The issue of intervention
The news that the European Union is going to use intervention to help prop up the skimmed milk powder (SMP) and butter prices in the EU was not greeted with widespread joy everywhere in the dairy industry last week.
Americas ask EU not to intervene in SMP, butter
Dairy-producing countries in the Americas are calling on the EU to avoid the intervention practices with SMP and butter that have harmed them and the broader global dairy market in the past, the US Dairy Export Council says.
Data on milk powder will be published by the European Commission, says EMB
When the “We should not export our problems” campaign was launched last year, the issue of fat-filled milk powder being exported to Africa at dumping prices did not figure in any way in data collection and was, therefore, given no consideration by EU policy-makers, according Silvia Däberitz of the European Milk Board (EMB).
Meggle heads east with butter
Speaking at its yearly meeting, German dairy Meggle’s chairman Tony Meggle said: “We are on the right path,” in light of improved development for the dairy group.
Dairy Quarterly Q4 2019: Farmers Welcome Higher Prices – Will Consumers?
Milk and dairy product prices are on the rise, but the ability to pass on these increases through the supply chain to consumers is a challenge, according to the latest RaboResearch Dairy Quarterly report.
UDEC commends USMCA agreement
The US dairy industry commended the White House and Congress for reaching a deal on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and urged lawmakers to vote swiftly on legislation implementing the trade pact.
International dairy supports the WTO
Dairy associations across the globe are joining together to express their support for the multilateral rules-based trade system, underpinned by the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
UK cream prices up before holidays
Cream prices had another exciting month in November, with a steadier start but prices then spiking in the latter weeks, reports the UK’s Agricultural and Horticultural Development Board (AHDB).
MIV sees market as less volatile
The market for milk and milk products has been less volatile in 2019 than in previous years it was noted at the annual meeting of the German Dairy Industry Association (MIV).
Müller tackles Scottish milk surplus
Müller Milk & Ingredients is taking measures to address the growing milk surplus in Scotland.
BelGioioso named US dairy industry’s Exporter of the Year
Wisconsin US-based cheese maker BelGioioso has been named Exporter of the Year by the US dairy industry.
Value of US exports in 2019 at a five-year high
US dairy export value was nearly $3.92 billion in the first eight months of 2019, up 3% from last year and the highest figure in five years.
Dairy industry ‘dismayed’ at updated temporary tariff regime
UK dairy processors have ‘hit out’ in response to changes to the no deal tariff regime announced by the UK government, which could cost the industry £1.3bn (€1.48bn) in lost export potential.
Arla employs supercooling technology for long-distance transport
Distance is no longer a difficulty for Arla Foods, which has pioneered a new supercooling technology, enabling fresh dairy products to travel long distances on ships, opening up international export opportunities.