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Arla teams up with Fonterra and Foss to develop milk screening method

Arla Foods and Fonterra have teamed up with Danish analytical solutions provider Foss to develop a screening method to determine whether milk has been tampered with for financial gain.

Kerry processing capabilities ‘adequate’ to meet milk production increase

Ingredients giant Kerry Group is confident it has “adequate” dairy processing capabilities to manage the anticipated European Union (EU) milk production increase.

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2011/12 NZ milk season most productive on record

The 2011/12 New Zealand milk season was the most productive on record, an industry report has discovered.

First Milk eyeing expanding Asian dairy markets

UK dairy processor First Milk has set its sights on the rapidly expanding market for dairy products in Asian countries such as China, after identifying demand for British cheeses.

Fonterra welcomes competition-aiding Raw Milk Regulations amendments

Fonterra has welcomed a series of amendments to the New Zealand Raw Milk Regulations that will support domestic dairy product competition and ensure an “entrance pathway” into the farm gate milk market....

Muller Wiseman milk price increase welcomed by farmers

Müller Dairy and Müller-owned Robert Wiseman Dairies will increase their farm gate milk price to 30.5 pence per litre (ppl) by February 2013 in an effort to meet the rising...


Milk protein prices jump 13% in October - Part Two

In part two of his October dairy commodities breakdown, MilkPrice  blogger John Geuss gives the latest on cheese and butter demand and quick look ahead to November, December and the coming...


Milk protein prices jump 13% in October

US milk protein prices increased by 13% in October. But does the price  increase have the momentum to carry milk protein prices to the "exceptional highs" of 2008? US commodities expert and MilkPrice  blogger John Geuss gave...

a2 fresh milk manufacturer eyeing ‘attractive international markets’

A2 Corporation (A2C) – the manufacturer of a2 brand fresh milk – is eyeing a number of “attractive international markets” including North America and Europe as part of an effort to maximise...

Milk price talks cannot continue alongside farmer protests – Müller Wiseman

Milk price talks cannot take place against the continuing backdrop of militant dairy farmer protests, UK dairy processor Müller Wiseman has claimed.

Probiotic, vitamin-enriched milk is ‘affordable health’ – manufacturer

A Northern Ireland-based dairy processor has rolled out its new ‘Super Healthy Milk’ – Europe’s first and only probiotic and vitamin K2-enriched fresh milk.

Majority of Indian milk violates standards - government

More than two-thirds of milk in India violates national food safety standards, the Indian government has revealed to the country’s Supreme Court.

Milk quota penalties could impact supply - EDA

European Commission (EC)-issued milk quota penalties could impact the production of milk and leave dairy processors short, according to the European Dairy Association (EDA).

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NZ gets lactose-free fresh cow’s milk

Lactose-intolerant New Zealanders are now able to consume fresh cow’s milk for the first time with the launch of a new product on the market.

EU dairy sector hit with milk quota penalties

Dairy farmers in six European Union (EU) Member States have been hit with ‘superlevy’ penalties totaling more than €78m for exceeding their milk quotas in the 2011/12 season.

Danone must cut prices to compete with private label brands – analyst

Danone must cut the prices of its branded dairy products significantly in parts of Europe to compete with lower-price private label brands, French banking giant Societe Generale has claimed.

Emerging markets continue to drive Nestlé sales

Food and nutrition giant Nestlé has reported improved sales in its 9-month results driven by growth in emerging markets, but Q3 was a little slower than last year.

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Weidenhammer Packaging has designs on milk powder

Weidenhammer Packaging Group (WPG) has introduced a new composite can with hinged lid and integrated membrane seal for German chocolate milk powder brand Goody Cao.

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Arla Milk Link increases milk price to 27.5ppl

Arla Foods has announced that the Arla Milk Link milk price will increase by 0.5 pence per litre (ppl) from 1 November 2012.


US milk price increase continues - Part two

In part two of his September dairy commodities breakdown, MilkPrice  blogger John Geuss gives the latest on cheese, butter and milk solids demand and a look ahead to October....


US milk price increase continues

Milk prices have continued to increase in the US, hitting $19 per hundredweight in September. But will the positive impact on dairy sector cash flow outweigh the long term negative...

NZ researchers breed first hypo-allergenic milk producing cow

Researchers in New Zealand have genetically engineered a dairy cow that produces hypo-allergenic high-protein milk.

Arla Foods unlikely to pursue more dairy consolidation – M&A expert

Arla Foods has “plenty on its plate” and is unlikely to pursue further European dairy industry consolidation in the near future, a food sector mergers and acquisitions expert has claimed....

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Milk Link’s drink business must go as Commission approves Arla merger

Arla Foods has been granted approval by the European Commission to merge with Milk Link, but must sell a UK milk drinks business acquired through the deal to facilitate the...

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Murray Goulburn reports revenue boost citing exports growth

Australian dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn has reported revenue and profit increases for the 2011-12 season, citing the impact of increased exports.

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