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“The authorisation of these claims would see a major boost for sports men and women”

European sports nutrition sector backs EFSA caffeine opinion

The European sports nutrition sector says the recent EFSA opinion that backed daily caffeine intakes up to 400 mg per day, will lift the sector – if it makes it...

Probiotic industry value set to reach £29bn

Sales of probiotic food, drink and supplements are set to reach £29bn by 2018, as consumers seek food-based answers to health issues, according to one expert commentator.

Russia may lift import ban on some products

Russia may lift its ban on some imported products from Europe, and the Commission has urged in talks this week for Member States to remain unified in their demands.

Probiota 2015, February 3-5, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

6 days to go! Probiota 2015 unveils game-changing innovation in pre- & probiotics

Probiota 2015 in Amsterdam is less than a week a way - a rare place where business leaders and leading researchers gather to transfer knowledge and innovation in the dynamic...

Food and drink M&A hits record level in 2014

Food and drink sector mergers and acquisitions reached a record level in 2014, according to specialist consultancy Zenith International.

Prime Minister David Cameron backs UK milk price protection calls

British Prime Minister David Cameron has backed calls to grant the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) more power to protect dairy farmers from retailers.

Private label penetration rates have not budged since 2011

CPG industry sales trends are ‘stagnant’, with dollar sales growth being largely driven by price increases, says IRI

Dollar sales of foods and beverages edged up a modest 2.1% to $470bn in the US retail market in 2014, but unit sales (an indication of volumes) were pretty flat...

British dairy farmers 'need greater price protection': MPs

MPs have called on the British government to provide dairy farmers more protection against falling milk prices. 

Arcil acquires Dinieper FFS technology to expand in Brazil and Latin America

Arcil has acquired Dinieper which makes form-fill-seal (FFS) machines to grow its presence in Brazil and Latin America focusing on South America’s yogurt market.

China second largest export market for Irish dairy: Bord Bia

Infant formula-hungry China is now the second largest export market for Irish dairy, according to Bord Bia (Irish Food Board).  

Media investment means US probiotic growth outpacing EU

US probiotic market growth has been bolstered by big media investment, something yet to be seen in the EU, according to the Swedish firm Probi which just secured its largest...

Meiji, Refresco Gerber to speak at Beverage and Dairy Treatment 2015

Do processing technology suppliers inspire new drink trends? Or are they more reactive? That’s one question experts from Meiji and Refresco Gerber will explore at this month’s free Beverage and Dairy...

Coming to Probiota 2015 - February 3-5, Amsterdam

Germvangelist set to shake Probiota with holistic shout

Self-styled 'germvangelist' and microbiologist Jason Tetro says the probiotic industry is obsessed with technicalities and needs to venture back in time to access the innate, holistic power of probiotics.

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Last chance to vote for DairyReporter's 2014 Personality of the Year!

Voting for DairyReporter.com's 2014 Personality of the Year Award is open for just a few more days. Have your say on who wins!

Emsur’s first US packaging facility ramps up manufacturing

Emsur has opened its first US production facility after seeing a growing demand for its yoghurts and desserts outside of Europe.

How to win back share from private label? Make consumers feel the same about their milk as they do about their perfume...

Brand manufacturers must work hard to decommoditise their products to beat competition from private labels, says an analyst at IRI.

China

Chalk to cheese: China’s massive import growth shows changing tastes

Traditionally a dairy wasteland, China is fast developing a love for cheese, with the fist 10 months of last year showing astonishing growth in imports, interest and consumption.

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM DAIRYREPORTER.COM

From Russian bans to Coca-Cola milk: Biggest dairy stories of 2014

To mark the end of what has been a challenging but exciting year for the industry, we've taken a look back at the biggest dairy stories of 2014 - one...

Looking back on 2014! Most read DairyReporter.com stories of the year

As 2014 draws to a close, DairyReporter.com takes a look back at the most read dairy industry news of the last twelve months.

Festive Film

Happy Holidays 2014 from William Reed Business Media!

The holidays are fast upon us, so let’s put ‘business’ to one side and get into the festive mood. To keep in the spirit of things, we’ve got a ‘gift’...

The future of sports nutrition offers something for every taste

Sports nutrition market has been rapidly growing and will continue to so as it moves away from the elite sport to more mainstream and segmented markets, say experts.

Weight management and digestive wellness will heavily influence food purchases in 2015

Consumer desire to effectively manage their weight and improve their health through food will continue to influence new product development and sales in 2015, according to New Nutrition Business, a...

SPECIAL EDITION: INFANT NUTRITION

Asia-Pacific baby formula sales boom despite scandals

Hong Kong is the world’s fastest growing market for infant formula, followed by mainland China, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam and Indonesia, latest Euromonitor research shows.

Celebrating Dairy Distinction! Vote for your DairyReporter.com 2014 Personality of the Year!

Flick through our shortlist of 10 nominees, then vote for your DairyReporter.com Personality of the Year!

Russian power struggle not behind Danone, PepsiCo quality attack: SOYUZMOLOKO

Russian claims about the quality of Danone and PepsiCo dairy products are not the result of an industry association power struggle, says the National Dairy Producers Union (SOYUZMOLOKO)....

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