Internationally renowned experts ranging from top dairy researchers and processors to leading health and nutritional specialists are presenting at the 2005 International Whey Conference in Chicago this month The conference, which ran Sept. 11-14, will be co-hosted by the American Dairy Products Institute (ADPI), and the European Whey Products Association (EWPA) in partnership with top international dairy consumer goods companies, including NEXT Proteins, Kraft Foods, the U.S. Dairy Export Council, and the Fonterra Co-operative Group.
Small-scale dairy farmers in Kenya are seeking about $650,000 to revive the Kitinda dairy plant that collapsed more than a decade ago. A former Kenya Dairy Board technical mgr. told the reporters that the plant was processing at least 10,000 liters of milk before.
PepsiCo Inc. , has introduced a line of flavored milk beverages called Quaker Milk Chillers. Pepsi's move follows news that Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc., the largest distributor association with the Coca-Cola
American Dairy, Inc., one of the leading producers and distributors of milk powder and soybean products in China, continued its fast-pace growth in the second quarter. Company announced highlights for the period ended June 30
The Round, launched in September 2001 with a mandate to liberalize agriculture trade, is a complex undertaking: getting 148 countries to agree on how much to their subsidies and tariffs, how fast, has been a shuffling, challenging process. Back in Doha, the group agreed to eliminate export subsidies and harmonize market access barriers and domestic support levels. Left for dead several times (remember Seattle? Or Cancun?), the Round remains alive by hitting small, incremental deadlines just often enough to claim progress.