UK companies all hike price paid for milk

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Arla Foods, Dairy Crest, First Milk and Müller have all announced increases to the price paid for milk.

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The fifth IFCN regional workshop in Anand, India, looked at challenges and opportunities for the dairy industry in the country.

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The 29th World Cheese Awards took place in Spain, alongside the first International Cheese Festival. The organizers, the Guild of Fine Food, said the events were a big success.

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Some of the new products from dairy - and dairy alternative - companies launched in November.

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Gunnar Waagen, from Tingvollost, in Norway, picked up the top honor at the World Cheese Awards in San Sebastián, Spain. The company's cheese, Kraftkar, was selected ahead of more than 3,000 others at the event, now in its 29th year.

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Arla donates left over whey from its Stilton cheese factory to Belvoir Brewery, who use it in a creamy beer called Blue Brew.

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Milk Specialties Global says its new organic whey protein has a flavor advantage over competing plant-based proteins. MSG photo.

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The UK's Dairy All-Party Parliamentary Group is looking for input from all sectors of the dairy industry.

UK Government group to study skills and labor in the dairy industry

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Soeren Vonsild is the new president of the Society of Dairy Technology.

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While dairy prices might be on the rise, the Ulster Farmers' Union says it is unhappy those increases aren't making their way to farmers.

Union anger at Northern Ireland milk prices

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