A report by Rabobank showed that third quarter 2018 milk production growth sank to just 0.8% year-on-year, and predicts a similar rate for the fourth quarter.
Participants at the IDF World Dairy Summit in Daejeon, South Korea, from 15-19 October 2018 will have the opportunity to listen to Michel Donat from Nestlé, who will present the buyer’s perspective on sustainability in a conference on the environment
The recovery of the global dairy market means that the global dairy companies can now become focused on value strategies instead of volume strategies, according to Rabobank’s recently released survey of the top 20 global dairy companies.
Like a pantomime villain, 2016 is being defeated and off it goes into the sunset at the end of the week. Good things did occur, but the loss of many notables made this year a particularly painful one. Never mind. There is always 2017 and much to look forward to.
Milk supply from dairy export regions has fallen sharply, by 2.6m tonnes in the second half of 2016, with milk volumes from Oceania and Europe severely challenged, according to agricultural bank Rabobank’s Dairy Quarterly Q4 2016 report.
The trade in dairy products has suffered a number of massive blows in the last three years and is set to continue face headwinds going forward, according to Kevin Bellamy, global dairy strategist at Rabobank.