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Hart Dairy products are available in more than 1,900 retail locations. Pic: Hart Dairy

Hart Dairy receives $20m investment

By Jim Cornall

US company Hart Dairy, a producer of pasture-raised and grass-fed 365-days-per-year milk, has successfully raised a $20m investment to advance the long-term trajectory of the company.

The Protein Producer Index, now in its fourth year, assesses 60 publicly-listed animal protein producers.

FAIRR publishes fourth Protein Producer Index

By Jim Cornall

New data published by the Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index says despite pockets of leadership and innovation the animal agriculture sector is unprepared for the decade of transition on climate change and risks looking “outdated and unattractive.”

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Maxum Foods issues global dairy commodity update for December

By Jim Cornall

In its December overview of the global dairy commodities market, Maxum Foods said the outlook for market fundamentals has further tightened on the supply side in the past month, with peak production in NZ remaining weaker than expected and continued downward...

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Bipartisan Dairy Pricing Opportunity Act of 2021 introduced

By Jim Cornall

Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) have introduced the bipartisan Dairy Pricing Opportunity Act of 2021 in the United States Senate. The bipartisan legislation launches national hearings on Federal Milk Marketing...

The IDF report looks at countries including Nigeria, New Zealand, Chile, Israel, as well as across the EU.

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IDF launches Animal Health Report 2021

By Jim Cornall

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has released the 15th edition of its Animal Health Report, which is available to download for free on the IDF website.

Dairy Dialog podcast 160: Defend Our Health, DSM, Milcobel

Dairy Dialog podcast 160: Defend Our Health, DSM, Milcobel

By Jim Cornall

This week on the podcast, we have interviews with Pim van Hee, innovation manager dairy and dairy alternatives, and Eric van den Berg, product application expert phages, at DSM Food Specialties; research analyst at Defend Our Health, Roopa Krithivasan;...

The ACCC is shifting its focus from education and engagement to enforcement. Pic: Getty Images/Bina Taylor

ACCC flags increased enforcement of Dairy Code

By Jim Cornall

Dairy processors have generally improved their compliance with Australia’s Dairy Code for the start of the 2021-22 season, but there are still areas of non-compliance that need to be addressed.

Watch: Anuga – Alpenhain

Watch: Anuga – Alpenhain

By Jim Cornall

German dairy company Alpenhain was debuting several new products at the recent Anuga event held in Cologne, Germany.

Dairy emissions account for 22% of Starbucks global carbon emissions. Pic: Starbucks

Starbucks partnering with Arla on sustainable sourcing

By Jim Cornall

With dairy emissions accounting for 22% of Starbucks global carbon emissions, the coffee chain has partnered with dairy cooperative Arla Foods to work on a three-year pilot to create a sustainable sourcing blueprint. This blueprint will go on to support...

Bovaer is a feed additive for cows that reduces enteric methane emission by approximately 30% for ruminants.

DSM plans new production site for methane-reducing Bovaer in Scotland

By Jim Cornall

Royal DSM, a global science-based company, announced at COP26 in Glasgow that it is planning to realize large-scale production capacity for its methane-reducing feed additive for ruminants, Bovaer, with a new plant at its existing site in Dalry, Scotland.

The cost of milk to make dairy products in Canada is set to rise by an average of 8.4%.  Pic: Getty Images/Rowena Kong

Canadian retail and foodservice set to see dairy price hike

By Jim Cornall

The cost of milk to make dairy products in Canada is set to rise by an average of 8.4% following a Canadian Dairy Commission (CDC) review of Canadian farm gate milk prices and other costs used in administering the supply management system.

The new foil packaging can be used for dairy and dairy alternative beverages.  Pic: Uflex

UFlex showcasing new foil stamping for beverage cartons

By Jim Cornall

UFlex, India’s largest multinational flexible packaging and polymer science company, and the first Indian manufacturer of aseptic liquid packaging material and filling lines under the brand name Asepto, will showcase its new ‘foil stamping’ innovation...

Baladna’s Holsteins. Pic: Baladna

From grass to glass: the case for fully integrated dairy farming

By Baladna chairman Moutaz Al-Khayyat

Global farming techniques are coming under increasing strain. A variety of factors - population growth, geopolitical tensions, climate change, shifting consumer behavior and more – are pushing the limits of current agricultural productivity.

Dairy Dialog podcast 156: Anuga, Arla Foods Ingredients

Dairy Dialog podcast 156: Anuga, Arla Foods Ingredients

By Jim Cornall

On this week’s podcast we talk to Arla Foods Ingredients’ Mads Dyrvig, head of sales development, business unit health & performance, and two more interviews from the recent Anuga event in Cologne, Germany: Soriya Jamet, export sales & marketing...

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