Doubling Milk Yield and Reducing Malnutrition – What’s Tetra Pak’s Secret?

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Doubling Milk Yield and Reducing Malnutrition – What’s Tetra Pak’s Secret?

How the processing and packaging firm is helping to create sustainable and self-supporting dairy industries in developing countries.
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Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 9:00am

CAMPAIGN: Sustainability Update 2014

CONTENT: Article

By Stephen Kennett 2degrees community manager

Global demand for milk is set to surge. It’s anticipated that within the next decade the demand for dairy products will rise by over 35%, taking the yearly total beyond 710 million tonnes of liquid milk equivalent. It’s a boom that is being fuelled largely by population growth, rising prosperity, improving diets and urbanisation in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The upshot is that demand is likely to outstrip supply.

While this growth might sound like good news for milk processors, the supply and demand of the world’s milk pool is by no means balanced. For developed dairy markets that are producing a milk surplus, the challenge is responding to falling domestic consumption and competing for the export market. Companies across North America, the EU and New Zealand are increasingly looking for opportunities in expanding overseas markets. Read

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Keywords: Responsible Production & Consumption | TetraPak | childhood hunger | malnutrition | milk

CAMPAIGN: Sustainability Update 2014

CONTENT: Article

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