Dairy Health Check

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Zisk app launched for dairy farmers

By Jim Cornall

The number of dairy operations in the US has been declining over the past 20 years; the state of Wisconsin alone has lost more than 2,200 dairy farms in the past five years.

Authors of a US study on sugar reduction say substitution of sugar using non-nutritive sweeteners has been the most successful approach to date. Pic: ©Getty Images/ia_64

UK yogurt study finds high sugar content

By Jim Cornall

A study in the Journal of Dairy Science on sugar reduction in dairy products comes at a time when yogurt is under the spotlight for its sugar content in the UK.

Dairy Partners processes 150m liters of milk every year, and Calor said LNG is the ideal fuel to meet these energy-intensive demands.

Dairy Partners cuts energy costs by 29% with Calor LNG

By Jim Cornall

Dairy Partners, a cheese manufacturer, is set to cut its energy costs by 29% a year by switching from light fuel oil to liquefied natural gas (LNG) to power its operations, and investing in new boiler equipment.

The aim of the cooperation is to establish an integral chain approach in China from water, feed, animal health, medication use, milk production and storage to milk quality.

Yili and Qlip sign MoU

By Jim Cornall

China’s biggest dairy company, Yili, and Dutch safety testing company Qlip have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on collaboration.