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Texture and taste in dairy

Dutch-based food research company NIZO has organised the third in a series of meetings on key topics in dairy and food science. 'Dynamics of Taste,...

Innovation continues in yoghurt drink sector

Austrian dairy Tirol Milch is to add a new flavour to its probiotic yoghurt drink Hitghurt, as part of the relaunch of the product completed...

Expansion for UK soya ingredients company

UK food ingredients supplier Soya International has acquired the soft drinks and juice manufacturing business from Bradford-based company T Kearns. The business, ventured under the...

Dean Foods gets approval for aseptic filler technology

In the US, Dean Foods has announced that its Morningstar Foods division has received approval from the Federal Drug Administration for a new aseptic filling...

New flavours for healthy yoghurt range

Austrian dairy cooperative Tirol Milch launched its Pro Frucht yoghurt in three new flavours on the home market last month. Tirol Milch's Pro Frucht 0%...

No dearth of healthy dairy products

With the booming trend in health products, dairy manufacturers, increasingly under pressure to innovate, have found strong potential for new products with added health benefits....

Valio boosted by lactose-free success

Finnish dairy group Valio began exporting its lactose-free milk drink to Sweden at the beginning of November 2002, and the popularity of the product in...

New hard cheese packaging extends shelf life

Hard cheeses packed in new biopolymers which will give them an extended shelf-life may be on the shelves in the near future. Substituting fossil plastic...

Tetra Pak launches new aseptic filling technology

Tetra Pak, the Swiss-based global food processing and packaging equipment company, has had its first aseptic filling technology for the production of HPDE bottles approved...

Keep your teeth - drink up your milk!

Scientists in the US have found strong evidence linking a lack of vitamin D and calcium with tooth loss in the elderly. They say that...

Changing the cheese can make a difference

Changing consumption of normal cheese to cheese made from vegetable oils can reduce cholesterol levels in some people, according to a new study published in...

Outlook: sunny, but the milk's still cold

Spanish food equipment manufacturer, Tarre, in collaboration with the Public University of Navarre has built a prototype for cooling milk using energy from the sun....

New analyser to test milk composition

Danish food and beverage analysis provider, Foss, has launched the MilkoScan Minor, a simple solution for milk composition analysis. According to Foss, the solution offers...

Valio extends lactose-free milk to Sweden

Finnish dairy company Valio is launching its lactose-free milk in Sweden, following the success of the product on the home market. Valio , which carries out...

Valio and Huhtamaki extend co-operation

Valio, Finland's leading developer and marketer of milk-based food products, and Huhtamaki, one of the world's largest consumer packaging specialists, are to co-operate further in...

SDF to transfer plant to LRG

Swiss Dairy Food, which went into receivership in September, has signed an agreement with compatriot company Laiteries Reunies Geneve (LRG) which will keep SDF's Ostermundigen...

Norwegian firm aims to expand applications for its latest closure

One of Austria's leading dairies Tirol Milch has become the first food processor to specify the new Pure-Twist U Fresh cap from Elopak, the Norwegian...

Ebro Puleva ends SDF alliance

A four-year alliance between Spain's Ebro Puleva dairy group and Swiss Dairy Foods of Switzerland, designed to help both companies tackle the growing strength of...

Wimm-Bill-Dann acquires juice facilities

Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods has acquired a 95 per cent stake in Depsona ZAO, a leading Tula, Central Russia-based juice and concentrate plant. The company said that...

Bravo Foods fortifies milk range

Bravo! Foods International, a marketing company that holds the Looney Tunes license to make and distribute flavoured milks, said it has introduced Slammers Reduced Fat...

Yorkshire group to fight on over feta denomination

The news last week that the European Union has granted protected denomination of origin (PDO) status to Greek feta cheese was given a great deal...

Campina UK buys Superlife

Campina UK, the UK branch of Campina, the Dutch group which is a major player in the European dairy sector, has acquired the Superlife flavoured...

New front in Danone's Spanish yoghurt war

Danone, the French dairy group, has opened a new front in its long-running legal battle with Spain's Leche Pascual, shrugging off its defeat on another...

'Designer' milk hits the UK shelves

A bold attempt to revamp the milk market by making the product more convenient for on-the-move consumers, and by charging them nearly three-times the cost...

Innovation from Mueller at German dairy show

Alois Mueller, Germany's biggest dairy group with a 13.8 per cent share of the market, launched a number of new products at last week's InterMopro...

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