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Danish Food Cluster grows 'entrepreneurial ecosystem' to ferment food innovation

The CEO of the Danish Food Cluster - and two members - tell FoodNavigator of their mission to make the Danish food industry a by-word for entrepreneurial and tech innovation....

UK dairy industry event celebrates doorstep delivery

The dairy industry in the UK staged an event to celebrate the British tradition of doorstep delivery.

’We are investors and we expect companies to manage the risks in their supply chain’

Investors worth $1.25trn urge industry to switch to sustainable plant proteins

A group of investors worth $1.25 trillion (€1.1 trn) in assets are urging 16 food companies to accelerate the switch to sustainable, plant-based proteins.

Tetra Pak holds seminar on delivering safe and hygienic products to market in India

Tetra Pak welcomed 80 customers from co-operative and private dairy companies across India to its $135m Chakan facility this month to host a two-day 'Innovations in Dairy Processing' seminar.  

Siemens: F&B manufacturers are slow to embrace IoT and Industry 4.0 demands

Food and beverage (F&B) manufacturers are slow to meet the rising demand in digitalization and adapt their machines to customized packaging, according to Siemens.

From Italy to KSA: Sacmi wins dairy order in Saudi Arabia

Sacmi has won an order with Almarai in Saudi Arabia to install a 22-head Opera 400 Roll Fed.

Price of raw milk declines as China increases Lucerne imports: Dairy Association of China

China has imported 52,825 tons of liquid milk in July this year, a 35% increase compared to the same period last year, according to the latest report from the Dairy...

Ireland calls for ‘fully Brexit-proofed’ budget with thousands of food jobs at stake

The Irish food industry has called for a “fully Brexit-proofed” budget, fearing thousands of jobs could be threatened if the government does not take urgent action.

World food prices hit 15-month high: FAO

Food prices for all global commodities rose in the past month apart from cereals, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

Colorado-based Healthy Skoop launches sleep-inducing protein powder

The L-Tryptophan-powered shake powder was designed to be what founder Dr. James Rouse calls a sustainable solution to sleep problems.

Top 5 things to watch for in South American dairy in the rest of 2016

There is no doubt that the first half of 2016 has been tough for dairy farmers across the globe, and South America has been no exception.

Australia to look into dairy industry

Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce has announced an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) inquiry into the country’s dairy industry.

Sheep milk industry set to grow through new partnership

New Zealand's sheep milk industry has received a boost with a new Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) program between the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and Spring Sheep Milk Co.

Wheat protein rivals whey for muscle growth, study suggests

Hydrolysed wheat protein has shown muscle maintenance properties that compare favourably to whey protein in a study that demonstrates its efficacy amongst the elderly population.

Details of European Commission aid package for farmers finalized

The precise details of the European Commission’s €500m ($559m) aid package for the dairy sector announced by Commissioner Phil Hogan in July have been finalized in agreement with Member States....

Nigerian president meets with FrieslandCampina CEO

Global CEO, Royal FrieslandCampina, Roelof Joosten, recently led a delegation of FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria and some dairy farmers on a visit to Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria, in Abuja.

US Senators call for investigation into Canada’s dairy trade policies

Two US senators have alleged that Canada’s National Ingredients Strategy and Ontario’s Class VI pricing program violate trade commitments to the US by encouraging Canadian dairy farmers to purchase local...

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Milk sample falsification cases decreasing - SFVS

Cases of milk sample falsification have decreased by more than ten times compared to 2012, according to Lithuanian data.

Americans adopt ‘less-is-more’ approach to ice cream, as sales of premium items outpace others

Overall ice cream sales have cooled, but global market research firm Mintel has seen strong growth in higher-priced items such as gelato and other premium ice cream products.

Chinese plant protein drinks grow as manufacturers look beyond soy

Manufacturers in China should be looking at moving past traditional soy-based drinks by incorporating multiple types of plant protein in functional beverages, says Mintel.

Chobani launches in Mexico, marking first international export deal

US-based Greek yogurt company Chobani has expanded its operations into Mexico with the launch of two of its yogurt lines to 33 cities in the country in an effort to...

British exports to non-EU countries 'beyond expectations': FDF

British food and drink exports were up 6.2% in the first half of 2016 thanks to a weak pound while exports to non-EU countries grew “beyond expectations” in the pre-Brexit period, says the Food and Drink...

Could fortified beer and lassi tap into Asia’s soaring protein demand?

Asia’s demand for protein is soaring, but is the Indian market ready for protein-fortified beers and lassi? 

Saikexing secures $125m to expand in China

China’s number four dairy farming firm Saikexing has secured a $125m loan to reduce environmental pollution, improve food safety, and expand the supply of milk within China.

Arla Foods signs Memorandum of Understanding with Nigeria to boost dairy sector

Arla Foods has entered a strategic agreement with the federal government of Nigeria to help strengthen and expand the country's dairy industry. 

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