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Fonterra is hiking its milk price by 25 cents per kgMS.

Fonterra hikes farmgate milk price by 25 cents

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand’s Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited has announced an increased forecast Farmgate Milk Price for the upcoming 2018 season, to NZ$6.75 (US$5.09) per kilogram of milksolids (kgMS).

DAL Food and USAID are looking to improve nutrition and education through the school milk program.

USAID and DAL Food sign deal to help Sudanese children

By Jim Cornall

The US Agency for International Development (USAID), has signed an agreement with DAL Food to provide locally sourced, pasteurized milk to more than 5,000 malnourished school children in Sudan’s Red Sea State.

India is expected to maintain its position as the world's largest butter producer through the forecasted period. ©iStock/Grigorenko

India to become world’s largest producer of milk by 2026

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Milk production is expected to accelerate worldwide especially in India where it will grow 49% by 2026, contrasting with the steady decline of milk consumption in developed markets like the US, according to the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2017-2026.

Tetra Pak said homogenization can be removed from the production of some types of ice cream with its new high shear inline mixer.

Tetra Pak introduces new high shear mixer

By Jim Cornall

Tetra Pak has launched a high shear inline mixer, which it says will lower operating costs and eliminate production steps in some applications.