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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

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

Nestle tests pasteurised milk launch in Pakistan

Thursday, 05 March 2015 12:52 Published in News & Updates

Pakistan - Nestle has confirmed it has started selling pasteurised milk in Pakistan. The firm has started a pilot project, selling the product in a "limited number of neighbourhoods" in the Pakistan city of Lahore. The milk is pasteurised and packed at a factory in Sheikhupura, Punjab, and then transported to Nestle's chilled product distributors in the country..Read more

Indian milk production beats EU

Monday, 16 February 2015 08:15 Published in News & Updates

India - According to the joint OECD/UN-FAO agricultural outlook for 2014, India’s milk production continues to grow and now tops the total milk output of the EU. Milk production in India was up by over 4% in the past 12 months, according to a recent survey by the country’s finance ministry. India has actually been the world’s top milk producing country..Read more