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Antibacterial sealers developed from innovative new compound

Two European firms have come up with a range of sealing rings for the dairy industry designed to minimise the presence and effects of bacteria and microbes.

Fonterra develops waste-reducing recyclable labels

Fonterra has developed a label that can be recycled along with the plastic wrap that goes around pallets of goods in order to reduce the amount of waste that is...

Alto launches bottle capping system Down Under

Alto Plastics has been working with Kapiti Fine Foods (KFF) to launch a new premium double-seal capping system to keep bottled milk even fresher and leak free.

New meat alternative on market has roots in low-fat milk

New applications for milk derivatives open up as Dutch dairy giant Campina designs meat alternative prepared from low-fat milk and seaweed extract.

Arla increases Danish cheese processing capacity

Arla Foods has installed five 12,000 litre-capacity Damrow Double 'O' cheese vats at its production facility in Bov, Denmark.

Thermo expands range of contamination service

Thermo Electron, which has developed a specialised unit to help food manufacturers in the UK deal with contaminated product batches, is moving into the packaging sector.

CLA-rich meat, milk to compete with functional foods

Meat and dairy products with higher levels of the healthy fat conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) could be available in just three years, say scientists at the Rowett Research Institute in...

Organic toddler investment to build up future brand loyalty

Rachel's Organic, a leading UK organic dairy manufacturer, has launched an organic yoghurt range targeted towards the toddler market, but is this just a sales-boosting gimmick or a rather shrewd...

Bravo! starts to ship new fortified milk line

Bravo! Foods International has announced that it will begin shipping its new branded fortified milk drink to retail grocery, convenience and independent stores at the beginning of February.

Chr Hansen launches new culture for low fat buttermilks

Meeting the challenge of organoleptic changes when fat is removed from low fat formulations, Chr Hansen launches a new culture to improve texture in sour cream and buttermilk, writes Lindsey...

UK firm installs double-knifed cheese tower

UK-based The Cheese Company has invested in a cheese tower capable of a throughput of up to seven tonnes per hour - something that the manufacturer claims is a first...

APV launches new bulk butter packing line

APV has launched a new range of bulk butter packing lines that it claims is ideal for small, medium and large-scale carton filling applications in the dairy and food industries.

Tetra Pak remodels novelty ice cream coating system

A Tetra Pak subsidiary has found a dipping and coating solution for novelty ice creams, which it hopes will eliminate sub-standard ice cream coatings - welcome news for ice cream...

Dairy ingredients supplier selects special mixing equipment

Adams Food Ingredients, a subsidiary of leading Irish dairy firm Kerry Gold, has installed a new mixing vat which will allow it to halve production time for the manufacture of...

Virtual labelling solves dairy packaging problem

A UK company claims it has found a solution which eliminates the need for costly, adhesive labelling on dairy product packaging, Tom Armitage reports.

Further cholesterol-lowering claim in Sweden

Unilever's cholesterol-lowering Becel Pro.activ milk drink has become the fifth product to earn a product-specific health claim under Sweden's health claims system.

Alcas adopts corn-based ice cream packaging

Italian packaging firm Alcas has developed natural ice cream cups made from Dow Cargill's corn-based plastic NatureWorks PLA.

Arla installs integration software to cut costs

Danish group Arla Foods has installed a business-to-manufacturing system using Wonderware's SAP NetWeaver.

Tetra Pak develops new leak-proof material

Tetra Pak has launched TB Wide, a new packaging material that promises greater security against leakage.

PPS-based paper filter targets dairy sector

A new polyphenylene sulfide (PPS)-based paper that is claimed to withstand highly caustic and hot sterilisation solutions has been developed for filtration operations in the dairy industry.

Nestlé defends the formulation of its baby milk

Nestlé has hit back at a Chinese consumer who brought about a lawsuit disputing that the Swiss food giant's infant formula is not made from whole milk. The action is...

Caseinate alternative from Arla ingredients unit

Dutch firm Arla Foods Ingredients launches a new milk protein onto the competitive dairy protein market, positioned as an alternative to caseinates in salami formulations.

Arla poised for UK Atkins dairy launch

Arla Foods UK is to launch a line of branded low-carb dairy products endorsed by US diet company Atkins, but will the UK prove a suitable market for long-term success?...

Tagatose cuts flavour costs and improves profile, new collaboration

Maker of the low-cal, low-carb sweetener tagatose teams up with the number four flavour house Symrise to trial new flavour systems that could bring cost savings to food manufacturers in...

Cheese makers to use electronic nose for market gain?

Dairy science moves closer to providing dairy food manufacturers with improved flavour profiles as researchers in the UK use human and electronic noses to identify the smelliest cheeses, writes Lindsey...

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