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Infant formula sales slump at Biostime but firm bullish over future growth

Sales at Chinese infant nutrition firm Biostime dropped by 14% in the first half of 2016 to RMB1.46bn (US$220m), with the Biostime brand – which accounts for 86% of the...

Fonterra boosts forecast milk price

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited has today announced an increase to its 2016-17 forecast Farmgate Milk Price.

Hanoimilk’s IZZI recognized at awards event

Hanoi Milk Joint Stock Company’s IZZI milk, which includes nutrients aimed to help the development of Vietnamese children, has received recognition at the Global Food Industry Awards in Dublin, Ireland....

Synlait and a2MC sign infant formula deal

New Zealand companies Synlait Milk and The a2 Milk Company have announced a supply agreement for the production of a2 Platinum infant formula.

Supplement firm adds probiotic to product for colicky babies

Wellements, an Arizona supplement company, has put a new twist on a legacy category by introducing a probiotic gripe water.

Arla Foods hikes September milk price

Arla Foods is to up its milk prices next month after holding its August rate.

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Arla Foods urges UK consumers to create new protein-rich breakfasts

Arla Foods UK has launched a breakfast campaign as part of its £100m ($132m) commitment to support healthier eating among consumers.

Muuna has high hopes for cottage cheese category with new products launch

Muuna aims to give cottage cheese a revamped perception among consumers with the introduction of its new product line.

Dairy in sales decline as Danone tops global dairy rankings again

New research from Euromonitor shows continued economic and political instability in the world’s biggest economies is dramatically affecting the global performance of dairy, with what initially appears to be a...

Glanbia Performance Nutrition drives Glanbia 2016 half year results

Glanbia plc, the global nutrition group based in Ireland, has announced its results for the six months ending July 2, 2016.

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Fonterra adds to share dividend

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited has confirmed it will pay a further NZ$0.10 ($0.07) per share on its previously announced 2015/16 forecast dividend of NZ$0.40 ($0.29) cents per share.

Cheese awards to form part of inaugural international cheese festival

Entries are being sought for the 29th annual World Cheese Awards, which take place in San Sebastián, Spain.

Benemilk operations reduced

According to a media release from Finnish food company Raisio plc, the short-term outlook for its subsidiary, Benemilk Ltd, is not favorable.

Müller sends letter to farmers explaining milk price

Ronald Kers, Group CEO for Müller’s UK business, has sent a letter to all the company’s UK dairy suppliers outlining its position on milk pricing.

Fonterra adopts new palm products sourcing standard

Following discussions with Greenpeace and supply partners, Fonterra has adopted a new standard for sourcing of palm products.

EU Commission raises concerns over Dow DuPont merger

The European Commission says it has opened an investigation to see if the proposed merger of Dow and DuPont is in line with the EU Merger Regulation.

Treeline cashew nut ‘cheese’ to roll out nationwide at Kroger as plant-based category catches fire

Will nut-based ‘cheeses’ ever give their dairy-based counterparts a serious run for their money? Perhaps, predicts the founder of Treeline Treenut Cheese. But it’s not a competition, says Michael Schwarz,...

Danone, WhiteWave deal ‘raises serious questions about the future of the organic milk supply market’ Cornucopia Institute tells FTC

Danone’s proposed acquisition of WhiteWave Foods will “have a serious anti-competitive effect on the organic yogurt and organic fluid milk markets in the US,” the Cornucopia Institute has told the...

Camel milk producer given VAT exemption for trade with GCC

Dubai-based camel milk producer Emirates Industry for Camel Milk & Products has been awarded a VAT exemption certificate by the UAE’s Ministry of Economy, which the company hopes will help...

Fonterra generates fertilizer from wastewater

New wastewater treatment technology at Fonterra’s Edendale site in New Zealand is turning dairy waste into fertilizer that is being used on local pastures. 

Quarterly results

Dean Foods revenue declines in Q2 as it cuts private label businesses

Dean Foods’ decrease in its private label businesses has caused a revenue decline in its second quarter, the company said during its conference call on Monday.

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Midfield Group and Louis Dreyfus Company Dairy Asia to create dairy plant in South Australia

Australian agribusiness Midfield Group and merchants Louis Dreyfus Company Dairy Asia Pte Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Louis Dreyfus Company Asia, have announced a joint venture for the construction,...

FrieslandCampina Asia retains social responsibility practices award

For the second year running, Dutch dairy company FrieslandCampina has picked up the 'Best Use of CSR Practices' award at CMO Asia's 6th Best CSR Practices Awards 2016 in Singapore. 

Australian Natural Proteins to supply pasteurized milk to Fiji

Australian Natural Proteins is planning to expand its operations into Fiji to create a dairy and associated fresh milk production facility.

Elmhurst Dairy to shut down operations in NYC after almost 100 years

New York City-based milk processing plant Elmhurst Dairy will officially shut down its operations after nearly 100 years in business, resulting in the layoff of its 273 employees. 

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