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The cheese and the music

Worthy Farm’s new Worthy Farm Reserve Cheddar is made with milk produced from the cows that spend most of the year grazing on the site of the world-famous Glastonbury music festival in the UK. As part of the launch, there is a promotion on-pack and in stores to win tickets to the next festival, which is now scheduled for 2022. I think it’s a nice reminder that out there, beyond lockdowns and vaccinations, there will be a time when we can all get together in muddy fields and listen to music.

IDFA names council members

The International Dairy Foods Association in the US has announced new members of the organisation’s executive council as well as new directors for the group’s five industry segment boards.

Global milk output lower but prices up

After a very strong global milk production growth in 2020, Rabobank assumes that milk production will slow down significantly in 2021, however prospects for milk prices are better than expected at the beginning of the pandemic.

Sadder but wiser

In response to the horrific events of last Wednesday in my country of origin, I refer you to Arnold Schwarzenegger’s excellent video about the subject of the US Capitol being invaded by people who seemed to think a free and fair election means nothing unless your candidate wins. The video is at the bottom of this blog.

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