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Needed - 10,000 dairy cows to boost milk output

Written by Monday, 07 March 2016 Published in News & Updates

The government plans to boost national milk production by having 10,000 more dairy cows to meet the total need in the country. Read more...

Is your milk safe to drink? Containing contamination in milk

Written by Monday, 07 March 2016 Published in News & Updates

NEW DELHI: India is today the world's largest producer of milk thanks to the white revolution. Yet more than two thirds of the milk in India does not meet the food safety standards. Adulteration of milk is rampant, a startling six per cent of the samples tested in 2015 by the Ministry of Health had presence of 'detergents' in them confirming that 'synthetic milk' is a huge problem. Read more...

Budget 2016: Organised dairies to add capacities

Written by Friday, 04 March 2016 Published in News & Updates

Organised dairies are considering capacity additions in view of the Budget announcement on an allocation of Rs 850 crore for dairy-related projects and the government’s ambitious target for electrifying all of India’s villages by 2018. Better milk production coupled with availability of power will boost rural demand and that is motivating dairy players to boost processing capacities. Read more...

Alltech Focused on International Dairy Growth

Written by Friday, 04 March 2016 Published in News & Updates

The incredible growth of India’s dairy industry was a hot topic of discussion for Alltech at the 2016 Australian Dairy Conference, where speakers from around the globe gathered to share encouragement and ideas about the dairy field. Matthew Smith, Alltech vice president of Asia-Pacific, shared his experience working in this and other emerging markets at the conference. Read more...

FrieslandCampina pursues Pakistan company as profits rise

Written by Friday, 04 March 2016 Published in News & Updates

In its report for the financial year ending December 31, 2015, Dutch dairy company FrieslandCampina announced net profits of $373m (€343m). Read more...

NZ no longer has global dairy market to itself as rivals challenge on cost, supply, English says

Written by Friday, 04 March 2016 Published in News & Updates

New Zealand no longer has the international dairy market to itself as other countries step up production, and the industry needs to cut costs to cope with a lower price environment, Finance Minister Bill English said. Read more...

Upped milk price curtailed in Karachi, revised at Rs 80/litre

Written by Thursday, 03 March 2016 Published in News & Updates

KARACHI (Dunya News) – Rising milk price has been curtailed setting per litre amount at Rs 80 for the locals after authorities deliberated over the issue for around 14 hours, Dunya News reported Thursday. Read more...

Russia warms up to Indian cheese imports

Written by Thursday, 03 March 2016 Published in News & Updates

India’s long-winding negotiations with Russia for accessing its large market for dairy products may finally be nearing an end with the Russian quality control department, FSVPS, agreeing to discuss and examine the independent disease control mechanism adopted by the dairies wanting to export. Read more...

World Dairy Prices Nudge Up

Written by Thursday, 03 March 2016 Published in News & Updates

Prices for milk powder, lactose and rennet casein all reported positive gains today on the GlobalDairy Trade (GDT) auction in New Zealand. Read more...