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OVIFT Valley Vineyards, Tues, 9/23 - LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER! (Sept 16th by 11:30 PM)

Tips and Techniques for Wine Tasting:
How to Look Like a Pro

What: OVIFT Annual Kick-Off Meeting

When: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Where: Valley Vineyards Winery
(Morrow, OH)

Activity: Wine Tasting
Grill Your Own
(Steak, Salmon)
Dinner

Cost: Members $40*, Non-Members
$50*, IFT Student
Members $15*, Emeritus $0

*plus fees

Schedule:

Registration/Networking/Social Hour 5:00p-6:00p

Wine Evaluation 6:00p-6:30p

Dinner/Raffle/Announcements 6:30p-8:00p

(Don’t forget your business cards!)

Click here to register!

*August 19, 2014 - September 16, 2014*

(Cancellations made after Sept 16th will still be charged for the event).

Wine Tasting Guide: Louise Campbell

Louise Campbell is Director, Consumer and Sensory Research, at Mane Flavors. Louise will guide us through the steps of wine tasting that are used by the professionals in the wine industry.

OSU Students & Faculty:

This year, we will offer free transportation from campus, to and from the event! Seating is limited to 12, so please contact Collette Perozzi to register – this is on a first come/first serve basis.

Raffle Items:

Bengals Tickets:
2 for the Sun, Oct 26th 1:00 PM Baltimore Ravens game

2 for the Sun, Oct 26th 1:00 PM Baltimore Ravens game
2 for the Thurs, Nov 6th 8:25 PM Cleveland Browns game

2 for the Thurs, Nov 6th 8:25 PM Cleveland Browns game


Reds Tickets:

2 for the Sat, Sept 27th 4:10 PM game versus the Pirates

2 for the Sun, Sept 28th 1:10 PM game versus the Pirates

Several store and restaurant gift certificates

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Kelly
contribute to Food Technology article
I am writing a flavor forecast article for the November issue of Food Technology and would love to get your insight on what flavors will be trending in 2015. If you have a few minutes, please take the survey here (https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XLS9WCT). Thank you! Kelly Hensel Senior Digital Editor Food Technology magazine
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David
DAIRY MARKET NEWS TO SEPTEMBER 15, 2014

 

Dairy Market News to September 15, 2014

David Eric Brown

R.A. Chisholm Ltd

Global Dairy & Meat Traders Since 1938

INTERNATIONAL

DAIRY PRODUCT PRICES – GLOBAL SPOT SNAPSHOT – POSTED SEPTEMBER 12, 2014

http://agrihq.co.nz/assets/InternationalReport0912.pdf

Source: Agrihq.co.nz/Rice Dairy

 

EU / ALGERIA

BIG NEW IMPORT DEAL REPORTED – Source: Dairy Industry Newsletter September 15, 2014

There are strong reports that Algeria is about to sign a major new milk powder order with EU suppliers, and market analysts reckon that a price of up to €2,300/tonne may be achievable, €200-€300 higher than current official EU prices for SMP (food), another hint that EU markets are beginning to bottom out. Algeria, one of the world's biggest dairy product importers, usually imports up to 300,000t of milk powder per year, mostly from the EU.

 

EU / AFRICA

EUROPEAN DAIRY GIANTS PROGRESSING IN AFRICA

http://www.thedairysite.com/news/46524/european-dairy-giants-progressing-in-africa

Source: Thedairysite.com posted September 15, 2014

 

USA

FIVE FACTORS INFLUENCING THE U.S. MILK PRICE

http://www.adpi.org/tabid/74/mid/419/newsid419/3018/Five-Factors-Influencing-the-US-Milk-Price/Default.aspx

Source: American Dairy Products Institute/BBC News posted September 12, 2014

 

WORLD / USA

HOW CHINESE BABIES AND MID-EAST PIZZA TIP U.S. MARKETS

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-29133022

Source: BBC.com posted September 11, 2014

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USA

WHY WE’RE PAYING MORE FOR BUTTER AND MILK; WAY MORE

http://theglobaldairy.com/noticias/were-paying-more-for-butter-and-milk-way-more-40879/

Source: Theglobaldairy.com posted September 15, 2014

 

NZ

FONTERRA PRE-GDT VOLUME FORECAST ANALYSIS

http://www.highgroundtrading.com/pdf/gdt/9-16-14%20Pre-GDT%20Volume%20Analysis.pdf

Source: Highgroundtrading.com September 15, 2014

 

AUSTRALIA / CHINA

CHINA PUMPS $3bn INTO AUSTRALIA – Source: Dairy Industry Newsletter September 15, 2014

A $3 billion Chinese agricultural fund will be invested in Australia. The Beijing Australia Agricultural Resource Co-operative Development Fund, due to be signed in Melbourne today, will be jointly initiated by the Beijing Agricultural Investment Fund and Yuhu Agriculture Investment. Dairy will be a prime focus, supplying Australian products and services to China. The BEI fund was set up in 2009 by state-owned Beijing Capital Group, and owns and manages 25,000 dairy cattle in five farms around China. YUI is part of a large multi-industry investment company based in Shenzhen, China.

 

CHINA

F/C INCHING FORWARD WITH HUISHAN JV – Source: Dairy Industry Newsletter September 15, 2014

Dutch dairy giant Friesland/Campina say they are confident their planned new infant milk formula brand via a joint venture with China Huishan Dairy will win over Chinese consumers despite the fact it will be produced domestically. “The new brand is different to Friso, but will be a good infant formula brand that will meet different stages of nutrition needs,” F/C’s China CEO, James Chiu, said. Moves for the JV were announced 6mths ago. Global CEO Cees Hart said negotiations with Huishan were still under way but they hoped to finalize the deal by the end of the year. “We’d like to bring back trust in the local dairy industry,” Hart said. Last November F/C announced that they would set up the Sino-Dutch Dairy Development Centre with China Agricultural University.

 

WORLD / CHINA

EXPORTS TO CHINA BOOMING SO FAR IN 2014

http://theglobaldairy.com/noticias/exports-to-china-booming-so-far-in-2014-40882/

Source: Theglobaldairy.com posted September 15, 2014

 

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Oscar
Idea of the week - from culture and bioterrorism to audits and reliability (Food Safety Live 2014)
I am thinking that this week we will change the name of the series a little bit because we were not meeting the specs of sharing articles.

This week I got the opportunity to share some ideas in a Webinar with the IFSQN (International Food Safety and Quality Network) in the event Food Safety Live 2014, and the group posted the videos online for those who could not attend.

Food Safety Live 2014

What do you think about these ideas? any particular presentation that got your attention?
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3 days ago
Kelly
Adopt-A-Section Materials

Good Afternoon,

 

We have just finished uploading a majority of the BoardAdopt-A-Section program materials.  The documents are in the Resources tab in the Adopt-A-Section Folder. We will load the recording fromyesterday’s webinar next week.  Please use these resources as you buildyour relationship with your assigned section.  As always, if you have any specific questions about your section please reach out to either Erin orSharon. 

 

You will receive your section profile forms directly fromSharon and Erin next week.  As discussed in the webinar, the deadline forsections to complete their FY13-14 report is September 15.  If we have notreceived a current report, you will receive the previous year’s report. Once an update report is submitted, Sharon or Erin will forward directly to you.

 

Sharon Kneebone:  skneebone@ift.org 202.330.4978

Erin Carter:  ecarter@ift.org202.330.4983

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