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Russia proposes changes to dairy vs. non-dairy labeling to WTO

The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), the regulatory body of Russia, has notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of amendments seeking to distinguish between dairy products with or without milk fat...

FrieslandCampina WAMCO signs Nigeria Dairy Development Programme MOU

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC and Sahel Capital Partners & Advisory Limited (SCPAL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on the Nigeria Dairy Development Programme (NDDP).

Australia

Murray Goulburn hopes new chairman will calm waters

John Spark has been named to replace outgoing chairman Philip Tracy at beleaguered dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn after weeks of boardroom turbulence.

TINE Easter crime milk cartons reappear

It’s Easter, and in Norway, that can mean only one thing: TINE Easter crime milk cartons.

Florida court rules in favor of creamery in skim milk labeling case

Ocheesee Creamery of Florida has won a case against the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, which had tried to argue that the milk producer could not label its...

Better knowledge and more dairy: How Malaysia can help tackle national diabetes surge

There is vast scope to improve glycaemic control among type 2 diabetics in Malaysia by boosting nutrition knowledge and the intake of dairy, a cross-sectional study has found.

Vinamilk officially opens Lam Dong certified organic dairy farm

Vinamilk has officially inaugurated the first EU-certified organic dairy farm in Vietnam.

Government survey shows Swiss aren’t eating enough dairy

Switzerland may be famous for its cheese, but a government survey looking at the nation’s nutrition strategy finds its residents aren’t eating enough dairy.

First ever antibacterial metal surfaces to be trialed in dairy

A European team of researchers led by the University of Parma, is developing what it claims is the first ever fluid‐repellent, antibacterial metal surfaces in the food and beverage industry....

US dairy milk sales expected to decline until 2020, Mintel report shows

A recent Mintel report says the US dairy category will see a continuous sales decline, in contrast to its strong growth in 2014 when there was a combination of high...

USDEC CEO to Mexico: ‘US dairy industry is fighting hard to ensure that NAFTA is here to stay’

Three leaders of US dairy organizations traveled to Mexico City to reaffirm their commitment to maintaining a positive trade relationship with Mexico’s dairy industry and consumers. 

EBRD and FAO host first Caucasus Dairy Congress in Georgia

Georgia has hosted an event on how to improve the country’s dairy industry.

At-home nut milk maker launch on Kickstarter suggests market demand

Wyoming-based Brewista has launched a patented appliance called NutraMilk that can produce two liters of additive-free nut milk in seven to 12 minutes.

Milkiland-Agro sells subsidiaries to help pay off loans

LLC Milkiland-Agro has sold off two agri-subsidiaries, PJSC “Iskra” and LLC “Uspikh-Mena” to fulfill the conditions of the amendment agreement to the loan facility agreement with PJSC Crédit Agricole Bank....

Carrefour introduces CO2-reduced milk carton pack in Spain

Carrefour, one of the biggest distribution chains in Europe, is offering three different types of UHT milk in the combibloc EcoPlus 1,000 ml aseptic carton pack in Spain.

NMPF president warns that US dairy labor shortage could become ‘dire’

The US dairy industry has faced labor shortage issues for years, but the situation may become more unfavorable under the Trump Administration as its immigration policies will likely hit the...

News in brief

First Milk and Nestlé UK & Ireland sign new contract

UK milk supplier First Milk has confirmed the completion of a new long-term contract with Nestlé UK & Ireland.

Medina Dairy announces £3.5m investment program

Medina Dairy, a UK supplier of fresh milk, dairy and bakery products to the retail, convenience, wholesale and foodservice sectors has started a £3.5m ($4.3m) development program to upgrade its...

USDEC data shows global dairy exports on the rise despite slowdown of exports to Mexico

USDA data showed that whey and milk powder export volumes have increased for the eighth month in a row, but the data also confirmed a slowdown of dairy exports to...

News in brief

Arla to distribute ‘13th payment’

Arla Food’s board of representatives has voted to distribute €124m ($131m) to its farmer-owners as the annual supplementary payment, also known as the 13th payment. On average, that amounts to...

Lait Kaiser and Cult Yogourt to takeover Chagnon Dairy in Quebec

Lait Kaiser and Cult Yogourt of Quebec have purchased the assets of Chagnon Dairy, a local creamery and milk brand, to help strengthen manufacturing of Lait Kaiser to expand Cult...

Milk and cheese quality not affected by extended lactation

On average, a Danish dairy cow calves once a year.  However, a recent study at Aarhus University suggests fewer calvings and extended milking periods may be more advantageous.

Dairy Association of Sri Lanka formed

The formation of The Dairy Association of Sri Lanka took place in February.

Kiwi supplement and health food firms targets for Chinese takeovers as dairy deals come under increased scrutiny

New Zealand supplement and health food manufacturers are likely targets for merger and acquisition activity over the next year, with private equity firms, notably from China, increasingly looking to splash...

Asda introduces free-range milk following World Animal Protection campaign

UK retailer Asda has introduced Free Range Dairy Farmer’s Milk into more than 100 of its stores.

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