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Arla, DFA enter JV

Arla, DFA enter JV

25 Mar 2016

Arla and Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) have agreed to enter into a joint venture that includes the construction of a small dairy plant in the U.S. for cheddar cheese production.

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Fonterra doubles profits

Fonterra doubles profits

24 Mar 2016

Fonterra has announced what it describes as a good performance in the first half of the current financial year, with EBIT of $NZ665 million up 77% and net profit after tax of $409 million up 123%.

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Breakfast is Booming

Breakfast is Booming

24 Nov 2015

Eating on the go continues to be one of the leading trends targeted by the food and drinks industry as formal meal patterns and increasingly busy lifestyles have brought about something of a revolution in the format and content of our diets. Nearly al...

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Bidding War of “Origin” Yoghurts - Will it Still Sell and Where?

Bidding War of “Origin” Yoghurts - Will it Still Sell and Where?

9 Nov 2015

Lianne van den Bos, Senior Food Analyst at Euromonitor International, tries to make sense of how things will work out in the highly competitive yoghurt market.

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DSM publishes yogurt report

DSM publishes yogurt report

19 Feb 2015

DSM has published the results of a survey it conducted on the international perception of yogurt amongst 6,000 men and women  in Brazil, China, France, Poland, Turkey as well as the USA. Among its conclusions are that, encouragingly for yogurt manufact...

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Arla reports “complex” year

Arla reports “complex” year

19 Feb 2015

Arla has issued an update on how it sees the market and its performance ahead of publication of its annual results later this month. 2014 was a complex year, the company said. The farmer-owned company achieved one of its best results ever in a market i...

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Fonterra commissions Dutch plant

Fonterra commissions Dutch plant

17 Feb 2015

Fonterra has commissioned its new dairy ingredients plant in Heerenveen, in the north of the Netherlands. The plant produces whey and lactose specialty ingredients that will be used in high-value paediatric, maternal, and sports nutrition products by F...

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Müller reduces milk price

Müller reduces milk price

12 Feb 2015

Müller UK & Ireland Group has confirmed that its standard milk price from March 5, 2015 will be 24.15ppl, a reduction of 1.75ppl. The company took a decision to hold its milk price for February but said that it has since faced a widening gap betwee...

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Coke takes on ‘super milk’

Coke takes on ‘super milk’

9 Feb 2015

Health and wellness start-up fairlife – founded by the Select Milk Producers co-op – has introduced fairlife ultra-filtered milk, which it describes as high quality milk that’s cold-filtered for 50 percent more protein, 30 percent more calc...

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Dry weather sees Fonterra reduce volume forecast

Dry weather sees Fonterra reduce volume forecast

4 Feb 2015

Fonterra has reduced its milk volume forecast for the 2014-15 season to 1,532 million kgMS, reflecting the impact of dry weather on production in recent weeks. The new forecast is 3.3% lower than the 1,584 million kgMS collected last season. The previo...

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Dairy Crest looks to stabilise milk prices

Dairy Crest looks to stabilise milk prices

2 Feb 2015

Dairy Crest has announced that following a drop in its March milk price, there will be no further reductions to its farmgate milk price before July. The company says it is the first processor in the British dairy sector to introduce a ‘price floor’ tha...

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ICL to acquire dairy proteins company Prolactal

ICL to acquire dairy proteins company Prolactal

30 Jan 2015

Israeli company ICL’s Food Specialties business unit is to acquire Prolactal, and its subsidiary, Rovita. Prolactal, based in Hartberg, Austria, and Engelsberg, Germany, is a European producer of dairy proteins and other ingredients for the food and be...

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