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Glanbia Ireland opens new milk protein plant

Posted on 15 December 2014

Heather Humphreys, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, and Arlene Foster, NI Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Investment, officially opened Glanbia Ingredients Ireland’s newly-built milk protein facility on the existing GII site in Virginia, County Cavan.

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President PetscharAustria’s dairy is safe, says VÖM

Posted on 16 December 2014

Austrian Dairy Association VÖM has come forward to assure the public that a scandal with the neurotoxin hexachlorobenzene (HCB) from a cement plant found at a few Austrian dairy farms is not a general problem and that the dairies have the situation under control.

Zelica Carr with ICA quality standardEU ice cream standard revised

Posted on 15 December 2014

The future of traditional ice cream in the UK is under threat after the removal of long standing quality standards by the EU, according to UK trade association The Ice Cream Alliance. New regulations coming into force this week will allow “artificial” ice cream to be sold which fails to meet the standards adhered to for more than 100 years, it says. Until now ice cream had to contain minimum amounts of milk and fat in order to pass the legal food standard but due to EU rules this is no longer the case.

harrison-nfu-200x271NFU tells of frustration of farmers

Posted on 11 December 2014

The UK National Farmers Union dairy board chairman Rob Harrison has spoken of the frustration felt by many dairy farmers who are not currently getting a sustainable price for their milk when he addressed the Northern Dairy Conference.

1 fonterra logoRevised Fonterra forecast milk price for 2014/15 season

Posted on 11 December 2014

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited has reduced its forecast Farmegate Milk Price for the 2014/15 season from $5.30 per kgMS to $4.70 per kgMS.

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The December 2014 issue of Dairy Industries International is available to read online for logged-in subscribers.

Dairy Beverages
Weighing and Detection
Coding and Labelling
Bagging Equipment
EDA Conference Review