Production Cuts and Unity Required by Dairy Sector

Monday, 08 September 2014 10:33 Published in News & Updates

The Cattle - ANALYSIS - Dairy stakeholders are urging European unity in the dairy supply chain as they see their market struggle to adjust to a life without Russian custom. Last month’s sanctions added more downward pressure to a dairy market already heading downhill after Chinese demand petered out this year. ..Read more 

Russia ban hits NZ exports

Monday, 08 September 2014 10:32 Published in News & Updates

New Zealand - Russia's decision to play hardball with Western food producers could not have come at a worse time for the New Zealand dairy sector as the season starts to get into full swing. ...The international dairy trade has been hardest hit by the ban, but the global fruit and vegetables market has also been affected. ...Read more 

Community-based integrated marketing of milk: sewing back threads of hope

Monday, 08 September 2014 10:32 Published in News & Updates

Bangladesh - It was two O'clock in the afternoon when we reached Udaypur Dairy with a village motor van. Entering the Dairy farm we observed some smiling faces that wer busy making delicious cream from cow's milk. Bulu Baroi,... Three years back, she used to rear cattle which hardly met up nutritional needs of her children. "But conditions now are quite different...Read more 

Bioplastics break into local market

Thursday, 04 September 2014 16:33 Published in News & Updates

Thailand - PHUKET: Dairy Home, a leading dairy producer, has agreed to use bioplastics for all of its yoghurt packaging, in a deal struck with NatureWorks Asia Pacific, an affiliate of PTT Global Chemical, marking significant progress in PTTGC’s aspiration to turn Thailand into a hub of the bioplastics industry in Asia. ....Read more 

Dairy trade faces despair as Global Dairy Trade auction index falls again

Thursday, 04 September 2014 15:47 Published in News & Updates

UK -The Global Dairy Trade index took another tumble today, falling by 6 per cent to reach its lowest point since August 2012, offering little respite after a terrible few weeks for the British dairy industry. Dairy Crest last week became the latest processor to cut its contract prices, with a drop of 1.75ppl that it blamed on the poor world market....Read more