All news articles for May 2019

More than 61m gallons of milk are wasted by households in the UK every year, at a cost of £25m. Pic: Getty/Anon_Pichit

Could better packaging revive the milk industry?

By Beth Newhart

A study commissioned by Noluma International, which offers light protection services and certification for CPG products, suggests that proper light-protective packaging could help stem the decline in fluid milk consumption.

Oatly, available in more than 20 countries worldwide, is looking to replicate in China the impact it has already had in Europe and North America.

Dairy alternative brand must first raise awareness of ‘oat nectar’

Oatly has sights set on great march into China

By Richard Whitehead

Swedish alternative milk brand Oatly is well aware that nearly all Chinese consumers have some level of lactose intolerance. In fact, it is banking on it.

Synlait said its forecast relies on pricing remaining robust throughout the season. Pic: ©Getty Images/pavlinec

Synlait sets 2019/20 forecast milk price

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand dairy company Synlait Milk has set its opening forecast base milk price for the upcoming 2019/2020 season at NZ$7.00 kgMS (US$4.58).

CapSU-Pontevedra Campus Administrator Dr Mae D. Dumapig and CapSU president Dr Editha C. Alfon receive the Usufruct Agreement from DTI VI regional director Rebecca M. Rascon, represented by DTI-6 STIDS and SSF Regional Focal Person Aurora Teresa J. Alisen and DTI Capiz Provincial Office OIC Ken Queenie R. Cuñada during the launching of the SSF on Dairy Milk Processing at the CapSU-Pontevedra Campus on May 21.

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Philippines university gets dairy plant funding

By Jim Cornall

After students at Capiz State University (CapSU)–Pontevedra Campus in the Philippines created a business plan proposing a dairy processing project at the campus, the government’s shared service facility (SSF) has created the project under the Dairy Milk...

Spray drying is used in dairy for producing dry powders, like milk powders, from a liquid. Pic: Getty/Paperkites

Caloris and NIZO to host US course on spray drying in June

By Beth Newhart

A course on spray drying operation will be offered for professionals this summer in Minneapolis by Caloris Engineering, Process Systems Enterprise Americas (PSE) and NIZO, the Food and Dairy Research Institute in the Netherlands.

Edge believes the aid will provide only partial and short-term relief for farmers. Pic: Getty/Annimei

USDA authorizes $16bn aid package for US farmers

By Beth Newhart

US President Donald Trump and US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced ‘several actions’ to help farmers in the wake of the recent trade war with China, including $16bn in aid.