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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...

Alcan launches opaque yoghurt packaging

Alcan Packaging is supplying yoghurt manufacturer Müller with packs for the launch of the latest product in its Yogz brand portfolio.

IPA 2004: GEA pushes new filtration technology

A number of innovations in membrane filtration and separation that promise processors increased efficiency are on display at GEA's processing and separation stand at IPA 2004.

Ice crystals in ice cream are no more

Danisco believes it has made ice crystals in ice cream a thing of the past by creating a technology that will help manufacturers control heat shock, reports Philippa Nuttall.

Major deal for Reducol in UK

UK dairy foods company Fayrefield Foods is to launch the first foods containing Forbes Medi-Tech's cholesterol-lowering plant sterols in the UK and Ireland next year, using the GM-free claim to...

Linde showcases cryogenic freezing range

Linde Gas is showcasing a new range of crygenic freezing applications at IPA 2004 in Paris. took a look.

Spectrolab launches automated x-ray inspection

A new ultra high speed automated X-ray inspection system capable of detecting on-line practically any undesirable contaminant in practically any type of product has been launched.

South Africa embraces dairy-based beverages

Elopak, the Norwegian-based packaging group, has designed a carton which it hopes will allow it to exploit the growing opportunity for dairy-based beverages in the South African market, Tom Armitage...

Danisco to build flavours facility in Malaysia

Danisco Flavours has said that it will double its flavour production in Asia with the construction of a brand new production facility at its existing emulsifier and functional systems plant...

New waxed cheese labelling method launched

Direct labelling on to whole waxed cheeses has always presented a particularly challenging set of requirements for the labeling sector.

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