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Consumers will pay more for products with additional information on ingredients, allergy, survey finds

Manufacturers could help restore consumers' waning faith in the quality and safety of food and beverages, and potentially command a higher price point, by providing consumers with more information about...

Dispatches from Canadean Innovation in Non-Alcoholic Beverages, London

Vita Coco and Jimmy’s Iced Coffee on samples, meeting consumers and building a brand: 'You can't just slap a product on a billboard'

Handing out free samples is not a new marketing strategy: but it’s an important one that’s been a key part of building Vita Coco coconut water and Jimmy’s Iced Coffee,...


Open book: The future of probiotic marketing in Europe

‘Openness’ and ‘better dialogue’ between industry, scientists and regulators were themes of the day as the newly minted European chapter of the International Probiotics Association (IPA-Europe) launched itself with a...

School milk programmes reach 140m children worldwide: FAO, IDF survey

Around 140m children worldwide currently benefit from school milk programmes, according to a survey conducted by the FAO and the International Dairy Federation (IDF).

Embargo to remain in place until 'at least 2018', says Russian dairy expert

Russia will not lift the current ban on Western food imports until "at least 2018," a Russian dairy expert has predicted.

SE Asia dairy focus

America's dairyland to Thailand: Sizeable growth in ingredients

Grassland, a Wisconsin butter products company, is seeing fast expansion in a Southeast Asian market that is now demanding a wide range of ingredients. "It is a very positive market...

SE Asia dairy focus

Thai tastes meet the heat through dairy flavours

Although not a newcomer to Southeast Asia, American cheese and diary ingredient manufacturer DairiConcepts is determined to break new ground. Its strategy is to bring innovation to Thailand while beating...

SE Asia dairy focus

American dairy's newest frontier

Southeast Asia is now America's second biggest market after Mexico, and is the centre of a growth trend that is set to continue. Dali Ghazalay, the US industry's regional representative,...


Dairy sector faces supply challenge as products assume 'rightful place' in diet: IDF

The global dairy sector will face supply rather than demand challenges if its products successfully assume their "rightful place in just about all diets," says the International Dairy Federation (IDF)....


5 things we learned about appealing to ‘healthy beverage shoppers’

Appealing to health-focused shoppers isn’t always easy. Linda Gilbert, the founder and CEO of EcoFocus Worldwide, LLC, had some tips to make it easier for the beverage and dairy industries....

Farmers in all EU Member States to share €420m financial aid: Commission

Farmers across the 28 European Union (EU) Member States will share €420m in European Commission (EC) targeted financial aid.

EBRD furthers investment in Turkish dairy sector with €10m loan

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has furthered its interest in the Turkish dairy sector with a €10m loan to the company behind the Kay dairy brand.

Which Member States have been worst hit by the fall in milk prices?

As Brussels decides on the allocation of targeted financial aid for dairy farmers, DairyReporter looks at which Member States have been worst hit by the fall in milk prices. 

Global food price index falls by more than 5% in August

International food commodity prices saw the sharpest fall in nearly seven years as the FAO index plummeted by 5.2% in August.

Children should be discouraged from consuming sugary beverages – but what should they drink instead?

Researchers suggest milk may be a good alternative to sugary drinks, among young children who are prone to obesity.

‘We did not take to the streets for this’: EMB slams EC dairy support package

The European Milk Board (EMB) has branded the €500m ($558m) EC support package, which includes targeted aid for dairy farmers, "very disappointing."

Dairy farmers to receive 'most significant part' of €500m EC support package

Dairy producers will receive the "most significant part" of a €500m ($558m) European Commission (EC) agricultural support package announced today. 

Lithuania and Latvia request additional EC aid for struggling dairy farmers

Lithuania and Latvia have asked the European Commission (EC) to provide additional targeted financial aid for their dairy producers.

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Flavor Trends

Americans are united in their love for ice cream, but divided over their favorite flavors

The dog days of summer are here and to help cool off consumers are reaching for ice cream, which a recent Yahoo Food survey found is 41% of American’s favorite...

Tesco yogurt pledge marks latest victory for protesting farmers

Tesco has pledged to use British milk in its own-label yogurts, as struggling dairy farmers held another protest over low milk prices last night.

News in brief

Morrisons to pay dairy farmers more for new cheddar cheese brand

Morrisons has responded to pressure and extended its support for beleaguered dairy farmers by announcing today (August 14) that it would be launching a premium ‘Milk for Farmers’ cheddar cheese brand.

British retailer Asda to increase price it pays per litre of milk

British retailer Asda has committed to paying 28 pence per litre of milk to its supplier, Arla Foods, to aid struggling dairy farmers. 

Milk for Farmers offers consumers 'choice to support dairy farmers directly': Morrisons

British retailer Morrisons is to launch a new premium milk brand that will offer consumers the option to pay more per litre to support dairy farmers. 

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