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Outlook for EU dairy market: Growth in milk production falling

Friday, 10 April 2015 13:58 Published in News & Updates

Erhard Richarts is Chairman and CEO of IFE (Institute of Food Economics) in Kiel, Germany, where they continue to deliver neutral market and policy analysis for the dairy market. The expert dairy analyst was head of ZMP, Germany, before setting up IFE, where his analysis and predictions are always worth a closer look. Read more

Mixed feelings as EU ends 30 years of milk quotas

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 16:47 Published in News & Updates

Europe's dairy farmers are preparing for the end of three decades of milk quotas on Wednesday with a mixture of excitement and foreboding, with critics fearful the move will destroy a key tenet of the EU’s agricultural policy. Farmers in the EU’s 28 member states will be allowed to churn out as much milk as they want as of April 1,.. Read more

Milking it: what’s in store for the Irish dairy industry when quotas end

Monday, 09 March 2015 08:19 Published in News & Updates

Ireland - Ralph Haslam makes the universal sign for crazy by tapping the side of his head with his finger when asked what his neighbours make of his farming methods. We’re standing on Mossfield Farm, six miles outside Birr, Co Offaly, looking out to the misty Slieve Blooms.This is one of a handful of organic dairy farms in the country..Read more

Ireland gets ready for deregulation

Monday, 09 March 2015 08:15 Published in News & Updates

Ireland - Billions of euro and thousands of jobs will flow from the historic deregulation of Europe’s dairy sector, a string of Irish ministers promised at the opening this week of a vast new plant to make dried milk for developing markets. However, elsewhere in the EU, many farmers are less sanguine, fearing their liberation..Read more

Two Vietnamese entrepreneurs on Forbes’ list of 50 most powerful Asian businesswomen

Thursday, 05 March 2015 12:48 Published in News & Updates

Vietnam - Mai Kieu Lien, chairperson and CEO of Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk), and Thai Huong, chairperson of TH Group with the TH True Milk brand, were included in the Asia's Power Businesswomen 2015 list, published by Forbes on Wednesday. Vinamilk is one of the most famous brands in Vietnam..Read more