Unilever is recalling four batches of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream due to potential metal contamination.
A Danish development project is aiming to make African camel milk safer to drink and develop methods for further processing.
Mocon has launched a yeast and mould test method for dairy applications.
‘Customers are looking for a full service partner to simplify line development, achieve optimum performance, reduce risks, simplify line control, and better manage costs throughout the design, build, and production lifecycle’, says Pro Mach.
Nearly 22% of ice cream products launched in the UK in the past 12 months were chocolate flavored, compared to vanilla at 18%, caramel or caramelized flavors at 13% and strawberry at 12%, according to Mintel.
Newamstar, which works with Nestlé, Danone and Coca-Cola, has partnered with ZWCAD Software Company (ZWSOFT) to purchase over 100 sets of ZW3D software to design packaging and blow molding machines for liquid bottles and mechanical parts.
Sunshine Pride Dairy has paid almost $180,000 to settle alleged environmental violations at a former cheese processing facility.
To run a successful program, integrated, real-time data capture, reporting and action should be coupled to fast and comprehensive testing, according to Sample6.
Sealed Air Corporation has acquired Tampereen Teollsuussähkö (TTS-Ciptec).
Mérieux NutriSciences has expanded its dairy testing capabilities in South Africa by acquiring Lactolab.
More dairy companies will look to expand into the dairy alternative category to offset flat liquid milk sales and take advantage of the +15% compound annual growth rate witnessed by the plant based dairy alternative category, says consulting and market research company Frost & Sullivan.
Danone has entered into an agreement to acquire The WhiteWave Foods Company (WhiteWave) for approximately $12.5bn, with the transaction expected to close at the end of the year.
FOSS has entered into a strategic partnership with Mérieux NutriSciences to tackle food safety.
SUEZ Water Advanced Solutions (formerly Aqualogy Environment) is celebrating after scooping an award for its AQL500 Ice Pigging machine following its launch this year.
Sugar cone manufacturer Biscuits Dupon has partnered with Franz Haas Food Equipment to install two Caiman-D-300 lines to produce 18,000 sugar cones per hour at its factory in Spain.
Certified reference materials (CRMs) to detect enterotoxin A (SEA) in cheese have been developed by the Joint Research Centre (JRC).
German ice cream manufacturer Florida Eis has installed an Ishida X-ray inspection and checkweigher machine for quality control (QC) on its luxury brand, König Ludwig Glace Royale.
Loma Systems has installed a combination checkweigher and metal detection unit at a UK dairy to inspect different sized packs of speciality Stilton cheeses at speeds of up to 20 packs per minute.
Gebo has expanded its Aidlin brand optimizing its performance with OptiFeed, which handles up to 80,000 caps per hour in the food, dairy and beverage sector.
FOSS has introduced the DairyScan, an analytical instrument for testing the fat and moisture content of cheese during production and at final product release.