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DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu Dec 5, 2013 04:15 PM CST
Milk

Milk supply is still termed as tight with manufacturers looking for supply to meet production demand. Production is increasing seasonally, but slower than anticipated in most instances. However, some reports indicate a recent jump in milk receipts at the plant level. Some cheese plants are biting the bullet and paying the extra premiums required for additional milk supply for the purpose of producing cheese to fill last minute holiday orders. Holiday promotions are evident for flavored milks that are typically a part of the season. It is almost as if there is a frenzy taking place across the complex ...

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