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Baltic Dairy Board says losses due to new factory production

LTD Baltic Dairy Board, based in Latvia, has issued its financial results for the year ending December 31, 2016.

Australia’s DemoDAIRY starts winding-up process

DemoDAIRY at Terang, in southwest Victoria, Australia, is starting the process of winding up the cooperative after it says all options to remain open have been exhausted.

Nutrition companies embracing new technology, Vitafoods survey shows

Almost two thirds of nutrition companies are implementing new forms of technology, with around half increasing their R&D spend this year, according to a survey by the organizers of the...

Grupo LALA sees growth in all products segments in Q1 2017

Grupo LALA posted $789m in net sales for the first quarter of 2017, an 18.3% increase compared to the same period last year, which the dairy company credits to a...

Unleash your inner Viking! Saga Dairy takes its grass-fed Icelandic yogurt nationwide with Sprouts

Viking Icelandic Yogurt – which hit the market in 2015 as grass-fed products started to gain traction in the dairy case - is launching nationally with Sprouts starting April 17,...

Danone looks to growth through WhiteWave acquisition

Danone has published its first quarter results, and forecast improvements due to completion of the WhiteWave acquisition.

Butter battle between Ornua’s Kerrygold and Wisconsin creamery spreads to trademark lawsuit

Ornua Foods North America has filed a trademark lawsuit against Old World Creamery and its newly-formed brand, Eurogold, in Wisconsin for naming its new butter product “Irishgold” because Ornua says...

Ice cream doing well as Unilever shows Q1 growth

Unilever published its first quarter financial results this week, with ice cream doing well as the company reports solid growth.

Sadafco continues health charge with fortified fruit laban

Saudia Dairy and Foodstuff Company (Sadafco) has launched a functional laban fruit drink in the Middle East after demoing the product in the manufacturer's home market.

South Asia radius

Naarmann’s tap provides ‘The Answer’ for UHT demand in Pakistan

German dairy brand Privatmolkerei Naarmann says a novel form of packaging will be central to its strategy as it prepares to begin distribution of UHT milk in Pakistan, the world’s...

Danone completes acquisition of WhiteWave to create DanoneWave

Danone has completed its acquisition of WhiteWave.

Amul sees 18% year-on-year growth

Indian dairy cooperative Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd. (GCMMF, Amul), which markets the Amul brand of milk and other dairy products, has registered a provisional turnover of Rs. 27,085...

News in brief

FRoSTA in discussions to buy Nestlé Italiana frozen food brands

German frozen food company FRoSTA AG has announced it is exclusively negotiating the purchase of the frozen food business of Italian company Nestlé Italiana S.p.A. with Nestlé.

Arla to invest €12m in infant milk formula production

Arla is investing approximately €12m ($12.7m) to upgrade its AKAFA production site in northern Denmark, which will allow it to add infant milk formula (IMF) production to its existing powdered...

Arla looks to responsible growth in Asia

Danish-based dairy cooperative Arla Foods last month published its corporate responsibility report 2016, entitled Our Responsibility, documenting the company’s progress on responsible business practice.

PepsiCo completes Russian dairy plant investment and plans to sell another

PepsiCo has completed its large-scale investment project on dairy capacity expansion in Nizhny Novgorod, and plans to sell its Anna dairy plant in the Voronezh region.

WhiteWave blasts ‘plant milk’ lawsuit: ‘This is nothing more than a waste of time and judicial resources’

A recent wave of lawsuits challenging the use of the term ‘almondmilk’ on food labels amounts to “nothing more than a waste of time and judicial resources,” according to WhiteWave...

Orkla needs more milk as pizza facility in Norway expands

Orkla is investing more than NOK 500m ($58.2m) in its pizza production facility in Stranda in western Norway.

Bel Group inaugurates Vietnam plant to produce Laughing Cow cheese

Bel Group has inaugurated a plant to make The Laughing Cow cheese in Binh Duong province in Vietnam.

Beston sells dairy farm to Paris Creek

Australia’s Beston Global Food Company Limited has relinquished its interest in B.-d. Farm Paris Creek (Paris Creek), as well as selling Paris Creek a dairy farm.

Danone to sell Stonyfield to complete WhiteWave acquisition

Danone has reached an agreement in principle with the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) as it looks to close the acquisition of WhiteWave.

New appointments in the global dairy industry

This month we again provide a round-up of new appointments in the dairy industry.

Land O'Lakes acquires Vermont Creamery

Vermont Creamery has announced it will become an independently-operated subsidiary of Minnesota-based Land O'Lakes.

Califia Farms taps into growing RTD coffee & dairy alternative beverage markets in Canada

Califia Farms has rolled out its almond beverage and cold brew coffee ranges into Canada: a market where non-dairy alternative milks grew by 225% during a three-year period, with almond...

Shamrock Farms invests $40m in plant expansion to double production capacity

Shamrock Farms is expanding its August County, Virginia, milk manufacturing facility, which will more than double its production capacity, and create 70 new jobs in the area, reaching 120 employees...

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