18 Apr 2019
--- A new report by North Carolina State University (NC State) and the US National Dairy Council (NDC) is reviewing the options available to the dairy industry to reduce sugar in dairy products. Published in the Journal of Dairy... Read More
18 Apr 2019
--- In response to the growing demand for transparent dairy packaging in Latin America, Amcor has developed clear polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles that have no strips and resemble glass in appearance. Designed for... Read More
17 Apr 2019
--- Danone has reported first-quarter underlying sales growth of a relatively modest 0.8 percent to €6.138 billion (US$6.94 billion). Growth was attributed mainly to the plant-based and waters segments and is reportedly in... Read More
17 Apr 2019
--- Specific bacteria found in cheese rind may reduce allergic reactions and improve the ripening process of some cheeses. This is according to a new study from Iowa State University of Science and Technology, (ISU), US,... Read More
16 Apr 2019
--- Saputo Inc. has completed the acquisition of UK-based dairy company Dairy Crest Group plc. Saputo has acquired the entire issued ordinary share capital of Dairy Crest for £6.20 (US$8.13) per ordinary share, valuing... Read More
04 Apr 2019
--- Chr. Hansen has launched a new ingredient for modern cheesemakers positioned as a “game-changing” coagulant that enables up to 1 percent yield increase. CHY-MAX Supreme is claimed to be “the most precise... Read More
04 Apr 2019
--- Irish dairy cooperative Ornua Group, owner of the Kerrygold brand, has released its financial overview of 2018, attributing a “successful year” to a significant and sustained investment across its facilities and... Read More
26 Mar 2019
--- A new microbial method to enumerate heat-resistant bacterial spores in milk powders, thereby preventing spoilage, is being put forward by scientists from food and health research company NIZO, together with key players in... Read More
21 Mar 2019
--- Arla Foods Ingredients is seeking to highlight its quality and food safety processes, through a new campaign to demonstrate the “high standards behind its range of whey protein solutions.” To guarantee food... Read More
19 Mar 2019
--- Swiss foodstuffs company Hochdorf generated a net sales revenue of CHF561 million (US$561 million) in 2018 (a decrease of 6.6 percent compared to previous year) and has warned on the company’s exposure amid changes to... Read More
13 Mar 2019
--- Dutch dairy producer Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. is exploring options to build a sustainable dairy processing plant in the Netherlands. The plant is intended for the processing of milk into fresh dairy products, ingredients... Read More
11 Mar 2019
--- Europe’s largest dairy cooperative, Arla Foods, has pledged to operate globally from a carbon net zero standpoint by 2050. These goals will be “entirely offset by improvements elsewhere in the supply chain and be... Read More
05 Mar 2019
--- Dutch cheese production has recorded exponential growth since 2012, outpacing the limited consumption growth in northwestern Europe, according to a new Rabobank report. This has diluted margins and weakened the position of... Read More
01 Mar 2019
--- With less than one month to go before the UK crashes out of the EU and the food industry is repeatedly urging the British Government to avoid a no-deal because of its “devastating impacts.” This time it’s a... Read More
28 Feb 2019
--- US dairy giant, Dean Foods Company, has revealed it is “reviewing strategic alternatives to accelerate business transformation” and is exploring a number of options, including a potential sale. The review could... Read More
27 Feb 2019
--- The “founding farmer” of “America’s original 100 percent grass-fed organic dairy” has stressed that there is room for yet another logo in the food industry. Last week, Organic Valley and Maple... Read More
26 Feb 2019
--- Synergy Flavours, a division of Carbery Group, has doubled the size of its Thai operation to meet growing demand for its innovative flavor solutions in Asia-Pacific. Recent expansion at the site in Samutprakarn, has included... Read More
22 Feb 2019
--- Canadian headquartered dairy giant Saputo Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire UK dairy group Dairy Crest Group plc for approximately £975 million (approximately US$1.27bn). The board of directors of Dairy Crest... Read More
01 Feb 2019
--- This week in business, Emmi increased its group sales by 2.8 percent and the Swiss milk processor’s organic growth hit a four-year high. In the same week, the company announced it is to sell its trading and supply... Read More
30 Jan 2019
--- The European Energy Exchange (EEX) and Global Dairy Trade (GDT) have concluded the initial consultation period for the establishment of a joint venture to operate a European-based auction mechanism for European dairy... Read More