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The successful Got Milk? slogan has led to US dairy's new Got Jobs? campaign. The US dairy products industry supports nearly 3m workers and has an overall economic impact of more than $628bn.

US dairy plays on Got Milk? with Got Jobs? campaign

By Jim Cornall

Most Americans are aware of the successful Got Milk? slogan, and now the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC), the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) are collaborating to create the "Got Jobs?...

In 2017, approval was given for Lithuanian dairy products to be exported to Algeria, Mexico and New Zealand.

Lithuanian dairy exports on the rise

By Jim Cornall

According to information from Lithuania’s State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS), the country’s dairy producers are successfully expanding the export of milk products.

GDT will discuss options at the GDT Events Oversight Board meeting in Shanghai on May 16.Pic: ©iStock/Freer law

GDT halts US lactose sales due to limited demand

By Jim Cornall

Global Dairy Trade (GDT) Events has temporarily stopped the US pool offering lactose to look at ways to improve effectiveness after achieving published prices only three times at auctions since the pool was established less than six months ago.

Emond said taking on the role at the IDF has been made a little easier because of her dairy industry experience, as well as having previously worked in Brussels, where the IDF is based.

Emond settles in to IDF role

By Jim Cornall

Earlier this year, the International Dairy Federation (IDF) welcomed its new director general, Caroline Emond.

The EDA said a free trade agreement is good for Europe, Japan and global trade. Pic: ©Getty Images/Ruskpp

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EDA wants fast ratification of EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement

By Jim Cornall

EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström has presented the outcome of negotiations for the Economic Partnership Agreement with Japan and the trade and investment agreements with Singapore to the European Council.