144th Edition of Foodcom DAIRY Newsletter

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Experts suggest that the current crisis will permanently change the dairy market. It is very likely that the upcoming year will be the time of the fittest for many dairy businesses. The present situation in the global market is complex: some producers are going green, others are successfully expanding with the help of funds, while some businesses and consumers are deeply affected by soaring inflation. [...]

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Whey powders – report from the U.S. dairy market 2021

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Read our report on the whey powders market in the U.S. Take a look at surging prices for dry whey and WPC in 2021. Take a look at the increased production of whey powders and growing domestic use for animal feed. Discover also the numbers on larger whey powders exports to China, Japan, and South Korea among others. [...]

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Recent trends from the Chinese dairy sector

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Every year China strengthens its position on the global dairy market. The country has been a major producer of milk – in 2019 China ranked as the 5th largest milk producer with output estimated at 31 million metric tonnes and last year it jumped to 4th place with 33 million metric tonnes of the product. [...]

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Potato production and trade – market analysis

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On the global market, China is the largest producer of potatoes. In 2018 the country's annual production was estimated at 90 million tonnes. India ranks second with 48 million tonnes while Ukraine and Russia come third with an annual production of 22 million tonnes. On the European market, potato production is dominated by the following key players: Germany, France, Poland, the Netherlands, UK, and Belgium. In 2018, these six countries accounted for 73.9% of total EU potato production. [...]

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Estimated production of 2.744 million tonnes of grain in 2020

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Discover the recent developments from the global grain market! Worldwide production of grains in 2020 is expected at 2.744 million tonnes including 766.5 million tonnes of wheat. Coarse grains output for 2020/21 is raised to over 1.4 million tonnes on increases from Asia and Africa. World consumption is elevated on demand from China. World grain [...]

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Ferrero’s new acquisition

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The Ferrero Group announced the acquisition of a UK-based Eat Natural company, specializing in healthy cereal snacks. The value of the deal remains undisclosed. Eat Natural has over 20 years of experience on the UK market producing healthy versions of breakfast cereal products and snacks. The procurement is part of Ferrero’s plans for the expansion [...]

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Europe against negative environmental impact of soy production

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This month, a Dutch company Nutreco, specializing in fish and animal feed production, announced a new policy of souring soy to minimize its environmental impact. Soy cultivation is one of the largest sectors driving deforestation with more than 500 000 hectares of rainforest and savannas razed for this purpose. Therefore, Nutreco decided to formulate and [...]

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Soybean around the world

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The forecasts for the soy flour market assume a rate of growth of 6.12% CAGR between the years 2019 and 2024. Worldwide, the leader of soybean cultivation is Brazil where the soybean sector amounted to almost 35% of the entire agricultural sector in 2019. In the crop year 2019/20, the production was 124 million metric [...]

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Plant protein market

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Increased interest in health concerns and the rising popularity of vegetarian and vegan diets among the consumers propel the growth of the plant protein market. Globally, the sector is expected to increase by 7.19% CAGR in the years between 2020 and 2027. The North American market is estimated at around $5.19 billion in 2018 with an expected growth of 6.53% from 2019 till 2026, while Asia Pacific scored $1.61 billion in market value with a forecast of reaching 8.10% CAGR during 2020-2026. China is a key leader with a market share of around 28% within the Asia-Pacific region. [...]

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Feed market perspectives

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Enhanced interest in animal welfare and health lead the producers to seek new solutions e.g. in the feed. Following the increased global demand for milk and dairy products, the cattle feed sector is forecasted to grow by 4.30% within the years 2020 to 2027. Globally, the market for feed additives was valued at around $26.6 [...]

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