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27 September 2018
Upcoming EuroDairy Webinars This October
EU - Autumn is in full swing and AHDB Dairy has lots of EuroDairy webinars taking place over October, covering a range of interesting topics. ...
26 September 2018
Dairy UK Calls on Govt to Commit to Funding School Milk Schemes Post-Brexit
UK - On World School Milk Day 2018, Dairy UK has called on the Government to safeguard the future of school milk schemes by committing to their long-term funding, post-Brexit....
Nestlé Launches Organic Milk Powder Product NIDO
CHINA - World leading food and beverage producer Nestlé launched its first organic full cream milk powder product NIDO in China on 20 September, to compete in the high-end organic dairy product market....
25 September 2018
Govt Invests $7m into Dairy Farming Productivity
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand's dairy cattle population has hit 5 million, the maximum that's practical to farm in this country....
24 September 2018
Arla Creates New Innovation with Simple Ingredients
GERMANY - As the consumer demand for healthy, natural products increases, Arla Foods has created a new innovation in fruit yogurts which has just hit the shelves in the German market. ...
19 September 2018
BMJ Study on Sugar Content of Yogurts: Dairy UK Response
UK - Yogurt contains the natural sugar lactose sometimes alongside added sugars, which are combined to give a ‘total sugar’ figure on food labels....
18 September 2018
New Research Shows Selective Dry Cow Therapy Reduces Microbial Resistance
Research investigating selective dry cow antibiotic therapy was a highlight at the international meeting for the National Mastitis Council, according to Dr. Ivan Leyva-Baca, veterinarian and product application specialist with Thermo Fisher Scientific....
14 September 2018
FrieslandCampina Embraces PlanetProof Quality Label
NETHERLANDS - FrieslandCampina has informed Stichting Milieukeur [SMK] of its interest in certification of its sustainable Top Dairy line under the international 'On the way to PlanetProof' quality label. ...
Conservation Dairy Farming Could Help Pennsylvania Meet Chesapeake Target
US - If the majority of dairy farms in Pennsylvania fully adopt conservation best-management practices, the state may be able to achieve its total maximum daily load water-quality target for the Chesapeake Bay, according to researchers....
12 September 2018
Arla Foods Responds to Post-Brexit Policy for New Agri Bill
UK - Today, Rt Hon Michael Gove MP. Secretary of State for Food, Environment & Rural Affairs has set out his post-Brexit policy for a new Agricultural Bill in the UK....
New Tool Developed to Help Dairy Farmers Proactively Manage Mastitis
UK - A new tool to help dairy farmers make better decision about mastitis management in their herds has been launched today, at UK Dairy Day. ...
11 September 2018
Do Milky Drinks Hold Key to Increased Milk Consumption?
UK - At-home consumption of milk is in an interesting situation: sales of milk are increasing, and yet the number of occasions in which milk is consumed in-home has gone down roughly 5 per cent since 2015, according to Kantar Worldpanel in-home usage...
10 September 2018
Fonterra to Triple Consumer Dairy Product Sales in China
CHINA - New Zealand's Fonterra, the world's biggest dairy exporter, is planning to triple its consumer brand Anchor's sales in China, including ultra-high temperature and pasteurized milk, to further consolidate its market position, a top company official...
07 September 2018
Chinese Dairy Giant Ranked Top Dairy Firm in Asia
ASIA - Chinese dairy giant Yili has again made it into the Global Dairy Top 20 rankings recently released by the Netherlands-based Rabobank, a provider of financial services for the food and agribusiness sectors. Yili has made the rankings every year...
05 September 2018
Meat, Dairy Products to Take Centre Stage in Hong Kong
HONG KONG - High quality meat and dairy products from Britain will be heading to Hong Kong next month for one of the leading fine dining exhibitions in Asia....
Can You Visibly Detect Contagious Mastitis in Your Herd?
Contagious mastitis is often subclinical, so it's very difficult to detect with the naked eye, says Dr. John Middleton, professor at the University of Missouri, during an interview at the international meeting for the National Mastitis Council held in...
03 September 2018
Arla 'Leading the Whey' with New Innovation Centre
DENMARK - Farmer-owned Arla Foods is to build a groundbreaking innovation centre in Nr. Vium, Denmark to unleash the wonders of whey. ...
Techniques for Reducing Sugar Content in Dairy Products Show Promise
US - Dairy foods are popular among consumers, and sales gross more than $125 billion per year (IDFA, 2017). With dairy product popularity comes new demands from consumers for healthier, low-calorie products that taste the same as their higher calorie...
29 August 2018
'Dairy Department' Sees Positive Millennial Shift in Attitudes to Dairy
UK - A £1.2 million industry consumer campaign to remind millennials of their love of dairy resulted in an 11 per cent drop in those considering a switch to dairy alternatives....
UK Secures Dairy Trade Deal with China
CHINA - China has agreed to accept imports of British dairy products made with milk from third countries in a deal that is estimated to generate 240 million pounds ($310 million) for the UK economy over 5 years....
28 August 2018
Dairy Intake Reduces Stunting Among Children in Bangladesh
BANGLADESH - Milk consumption has helped in reducing stunting by as much as 10.4 points among children in Bangladesh, a study finds....
27 August 2018
Greek Dairy Still Going Strong Despite Shrinking Market
GREECE - Since the start of the economic crisis in Greece, the fresh milk market has taken quite a battering, as shrinking incomes have turned many consumers to products with a longer shelf life – such as HTST pasteurized milk, which lasts two to three...
14 August 2018
EuroDairy's 'Antibiotics Anonymous' Final Meeting
UK - For the last two years, thirty forward thinking farmers have participated in multiple action-groups across South-West England, aiming to reduce their use of on-farm antibiotics....
13 August 2018
Time for Dairies to Switch from Blanket Dry Cow Therapy To Selective Therapy?
Dairies in the Netherlands are required by law to use selective dry cow therapy. The idea was to reduce antibiotic use, however, the industry has been surprised by the unexpected benefits they've experienced on-farm. ...
06 August 2018
From Farm to Fridge: Milk Carton 'Sell-by' Dates May Become More Precise
US - The "sell-by" and "best-by" dates on milk cartons may soon become more meaningful and accurate. Cornell University food scientists have created a new predictive model that examines spore-forming bacteria and when they emerge, according to research...
31 July 2018
Greek Dairy Producer Invests in New Production Line in Romania
ROMANIA - Olympus, one of the biggest dairy producers in Romania, has invested €20 million in a new production line at its factory in Halchiu, near Brasov....
Armenia to Switch to New System of Labeling Dairy Products
ARMENIA - To meet a requirement of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), Armenia will switch to a new labeling of dairy products starting from January 2019, the chairman of the State Food Safety Service, Georgy Avetisyan, said at a meeting with producers...
26 July 2018
First Time Ever: New Zealand to Eradicate Mycoplasma bovis from Dairy Herds
It's never been done before. New Zealand has announced plans to try to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) from its dairy herds. ...
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