All news articles for March 2018

TINE's existing Bergen facility cannot be modernized due to a lack of space. Pic:TINE

TINE’s new Bergen dairy to save energy

By Jim Cornall

The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the Norwegian dairy company TINE SA have signed a loan agreement of NOK 400m ($52m), with a 12-year maturity, on financing for the construction of TINE’s new dairy in Bergen, Norway.

The first step to modernizing the dairy farm's operations will be installing a robotic milking machine, Ferme Élégante said. ©GettyImages/laryn


Canadian government invests in modernizing Quebec dairy farm

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Ferme Élégante, a 120-cow dairy farm in Quebec, Canada, has received a C$194,000 (US$150,000) investment through the Dairy Farm Investment Program that will go towards modernizing its operations.

There is 'tremendous potential' for US dairy exports, USDEC CEO Tom Vilsack told DairyReporter. ©GettyImages/Waldemarus

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USDEC CEO Tom Vilsack pinpoints US dairy export opportunities

By Mary Ellen Shoup

International partnerships between the US dairy industry and key export markets have formed six months after USDEC introduced the “The Next 5%”, a strategic export plan targeting an increase of dairy exports from 15% to 20%.

Speaker's Corner. Pic: Anuga FoodTec.

Anuga FoodTec 2018 preview

‘How to adapt to changes in bakery & dairy’

By Staff reporter

Anuga FoodTec 2018 will focus on the theme ‘Resource Efficiency’ this year covering all aspects of food production from the dairy and bakery industries, beverages and pasta, fruit & vegetables, to oils & fats.

Vanilla pods drying in the sun. © GettyImages/guezmer

How to ensure stable supplies in a volatile vanilla market?

By Niamh Michail

Demand for natural, origin vanilla is on the rise. But how to ensure supplies from cyclone-prone Madagascar are stable and sustainable? FoodNavigator spoke to Symrise about food credits for farmers, diversified sourcing and quality bonuses.