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20 May 2019
Current Milk Season Looks Good, but Not Record Breaking
NEW ZEALAND - With just over a fortnight to go, the country's current milk season looks to have been a good - but not stellar - year for processors as dry weather at the tail end crimped production....
MPs Urged to Protect Future of British Dairy
UK - Dr Judith Bryans, Chief Executive of Dairy UK, has urged MPs to urgently come together and agree to the shape of the UK's future relationship with the EU so that the dairy industry can adequately plan for the future....
17 May 2019
Saudi Dairy Giant Plans $1.9bn Investments in Growth, Innovation
SAUDI ARABIA - Saudi-based Almarai, the Middle East's biggest dairy producer, has approved a new five-year business plan with plans to invest SR7.1 billion ($1.89 billion)....
16 May 2019
French Dairy Giant Lactalis Looking to Acquire in North India
INDIA - France's Lactalis plans acquisitions in northern India after bagging the dairy products business of Prabhat Dairy for Rs 1,700 crore and two other companies....
Trade Assistance Must Help All Affected Farmers, NFU Says
US - Following the recent escalation of trade tensions between China and the United States that will likely exacerbate the erosion of agricultural export markets and further depress commodity prices, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is expected...
15 May 2019
CME: Weather Plays Major Role in Dressed Cattle Weights
US - Cattle dressed weights rose above a year ago for the week ending 20 April after 22 weeks straight of weights coming in below 2018’s, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
IFA Says Co-ops Must be More Positive on Milk Prices
IRELAND - Commenting on Lakeland's and Glanbia's decision to hold their milk prices for the milk produced by farmers in April, IFA National Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan said it was important that, for the next few months, co-ops would adopt a more positive...
14 May 2019
Rising Meat Appetite Pushes Livestock Turnover to Sh146bn
KENYA - Kenyans’ growing appetite for meat and dairy products saw the livestock sector turnover hit Sh146 billion in 2018 from Sh135.6 billion, supported by private and county government value chains....
WA’s Biggest Dairy Farm Set to End Milk Production
AUSTRALIA - Milk production is likely to cease on WA’s biggest dairy farm and the land put to other uses, according to owner Ross Woodhouse....
13 May 2019
Farmers Need Lifeboat to Survive Low Prices, Oversupply Caused by Trade War
US - On the heels of unsuccessful trade negotiations with China, the White House was expected to increase tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods early Friday morning. ...
10 May 2019
Ukraine Allowed to Ship Milk, Dairy Products to Bosnia & Herzegovina
UKRAINE - Ukraine's State Food Safety and Consumer Protection Service and the relevant authority of Bosnia and Herzegovina have agreed on issuing a veterinary certificate for shipments of milk and dairy products from Ukraine....
09 May 2019
Thanh Hoa to Have $162.6m Dairy Cow Farm
VIETNAM - TH Group on Wednesday started construction of its high-tech concentrated dairy cow farm cluster project in the central province of Thanh Hoa....
08 May 2019
IFA Says Glanbia Must be Leading Payer, Not Just Leading Player
IRELAND - IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Tom Phelan said a huge level of anger was building up among Glanbia suppliers over milk price. ...
Sensor can Detect Spoiled Milk Before Opening
US - Expiration dates on milk could eventually become a thing of the past with new sensor technology from Washington State University scientists....
07 May 2019
Rokiskio Suris to Invest €10m in 2019 to Step Up Exports
LITHUANIA - Rokiskio Suris, a leading Lithuanian dairy group, plans to invest €10.1 million in expansion this year. ...
Mugabe Dairy Firm Sings Blues
ZIMBABWE - Alpha Omega Dairy, a company owned by former President Robert Mugabe, is singing the blues with operations at below capacity and low uptake of its products in the market....
06 May 2019
Belarus to Set Up Dairy Facility in Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE - Belarus has set its sights on establishing a state-of-the-art dairy facility in Zimbabwe as part of its efforts to improve milk production in the country....
Activities in Mexico’s Largest Cities Promote Quality of US Red Meat
MEXICO - Sharing the quality, value and availability of US beef, pork and lamb with retail and foodservice professionals, USMEF recently participated in three activities in major cities across Mexico....
03 May 2019
Live Export Industry Braces for Cost of Fewer Cattle on Ships
AUSTRALIA - As of 1 June, the number of cattle allowed onboard live export ships will be reduced, in a decision industry says makes no sense and will hurt the hip-pocket of exporters and producers....
Food Safety Issues Carry Increasingly High Risks for Suppliers
GLOBAL - The financial risks and costs associated with food safety are increasing and food suppliers will face continued increases in food safety costs over the coming years....
02 May 2019
Warm Temperatures See Dairy Production Levels Dive
NEW ZEALAND - Hot weather earlier in the year is being blamed for a marked drop in dairy production during March, compared with the same period last year. ...
01 May 2019
Food Packaging Claims Mislead Consumers with Ideas of Health
GLOBAL - Researchers have found that the type of healthy claims on certain food products can be completely uncorrelated with actual nutritional quality. ...
30 April 2019
Russia Defies EEC Resolution on Belarusian Dairy Products
RUSSIA - Russia has refused to comply with the decision of the Eurasian Economic Commission on admission of Belarusian dairy products to its market, the first deputy chief of staff at Russian government, Sergei Prikhodko, said on 28 April, "Prime" reports....
29 April 2019
Dairy Rules Put on Hold Pending Talks
KENYA - The dairy draft regulations will undergo a review after Kenya Dairy Board offered to open fresh talks with farmers....
Arla Foods Amba Confirms Hold for May Milk Price
UK - Arla Foods amba’s on account price for conventional and organic milk will remain the same for May 2019. ...
26 April 2019
Three More Belarusian Dairy Companies Gain Access to Chinese Market
BELARUS - Another three Belarusian dairy companies have been authorized to sell their products on the Chinese market, BelTA learned from Press Secretary of the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry Zinaida Bereshchenko....
25 April 2019
ITC Enters Dairy Market in Kerala
INDIA - ITC Limited said it has forayed into the rapidly growing ready-to-milk, milk-based beverages market in Kerala with the launch of Sunfeast Wonderz Milk....
23 April 2019
Slovak Producers can Export Dairy Products to China
SLOVAKIA - Slovaks will start exporting milk and other dairy products to China, after five years of continuous efforts....
 
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