Emerging Markets

US cheese exports are on the rise - and offering a variety of cheese to emerging markets will help increase shipments even more, USDEC director says. ©GettyImages/Magone

Cheese lifts US dairy exports driven by emerging markets

By Mary Ellen Shoup

US cheese exports have risen 30% over the last six months compared to the same period last year, with cheese shipments to Mexico, Australia, Japan, and the Middle East/North Africa increasing by double- to triple-digits in volume sales, according to USDEC.

Managing director, FrieslandCampina WAMCO, Ben Langat; Chairman, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Senator Abdullahi Adamu; Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh; and Governor of Kebbi State, Senator Abubakar Bagudu Atiku, during the presentation of a milking machine by the Minister to FrieslandCampina WAMCO in Abuja.

Presentation made to FrieslandCampina WAMCO in Nigeria

By Jim Cornall

Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has donated a portable motorized milking machine to FrieslandCampina WAMCO, while praising the company as the biggest investor in Nigeria’s dairy sector.

Kazakhstan is looking to improve milk supply and products. Pic: EBRD

Kazakhstan dairy sector hosts workshop

By Jim Cornall

A roundtable organized by the Dairy Union of Kazakhstan and the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs and supported by the EBRD and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) was held in Astana recently.

Ollivier Chevreteau, sales director, EMEA, Serac at drinktec.

Serac to open an office in Dubai

By Jenny EAGLE

Serac has seen growing success with Combox, its packaging production and filling technology in a single block unit, within dairy for cartons, pouches, cups and bottles.