Study: Global Promotion of Ag Exports RisingRead More
A new report analyzes rising investments in export promotion by nine countries, including U.S. dairy competitors EU, New Zealand and Australia.
Why SE Asia is Shifting from Oceania to the U.S. for its Dairy NeedsRead More
A delegation of U.S. farmers and journalists visiting the region see the opportunity for U.S. Dairy and the need for increased on-the-ground presence
Around the World in New Cheese CapacityRead More
Since Jan. 1, at least 17 companies have announced significant plans to expand existing cheese manufacturing facilities or build new cheese plants. Geographically, the tally breaks out as follows: one in Japan, one in South America, three in Australia, six in Europe and six in the United States. That does not include projects that started taking milk over the past five months—like Brasil Foods’ new mozzarella plant in Itumbiara, Brazil—or new cheese capacity expansions that are on the drawing boards.
Is Trade Really All About the Value of the Dollar?Read More
In August 2011, shortly after Standard & Poor’s downgraded the U.S. credit rating and debt troubles resurfaced in Europe, the U.S. dollar soared against the New Zealand and Australian dollars, rising about 8.5 percent in a little over a week—a considerable jump in so short a period. People immediately began fearing the worst for U.S. dairy exports.