The burgeoning Chinese milk sector is set to continue its rapid
expansion on the back of increased consumer awareness and improved
distribution networks, but can it provide adequate returns for
overseas investors? Tom Armitage reports.
The UK Milk Development Council has received a £1.5 million (€2.1
million) grant from the European Commission which it will use to
tackle the growing misconceptions surrounding dairy consumption,
Tom Armitage reports.
Nestlé has hit back at a Chinese consumer who brought about a
lawsuit disputing that the Swiss food giant's infant formula is not
made from whole milk. The action is a particularly sensitive issue
in light of this year's...
Robert Wiseman Dairies announced earlier this week that it is to
provisionally slash the amount it pays for UK dairy farmers' milk,
a move which will undoubtedly lead to further price skirmishes in
the UK milk market, as Tom...
High intakes of lactose and dairy products, particularly milk, may
increase the risk of developing ovarian cancer, report Swedish
researchers, while previous studies suggest that low-fat milk and
dairy products could actually protect...
Dairy farmers have traditionally used protein supplements as a
means of bolstering milk yields among lactating dairy cattle, but a
new report concludes that excessive protein consumption can in fact
reduce milk yields, as well as...
First Milk, the biggest farmer-owned milk supplier in the UK, is to
take a 15 per cent stake in Robert Wiseman Dairies, one of the
country's top milk processors, in a deal seen as bringing the two
sides of the dairy supply chain...
Organic milk has significantly higher quantities of vitamin E - a
key component in contributing to the shelf-life of milk - than its
conventional equivalent, say Danish researchers, suggesting the
origins of the difference are rooted...
The Milk Development Council (MDC), the government-appointed
marketing body for the milk industry, claims that confidence among
British dairy farmers is on the increase, following months of
unrest and speculation over the stability...
Post-harvest spoilage and waste are costing the dairy sectors of
East Africa and the Near East up to $90 million a year, claims a
report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United
Nations (FAO). Tom Armitage reports.