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Korea’s new love for cheese makes up for world’s highest milk prices

Now one of Asia’s fastest-growing markets, South Korea offers greater export opportunities for countries like New Zealand as tariffs are cut through free-trade agreements, according to an American market report....

'Cheese is intimidating': Sell the story and experience of the product to make consumers comfortable

Buying cheese can be confusing: but focusing on the story and experience behind the product can help alleviate confusion for consumers, according to an industry organization. 

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Arla Foods’ tactile lacquer packaging for cheese scoops award

Wipak Walsrode has won an innovation award for its tactile lacquer packaging, used to package cheese products for Arla Foods.

Dairy companies can build trust through transparency

If dairy manufacturers want to build trust with consumers, improving transparency will go a long way, according to the Center for Food Integrity.

Milk fat improvement starts at the agricultural level

As higher quantities and qualities of milk fat become trendier, the demand will likely become greater. How can the industry meet this demand? It will likely take vast improvements on...

Germans ditching mild cheese for stronger, heartier offerings, says Mintel

German consumers are increasingly ditching mild cheese in favor of stronger offerings, including alcohol-flavored products, says Mintel.

UNI Packaging invests in 2nd HP Indigo 20000 digital press following demand for personalization and regional promotions

UNI Packaging has further increased its capacity by investing in a second HP Indigo 20000 digital press providing a 30-inch (750mm) wide-web technology for flexible packaging and sleeves.

Fonterra to sell 50% stake in DairiConcepts to US partner Dairy Farmers of America

Fonterra is to sell its 50% stake in DairiConcepts, its joint venture with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), to the US dairy giant.

Average GDT dairy commodity price down for third auction running

Dairy commodity prices fell 7.9% at the latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction - the third decrease in average prices on the platform in a row.

Low-fat diet not helpful for long-term weight loss: Study

Those who eat a low-fat diet may have a harder time losing weight and keeping it off over time, according to a recent study.

More calcium needed in diets: Study

Most people could use more calcium in their diet, according to the International Osteoporosis Foundation.

More whole milk can help avoid metabolic syndrome: Study

Although official dietary guidelines have advised against excessive consumption of whole fat milk for years, a study said it may be a good idea to include full-fat dairy products in...

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Ishida Europe leak detector minimises spoilage in pre packed cheese

Ishida Europe has launched a leak detector to minimise spoilage in pre-packed retail products, such as hard, soft and grated cheese.

Apac cheese market to leap to $15.5bn by 2021

The Asia-Pacific cheese market is worth US$8.3bn and is expected to almost double to US$15.5bn by 2021, according to a Research and Markets report. This corresponds to an annualised growth...

Arla to close German plant after fall in demand for MonRocco hard cheese

Arla Foods has decided to close a plant in Germany in response to a fall in demand for MonRocco hard cheese. 

CDC: 30 sickened and three deaths linked to Listeria from cheese

An outbreak investigation into Listeriosis linked to soft cheeses has been declared over after 30 people were reported ill.

Multivac sees potential for growth following hay-milk cheese success

Multivac is gearing up for an expansion of its thermoforming packaging machines following sucess of Käserebellen, in Steingaden, Germany, which manufactures hay-milk cheese.

Global Dairy Trade average price falls for first time since early August

The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) Price Index declined by 3.1% today - the first fall in the average price on the platform since the beginning of August.

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ULMA Packaging launches VTC 740 vertical packaging machine

ULMA Packaging, which makes packaging for cheese, snacks and confectionery, among others, has launched the VTC 740 vertical packaging machine, suited for harsh factory environments such as wet packing rooms.

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Photochromic packaging ink, which is only visible in sunlight, to revolutionize intelligent packaging industry

Printpack has developed a photochromic ink which claims to revolutionize the packaging industry in the intelligent, interactive market segment.

Emmi launches futuristic ready to (h)eat metal packaging for cheese fondue

Together with Ardagh Group, the University of Twente and consultancy DéDutch, European dairy producer Emmi has launched a microwaveable All In One Fondü, with metal bowl and ready-to-eat cheese fondue....

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Consumer trends changing the world of packaging

Consumer trends are actively changing how food items are packaged, according to a report released at this year’s Pack Expo Las Vegas and Pharma Expo 2015.

Global Dairy Trade commodity prices increase fourth auction running

Commodity prices on the Global Dairy Trade (GDT) platform rose 9.9% yesterday - the fourth increase in a row. 

Saputo boosts specialty cheese offering with Woolwich Dairy acquisition

Saputo has moved to increase its presence in the North American specialty cheese category with the acquisition of goat's cheese producer, Woolwich Dairy. 

Insurers look to cut ties with company accused of tainting whey with animal urine

Four insurance companies are seeking to cut ties with Wisconsin-based Packerland Whey Products Inc, after the company and its executives were accused of tainting its products with animal urine.

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