Self-sufficiency in Dairy Foods Falls to Under 50% for First Time in 2017

20:33 | 09/02/2018

SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's self-sufficiency for dairy foods fell to under 50 per cent last year for the first time, statistics showed Wednesday, apparently from manufacturers cutting back on production due to the declining birthrate.

First Milk Announces February Milk Price to Reduce by 1ppl

21:37 | 16/01/2018

UK - First Milk has today announced that it will be reducing its milk price for February 2018 by 1 pence per litre.

New Milk Plant in Makueni to Provide Market for Dairy Farmers

20:45 | 12/01/2018

KENYA - Kikima Dairy Farmers Cooperative Society has commissioned a dairy plant in Makueni County with a capacity to process and back 300 litres and 6,600 litres in a day.

Dairy Farmers in Gicumbi Decry High Feed Costs

19:31 | 10/01/2018

RWANDA - Dairy farmers in Gicumbi District are worried about the high cost of animal feeds, which they say has affected production.

Arla Foods, DMK Group Sign Mozzarella Contract Manufacturing Agreement

21:24 | 20/12/2017

GERMANY - Arla Foods and German dairy company DMK Group have signed a third-party manufacturing contract that will see DMK produce 35,000 tons of mozzarella cheese for Arla per year at its Nordhackstedt site in northern Germany.

CME: Corn, Soybean Acreage Planted Estimated to Increase Y/Y in 2018

20:57 | 06/12/2017

US - Last week (28 November 2017), the USDA’s World Agricultural Outlook Board (WAOB) provided early release tables that will be included in their long-term annual projections to 2027, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc.

Muller Shocker on Milk Price: 1.5p Price Cut Angers Dairy Farmers

20:48 | 05/12/2017

UK - News that dairy giant Muller are to slash the price paid to their farmers by a massive 1.5p per litre has seen NFU Scotland receive many calls from angry Muller suppliers.

Milk Output Rises 19%; Dairy Farmers' Income up 24% in 2014-17

21:31 | 28/11/2017

INDIA - India’s milk production rose by 19 per cent in the last three years to touch 163.6 million tonnes, leading to a significant increase in dairy farmers’ income, Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Sunday.

CME: Cattle, Hog Futures Markets Pointing to Higher Prices in 2017

21:23 | 07/11/2017

US - Cattle and hog prices jumped up last week in the cash market and across all the futures market months for the balance of this year and throughout 2018. Both futures markets and current livestock price levels are dramatically different than a year ago, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc.

EGY Dairy Targets EGP 135m of Sales This Year

22:32 | 04/10/2017

EGYPT - The Egyptian Company for Dairy Products & Food Additives (EGY Dairy) is targeting EGP 135m in sales this year, compared to EGP 110m last year—an increase of 23 per cent.