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The latest agribusiness, food and drink, and nutritional insight from our consultancy experts

Seasons Greetings

Seasons GreetingsDecember 2017

Wishing all our customers and suppliers a very happy Christmas.

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Distributing temperature-sensitive products in developing marketsMay 2017

Transporting temperature-sensitive goods is never an easy task – and this is never truer than when trying to do so in developing markets, often with tropical climates and challenging geographies

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Land of 10,000 Tastes – US Foodservice Trend TakeawaysOctober 2016

Orrani attend the 60th Annual International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC) conference in Minneapolis

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Japan’s Seafood Industry – Exports and marketing efforts improving demand?September 2016

Japan’s seafood industry is a US$11.6B industry. However, the domestic demand for fish has fallen around 20% since 2005

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China's water supply − how does this impact the future of its dairy industry?August 2016

We examine China’s rising production of alfalfa, which in turn reminds us how important water supply will be for the future of its dairy sector

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Orrani attends DIN Conference 2016 in LondonMay 2016

Orrani attended this year's Dairy Industry Newsletter conference in London, where the main topic of discussion was market volatility

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Retail Cheese Purchasing and Consumption in ChinaMay 2016

Our report provides an insight into Chinese consumers’ purchasing and consumption of retail cheese, as well as exploring their attitudes to countries of origin and brands

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Orrani appoints new US RepresentativeMarch 2016

Orrani Consulting welcome its new US Representative and VP Global Foods, Susan Weller

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UK dairy industry export opportunitiesFebruary 2016

The UK has some great dairy products to export – so why isn't the UK dairy industry more renowned on the global stage?

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Exploring the cheese market in VietnamDecember 2015

As Western cuisine grows in popularity in Vietnam, we expect the cheese market to grow strongly in the near future

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Issues surrounding global food securityNovember 2015

How much of a threat is global food security?

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Orrani attends USAEDC conference in BaltimoreNovember 2015

The annual USAEDC event is an important forum to meet the US industry boards and get USDA FAS' views of how the future of US agricultural exports will look

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Spotlight on the infant formula market in ChinaAugust 2015

The infant formula market in China features extensively throughout this month's edition of Dairy Product China News (DPCN)

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A wheel of cheese

Why reinvent the wheel?April 2015

Orrani Consulting’s extensive dairy market knowledge can help dairy exporters who are serious about business development in the world’s emerging dairy markets

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Kotahi: Fonterra's export supply chain strengthMarch 2015

One of Fonterra's trump cards is its supremely effective export supply chain, based around the appreciation that this means much more than simply ‘logistics’

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Turbulent times for Argentina's dairy exporters?February 2015

We should spare a thought for dairy exporters in Argentina. Firstly, it was the only significant milk producer to experience a contraction in output during 2014

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What are the prospects for China's dairy market?December 2014

It was in 2001 that the business community began talking in terms of BRIC countries - Brazil, Russia, India and China - as potential powerhouses of the world economy

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Africa's growing demand for UHT milk August 2014

Orrani Consulting have just embarked on a new project in the MENA region - we have experienced a strong demand for projects in Africa this year

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The changing face of China's food retail sectorAugust 2014

It has certainly been an interesting few months for China's food retail sector. Walmart has announced a major upping of its spend on food safety in the country

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Are China's dairy prices on the slide?August 2014

China is a country where we are used to figures going up almost as fast as the skyscrapers that the country has become so fond of

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Will new regulations in China affect your business?July 2014

China continues to gear up its legislation in many areas. Food safety and potential barriers to trade are subjects that naturally attract the attention of the international food industry

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Africa is emerging - in more than one way!July 2014

Is this strong showing in the 2014 FIFA World Cup an indication of Africa's emergence in other areas, such as the global economy and international business?

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Orrani Consulting to present at the IWC 2014July 2014

Richard Field will be presenting at the International Whey Conference (IWC) 2014 in Rotterdam, Netherlands, which takes place on 7-9 September

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Orrani Consulting attend 2014 ADPIApril 2014

The ADPI conference provides an excellent platform to network - the event is attended by a plethora of dairy industry participants from across the globe

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Proud sponsors of USAEDC 2013 workshopNovember 2013

Orrani Consulting are proud to sponsor the US Agricultural Export Development Council (USAEDC) 2013 workshop in Baltimore, USA

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An overview of the IDF World Dairy Summit 2013November 2013

Orrani Consulting attend the IDF World Dairy Summit 2013 in Yokohama, Japan. This was an extremely well-attended event with more than 2,000 delegates from across the globe

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Orrani Consulting attend World Dairy 2013September 2013

Having noted all the conferences taking place this year in an earlier blog, we have decided that it’s a case of, 'If you can’t beat them, join them!'

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Orrani Consulting to present at industry eventsJune 2013

This month, Annette Brune will be presenting at the International Conference for Drying and Separation Techniques for Milk and Whey in Kempten, Germany

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Food market intelligence required for Iraqi marketJune 2013

Orrani Consulting's recent major project on food markets in Iraq focuses primarily on the three major consumption centres of Baghdad, Basra and Erbil

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It's conference season for Orrani ConsultingJune 2013

It's been a busy year so far when it comes to conferences and trade shows - Orrani Consulting have been attending and speaking at conferences across the globe

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Cheese Technology Landscapes reportJune 2013

Orrani Consulting's new report, Cheese Technology Landscapes, is a 'must-have' for the world's leading cheese businesses

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Orrani Consulting to attend USAEDC workshopNovember 2012

Annette Brune is looking forward to attend the annual USAEDC workshop in Baltimore on 27-28 November

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The US dairy industry: Drought to overcapacity? November 2012

It has been quite a year for the US dairy industry, as strong milk supply seen in the first six months has progressively weakened to levels below those in 2011

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Growing interest in the Russian dairy marketNovember 2012

Orrani Consulting take a look at why there has been a marked upswing in international interest in the Russian dairy market over the last 18 months

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South Korea's milk production recoveryNovember 2012

South Korea's milk production was devastated by the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in 2010. It has since been recovering, but are there deeper underlying issues?

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Food for thought at the FI Asia-China exhibitionOctober 2012

The Food Ingredients China (FIC) exhibition in March saw a strong dairy industry turnout, whereas at FI Asia-China, dairy businesses were underrepresented as usual

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Brazil: Importing and exporting dairy productsOctober 2012

Orrani Consulting have just completed a review of the dairy trade situation in Brazil / Mercosur for a client

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Market opportunities in the South PacificJuly 2012

Orrani Consulting has recently been awarded a project to evaluate market opportunities for food exports to the South Pacific islands

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Researching the elderly nutrition sectorMay 2012

With recent research broadening our knowledge, does elderly nutrition offer added value opportunities for dairy companies?

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A tale of two dairy industry conferencesMay 2012

Recent dairy industry conferences held in the US and UK both map out their vision for the future of the dairy industry

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A climate of change in the MENA regionNovember 2011

On his recent travels to the MENA region, Orrani Consulting's Richard Field couldn't help but notice a distinct climate of change

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Russian upswing marks busy periodNovember 2011

This year, Q4 is turning out to be as busy as this period last year, with projects underway in China, Korea, Russia, Europe and Brazil

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Security and safety issues in international marketsOctober 2011

With the outbreak of violence in Mexico, Annette Brune considers the very real problem of security and safety in international markets

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An insight into the Korean food industrySeptember 2011

Annette Brune is looking forward to a visit to Seoul where she will look to gain an insight into the South Korean markets

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Distributing to the retail markets of LagosSeptember 2011

Annette Brune reports back on a project trip to Nigeria, and considers the difficulty with distribution in its most populous city, Lagos

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