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A solution for leaking dairy packaging

In the US, Alcoa Closure Systems International has launched a screw-on/screw-off dairy closure, which is said to provide extra safe sealing ability for liquid dairy...

Migros cuts dairy product prices

Migros, the Swiss co-operative retailer, is to cut the prices of a number of dairy products, the company has announced. Migros said it was cutting...

A daily dose of fermented milk?

Researchers from Finland report that a fermented milk high in bioactive peptides could be used to lower blood pressure among people with hypertension, one of...

Dr Pepper gets in on the milk drink act

Milk, it seems, is the next product to get the major marketing makeover. For years a staple product in most western diets, milk has become...

New microwave system for dairy snacks

Classica Group Technologies Italia has made the first sale of its new microwave heat processing system to Savio Corporation of Tricesimo Italy, a manufacturer of...

Dessert launches mean no let up for waistlines

With Christmas just out of the way, complete with its associations of overindulgence, January might not seem like the best time of year to launch...

Trend for fruit and milk juice blend grows

Britvic Soft Drinks, the UK's second largest soft drink producer after Cadbury Schweppes, is to launch a new brand next month offering drinkers a product...

Elopak upgrades handling for Swedish dairy

Finland-based Elopak Materials Handling, which currently claims to be the leader in fresh milk handling systems, has just installed a sophisticated automatic order picking system,...

Valio launches 'tasty' low-fat cheese

Finnish dairy manufacturer Valio is launching a new low-fat sandwich cheese in Finland this month. Called Polar 5, the cheese is said to contain only...

'Cheese' gets low fat twist

British retailer Tesco this week launched 'A Healthy Alternative to Cheese', targeted at the 2 million UK consumers with high cholesterol levels. The product, made...

Global dairy market continues product launch boom

The number of new product launches within the global dairy industry increased significantly, according to a marketing report from consumer industry analysts Mintel. The yoghurt...

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...

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