This publication comprises two papers presented at the Emerging Dairy Sector Conference during the IDF World Dairy Summit in Cape Town, South Africa in October 2012:
– Dairy: nutritional value for money for South African consumers
F. Wenhold, C. Leighton
The affordability of dairy is analyzed in terms of nutritional value for money of five selected dairy foods and twelve foods typically chosen by low-income urban consumers in South Africa. The findings show that dairy can supply the shortfall micronutrients, especially calcium, but also protein and vitamins B2 and B12, at a reasonable cost.
Keywords: Dairy, Diet, Micronutrients, Milk, Nutrients, RDA, Vitamins
– The benefits of animal welfare for farmers and the environment in emerging economies
L. Lambert, M. Appleby, S. Parente
This paper describes how attention to animal welfare in terms of health, housing, hygiene and nutrition can bring profound benefits to dairy producers.
Keywords: Animal welfare, Animal wellbeing, Dairy, Milk, Sustainable