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Peruvian Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation Fabiola Muñoz attended an event to celebrate World Milk Day; a breakfast with 200 children from various hostels in Huamanga.

Peruvian government invests $19m in dairy technology

By Jim Cornall

MINAGRI, the Peruvian Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, through its AGROIDEAS program (Compensation Program for Competitiveness), has co-financed business plans related to the adoption of technology for 6,167 small and medium dairy farms.

CSK, which has clients in more than 50 countries worldwide, produces a variety of ingredients for dairy applications. Pic: CSK

CSK introduces a new range of yogurt cultures

By Jim Cornall

Dutch dairy culture manufacturer Royal CSK is expanding its portfolio of yogurt cultures with the addition of an extensive range of new cultures designed for stirred, set, concentrated and drinking yogurt applications.

Naturally-occurring MFGM with phospholipids and glycoproteins is ideal for brain and gut health in infants. Pic: Arla

Awareness of MFGM growing

By Beth Newhart

More pregnant women are familiar with the milk fat globule membrane (MFGM), a nutritional component naturally occurring in breast milk. It’s now being used as an ingredient in infant formula to “close the gap further between breast milk and formula.”

By the end of 2019, the number of dairy cows in Ekosem-Agrar's herd will probably exceed 100,000, with an annual milk output of more than 800,000 tons.

Ekosem-Agrar sales up in 2018

By Jim Cornall

According to preliminary figures, Ekosem-Agrar, the German holding company of Russian milk producer Ekoniva Group, generated sales revenues of approx. €240m ($269m), an increase of about 37% on 2017.

Ben & Jerry's plans to source its future CBD locally from its home state.

Ben & Jerry’s announces intent for CBD ice cream launch

By Beth Newhart

CBD has not yet been fully legalized in the US, but Ben & Jerry’s is already for preparing for when it may be. The company released a statement committing to incorporating CBD into future ice cream innovations as soon as it is federally legalized....