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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...

FrieslandCampina comments on China Huishan Dairy crash

On March 24, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange postponed the trading in shares of China Huishan Dairy Holdings Company Limited after an 85% drop of its share price.

Davisco Foods International to pay penalty for violating part of Commodity Exchange Act

Davisco Foods International, an international dairy food and ingredient company based in Minnesota, has been issued a $150,000 civil monetary penalty for failure to register with the US Commodity Futures...

Vinamilk completes Angkormilk takeover

Vietnamese dairy Vinamilk has bought all of the remaining shares of Cambodian milk producer Angkor Dairy Products Co. Limited (Angkormilk).

FrieslandCampina WAMCO signs Nigeria Dairy Development Programme MOU

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC and Sahel Capital Partners & Advisory Limited (SCPAL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on the Nigeria Dairy Development Programme (NDDP).

Australia

Murray Goulburn hopes new chairman will calm waters

John Spark has been named to replace outgoing chairman Philip Tracy at beleaguered dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn after weeks of boardroom turbulence.

Powerful Yogurt to drop 'yogurt' from name as it expands in thriving protein space

If anyone is doubting protein’s staying power as a sought-after call-out on packaged products, let the growth of Powerful Yogurt (soon to be just Powerful) be an indicator.

Emmi profit comes from international sales

Swiss dairy company Emmi has released its year-end results, which showed earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) rose by 7.3 % to CHF 202.7m ($204.2m).

Fonterra first half profits rise

Fonterra ended the first half of its 2017 financial year with revenue up 5% to NZ9.2bn (US$6.5bn) on the same period last year, and net profit after tax up 2%.

TINE Easter crime milk cartons reappear

It’s Easter, and in Norway, that can mean only one thing: TINE Easter crime milk cartons.

Vinamilk officially opens Lam Dong certified organic dairy farm

Vinamilk has officially inaugurated the first EU-certified organic dairy farm in Vietnam.

ProYo high protein ice cream rolls out nationwide as retailers expand better-for-you pint set

With frozen yogurt sales still “tanking,” retailers are increasingly turning their attention to ice cream products that offer similar benefits (more protein, less sugar and fat), but truly deliver on...

Ausnutria seemingly unaffected by new China infant formula rules as revenues rocket

Revenues at Hong Kong-listed infant nutrition company AusNutria soared by 30.3% to RMB2,740.3 million (US$396 million) for 2016, despite intense market competition, most notably due to new regulations in China.

Scoop of the day! Ice cream fortified with chia seed oil found to be a ‘superb’ source of omega-3

This could be as close to guilt-free that ice cream is ever going to get: Researchers have revealed that fortification with chia seed oil ramps up omega-3 levels while maintaining...

At-home nut milk maker launch on Kickstarter suggests market demand

Wyoming-based Brewista has launched a patented appliance called NutraMilk that can produce two liters of additive-free nut milk in seven to 12 minutes.

Milkiland-Agro sells subsidiaries to help pay off loans

LLC Milkiland-Agro has sold off two agri-subsidiaries, PJSC “Iskra” and LLC “Uspikh-Mena” to fulfill the conditions of the amendment agreement to the loan facility agreement with PJSC Crédit Agricole Bank....

Chobani beats Yoplait in sales and market share as Dannon takes No. 1 spot in US yogurt market

Yoplait has been surpassed in the US yogurt market by privately-owned Greek yogurt maker Chobani, with Dannon representing the top yogurt brand in the US with a 34% market share.

News in brief

First Milk and Nestlé UK & Ireland sign new contract

UK milk supplier First Milk has confirmed the completion of a new long-term contract with Nestlé UK & Ireland.

MALK ditches word ‘milk’ from labels: ‘We want to clear any confusion… MALK is not nut milk pretending to be dairy’

While its compatriots in the plant-based beverage sector have argued pretty strongly that consumers are not in the least bit confused by the use of dairy-derived terms (notably, ‘milk’) to...

Medina Dairy announces £3.5m investment program

Medina Dairy, a UK supplier of fresh milk, dairy and bakery products to the retail, convenience, wholesale and foodservice sectors has started a £3.5m ($4.3m) development program to upgrade its...

Six industry giants to launch UK-style traffic light labels in Europe

Coca-Cola, Mars, Mondelez, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever will add nutrition logos modelled on the UK’s traffic light label to their European portfolios. However, critics have slammed the use of portion...

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