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Top 10 EU dairy exporters revealed in European Milk Market Observatory 2015 data

Which European country exported the most cheese in 2015? Which trading partner outside of the EU bought the most whey powder?The European Milk Market Observatory (EMMO) has published data on...

Swedish cheese slices are too thick – so Valio steps in

Finnish dairy producer Valio is increasing cheese exports to Sweden  with new sliced cheeses.

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Cheese producer prosecuted after food safety failings

A UK-based cheese producer has been prosecuted after consistent findings of Listeria.

German court rules against 'vegan cheese' - but what should plant-based alternatives be called?

If it's not made from animal milk it can't be called cheese, a German court has ruled in a case against a 'vegan cheese' manufacturer. But when consumers' point of reference for a...

Kavli redesigns cheese spread packaging for on-shelf appeal and extended shelf life

Kavli food group has partnered with injection molder RPC Superfos and IML label manufacturer, Verstraete IML, to redesign its cheese spread packaging.

Perfect Channel supports new 24/7 GDT launch

Global Dairy Trade (GDT), the world dairy trading platform, is expanding its role in online trading and digital services.

UK cheese exporter Somerdale wins Queen's Award

UK cheese exporter Somerdale International has been given the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade.  

Any objections? Sweden notifies EU on vitamin D fortification plans

Sweden is preparing to send its proposals for mandatory vitamin D food fortification to the EU, with the regulation due to come into force in autumn 2016.

3D Food Printing Conference 2016

Start-up entrepreneur to use raw milk from her farm to print 3D cheese

Michaela van Leeuwen, who runs a dairy farm with her husband, in Cortenoever, the Netherlands, has set up Print Cheese to print 3D cheese from raw milk.

Canadean Dairy Summit - Amsterdam 2016

Canadean points to daypart marketing and other dairy trends

Targeting different parts of the day, snackifying, and alternative milks are some of the developing trends in dairy, according to research company Canadean.

Water recovered from whey can be used for clean-in-place procedures

A novel process allows water from whey to be recycled for cleaning, according to a new study from the Journal of Dairy Science.

Dairy organizations look to Congress for TPP agreement support

The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF), US Dairy Export Council (USDEC) and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) have sent a letter to members of Congress urging support for the...

NIZO looking at the future of cheese through microCheese and DNA

There is a great deal of cutting-edge research taking place in the cheese industry.

Physician develops pasteurized probiotic cheese, available in US market

New Hampshire physician Mark R. Windt, M.D., decided to combine his passion for cheese and medical expertise by developing a pasteurized, probiotic cheese that is also lactose- and sugar-free. ...

Chr. Hansen’s new culture helps manufacturers offer premium cheese on a budget

Today’s shoppers are demanding higher quality cheeses with new flavors and convenient formats, but often are unwilling to pay the higher prices necessary to cover the added cost of innovation...

Hearing held to strengthen Canadian border controls on dairy imports

Canada may crack down on dairy imports following a hearing held with four of Canada’s largest dairy players.  

Tesco sets up cheese group

UK retailer Tesco has announced it has created the Tesco Cheese Group (TCG), which will guarantee dairy farmers an above market price for the milk they produce for Tesco’s British...

On-the-go drinks and personalized products: Tetra Pak eyes up new growth areas

Tetra Pak’s revenues reached €11.9 bn ($13.5bn) in 2015, a rise of 7.5% on the previous year.

WABEL summit unites buyers and suppliers

The traditional format for trade shows is becoming an “old concept” for those doing business, says WABEL’s co-founder and managing director.

Dairy plant link in Romanian E. coli outbreak

Twenty five people have been sickened by Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) in Romania and three children have died.

2016 International Cheese Technology Expo to attract 3,500 visitors

The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association and the Center for Dairy Research (CDR) are hosting the 2016 International Cheese Technology Expo (ICTE) April 12-14 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 

IDF combining cheese and milk ingredients symposia in Dublin

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) Parallel Symposia 2016 takes place in Dublin, Ireland, from April 11-13.

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FrieslandCampina efficiency drive means job losses

Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina says that its research has revealed ways to raise efficiency and reduce costs at its production locations in Lochem and Veghel.

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Soley X-12 nano-technology protects fresh cheese

The Soley Biotechnology Institute, a non-profit research facility in Turkey, has come up with a method it says can increase cheese shelf life from three to 10 times.

Tetra Pak Cheese and Powder Systems acquires Laude

Tetra Pak has acquired Laude, which designs, develops and manufactures plastic moulds for hard and semi-hard cheese.

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