Growing fears among dairy processors over continued increases in the cost of ingredients like milk powders could be allayed by new findings from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development...
Dairy group Arla continues to profit from its partnerships within the emerging markets of Asia as sales of its powdered milk brands in Bangladesh continue to rise rapidly.
Mergers and acquisition activity is always ongoing in every segment of industry, but this summer looks to be a particularly hot one for food and beverage manufacturers.
Raisio is to cease production of margarine at its plant in Istra, Russia from September, when it will transfer the operation to a subcontractor in an effort to reduce over-capacity...
Italian dairy group Parmalat continues its fight back from insolvency after emerging victorious yesterday from another set of legal disputes over responsibility for its financial collapse in 2003.
The EU's dairy management committee last week revoked subsidies on all exported dairy products for the first time in 40 years, as increased demand amongst processors and consumers continues to...
Friesland Foods this week announced plans to scale down its production facilities in the Netherlands in a bid to brace itself for wide scale changes within the EU's dairy market.
Dairy group Wimm-Bill-Dann has tightened its grip on the country's dairy market by increasing its holding in one of the country's major production facilities.
Sweden's Arla foods has today revealed it plans to enter Vietnam's dairy market in October to boost its presence in the dynamic emerging markets of Asia.
Unilever is planning to cut up to 200 jobs in France in an effort to rebuild its business in the country.
Rising demand for dairy in the European Union is likely to see the bloc's dairy industry lose market share in several export markets over the next decade, a Commission report...
Dairy Crest, which saw sales rise 12 per cent in 2006, said it was now pumping most of its research funding into developing healthier dairy products.
More consolidation is looming in UK dairy, after Dairy Crest said it may close its milk bottling and production factory in Totnes.
Robert Wiseman, one of the UK's largest dairy processors, said higher selling prices and added value milk helped it to rebuild operating profit margins in 2006.
Dairy group Arla Foods and packaging firm Constantia Packaging are looking to sell off their joint venture on the Danish market to focus on their core businesses.
Conditions for subsidies paid to food firms and producers through the EU Common Agricultural Policy should be simplified, a European Parliament committee has said.
Tate & Lyle is in advanced talks with Syral SAS regarding the sale of certain food and industrial ingredients facilities in the UK, Belgium, France, Italy and Spain.
Alcoa today announced $33bn (€24bn) hostile bid for Alcan in a move to consolidate two of the world's largest aluminium suppliers to the beverage and packing industries.
Danisco has cut a deal to sell its flavours division to Firmenich that will let it focus resources on its bioingredients, texturants and sweeteners competencies - while still keeping some...
Ice cream led a European sales rise for Unilever during the first quarter, largely thanks a warmer start to the year.
Australian dairy leaders, facing the worst drought on record in their country, have launched an industry-wide sustainability drive to improve the sector's environmental credentials.
Arla Foods has overhauled its leadership in the UK as it looks to make a fresh start and improve earnings for its dairy operations in the country.
Decline within Group Danone's Asian operations failed to dampen a strong first quarter performance for the company as like-for-like sales underwent a 10.1 per cent rise to €3.6bn.
Two weeks ago world leaders extended the deadline on the beleaguered Doha trade round to the end of this year. Exhortations not to let the opportunity pass have ensued, but...
Public debates over farmgate milk prices will take place across Britain over the next couple of weeks, as producers and campaign groups look to maintain pressure on retailers and processors.