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Dairy reacts to Brexit vote

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.

Who are the world’s top 20 milk processors?

IFCN, the Dairy Research Network, has released the IFCN Top 20 Milk Processor list.

News in brief

Nestlé Health Science partners with DBV to develop milk allergy detection tool

Nestlé Health Science has announced it has entered into a strategic collaboration with DBV Technologies to develop and bring to market a patch-test tool, MAG1C, for the diagnosis of Cow’s...

Guest article

European infant formula makers: We don't need more regulation

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...

Yogurt market can hit $1bn by 2021 in India: Report

International dairy companies can tap in to a growing demand for yogurt in India, according to a recently-published report by TechSci Research.

WHO slams industry over breast milk substitutes

A new report says countries’ efforts to support breastfeeding in the face of infant formula promotion aren’t effective enough, but industry says it is playing by complicated and changing rules....

Infant formula marketing: The Lancet calls for total social media ban

Respected British medical journal The Lancet says global infant formula marketing regulations need tightening – including a complete ban on social media channels.

Region by Region: What are the top 10 selling ice creams in the world?

Magnum, Cornetto, Häagen-Dazs, Ben & Jerry’s… the ice-cream and frozen dessert market is full of well-known brands, but who takes the top spots in worldwide sales? Using data from Euromonitor...

April new product round-up

A look at some of the new products on the shelves in April

This month, there are new products featured from cottage cheese to protein drinks, ice cream to yogurt and milk to smoothies. If you have a new product that you'd like...

Nestlé and R&R ice cream company create $2.8bn JV Froneri

Nestlé and UK-based ice cream firm R&R have established the joint venture Froneri.

Probiotics expert: 'Disband EFSA' and end destructive category confusion

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...

No new legislation needed on ‘growing up milks’, says long-awaited Commission report

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.

Canadean dairy summit to look at European dairy issues

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...

Dairy part of Courtauld Commitment 2025 to reduce by 20% and save £20bn

Arla, Nestlé UK and Ireland, Unilever and Dairy UK are among the more than 100 companies and organizations signing up to the Courtauld Commitment 2025.

Nestlé to invest in R&D Centre expansion in Ireland

Nestlé announced Thursday it will invest more than $27.6m (€25m) in an expansion of its Research and Development Centre in Askeaton, Ireland.

Nestlé to automate baby and infant food plant by 2017

Nestlé has commissioned Egemin Automation to install a fully automated storage and material handling system at its factory in Biessenhofen (Bavaria) for baby and infant food.

R&R Ice Cream's turnover surges towards €1bn

R&R Ice Cream boosted its annual turnover to just shy of €1bn for the year to December 31, 2015, at €992M compared with €838M the previous year.

Nestlé opens new milk chilling center in Sri Lanka

Nestlé, Sri Lanka’s largest private sector collector of fresh milk, has opened a new milk chilling center in the northeastern town of Vaddakkachchi.

Dairy down slightly as Nestlé profits drop

In its 2015 financial report issued today, Nestlé announced sales of $89.5bn (CHF 88.8bn), stating that this equated to 4.2% organic growth and 2.2% real internal growth.

Nestlé to join AIPIA Advisory Board

The Active and Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) and its new president Dick de Koning of PACKZ, has made changes to its Advisory Board.

News in brief

Nestlé Canada recalls infant formula after customer complaints

Nestlé Canada is recalling four batches of infant formula due to a quality issue triggered by consumer complaints.

Breastfeeding exclusively may not be best strategy for bone health: Study

Breastfeeding exclusively may not be the best strategy for bone health, results from the 5000-strong Generation R study have suggested. 

Nestlé and First Milk program looks for future dairy leaders

Nestlé and First Milk have launched the Next Generation Dairy Leaders Program.

Higher omega-3 content in fresh cow's milk reduces asthma risk, study finds

Fresh, unprocessed cow’s milk has a higher content of omega-3 fatty acids than pasteurised, homogenised or low-fat milk, say German researchers. 

Special edition: Microbiome metrics & advances

Probiotic firms must refresh ‘mumsy’ marketing

Probiotic players must engage the so-called millennial generation if they are to avoid being jostled out of the health yoghurt aisle, says Euromonitor International.  

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