Front Page - October 9, 2015 • Volume 140, No. 16

USDA Raises 2015, 2016 Cheese Price, NDM Price Forecasts, Cuts Dry Whey Price Outlook
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA), in its monthly supply-demand estimates released today, increased its cheese and nonfat dry milk price forecasts for both 2015 and 2016 and reduced its dry whey price forecasts for both years.
The agency’s milk production forecasts for 2015 and 2016 are both unchanged from last month. Milk production this. ....

US Dairy Exports Fell 33% In August; Dairy Imports Rose 2%; Cheese Exports Declined 28%, Cheese Imports Increased 31%

US dairy exports in August were valued at $390.5 million, down 33 percent from August of 2014, according to figures released Tuesday by USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).


DFA To Close Cheese Plant In Plymouth, WI, Breaks Ground In Kansas For New Dairy Ingredients Plant

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) last Friday announced that it plans to close its Plymouth, WI, processed cheese plant in January of 2016.
DFA’s plant in Plymouth, which has been in operation since 1954, produces Borden Cheese.

Trans-Pacific Partnership Pact Concluded; Dairy Details Emerge
Ministers of the 12 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries late last Sunday announced the conclusion of their negotiations, calling the agreement an important step toward their ultimate goal of open trade and integration across the region.
Countries that are part of the agreement include the US, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Chile, Malaysia, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam, and Brunei Darussalam.
The TPP includes 30 chapters covering trade and trade-related issues, beginning with...



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More in this week's Cheese Reporter

  • From Our Archives • Coming Events • NASS Dairy Prices • Futures Report Activity
  • Dairy Product Markets - Wholesale Cheese & Butter Prices • Cold Storage Reports
  • Whey Markets • Cheese Prices: Cheese Markets

Nelson-Jameson, Valcour Process Technologies, Kaestner Enter Partnership To Expand Offerings To Cheese, Dairy Industries

Footwear Sanitizing Systems Introduced By Best Sanitizers, Inc.

Chr. Hansen Launches YoFlex Acidifix, ‘The Future Way Of Making Yogurt

Alfa Laval Introduces New Rotary Jet Mixer

General Machinery Corp Introduces Single Direction Horizontal Cheese Cutter

Kelley Supply Expands Case Packaging Offerings

Extrutech Plastics Introduces P1600 Flat Panels for Walls, Ceilings

Magnetic Mat fro Powder-Solutions Controls Transfer of Ferrous Metail Into Sensitive Areas

Sanitary Design Industries Introduces Technology For Environmental Controls In Cheese Aging, Drying, Curing, Storage Rooms

DSM Introduces Total Solution of Culture, Enzymes for Continental Cheese Like Gouda, Edam

Johnson Industries Receives Patent for Pasta Filata Production Methods


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