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Global Dairy Trade announced today that three additional dairy ingredient suppliers have confirmed their participation on GDT Marketplace, its 24/7 dairy trading platform.

The new sellers are:
· Glanbia Ireland, Ireland’s largest dairy processor
· Cayuga Milk Ingredients, a dairy co-operative from New York State, USA
· Milligans Food Group Ltd, a New Zealand supplier of food ingredients.

Eric Hansen, Director of Global Dairy Trade said GDT Marketplace’s strength in discovering new demand and communicating product range and availability to a global pool of credible buyers was continuing to attract new sellers.

“We are delighted to have Glanbia Ireland, Cayuga Milk Ingredients and Milligans Food Group Ltd join GDT Marketplace this month, expanding the range of products on offer and further enhancing the choices available to our buyers.

“GDT Marketplace acts like a global shop front, connecting buyers and sellers and allowing transactions of any dairy products at any time, with no minimum quantity requirements.”

Mr Hansen said the platform’s convenience, reliability and flexibility were key factors in attracting both buyers and sellers and in turn supporting growth.

GDT Marketplace has achieved rapid growth over the past six months and now has 11 registered sellers and 239 registered buyers from USA, Western Europe, Oceania, and Asia.

Ian Cahill, Glanbia Ireland’s Regional Sales Development Manager said: “GDT Marketplace has established itself as an influential online platform since its launch last year, and we look forward to connecting with buyers and offering choices that meet their needs.

“We have appointed Greenfields Ireland - an international dairy trading company with a proven track record in supplying dairy ingredients, specialist milk products and finished dairy products to global customers - to manage all aspects of liaison with buyers relating to the consumer-ready products that Glanbia Ireland offers on GDT Marketplace.”

Products offered by each of the sellers:
  • Glanbia Ireland Premium UHT Milk in Tetra Edge Aseptic packaging format
  • Cayuga Milk Ingredients SMP in UHT packaging
  • Milligans Food Group Ltd 1kg packaged WMP and SMP, and Powder Blends including 1kg instant calcium enriched powder and soft serve ice cream blends.
All three of these new sellers will offer listings on GDT Marketplace from this month.

About Glanbia Ireland
Glanbia Ireland is a world class, ambitious, integrated agri-food and nutrition business, with a diverse portfolio of quality ingredients and leading consumer brands with an annual turnover of €1.5 Billion. They are Ireland’s largest dairy processor and their Irish operations process over one third of Ireland’s entire milk pool. Their product range is produced at a new 100 million litre state-of-the-art UHT facility in Ireland and packed using premium Tetra ‘Edge’ packaging to ensure best product quality, shelf-life integrity and premium presentation in market. Glanbia Ireland’s premium UHT milk and cream range is all fully traceable and sustainably produced in Ireland from top-quality milk from grass-fed cows which delivers superior taste and product functionality. The companies seal of approval requires 35 quality checks with full traceability from grass to glass.

For more info click here.

About Cayuga Milk Ingredients
Cayuga Milk Ingredients (CMI) processes milk from 30 family-owned dairy farms in upstate New York. Most of these same farmers are also the owners of the plant, located in Auburn, NY, which has been in operation for three years. The bacteria levels and the spore levels in their skim milk powder are extremely low, and make Cayuga skim milk powder an outstanding choice for infant formula manufacturers or companies producing consumer goods in UHT packaging.

For more info click here.

About Milligans Food Group Ltd
Milligans Food Group Ltd is one of New Zealand’s leading suppliers and manufacturers of food ingredients, consumer food products and animal nutrition products.

The company’s head office, storage warehouses and manufacturing plants are situated in the South Island of New Zealand. Specialised food and food service products are manufactured, blended and packed on-site then marketed across New Zealand, Australia, Asia Pacific, Middle East and the USA.

For more info click here.

About Global Dairy Trade
Global Dairy Trade, the world’s leader in global dairy trading, offers a range of complementary services — GDT Events, GDT Insight and GDT Marketplace — for dairy buyers, manufacturers and the financial dairy trading sector.

For more information about GDT Marketplace, please follow these links: