Front Page - October 14, 2016 • Volume 141, No. 17
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EU’s GI Policies Would Lead To Big US Cheese Consumption Decline
The immediate impacts of enforcing the European Union’s (EU) geographical indication (GI) restrictions in the US would be to reduce consumption of US-produced cheeses by 578 million pounds, which equates to 5 percent of total US cheese consumption in 2015, according to an analysis released Tuesday by Informa Economics IEG. ...

USDA Planning To Buy $20 Million Of Cheddar Cheese; Deliveries To Recipients Expected To Start In March 2017

US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced Tuesday that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering to purchase $20 million of Cheddar cheese to reduce cheese inventories while assisting food banks and other food assistance recipients.


USDA Raises Milk Production Forecasts For 2016, 2017, Lowers Cheese, Butter And Milk Price Forecasts

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA), in its monthly supply-demand estimates released Wednesday, increased its milk production forecasts for both 2016 and 2017 while lowering its cheese, butter and milk price forecasts for both years. ..

Producer Milk Receipts, Volume Of Federal Order Milk Used As Class I Declined In 2015
Total receipts of producer milk pooled on the 10 federal milk marketing orders declined last year, as did the volume of producer milk used as Class I, according to “Measures of Growth in Federal Milk Orders,” which was released late last month by USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). ....



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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 Launches Its First Department-Specific Catalog: Lab•alog

With Rheolution’s CoaguSens, Cheese Makers Can Determine Best Curd Cutting Firmness

RELCO Set To Rollout Upgrades To Stoelting Cheese Equipment As Part Of Rebranding Effort

Marchant Schmidt’s New Weigh Belt System Designed For Precise Cellulose Distribution

MAGNATTACK Metal Magnetic Separators Gain USDA Dairy Acceptance

BioIonix Reduces Microbial Contamination In Brine, Extends Shelf Life Of Cheese

Metal Detector Enhanced Platform From Eriez Is Able To Detect Smallest Of Metals In Products Such As Cheese

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

Kelley Supply Expands Case Packaging Offerings

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


New Books

New Products

EDCO Food Products Receives Safe Quality Food Certification Fully Automated 40-Pound Cheese Block De-Boxing, De-Bagging And In-Line Block Tracking Available United Industries Adds Larger Size Stainless Steel Tubing For Increased Volume Throughput CrystalBan™ Prevents Calcium Lactate Crystals In American-Type Cheese; Improves Yield