UK milk producers head for brighter 2007, report says
Pressure on UK milk producers may ease off next year, according to
a new supply chain report, which follows new moves to monitor and
improve earnings in the sector.
Tesco funds to fill organic milk supply gap
UK supermarket Tesco will pay organic milk producers £400 per year
in an attempt to ensure the organic dairy sector keeps up with
rapidly growing consumer demand.
F&N takes over Nestlé milk business in Asia
Fraser & Neave, the Malaysian beverage and glass group, has
signed a RM310 million (67.2m) deal with Nestlé to produce and sell
the Swiss group's liquid milk products in south-east Asia.
Fonterra develops new milk powder quality test
Fonterra researchers have developed a flow cytometry test that can
be used to assess the quality of milk powder.
UK merges milk watchdog with animal health body
Efforts to save money and make farm inspections more efficient in
the UK have seen the Dairy Hygiene Inspectorate merge with the
country's veterinary service this week.
Flavoured camel milk hits the Middle East
The launch of a date-flavoured Camel milk drink could strengthen
the development of this product as a viable segment of the global
EU fines highlight milk quota problems
More multi-million euro fines are to be handed out to EU member
states exceeding their milk quotas this year, highlighting what
some believe is an out-dated system.
Life without EU milk quotas
Phasing out the milk quota system across the EU will help larger
dairy producers and processors to become more competitive in the
world dairy market, says a new report.
Organic milk is not healthier, says UK food watchdog
Organic milk producers took a blow Tuesday after UK food
authorities said their milk was not healthier than conventional
varieties just because it contained more omega-3.
Cooling tunnels help hot cows to up milk yield, study
Herding cows into special cooling tunnels during hot weather could
increase milk yields, says a study, after a heatwave across Britain
sent milk production plummeting this summer.
Yili expands milk powder production
China's biggest dairy group Yili will build a CNY208 million
(€20.7m) milk powder factory in northwest China, it revealed last
Infant formulas evolve to replicate breast milk
The infant formula market presents opportunities for proven
nutritional ingredients within the updated EU regulatory framework,
and follow-on products and those aimed at mothers' are also
targeted by suppliers.
Trial supports recycled plastic milk bottles in UK
Work on the UK's first factory able to recycle HDPE resin from
plastic milk bottles for re-use in food packaging could start
within a year, according to a government-funded recycling agency.
More omega-3 in organic milk, say scientists
Scientists have called on Britain's food safety authorities to
recognise the superior health qualities of organic milk, after a
new study showed it contained higher levels of omega-3 than
China returns US milk powder with excess nitrite
China has sent back more than 100 metric tons of American milk
powder after it was found to contain potentially dangerous levels