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Pegah opens new powder factory in western Iran

Pegah Iran Dairy Industries Co. (Pegah) has opened the largest dairy powder products factory in Iran in Lorestan Province in the west of the country.

Daiya Foods CEO on selling to Otsuka: ‘The entire senior leadership team is staying on… our job is just beginning’

Daiya Foods has carved out an enviable slice of the fast-growing plant-based foods market since its 2008 launch, but did not attract the valuation it was looking for when it...

USDEC CEO Vilsack stresses importance of NAFTA at congressional meeting

Preserving and updating certain elements of NAFTA is crucial to the future of the US dairy industry, USDEC president and CEO Tom Vilsack told a House Agricultural Committee. 

Danone announces H1 results and shuffles reporting criteria

The reorganization of Danone is central to Danone’s half-year results, which were announced today.

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Fonterra hikes farmgate milk price by 25 cents

New Zealand’s Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited has announced an increased forecast Farmgate Milk Price for the upcoming 2018 season, to NZ$6.75 (US$5.09) per kilogram of milksolids (kgMS).

Lactiangol inaugurates new production line

The Dairy Company of Angola (Lactiangol) has invested approximately $27m in a new production line and manufacturing facilities, inaugurated Monday, in the Angolan capital, Luanda.

Grupo Lala says yogurt will play big role in developing US and Central American markets

Grupo Lala reported increased operating income of 5.9% for Q2 2017, driven by its emerging businesses in the US and Canada, with strong performance in Mexico compensating for additional costs...

Yakult begins work on sixth China factory

Yakult is to begin construction of its sixth plant in China to increase production of its probiotic milk drinks.

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Mengniu embraces Belt and Road strategy to expand into new markets

One of China’s biggest dairy producers has revealed plans to launch localised products in overseas markets later this year to take advantage of Beijing’s much-vaunted Belt and Road initiative....

Fonterra to spend $150m to build two cream cheese plants for Asian market

Fonterra has announced plans to build two new cream cheese plants at its Darfield site in Canterbury, New Zealand.

Yakult Danone plans India expansion as probiotics awareness grows

Yakult Danone India is to increase manufacturing capacity at its Sonepat facility to meet rising demand for its probiotic drinks.

'We're the first product that dreams of impeaching the US president'

German start-up Smuus mixes food, politics & tongue-in-cheek marketing

German start-up Smuus has an original concept with its fruit and vegetable smoothies for yoghurts, desserts, bread, meat and cheese. But the campaign for its peach-flavoured product, which promises to...

Consumer demands placing more pressure on flavor, texture of sports nutrition products

Flavor innovation is usually seen as a key component of food product development and of less concern for supplements.  But as sports nutrition brands seek competitive advantages and to bring...

Arlon Group invests in Brazil’s Betânia dairy

Arlon Group, a New York-based food and agriculture investment firm, has acquired a stake in CBL Alimentos SA (Betânia), based in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil.

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Indian dairy brand owner turns to Belgian investor for round-B funding

The parent of Epigamia Greek yoghurt has raised INR900m (US$14m) in funding from a Belgian private equity group.

GEA to build Asia’s largest milk production facility for Amul in India

GEA is set to build a new dairy plant in India for AmulFed Dairy that, when completed, will be the largest skim milk powder and dairy whitener plant in Asia.

DOC Dairy Partners takes over Uniekaas brand and facility

DOC Dairy Partners B.V. has acquired the brand and the Dutch business operations of Uniekaas B.V.

Nestlé holds on to top spot in Rabobank’s global dairy top 20

Each year, Rabobank publishes its survey of the world’s largest 20 dairy companies.

Borden Dairy taken over by ACON investment company

ACON Investments, L.L.C. and its affiliates have announced the completion of an equity recapitalization of Borden Dairy Company.

USAID and DAL Food sign deal to help Sudanese children

The US Agency for International Development (USAID), has signed an agreement with DAL Food to provide locally sourced, pasteurized milk to more than 5,000 malnourished school children in Sudan’s Red...

Vanilla beats chocolate to rank as the top-selling ice cream flavor in US

Despite the desire to experience multiple flavors, a majority of consumers buy ice cream products featuring one flavor, according to a survey of ice cream manufacturers and retailers conducted by...

Uckermärker Milch to refocus on value-added products

German company Uckermärker Milch GmbH, part of Switzerland’s HOCHDORF Group, said it is to reposition itself in the market.

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Ukraine’s Roshen gets green light for dairy exports to China

PJSC Vinnytsia dairy plant "Roshen" has been given approval to export its dairy products to China.

Nestlé Spain investing $2.5m in Sevares factory

Nestlé Spain plans to invest €2.24m ($2.54m) in its production center in Sevares (Asturias) this year, to renovate a production line, and for modernization of the factory's quality control laboratory.

Zambeef completes $1.5m dairy expansion

Zambeef Products’ Kalundu Dairy Farm has constructed the largest rotary milking parlor in Zambia and central Africa.

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