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2013 sales rise 7% for Mexico's Grupo Lala

The company cites a higher value-added product mix, new products and brands, volume growth and price increases.
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Mexico's Grupo Lala said sales increased 7% to $3.2 billion. The dairy processor attributed the growth mainly to a higher value-added product mix, to non-organic growth as a result of new products and brands in the portfolio, to volume growth and to the company´s price increase strategy.


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Inside China

China's dairy farmers must increase production to meet demand for milk

Milk consumption in Chinese urban areas is 4.5 times higher than in rural areas. With the increasing urban population and the rapidly growing middle class, milk consumption is expected to further grow.
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At this year’s China Dairy Symposium, the discussion was about how the Chinese dairy market can satisfy the increasing demand for milk, which will continue to outpace domestic supply. 


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Longevity

Nestle celebrates 20th anniversary of facility in Morocco

The factory produces Nestlé branded products such as Nido, Nescafé, Cerelac and Maggi.
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Over the past two decades the annual amount of milk collected has increased from 6.6 million liters to 80 million liters, sourced from around 16,000 farmers. The factory produces Nestlé branded products such as Nido, Nescafé, Cerelac and Maggi.


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Fonterra plans a UHT plant to meet Asian demand

'Products from the new plant will be bound for Asia markets and that will allow us to concentrate all our domestic UHT production – including Fonterra Milk for Schools – at Takanini in Auckland,' an executive says.
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Fonterra Chief Executive Officer Theo Spierings said the new plant would enable the co-operative to meet growing demand for UHT products in Asia. “The new plant will enable us to increase our UHT production by 100% over the next few years. 


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Inside China

China sees sharp growth of dairy imports; new test, quarantine could be coming

China will implement the new “Test, Quarantine and Supervision Methods for Import and Export of Dairy Products” beginning in May.
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Owing to the drastic growth of imports, China will implement the new “Test, Quarantine and Supervision Methods for Import and Export of Dairy Products” beginning in May. There is a strengthened test, quarantine and supervision over the importation of dairy products, which are intended to improve the overall quality level of imported products. 


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Heiden go seek

Saputo closes German plant; mulls over plant closure in Wales

The affected plants are in Heiden, Germany, and Newcastle Emlyn, Wales.
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Saputo announced the closure of its cheese manufacturing plant in Heiden (Germany) and enters into a 30-day consultation period for the proposed closure of its facility in Newcastle Emlyn, Wales (United Kingdom). The two plants were acquired in 2006 and 2007 respectively


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Earnings

Q3 revenues for Saputo increase a scant 0.2%; company looks to value-added milks, specialty cheeses

Higher milk costs resulting from amendments to the milk pricing formula in California are expect to negatively impact EBITDA over the next four months.
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The Dairy Products Division (Canada) continues its investment strategy in product categories that offer growth potential, namely specialty cheeses and value-added milk products. The USA Dairy Products Sector continues to seek opportunities to mitigate the effect of higher milk costs resulting from amendments to the milk pricing formula in California.


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Exports

U.S. dairy suppliers were on track to ship $5 billion in exports in 2012

Through the first 10 months of 2012, the volume of major products increased a combined 5.5 percent to more than 2.8 billion lbs.
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Through the first 10 months of 2012, the volume of major products increased a combined 5.5 percent to more than 2.8 billion lbs. Although growth had softened in recent months, U.S. cheese and whey protein concentrate were poised to shatter volume records, and nonfat dry milk/skim milk powder was tracking at or near record levels. For the second consecutive year, U.S. export volume accounted for more than 13 percent of total milk solids produced in the United States.
 


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Exports

Chinese imports of UHT milk grew in 2012

New Zealand, Australia, Germany and France are shipping high-quality UHT milk to China.
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The top-end UHT milk products are mostly 100% foreign made and imported mainly from New Zealand, Australia, Germany and France. 


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Inside China

China sees rising dairy farming costs, more demand for farming equipment

The feed cost for a cow is up 20% since 2010.
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Both the feed cost and labor cost for dairy farming have witnessed substantial growth in recent years, reports Beijing Shennong Kexin Argibusiness Consulting Co.


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 At its Natrel Division plant in St. Paul, Minn, Agropur makes rBST-free white and flavored milk, heavy whipping cream, half n half, buttermilk, organic milk, nutritional drinks and shakes and sport drinks. Nondairy beverages (soy, rice, coconut, and almond) coffee creamers, broth and sauces. 

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