Danish dairy cooperative Arla Foods is moving production of its Castello brand white mold cheese to its Troldhede dairy location, resulting in the loss of 66 jobs at Lillebælt Dairy, which will close by the beginning of 2019.
Glanbia Nutritionals has leveraged its existing cheese production of roughly 1bn lbs per year and freeze drying capabilities to create a freeze dried cheese, which it says will help open up new markets for the company.
Australian food group Beston Global Foods has secured a deal to acquire an additional 60m litres of milk per year from 20 South Australian dairy farmers in a bid to support fast-growing demand for its cheeses.
The US and China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will increase market access for more than 200 US dairy exporters, allowing for more shipments of milk, cheese, infant formula, and dairy ingredients from the US.
When US negotiators begin the process of modernizing and updating NAFTA, US dairy groups have stated maintaining a dependable trade relationship with Mexico and removing trade barriers in Canada remain priorities.