According to RaboResearch’s latest Global Dairy Top 20 – A Shuffling of the Deck Chairs report, dairy price recovery in 2017 has positively affected the combined turnover of the top 20 companies, which, in 2017, was up 7.2% on the year in US dollar terms and 5.1% in euro terms.
According to the European Dairy Association (EDA), there are 700,000 dairy farms across the European Union, 12,000 milk and processing sites, and more than 300,000 people working in the sector.
Consumers’ preferences are influenced by the science on dairy fat and its impact on a healthy diet, the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2018-2027, has noted in its latest publication.
A farmhouse triple cream cheese has been developed by Ballylisk Dairies in county Armagh, Northern Ireland. Ballylisk Triple Cream Cheese is said to be made from pasteurised cow’s milk sourced entirely from its own herd.