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Class III milk price suffers as US cheese, butter stocks remain high

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Class III milk price suffers as US cheese, butter stocks remain high

By John Geuss

High US cheese and butter stocks continued to impact commodity prices in July 2013, driving down the cost of milk protein, milk fat, and Class III milk. Until these inventory levels are reduced, the price of the affected commodities will continue to suffer,...

'Aside from cyber-terrorism, I see agro-terrorism as one of the greatest terrorism threats we face in the next 5-10 years': Food safety expert Professor David Dausey

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‘Agro-terrorism: One of the greatest terrorist threats we face’ – Professor

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Top public health professor David Dausey warns that increasing global supply chain complexity carries with it a greater risk of product contamination, with potentially disastrous results for dairy brands and public health, and a growing need to ensure...

Butterball Farms used Intelliform form-fill-seal sheet from PolyOne on its new molded butters.

Form-fill-seal sheet improves butter production

By Jenni Spinner

When Grand Rapids, MI-based Butterball Farms wanted to expand its line of molded butters, PolyOne Packaging Solutions’s Intelliform form-fill-seal sheet helped make it possible.

Cut dairy packaging investment, risk profits and quality – Mintel

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Cut dairy packaging investment, risk profits and quality - Mintel

By Mark ASTLEY

In the current economic climate, dairy processors are looking across their businesses for opportunities to reduce outgoings and increase margins. But firms that cut packaging investment are only risking profits and product quality, Mintel has claimed.

Quality and safety assurance drives down cost – FrieslandCampina

DAIRYREPORTER.COM SPECIAL: DRIVING UP QUALITY, DRIVING DOWN COST

Product rejection: Quality and safety assurance drives down cost – FrieslandCampina

By Mark ASTLEY

Product rejection and recall costs have the potential to run into the millions. Simply striving to drive up the quality and safety of finished products can reduce, or even avert, these unwanted additional outgoings, dairy processor FrieslandCampina told...

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