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Muller Dairy UK to Cut Workforce

    Muller Dairy UK to Cut Workforce

Muller Dairy UK is cutting 55 jobs across it British and Irish operations with the majority being shed at the company’s factory at Market Drayton inShropshire, where 750 people are currently employed. Part of German dairy group Theo Muller, the UK business produces yoghurt and other dairy products.
 
Muller Dairy UK recently launched its biggest ever […]

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Astarta and Danone Form Joint Venture in Ukraine

Astarta, the biggest producer of sugar and industrial milk in Ukraine, has entered a joint venture for the production and processing of milk with Danone, the world leader in dairy products, waters and baby nutrition.
Astarta’s high level of vertical integration in industrial cattle farming, own forage supply, as well as accumulated experience of industrial livestock […]

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Hansa-Milch and Arla Foods to Merge

    Hansa-Milch and Arla Foods to Merge

Dairy co-operatives Arla Foods of Scandinavia and Hansa-Milch Mecklenburg-Holstein of Germany are set to merge. A merger plan put forward by the boards of the two companies has now been approved by the members of the two co-operatives. The decision is being implemented with retrospective effect for the full 2011 financial year, and is enacted […]

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First Milk Signs Export Deal With Eilers and Wheeler

    First Milk Signs Export Deal With Eilers and Wheeler

First Milk, the largest dairy farmer-owned business in the UK, has set up a strategic alliance with Eilers and Wheeler, one of Europe’s most established suppliers of dairy products. Under the new arrangement, Eilers and Wheeler will be First Milk’s preferred partner for export sales of cheese and packet butter.
“Currently world markets are providing strong […]

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New Dairy For Turkey

    New Dairy For Turkey

AB Holdings, which is one of Turkey’s largest food groups, is to build a new dairy products factory in Konya in the centre of the country, through its subsidiary Panagro. Construction of the new dairy, which will serve the Turkish and neighbouring markets, is scheduled to begin in early 2011.
The dairy is being designed by […]

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Danone and Unimilk Finalise Merger

    Danone and Unimilk Finalise Merger

Danone and Unimilk have completed the merger of their fresh dairy products businesses in Russia and other CIS member countries. The new entity, controlled by Danone with a 58% equity interest and in which former shareholders of Unimilk own 42%, is the new leader for dairy products in the CIS area. Russia is now Danone’s […]

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World Dairy Market – China and India Increase Imports

    World Dairy Market – China and India Increase Imports

Supply shortages are forcing China and India to raise their imports of dairy products, according to the latest Rabobank Global Dairy Outlook report. “The demand from these two giants will impact dairy processors, dairy farmers and dairy prices for the coming years,” says Tim Hunt of Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Research. Rabobank has now changed […]

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Welsh Dairy Industry Set For Greener Future

    Welsh Dairy Industry Set For Greener Future

Welsh dairy farmers, processors, and retailers have reached an ambitious agreement to further reduce the environmental impact of milk and dairy products. The Welsh dairy industry has published a ‘Dairy Roadmap for Wales’, which clearly sets out targets for reducing the industry’s environmental footprint over the next ten years.
The document builds upon the work already […]

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Lactalis Acquisition of Puleva Dairy Cleared

    Lactalis Acquisition of Puleva Dairy Cleared

The European Commission has cleared the proposed acquisition by the French group Lactalis of Spanish group Ebro Puleva’s dairy business. The Commission concluded that the transaction would not significantly impede effective competition in Europe or Spain.
Lactalis manufactures and sells milk and dairy products, including a wide range of cheese, desserts and cream, in roughly 150 […]

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Changing Demographics Will Provide Growth Opportunities for Dairy Industry

    Changing Demographics Will Provide Growth Opportunities for Dairy Industry

Changing demographics will have an impact on the types of dairy products people consume and how they consume them, providing new growth opportunities for the dairy industry, according to the latest edition of the Tetra Pak Dairy Index.
Ageing populations, urbanisation and an emerging global middle class are driving demand for new types of liquid dairy […]

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