Cosmetics made with bio dairy milk from Galicia (Spain)

At the heart of Galicia in “A Ulloa” County a new cosmetic brand was established in 2016. Muuhulloa is a bodymilk made with organic milk and aromatic oils harvested in the area. First steps were taken in 2014 giving shape to the idea of launching a new product based on milk, organic and local origins. Both companies involved are led by women and with strong innovative commitment.

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Summer courses: The role of livestock in a context of global change

On 1-2nd July took place the Summer Course entitled Innovative Perspectives in Agricultural Production: "The role of livestock farming in a context of global change: challenges and perspectives". The event was organised by the Animal Production Department in NEIKER in collaboration with the University of the Basque Country.

In the event, a partner from Dairy4Future presented farm strategies to mitigate greenhouse and ammonia emissions from livestock. Also, a value added case study for dairy production in the Basque Country,  which was defined in the Project D4F, was invited to describe the innovations implemented in his farm. Innovations were related to various aspects (product elaboration and distribution, work organization). Around 56 people attended to the event in a virtual mode, including university students, researchers, experts and technicians.


Ty Tanglwyst Dairy - Wales (UK)

Ty Tanglwyst is a family-run business: across the farm, the processing plant and the deliveries, there are 27 people involved in the business (owners and employees). Approximately 60% of the milk goes directly to consumers through door- to-door delivery. Milk is also sold to local commercial businesses (pubs, coffees, ice cream manufacturers). Other important customers are local schools, nurseries and care homes. (...)

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Mossgiel Organic Farm - Scotland

Mossgiel’s approach to dairying and the innovations they employ on farm increases the price they receive for their milk in comparison to milk produced in a conventional manner. Mossgiel see their system as a holistic approach with no one innovation being their USP. (...)

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Production of naturally spreadable butter from grazing dairy cows - Northern Ireland

Dromona Naturally Spreadable Butter (NSB) is a unique value added product manufactured by Dale Farm Cooperative in Northern Ireland that supplies the consumer with a naturally churned butter but with softer and more easily spread characteristics. (...)

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Milk is Life! – A Communication Project - North Portugal

The project “Leite é Vida!” (Milk is Life!) was launched in April 2016, one year after the milk quota in UE no longer being in place. With a dairy sector under pressure, a small group of women dairy farmers, proactively took the initiative to promote national milk consumption.

 

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Isigny Protected Denomination of Origin (PDO) Butter and Cream - Normandy

Isigny butter and cream are recognized at the EU level as Protected Denomination of Origin (PDO) products since 1986, a relatively well-known certification label now. It is one of the 3 butters and 2 creams under PDO in France. (...)

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Irish Organic Infant Formula - Republic of Ireland

Ireland’s low-cost pasture-based system of milk production is economically competitive for the production of infant formula. However, organic dairy production is a relatively small but growing sector of the industry. (...)

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Les Laitiers Responsables (LLR) sector, a Sodiaal cooperative’s initiative - Brittany

LLR (Les Laitiers Responsables, Responsible Milkmen) has been launched in 2018 to adapt to the evoluting societal expectations : animal welfare, environmental impacts of products, their origin and also remuneration of the farmers…(...)

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Behieko Brand: a collective brand hold by 3 organic dairy farms - Basque Country

Behieko is a brand shared by three dairy cattle farms from three municipalities of the Basque Country (Anoeta, Altzo and Olaberria). They produce and market organic milk and a wide range of dairy products. (...)

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