Monthly Archives : February 2017


Milk production in Oceania falls while prices rise

In Oceania limited milk production is sustaining prices in the dairy sector. In Australia, where the summer is drawing to an close, the availability of milk is still limited. Milk production dropped in the second half of last year both in Australia (-8.55% in the July-December period compared to the same period
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Whey: a future in biorefineries

Is it possible to create food products or cosmetic ingredients by processing whey? Absolutely. This innovative idea has been thought up by four young women who graduated in Biotechnology at the University of Bari. Rosita Pavone, Erika Andriola, Antonella Carbone and Maria Pisano are the names of the four young entrepreneurs who
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EU-28: 2016 was a good year for dairy exports

All in all 2016 was a good year for EU-28 both in terms of export value (+0.6% compared to 2015) and volume (+5.5%) with the latter performing particularly well. The value of exports amounted to €13,889 million and that of imports to €810 million, with a decrease of 4.3% compared to the
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China, milk and dairy imports growing in 2016

Milk and dairy imports are growing in China: 2016 ended with an increase of imports for milk and dairy products equal to 20% in volume and 12% in value, which corresponds to 2,284,188 tons, and $6,620,000,000 (source: Major increases in volume have been shown in import data for yogurt and
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