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Valio said the decision to reduce the quota is a good one.

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Valio happy with reduced quota

By Jim Cornall

In 2000, Finland’s Competition and Consumer Agency, or KKV, imposed a milk quota on the dairy cooperative Valio, requiring it to supply its competitors with 185m liters of raw milk or components per year.

Fair Oaks Farms is one of 30 farms that provide milk to fairlife.

Fairlife and Coca-Cola deal with Fair Oaks abuse fallout

By Beth Newhart

Last week, an undercover video surfaced showing severe calf abuse at Fair Oaks Farms. The Indiana-based farm supplies milk to ultrafiltered milk brand fairlife, which is a Coca-Cola Company partner. Several retailers have pulled the products from shelves...

Müller is targeting sugar reduction of 25% across its branded yogurts by June 2020.

Müller targets 25% sugar reduction

By Jim Cornall

UK dairy company Müller says it is targeting a total sugar reduction of 25% across its branded yogurt portfolio by June 2020.

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....