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How can probiotic labeling improve in dairy?

By Beth Newhart

Regulations are loose on labeling in probiotic dairy products, but could this be changing? Experts say the ‘whole field would benefit’ from more descriptive labels.

The new production facility allows for the supply and manufacture of grass-fed and A2 milk.

Westland looking for opportunities at new segregation plant

By Jim Cornall

Westland Milk Products says it is working with milk suppliers to encourage more production suitable for its new NZ$22m (US$14.4m) segregation plant at its Hokitika production facility, exploring market opportunities and developing logistics to cater for...

Taiwan has 62,000 dairy cows on 550 dairy farms, with an average farm size of 2.8 acres. Pic: Getty Images/Tomwang112

Delays for island’s scheme to bolster dairy worker numbers

Migrant workers held up as Taiwanese plan stalls

By Richard Whitehead

Having opened its doors to immigrant dairy workers earlier this year, Taiwanese officials are now looking at ways to actually get this vital source of labor into the country.

Crossbreeds with DDP farmer Moyosore Rafiu at Genius farm in Oyo State. Pic: FrieslandCampina WAMCO

FrieslandCampina WAMCO signs MoU with Niger State

By Jim Cornall

The partnership between FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC and the Niger State government on the backward integration initiative on 10,000 hectares of land at the Bobi Grazing Reserve was strengthened with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding...

Breeding technology practices can lead to increased milk production and environmental benefits.  Pic: Getty/Deb Drury

Fluid milk has room to grow with genomic testing

By Beth Newhart

The future of milk can evolve beyond organic, grass fed and a2 varieties with more widespread breeding technology, changing the way dairy farmers manage their herds, according to a new Rabobank report.

EU economic sanctions on Russia are effective until the end of January 2020. Pic: Getty Images/batak1

Could EU dairy exports to Russia resume?

By Jim Cornall

Italian independent brokers of dairy commodities in Europe, L’Interform, have published a report on the potential implications and scenarios of Russia opening up its dairy industry to once more include imports from the European Union.

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