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DSM puts early childhood nutrition on display at IFT

By Beth Newhart

DSM Ingredients of the Netherlands showcased its products for all stages of life at the 2019 IFT show in New Orleans last week. Preconception, pregnancy, nursing, infants, toddlers and kids all fit into its portfolio of food and beverage ingredients....

Valio said 2019 has started positively in terms of net sales growth.

Valio sees modest growth in 2018

By Jim Cornall

Finnish dairy cooperative Valio Group saw a turnover of €1.734bn ($1.959bn), up 1.5% on the previous year.

Valio said the decision to reduce the quota is a good one.

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Valio happy with reduced quota

By Jim Cornall

In 2000, Finland’s Competition and Consumer Agency, or KKV, imposed a milk quota on the dairy cooperative Valio, requiring it to supply its competitors with 185m liters of raw milk or components per year.

Fair Oaks Farms is one of 30 farms that provide milk to fairlife.

Fairlife and Coca-Cola deal with Fair Oaks abuse fallout

By Beth Newhart

Last week, an undercover video surfaced showing severe calf abuse at Fair Oaks Farms. The Indiana-based farm supplies milk to ultrafiltered milk brand fairlife, which is a Coca-Cola Company partner. Several retailers have pulled the products from shelves...

Peruvian Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation Fabiola Muñoz attended an event to celebrate World Milk Day; a breakfast with 200 children from various hostels in Huamanga.

Peruvian government invests $19m in dairy technology

By Jim Cornall

MINAGRI, the Peruvian Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, through its AGROIDEAS program (Compensation Program for Competitiveness), has co-financed business plans related to the adoption of technology for 6,167 small and medium dairy farms.

Lothamilk is expanding in Vietnam as its products have extended shelf life from working with SIG on its products. Pic: Lothamilk

Lothamilk expands consumer reach with SIG products

By Jim Cornall

Originating in the Vietnamese tourist hub of Long Thanh, dairy producer Lothamilk Joint Stock Company is set for growth through longer shelf life of its products, as it expands its portfolio of milk with aseptic technology and carton packs from SIG.

More than 61m gallons of milk are wasted by households in the UK every year, at a cost of £25m. Pic: Getty/Anon_Pichit

Could better packaging revive the milk industry?

By Beth Newhart

A study commissioned by Noluma International, which offers light protection services and certification for CPG products, suggests that proper light-protective packaging could help stem the decline in fluid milk consumption.

Synlait said its forecast relies on pricing remaining robust throughout the season. Pic: ©Getty Images/pavlinec

Synlait sets 2019/20 forecast milk price

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand dairy company Synlait Milk has set its opening forecast base milk price for the upcoming 2019/2020 season at NZ$7.00 kgMS (US$4.58).

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