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Oceania, negative data for milk production

A decidedly negative period for two of the major Countries in Oceania, Australia and New Zealand. In Australia, Murray Goulburn, one of the major Australian milk processing companies, keeps reporting financial losses referred to the period July - December 2016, in view of a 5% decrease in collected milk (source: clal.it) In
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Sheep milk mozzarella is unique to Italy

Mozzarella from sheep milk is not simple to make for various reasons which are purely technical: the variability of sheep milk, its acidification and the maturation of the curd. And yet in Italy there are people who have got heavily involved in the production of what is defined by those
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Whey for denaturizing asbestos

Destroying asbestos using whey and producing CO2 and other harmless and marketable elements? It can be done. It is a real godsend for a country like Italy, hit by serious shortages: according to the Department of Production Installations and Anthropic Settlements (DIPIA) of Inail, in June 2013 there were only
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Milk production in South America is falling

In recent months the dairy sector in South America has been affected by unstable weather conditions which have caused extensive damage. In Argentina, for exampe, milk production is continuing to decline partly due to the large number of cows that have died following recent flooding. The weather has now improved, especially in
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Kefir – a surprising product from milk

Let's talk about kefir, a word of Turkish origin and one of the oldest fermented beverages in the world. It is also one of the healthiest. Milk kefir is made by fermenting sheep, cow's or goat milk. We know that this drink has existed throughout history: historical notes indicate production in
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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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