but have not deterred it from becoming Iraq's largest dairy manufacturer. 

Vitamin-enriched kids milk offers parents nutritional 'safeguard': Arla Foods

Arla Foods UK has launched a nutrient-enriched milk designed to ease the transition from breast milk and infant formula to fresh cow's milk. 

Ireland expecting €69m fine for exceeding final EU milk deliveries quota

Ireland is expecting a €69m (US$75m) fine for overshooting its last ever European Union (EU) milk deliveries quota.

SIG Combibloc, GEA join forces to aid Mengniu meal drink development

A "never before undertaken project" involving SIG Combibloc and GEA assisted Chinese dairy Mengniu's meal drink category entry.

Al Safi Danone investment will reduce Iraq's dairy import reliance: IFC

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) plans to invest up to US$18m in a subsidiary of Al Safi Danone to reduce Iraq's reliance on dairy imports. 

FVO slams Russian dairy controls

The Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) has found ‘significant deficiencies’ in Russian controls for export of dairy products and casings to the European Union (EU).

Aussie dairy Murray Goulburn proposes AU$500m initial public offering

Australian dairy cooperative Murray Goulburn has revealed plans for an initial public offering (IPO) of a unit trust it hopes will raise AU$500m.

First shipment of Australian SADA Fresh milk arrives in China

SADA Fresh, the milk brand created by the South Australian Dairy Farmers Association (SADA), is set to debut in China.

Further Asian infant formula recovery drives Danone Q1 sales boost

Further recovery of Danone's infant formula business in Asia drove a 4.8% like-for-like increase in Q1 group sales, the French dairy announced today.

Yersinia pseudotuberculosis multiply 'surprisingly quick' in refrigerated raw milk: Evira

Yersinia pseudotuberculosis bacteria can multiply in raw milk at refrigeration temperature within a couple of days to a “illness-causing level,” the Finnish Food Safety Authority (Evira) claims.

Arla adopts 100% renewable Tetra Pak carton for Swedish organic milk brand

Arla Foods has followed Valio's lead and adopted Tetra Pak’s 100% renewable carton for its Swedish organic milk brand, Eko.

CDR targets fat and oil quality control

CDR and Filsorb have launched a benchtop analyser for quality control of raw materials when purchased, stored and during production.

Cheese: The latest piece of the French paradox puzzle?

The body digests fermented dairy products like cheese differently from butter, leading researchers to suggest this may be another reason behind the French paradox.

News in brief

Brazilian dairy eyes liquid dairy growth through SIG filling investment

Quatá Alimentos has invested in six new SIG Combibloc filling machines in a bid to expand production in dairy hungry Brazil. 

Tetra Pak 'reaped benefit' from acquired Danish filtration business in 2014

Tetra Pak has already "reaped benefit" from its 2013 acquisition of Danish membrane filtration technology manufacturer, DSS Silkesborg. 

Tetra Pak to launch 100% renewable carton worldwide after 'positive' Valio trial

Tetra Pak's 100% renewable Tetra Rex Bio-based carton will be rolled out globally after a successful trial with Finnish dairy Valio.

EU milk quota abolition the 'closing of a chapter in the history' of dairy: EC

Today - the final day of the European Union (EU) milk quota system - has been branded the "closing of a chapter in the history" of the global dairy sector....

DISPATCHES FROM ANUGA FOODTEC, COLOGNE

'In some countries, it already is': Aseptic pouch could become the standard for milk: Ecolean

Aseptic pouch packaging could become the standard for milk, says Swedish packaging company Ecolean.

Milk quota abolition 'both a challenge and an opportunity': EC

The abolition of the European Union (EU) milk quota system next week presents "both a challenge and an opportunity" for Member States.

Dispatches from Anuga FoodtEC 2015

Bartec Benke sees roaring trade with Tiger milk measuring system

Bartec Benke claims to have seen a roaring trade with its Tiger milk measuring system, as Bartec closes its largest acquisition to date with Top Group.

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