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Savencia sales dip 3.6%

In 2015, French producer Savencia Fromage & Dairy achieved total net sales of $4,971m (€4,442m), down 3.6% over 2014.

Weak Canadian dollar helps Saputo earnings

Canadian dairy company Saputo Inc. reported its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2016, which ended on December 31, 2015.

Arla announces new ASDA contract

Arla Foods, the farmer-owned dairy company, has confirmed that it has entered a new three-year contract with UK supermarket chain ASDA for the supply of its own brand milk and...

Drinkable yogurt global market to grow by $13bn over next four years

The drinkable yogurt market is set to expand by approximately $13bn by 2020, according to a recent analysis by Technavio.

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Cheap coats for calves at Sainsbury’s

UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s has made winter cow coats available to its 290 Dairy Development Group (SDDG) farmers at cost price.

Population density soon to be bright spot for dairy industry

There’s a bright future for those in the dairy industry, according to a professor from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.

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Fonterra introduces new organic payment plan

Fonterra is introducing an independent organic milk price linked to market returns for organic products.

Dairy industry has incentive to engage shoppers at grocery store

The dairy industry needs to better engage shoppers in the grocery store, according to a MilkPEP executive.

Fragmentation a ‘defining force’ of dairy industry in 2016, report says

Fragmentation of the dairy industry will be one of the biggest trends in 2016, according to a recent report from New Nutrition Business.

Dairy UK reveals export strategy

Dairy UK has published a new export strategy that it says will help the dairy industry unlock a ‘new world of opportunity’ on international markets. 

Tesco partnering with Müller

Müller Milk & Ingredients have welcomed a new strategic partnership with Tesco.

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Synlait latest to drop milk price

Synlait Milk is the latest company to revise its forecast milk price for the 2015/2016 season, following similar news from Fonterra, Westland Milk and Open Country.

REPORTS FROM THE 2016 IDFA DAIRY FORUM

Globalization and adaptation: The future of dairy cooperatives

Globalization, information and innovation will be essential components for dairy cooperatives over the next decade, industry executives said at the 2016 IDFA Dairy Forum.

Glanbia announces member support package

The Board of Glanbia Co-operative Society Limited in Ireland has announced the creation of a 2016 member support packageworth at least $38.8m (€35.6m). 

Fonterra cuts forecast milk price

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited has reduced its forecast Farmgate Milk Price for the 2015/16 season from $2.97 (NZ$4.60) per kgMS to $2.68 (NZ$4.15) per kgMS.

New look for Finland’s Jacky brand

Orkla Foods Finland has rebranded its Jacky dairy brand to expand its appeal across all age groups.

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Tesco found to have 'seriously breached' Groceries Supply Code of Practice

UK supermarket giant Tesco has been found to have “seriously breached” the legally-binding Groceries Supply Code of Practice that was created to protect grocery suppliers.

REPORTS FROM IDFA FORUM 2016

Emerging markets essential to global growth in dairy

Dairy companies that want to capitalize on a growing global market will need to tap into emerging markets across the world, according to a presentation from McKinsey & Company at the...

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New non-dairy Flora spread introduced

Flora, Unilever UK’s spreads brand, has announced a $17.8m (£12.5m) brand repositioning campaign, ‘Powered by Plants,’ and a new dairy-free variant, ‘Flora Freedom.’

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Iran market opening up to dairy imports and exports

Since the recent lifting of sanctions on Iran, companies are starting to see the country as a potential destination for exporting a variety of items, including dairy.

Global whey protein market worth €12bn+ by 2020: Report

The global whey protein market will be worth $13.5 billion (€12.39bn) by 2020 – up from $9.2bn (€8.44bn) in 2015, according to a report from BCC Research.

Nobó moving into UK market

Dairy-free Irish food company Nobó will have its award-winning ‘Frozen Goodness’ ice-cream alternative range stocked in 310 Co-operative stores across the UK.

Great Indian Ice Cream Contest sees more contestants

DuPont Nutrition & Health, which provides food ingredient solutions to the global dairy industry, has launched the fifth season of The Great Indian Ice Cream Contest for ice cream manufacturers...

Online brand exposure is important, says Nestlé, as it signs partnership in China

Nestlé China has signed a strategic cooperation partnership with Alibaba, saying that an online presence is an essential part of building its brands in China. 

Morinaga Milk opens Singapore subsidiary

The leading dairy product company in Japan, Morinaga Milk, has established a new subsidiary, Morinaga Nutritional Foods, in Singapore.

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