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Milk powder, prices decrease in Oceania

The two major countries in Oceania are still seeing mixed results. Milk production in Australia, in January, decreased by 5,9% compared to the same month of last year. (data Clal) On the other hand, favorable weather conditions in fall in New Zealand might favor a better-than-expected milk production. As for butter, minimum price
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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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Organic dairy produce is on the rise

There is good news from the organic dairy industry: a growth rate of between 6.7% and 7.6% is expected up until 2025 in Europe and the United States - approximately three times what is expected in general for other food products. This is what has emerged from a Rabobank report and an
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Chinese demand for finished dairy products is on the rise

In August this year imports of the following dairy products increased in volume compared to the same month the previous year: cheese (+63.9%), infant formula (+34.8%), butter (+34.6%), whey powder (+31.9%), milk and cream (+30.5%) and whole milk powder (+20.6%). However, skimmed milk powder decreased (-18.9%). If we consider the first eight months of this year (January-August), the largest increases
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Strong growth in Chinese imports of dairy products

Chinese imports are practically booming. During the month of July the following products increased in volume: infant formula (+63.8%), cheese (+36.6%), packaged milk (+27.8%), cream (+88%), butter (+33.6%) and whole milk powder (+4.9%). Whey powder and skimmed milk powder decreased however by 4.1% and 26.9% respectively. These figures confirm the market’s
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The dairy sector and Brexit: the consequences

Brexit, i.e. the departure of the United Kingdom from the EU, raises questions about the future for both the UK and Europe. And the issue is not purely financial as immediate problems may regard the markets, particularly the agricultural and food sectors and therefore also the dairy sector. The UK, in
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