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DNA marker test tracks down rogue bovine genes

14 July, 2011

DNA detectives from the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) have the know-how to pinpoint whether a cow or a bull is responsible for any genetic glitches.

Fonterra cheddar cheese on GlobalDairyTrade

05 May, 2011 by

Fonterra has announced that cheddar cheese would be offered for sale on the global electronic trading platform from the 19 July Trading Event.

Ice-cream interest

02 May, 2011 by

New product activity levels in the ice-cream market are continuing to grow globally, with over 3300 launches recorded on the Innova Database in 2010. This is well up on 2009 levels, which in turn increased over 2008 and 2007 totals ( The majority of these introductions (over 80%) were take-home lines, with single-serve impulse products accounting for the remainder.

Dairy farmers offer proposal to protect industry

14 April, 2011

The Queensland Dairyfarmers' Organisation will present the government with recommendations that would prevent farmers from suffering as a result of the milk price war.

New dairy spreads for Fonterra and CSIRO

25 January, 2011

CSIRO’s dairy product formulation, emulsifiers, processing conditions and plant set-up qualifications have assisted Fonterra in the development of several new dairy spreads.

Nocturnal milk

21 October, 2010

Melatonin is being harvested from nocturnal milk in Germany.

Another Chinese milk scandal

22 September, 2010

Chinese dairy manufacturers are ignoring the risk of serious penalties, even death, and continuing to lace their milk powder with melamine to give erroneous protein content results.

Non-dairy cheese analogue

28 October, 2009 by

Cargill has launched a breakthrough innovation that enables the cost-effective production of a 100% non-dairy cheese analogue for pizza and other prepared food applications. The LygommeACH Optimum functional system replicates the functionality of dairy protein and replaces it fully at a cost advantage for the manufacturer.

Arachidonic acid

28 August, 2009 by

Martek Biosciences has entered into a multi-year, sole-source supply agreement with Milk Powder Solutions, based in Australia. Under the terms of the agreement, Martek will serve as Milk Powder Solutions' exclusive supplier for all of its ARA needs for infant formula products in China and Vietnam under the Gold Cow brand name.

Aseptic processing of rice pudding

26 May, 2009 by

Risifrutti is a rice pudding that can be eaten directly from the cup either as a dessert or as a snack. While it is simple and convenient to eat, it is not an easy product to make.

Fonterra considers acquiring Dairy Farmers

14 May, 2008

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is considering acquiring Australia’s Dairy Farmers.

Imitation cream

10 October, 2007

Fine bakery and dairy products deserve a high-quality whipped cream for decoration and filling applications, where taste, stability and economy of use are paramount.

Dairy research pays off

13 June, 2007

The milk composition of each of the four-million-odd cows making the NZ dairy herd was screened in 2000-2001. A single cow, Marge, was thoughtfully purchased for $300 when it was found that her milk was particularly low in saturated fat

Wheying up the benefits of ricotta

09 March, 2006

Ricotta cheese could provide Commonwealth Games athletes with an alternative to the ‘rocket fuel and designer drinks’ now popular with muscle men, gym junkies and fitness fanatics.

Echidna milk unlikely study tool

31 January, 2006

High tech analysis of milk from an echidna will assist Australian Dairy CRC scientists to discover new components, known as bioactives, which may have health and nutritional benefits for humans.

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