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Dairy prices to increase further

14 February, 2013

Dairy prices are likely to increase further in 2013 due to tightening supply and steady demand, according to a recent Situation and Outlook report from Dairy Australia.

Adding fish oil to milk without destroying flavour

03 December, 2012

Not everyone likes fish, even though it is a natural source of omega-3 fatty acids. Now researchers have shown it is possible to incorporate fish oil into milk and dairy-based beverages in amounts sufficient to promote heart health without destroying the product’s taste or limiting its lifespan.

MG increases farmgate milk price

18 October, 2012

Murray Goulburn has announced a further increase in its farmgate milk price for the 2012/13 season. Managing director Gary Helou said the increase is due to increased milk supply to MG plants and lower operating costs.

Our milk has never contained permeate, claims Aussie Farmers Direct

26 June, 2012

In response to yesterday’s announcement that PURA milk will no longer have permeate added, Aussie Farmers Direct has said its milk products do not contain permeate - and never have.

PURA announces permeate-free milk

25 June, 2012

Dairy company PURA has announced its milk will no longer contain permeate, a watery by-product of milk processing, as of 1 July 2012.

Role of dairy fat in weight loss to be examined

05 January, 2012

RMIT’s Professor John Hawley has secured a $520,000 grant from the Dairy Health and Nutrition Consortium to examine the role of dairy-rich products in weight loss.

Better milk quality from larger farms

04 August, 2011

Larger dairy operations tended to produce better quality milk than the state's small farms, according to a University of Wisconsin-Madison study.

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.

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