Front Page - February 5, 2016 • Volume 140, No. 33
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US Milk Production In 2015 Was A Record High 208.5 Billion Pounds
US cheese production during 2015 totaled a record 11.721 billion pounds, up 2.4 perccent, or 271.6 million pounds, from 2014’s record output. December cheese production totaled 1.022 billion pounds, up 1.2 percent from December of 2014 and a new record for cheese output during a single mont....

Value Of US Dairy Exports Fell 26% In 2015; Cheese Exports Declined 14%; NDM Exports Rose 3%, Lactose Exports Rose 5%

US dairy exports in 2015 were valued at $5.241 billion, down 26 percent, or $1.86 billion, from 2014’s record exports. Despite the drop, the value of dairy exports last year was the third highest ever, trailing only 2014’s $7.1 billion and...


Global Dairy Trade Price Index Falls 7.4%; All Product Prices Decline; FAO Dairy Price Index Dropped 3% In January

The price index on this week’s semi-monthly Global Dairy Trade (GDT) dairy commodity auction declined 7.4 percent from the previous trading event, held two weeks ago.... That was the third straight decrease in ...

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Signed; Focus Now Shifts To Ratification By Nations
Ministers representing the 12 countries that are participating in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement signed the historic trade pact here this week.
The TPP was signed by the US, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Japan, Mexico, Chile, Malaysia, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam and Brunei Darussalam.
“TPP will set a new standard for trade and investment in...



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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

MAGNATTACK Metal Magnetic Separators Gain USDA Dairy Acceptance

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

Qualtech Introduces New Cheese Fines Saver

Page & Pedersen’s LactiCyte Offers Rapid SCC Testing

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

Nelson-Jameson, Valcour Process Technologies, Kaestner Enter Partnership

Footwear Sanitizing Systems Introduced By Best Sanitizers, Inc.

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

General Machinery Corp Introduces Single Direction Horizontal Cheese Cutter

Kelley Supply Expands Case Packaging Offerings

Extrutech Plastics Introduces P1600 Flat Panels for Walls, Ceilings

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

Johnson Industries Receives Patent for Pasta Filata Production Methods


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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