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Chobani Food Incubator aims to rev up next generation of mission-based food start-ups

In keeping with its mission-based foundation of “making better food for more people,” Chobani is now accepting applications for its new Food Incubator Program to help entrepreneurs and small food...

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Formula scandal sends Fonterra’s Beingmate into the red

Fonterra's Chinese business partner has seen healthy expected profits turn into substantial anticipated losses for the first-quarter of the financial year after a milk powder scandal.

Country Delight looking to 100-mile source for Indian milk

An Indian company, Country Delight, is aiming to deliver fresh milk to urban Indian doorsteps with a new sourcing model.

Waste from ice cream plant used to power UK homes

The world’s third largest ice cream manufacturer, R&R Ice Cream, is turning ice cream by-product into biogas for the National Grid in the UK.

Desert Farms works to spark camel milk revolution in the US

Desert Farms, a company that produces a range of camel milk products in the US, plans to extend its line further with the launch of camel milk infant formula and...

Protein ice cream: The Red Bull of the freezer aisle?

Rising protein ice cream brand WheyHey isn’t stopping at being the 'Red Bull of the freezer aisle'; it wants to provide an alternative to the 'rubbish' food companies are serving...

Berry Plastics to close New York packaging plant in line with business restructure

Berry Plastics Group has announced it will close a consumer packaging manufacturing site in Dunkirk, New York, axing 50 jobs.

Dairy Crest trading ‘in line with expectations’

UK company Dairy Crest issued an interim management statement for the three month period ending June 30, 2016.

Australia

Formula flask is poised to solve age-old parent quandary

A Thermos-like device to keep water for infant formula at the ideal drinking temperature is being developed in South Australia.

FMO loan for Peru’s Pampa Baja

Dutch development bank FMO has signed a $15m loan with Agricola Pampa Baja S.A.C. (Pampa Baja), a producer of milk, fruit and vegetables in Peru.

Emmi takes over Mittelland Molkerei

Swiss dairy company Emmi, which already had a 60% stake in Mittelland Molkerei AG, is acquiring a 40% share package from AZM Verwaltungs AG, the investment firm of the Mittelland...

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Système U signs agreement with SODIAAL to support French dairy sector

Système U and the French SODIAAL dairy cooperative have signed a partnership to provide what SODIAAL says is fair compensation for milk producers.

Summer Fancy Food Show 2016

Scottish dairy looks to US market as Brexit causes trade uncertainty

American consumers can now buy a variety of Scottish dairy products that are united by a logo that says “made with 100% Scottish milk,” as the Scottish Dairy brand was launched at...

Chobani rolls out Drink Chobani and new flavors for summer

Chobani has launched its new product, Drink Chobani, and introduced flavor additions across four of its existing yogurt lines: Flip, Simply 100, Chobani kids, and Meze dips, all set to...

Danone+WhiteWave reaction

Frost & Sullivan: ‘More dairy companies will expand into the dairy alternative category to offset flat liquid milk sales’

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...

Danone $12.5bn WhiteWave acquisition ‘comes as no surprise’ say industry specialists

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.

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Grupo LALA signs distribution deal in Costa Rica

Mexican company Grupo LALA S.A.B. de C.V. has signed a strategic agreement with the Costa Rican company Florida Bebidas, S.A., for the production, distribution and sale of LALA products in...

Arla Foods Ingredients looks to add dairy to fufu to improve nutrition

A field study by Arla Food Ingredients of low-income families in the Democratic Republic of Congo has found an opportunity to improve the nutritional quality of the staple diet at...

Making yogurt at home is neither hard nor time consuming, Cultures for Health CEO says

Cultures for Health aims to simplify the process of making culture-rich foods like yogurt and kefir at home by serving as a beginning-to-end resource for consumers interested in at-home fermentation. ...

Chr. Hansen posts more ‘modest’ results for EU human health

Danish probiotic supplier Chr. Hansen has reported more modest growth within EU human health and nutrition, saying its success and failure hinges on that of probiotic launches on shelf. 

FrieslandCampina enters Pakistan dairy market through Engro Foods acquisition

Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. has signed a share purchase agreement with Engro Corporation in Pakistan to acquire 51% of the shares in its subsidiary Engro Foods Limited, in partnership with the...

First Milk hikes prices while Dairy Crest reverses price drop

Two UK companies have responded to some stability in the market by hiking prices.

Fonterra switching to Z biodiesel

Fonterra has launched its switch to new Z biodiesel as a foundation customer for the ZBioD fuel.

Chobani secures 20% share of US spoonable yogurt category: ‘We’re back on the front foot and playing offense’

Chobani says it has been steadily increasing its share of the total US refrigerated spoonable yogurt market over the past 16 months, moving up from 16.5% in February 2015 to...

Made in Italy app will fight €60 billion industry of 'fake' Italian food, say creators

The creators of Italcheck, an app to verify genuine Italian products for shoppers and aid manufacturers fight food fraud, will help fight against the €60 billion fake Italian products black market.

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