More dairy companies will look to expand into the dairy alternative category to offset flat liquid milk sales and take advantage of the +15% compound annual growth rate witnessed by...
Danone has entered into an agreement to acquire The WhiteWave Foods Company (WhiteWave) for approximately $12.5bn, with the transaction expected to close at the end of the year.
Following the decision of the British public to leave the EU, attention has turned to how business will be affected, how negotiations will take place and the timescales involved.
Danone has changed its outlook for 2016, upgrading its trading operating margin target from ‘solid improvement’ to a range of 50 to 60bps, and sales growth guidance in the range of 3% to 5%.
IFCN, the Dairy Research Network, has released the IFCN Top 20 Milk Processor list.
Danone has announced its entrance into the FTSE4Good Index, a global responsible investment index designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices.
With the World Health Organisation (WHO) and respected British journal The Lancet recently calling for tighter regulation and enforcement to better control infant formulae marketing, Aurélie Perrichet executive director of sector group Specialised Nutrition Europe...
International dairy companies can tap in to a growing demand for yogurt in India, according to a recently-published report by TechSci Research.
As The Dannon Company nears the finish line for fulfilling its promise to improve the nutrition of its products that it made three years ago to the Partnership for a...
Kantar Worldpanel has published its 2016 rankings of the world’s most popular 50 brands, with Danone, Yili and Yakult among those making this year’s report.
Respected British medical journal The Lancet says global infant formula marketing regulations need tightening – including a complete ban on social media channels.
Dannon, the US arm of French company Danone, has committed to declare its GMO ingredients by December 2017 as it transitions to natural formulations for flagship yogurt brands.
A leading probiotics academic has called for EFSA to be “disbanded” saying that the effect of the EU’s central food science agency’s treatment of probiotic claims has been “confusion in Europe”, and that the...
Targeting different parts of the day, snackifying, and alternative milks are some of the developing trends in dairy, according to research company Canadean.
Danone has issued its Q1 2016 results, showing sales of fresh dairy products down compared to the previous first quarter of 2015.
There is no need for new legislation specific to so-called ’growing up’ milks, the European Commission has said in a report rebuked by industry and NGOs alike.
The second Canadean Dairy Innovation Summit 2016 brings together European dairy cooperatives, manufacturers and private companies to provide an update one year on from the milk quota removal, explore the...
Danone Nutricia has stopped supplying its Karicare brand in China more than two years after the New-Zealand made infant formula was at the centre of a botulism contamination scare.
Souvenaid, the high-dose omega-3 based medical drink Danone-Nutricia launched three years ago, can help pre-dementia sufferers, a 2-year clinical trial has found.
BASF and Avantium have signed a letter of intent to establish a joint venture (JV) for the production and marketing of furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) and polyethylenefuranoate (PEF).
Swedish probiotic leader Probi has licensed two strains from fellow Swedish firm Probac with dairy and functional food applications in mind.
The global probiotics market is worth €32bn according to latest Euromonitor data and analysis presented recently at Probiota in Amsterdam – and that excludes fermented sour milks worth another €5.8bn.
Danone issued its fourth quarter and annual results for the year ending December 31, 2015 today, showing growth in most areas of its business worldwide.
Breastfeeding exclusively may not be the best strategy for bone health, results from the 5000-strong Generation R study have suggested.
Fresh, unprocessed cow’s milk has a higher content of omega-3 fatty acids than pasteurised, homogenised or low-fat milk, say German researchers.