19 Feb 2020
--- February is a month when all-things chocolate are in the spotlight. Last week saw significant chocolate-inspired Valentine’s Day NPD and now, FoodIngredientsFirst examines the broader use of cocoa in food and beverage... Read More
19 Feb 2020
--- Dean Foods and some of its subsidiaries have entered into an asset purchase agreement with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) through which DFA will acquire a substantial portion of Dean Foods’ business operations. If... Read More
17 Feb 2020
--- Sales of Kefir – the yogurt-like milk drink containing ‘gut-friendly’ bacteria – are skyrocketing at UK supermarket Tesco, as UK consumers gain a strong appetite for the ancient milk noted for its... Read More
13 Feb 2020
--- Hälsa Foods, a manufacturer of oat milk and dairy-free yogurts, is encouraging organic dairy farmers to go plant-based. The US-based company with Scandinavian roots has created a set of guidelines and practices to spur... Read More
13 Feb 2020
--- Vietnam is a market with a growing taste for dairy with “ample opportunities for growth”, underscores European Association of Dairy Trade (Eucolait) Legal & Policy Adviser, Alice O'Donovan. Eucolait... Read More
10 Feb 2020
--- FrieslandCampina (FC) is investing US$26 million annually in farmers who are pursuing best practices in sustainability. In line with the goals of the EU’s Green Deal, FC aims to be carbon neutral by 2050, through... Read More
05 Feb 2020
--- This is the golden age of food science. We see food science driven by consumer demand and this is redefining what clean label means, Niclas Luthman, Co-Founder and Head of R&D at Nick's tells FoodIngredientsFirst,... Read More
05 Feb 2020
--- Classic flavors continue to be popular in dairy creamers, while non-dairy creamers see a wider consumption of novel flavors. This is according to data reported by Comax Flavors, which has released primary research on US... Read More
05 Feb 2020
--- Clean-label dairy alternatives company Yofix Probiotics has concluded an extended series A round of investment from new key investors, including Müller Ventures AG, bringing in a total of US$2.5 million. The new... Read More
03 Feb 2020
--- Quality is becoming increasingly important in the rapidly growing whey permeate market, according to Arla Foods Ingredients. Whey permeate is a milk solid with around 80 percent lactose content. As a bulking agent, it is a... Read More
31 Jan 2020
--- UK-based specialty coffee company Minor Figures is bringing a new kind of dairy alternative to US coffee drinkers with the launch of Minor Figures Oat M*lk and Organic Oat M*lk. This comes amid a heightened boom in milk... Read More
30 Jan 2020
--- Representatives of the US dairy sector are voicing support of the new US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which was formally signed by President Trump yesterday and is set to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement... Read More
29 Jan 2020
--- EU-funded project Protein2Food is showcasing the final results of a five-year project that introduces new plant-based food and beverage prototypes developed toward accelerating “Europe’s protein... Read More
24 Jan 2020
--- ProVeg International, a global food awareness organization, is urging coffee chain Starbucks to drop its surcharge on plant-based milks if it is serious about achieving new climate targets. The charity’s call follows... Read More
23 Jan 2020
--- The plant-based revolution is spreading quickly, yet research points to a lack in both funding and training for growers and processors of alternative proteins around the world. At this week’s 50th World Economic Forum... Read More
21 Jan 2020
--- Eighty four percent of UK ice cream parlors report that vanilla is their best-selling ice cream flavor, according to a survey conducted by the Ice Cream and Artisan Food Show. The second and third most popular flavors were... Read More
07 Jan 2020
--- Ice cream mega-brand Magnum has launched a new line of Ruby chocolate-covered mini ice creams in the US. The Magnum Ruby Minis release makes Magnum the first brand in the US to launch an ice cream featuring the fourth type... Read More
06 Jan 2020
--- US milk processor and distributor Borden Dairy has filed for bankruptcy in lieu of rising dairy prices and market headwinds currently impacting the local industry. The Dallas-based company has since initiated a... Read More
17 Dec 2019
--- The Plant Based Revolution is number two of the Top 10 Trends highlighted by Innova Market Insights for 2020 and the dairy alternatives category represents a key battlefront in this consumer-driven revolt. The market... Read More
12 Dec 2019
--- US-based Perfect Day, a start-up focusing on the development and production of flora-based vegan dairy, is one step closer to commercialization thanks to the closing of a US$140 million Series C funding round, led by... Read More