We love our dairy products in the west, and it seems that the Far East has fallen in love with them too. US farmers are seeing a growing demand from China and others, for milk and other dairy products. As fast as the cows can supply it, the farmers can ship it, and at a good price too. The value of US dairy exports grew almost 40% in the first quarter of this year. The rise is demand is partly due to a growing middle class in China but also due to a drought in New Zealand last year that left the Asian-Pacific’s biggest dairy exporter unable to keep up with demand. Read the full story.
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