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Corporate

Strong growth in Russia for Arla Foods

25 Feb 2013

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Arla Foods has reported a 15 per cent increase in turnover to DKK 63.1 billion and a forty percent increase in profit despite pressure being put on European milk prices in the first half of last year.
“2012 was a landmark year for Arla. In a tough market, Arla has continued to develop a strong cooperative [...]

Analysis

World Trade Organisation membership not working out for Russia

31 Oct 2012

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Russia does not seem to be very happy with the way things are going in the World Trade Organisation which it recently joined.  The Economic Development Ministry in Moscow has written to the WTO to say that it is still in the top ten countries which are discriminated against in world trade and that there [...]

Analysis

Russia refuses to lift embargo

31 Jul 2012

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Russia has refused to lift its embargo of live cows, sales cheap cialis sheep and pigs from the EU in view of what its sanitary inspectors consider the risk of disease. Nonetheless, packaged and other forms of meat may be imported without restriction.

Food and beverage

Cows being fed wine to improve beef quality

23 Jul 2012

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An idea has come forward in France that by feeding cows wine then better meat will be obtained if the animals are relaxed.  The idea is not entirely novel as it has already been tried out in Japan using sake.  The result is about the most expensive beef in the world but one which has [...]