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Talks held with Germany dairy industry

The German minister for food and agriculture Christian Schmidt held a meeting with dairy organisations in the country to discuss continuing difficulties in the milk market.

Powder flows at Fonterra Lichfield

The first litres of milk are flowing through Fonterra’s newest milk powder plant, as the world’s joint-largest dryer comes online in the South Waikato in New Zealand.

China loves German milk

China remains, in the drinking milk segment and cream (small packages of up to two litres) with more than 96,000 tons, the absolute leader in third country business for Germany, according to a report from the German Dairy Association MIV.

IFE is optimistic about prices

Prices on the spot market and for bulk butter and skimmed milk powder have been listed higher every week since mid-May, according to a recent analysis of the milk market by Erhard Richarts and Holger D. Thiele at the German Institute of Food Economics in Kiel (IFE).

Fonterra upgrades at Edgecumbe

A recovery filtration project underway at Fonterra’s Edgecumbe site will allow Fonterra to capture lactose that was previously unable to be extracted from the site’s waste stream by creatively applying existing filtration technology, the company says.

German dairy sees drop

Despite a short-term improvement, revenues of the German dairy Milchwerke Schwaben fell last year by 14% to €189.9 million.

Paper sacks for dry goods

Essentra is offering double-fold and block bottom paper sacks that can be tailored for a range of products from milk powder to bulk dry goods. These products hold between 10 and 25kgs of contents inside a 1-4 multi-layered sack.

Fonterra announces 2016 interim results

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited has announced a good performance in the first half of the current financial year, with normalised earnings of $665 (€596) million up 77% on the comparable period, and net profit of $409 (€366) million up 123%.

The next step for whey

Global regulators look set to approve a global standard for whey permeate powders, which should bring new opportunities for the product. Suzanne Christiansen reports.

MIV’s Holtorf examines the market

During the Berliner Milchforums 2016 in Berlin recently, deputy chairman of the German Dairy Industry Association (MIV) Hans Holtorf, frischli Milchwerke, evaluated the existing market situation as extremely difficult.

SMP, butter intervention up in EU

The decision by the European Commission to double the intervention ceilings on skimmed milk powder (SMP) and butter was welcomed by UK industry association Dairy UK.