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Milking it: Dairy industry set to surge off higher incomes

Monday, 10 November 2014 16:26 Published in News & Updates

Myanmar - The dairy is set to grow significantly on rising domestic incomes, with domestic consumption set to double in the next eight years, according to experts. Poorer segments of society consume little dairy, but experience from neighbouring countries show that products like yogurt, milk..Read more 

Second child for 600,000 Chinese couples will drive dairy demand

Monday, 10 November 2014 07:47 Published in News & Updates

China - The decision by the Chinese government to allow 600,000 couples to have a second child will help drive growing demand for western dairy products, according to Yili Group Research and Development Director Liu Biao. He said that  Chinese milk processors will be looking to secure..Read more 

Japan imports emergency supplies of butter and powdered milk

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 16:26 Published in News & Updates

Japan - Japan has announced plans for emergency imports of 3,000 tonnes of butter and 10,000 tonnes of powdered milk, underlining its eroding food security. Another 7,000 tonnes of butter were imported earlier this year, although the purchase of skimmed milk is a first since 1997 and the largest in Japan's history..Read more 

Flavoured camel milk to hit retail stores soon; expert group working on setting guidelines

Monday, 06 October 2014 07:42 Published in News & Updates

India - NEW DELHI: Flavoured camel milk, popular in Gulf countries as a health drink, may soon hit the shelves of grocery stores in India. An expert group set up by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is working on setting standards for selling camel milk as a food product for human consumption,..Read more 

High-Fat Dairy May Lower Diabetes Risk

Monday, 22 September 2014 09:33 Published in News & Updates

Web MD.com - Sept. 16, 2014 -- New Swedish research shows that eating and drinking high-fat dairy products is linked to a lower risk of getting type 2 diabetes. This finding appears to contradict current guidance, which recommends people with diabetes choose low-fat dairy products whenever possible. ..Read more