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Obour Land produces white cheese, spreadable cheese, UHT packaged milk and juice.

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EBRD $7m loan for Egyptian dairy company

By Jim Cornall

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a $7m loan to support the expansion plan of Egyptian dairy company Obour Land.

The FDA provided a list of five categories with corresponding questions to guide the feedback. Pic: ©GettyImages/CHAUDRON PASTEL

FDA to extend feedback period for dairy product labeling

By Beth Newhart

After announcing a commitment to review the labeling standards for dairy and non-dairy products over the summer, the FDA is extending its comment period by 60 days to allow more time for the public to weigh in on the issue.

The acquisition is expected to take place in January 2019.

Agrial to buy German cheese company

By Jim Cornall

French dairy cooperative Agrial is set to acquire German company Rotkäppchen Peter Jülich Group, which specializes in cow and goat milk cheeses.

The researchers have named the new procedure

Identifying flavor in cheese and yogurt

By Jim Cornall

Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), the Leibniz-Institute for Food Systems Biology, and the University of Hohenheim have developed a new methodical approach for the faster identification of flavor-giving protein fragments in foods...

At the beginning of 2019 customs duties on dairy products will be reduced by about 40%. Pic: ©Getty Images/Armastas

Dairy market reform agreement signed in Israel

By Jim Cornall

Israel’s Minister of Finance, Moshe Kahlon, Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel, the Israel Farmers Association, and the Association of Cattle Breeders signed a reform agreement on the dairy market on October 29.

Saputo will take over 170 employees in the deal.

Saputo acquires F&A Dairy for $85m

By Beth Newhart

Saputo Inc. announced Friday that it will acquire F&A Dairy Products Inc. for $85m, including two manufacturing facilities and approximately 170 employees.