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Sheep milk has untapped functional food potential

Daily Reporter: February 21, 2017
Sheep milk has significant but neglected potential for use in functional foods, according to a new review, which highlights its suitability for use in probiotic and prebiotic applications.
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NZ sheep milk PGP program kicks off

Food navigator asia: January 6, 2017
Building an environmentally, socially and economically sustainable industry to meet the growing demand for sheep milk products is the goal of a new sheep milk Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) program that has officially kicked off in New Zealand.
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Positive signs in farming

New Zealand Herald: October 7, 2016
As calving and lambing is in full swing there are positive signs on the horizon for farmers. After a tough few years there are good signs for the dairy industry, with Fonterra lifting its forecast payout to $5.25 a kg of milk solids plus dividend, taking it to well over the average break-even mark for most farmers - a great morale boost for hardworking farmers.
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Sheep milk industry set to grow through new partnership

Dairy Reporter: September 6, 2016
New Zealand's sheep milk industry has received a boost with a new Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) program between the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and Spring Sheep Milk Co.
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SHEEPMILK’S TRADE BAA-GAIN

Sunday Star Times: August 28, 2016
Sheep milk producers believe they can grow a high value, high sustainability sector over the next 15 years or so, thereby avoiding commodity traps hobbling the mainstream dairy industry.
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GOVT PONIES UP $12M FOR SHEEP MILK

RADIO NEW ZEALAND: AUGUST 26, 2016
Growing demand for sheep milk products has prompted the government to invest $12 million into a new partnership with a Taupō-based company.
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Government and private enterprise
to spend $31.4m to develop sheep milk industry

stuff.co.nz: August 25, 2016
The Government has joined with private enterprise to inject $31.4 million into the growing sheep milk industry.
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Agribusiness: More than just the sheep's back

New Zealand Herald: July 16, 2015
Sheep milk products may become the Holy Grail as the agricultural industry continues to diversify...
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Agribusiness: Market-led the modern
Landcorp Buzzword

New Zealand Herald: July 16, 2015
Landcorp boss Steven Carden is taking a two-pronged approach to developing and building on New Zealand's largest corporate farmer.
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Big boom tipped for sheep milk

Rural News: June 19, 2015
Sheep milk has the potential to become a $200 million industry within 10 years, says Waikato Innovation Park chief executive Stuart Gordon.
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Landcorp to milk sheep for Asian markets

Nzfarmer.co.nz: June 11, 2015
Government owned farmer Landcorp is entering the sheep milking business with 3000 ewes at its Reporoa farm to provide branded milk powder and ice cream for mostly Asian markets.
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