Dairy

Vitamin D Enriched Fresh Milk Launched In Asda UK

16 Jan 2017 --- Asda Vitamin D milk has been launched in Asda stores across the UK. This fortified fresh milk from Arla is designed to help customers obtain their recommended daily allowance of Vitamin D.

US Dairy Sector Accuses Canada of Flouting Trade Obligations in Letter to Trump

12 Jan 2017 --- Dairy organizations in the US have written to president-elect Donald Trump to spell out how Canada’s trade actions are hurting the dairy industry and driving down prices.

DuPont Nutrition & Health to Increase Cultures Manufacturing Capacity in Europe

11 Jan 2017 --- DuPont Nutrition & Health has announced a further increase in its manufacturing capacity – this time in Europe. The company will invest $60 million expanding three cultures production sites in the region as a response to increasing demand for frozen and freeze-dried starter cultures from the global yogurt, fresh fermented and cheese markets. 

DuPont Expands Cheese Facility Capabilities

11 Jan 2017 --- DuPont Nutrition & Health have announced a substantial investment in a laboratory that serves the North American cheese industry. In addition to expanded physical space at the Kansas City metro area lab, new equipment has been installed, including three bio fermenters to simulate external pH control starter production, an incubator for growing cultures, a cheese vat for making cheese, and two environmental cabinets for aging cheese. 

KEY INTERVIEW: FrieslandCampina Eyes Overnight Recovery as Future Platform for Dairy Proteins

09 Jan 2017 --- FrieslandCampina Ingredients were exhibiting their latest innovations in sports nutrition at HIE 2016, Frankfurt, where protein innovations were strongly represented - for sports and weight management the global trend is to increase protein levels. 

TIC Gums Creates Indulgent Texture in Organic Yogurt

05 Jan 2017 --- TIC Gums has developed Dairyblend YG OG 6, an organic, non-GMO hydrocolloid system for use in indulgent yogurt applications.

Emmi Strengthens its Goat’s Milk Business, Takes 80 Percent Stake in Lácteos Caprinos

22 Dec 2016 --- Goat’s milk products are one of the dairy industry’s most attractive niche markets worldwide. Emmi has been gradually expanding its international goat’s milk network since 2010. With an 80% stake in Spanish goat’s milk processor Lácteos Caprinos S.A., Emmi is strengthening its position in this market.

FrieslandCampina Acquires Majority Stake in Pakistan’s Engro Foods

20 Dec 2016 --- Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. has acquired a majority stake of 51 percent in Engro Foods – Pakistan’s second largest dairy producer, in partnership with the World Bank Group's International Finance Corporation and the Dutch development bank FMO. Through the strategic alliance, Engro Corporation will remain a significant shareholder and partner in Engro Foods. 

Hydrosol Develop Vegan Alternatives Based on Coconut

20 Dec 2016 --- More and more consumers are opting for vegan foods instead of animal products. This goes not just for meat and sausage, but also for dairy products. 

Danone in Sales Warning Amid European Dairy Woes

19 Dec 2016 --- Danone has said its full year sales will fall below expectations amid a turbulent European dairy market and an underperformance from its Activia yogurt brand. The world’s biggest yogurt maker issued the warning today saying that sales growth will be “slightly below target”.

Dairy Organizations Applaud Stricter Enforcement of Milk Labeling Standards

19 Dec 2016 --- A new congressional effort to prod federal regulators to crack down on the inappropriate labeling of products designed to imitate milk drew support today from the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF), which thanked lawmakers for speaking out on the issue.

ICL Launch Novel Solution For High-Protein Yoghurt

16 Dec 2016 --- ICL Food Specialties is introducing a new solution for protein-enriched yoghurt. BEKAPLUS DY 2035 P is a clean-label ingredient system that enables the production of yoghurt with up to ten percent protein. It provides superior texture and stability and ensures convenient processing.

Strong Results Fuel Milk Price Progress at First Milk

14 Dec 2016 --- Over the last twenty months First Milk has undergone a radical transformation, with a new business strategy, the divestment of loss making subsidiaries, improved operational performance and a more effective co-op governance structure. To date the program has delivered a £33m ($41.8m) improvement in business performance.

We Are Entering Into a “Renaissance Period for Dairy,” Says Top Fonterra Executive

13 Dec 2016 --- The world's biggest dairy exporter believes we are entering into "a renaissance period for dairy" and is developing novel ways of enticing new customers to consume its products. Fonterra is hoping to entice new customers in Asia and the Middle East with innovative products, complementing established western markets where dairy eating habits are already largely defined.

Clover Says No “Job Losses” From Restructure as Shifts Focus to Higher-Margin Products

08 Dec 2016 ---South Africa’s dairy group Clover says it expects “no job losses” as a result of its restructure which will see it shift focus towards higher-margin dairy and food products and away from low-margin milk. 

Fonterra Reports First Year Success for NZMP Gold Instant Whole Milk Powder

07 Dec 2016 --- After two years of research and development, which included over 3,000 tests and more than 150 samples, NZMP Gold Instant Whole Milk Powder (WMP) has proven popular with consumer milk powder manufacturers around the globe. NZMP is the dairy ingredients brand of Fonterra.

Researchers Find LED Display Lights Help Improve Taste of Milk

06 Dec 2016 --- New LED lights that are being installed in milk display cases across the country do more than just reduce energy bills - they also help milk taste better, Virginia Tech researchers have found. 

Opinion Edge: The Supplier View: 2017 Food Trends

01 Dec 2016 ---  Key suppliers offer their thoughts on key food industry trends to watch. What will be the key consumer trends driving the food industry forward in 2017 and how are they impacting supplier R&D development?

KEY INTERVIEW: Fonterra Address Growing Desire for Dairy Proteins

29 Nov 2016 --- Fonterra is the world’s leading dairy exporter, a global nutrition company owned by 10,500 farmers and their families, united by the fundamental belief in the power of dairy to make a difference to the world. With its roots firmly planted in New Zealand’s rich land, Fonterra dairy is now in high demand across continents since opening its Amsterdam office almost six years ago. 

Maple Hill Receives Investment from Sunrise, Delivers 100% Grass-Fed Dairy Products to Consumers

23 Nov 2016 --- Sunrise Strategic Partners, a Boulder, CO-based accelerator of emerging brands co-founded by Steve Hughes and Trilantic North America, have announced a minority investment in Maple Hill Creamery, producer of third-party certified 100% grass-fed organic dairy items including whole milk yogurts, kefir, cheeses, and milk. This is the fifth investment by Sunrise since it launched earlier this year.