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Which dairy companies make their mark in Kantar’s global top 50 brand rankings?

Kantar Worldpanel has published its 2016 rankings of the world’s most popular 50 brands, with Danone, Yili and Yakult among those making this year’s report.

Dairy Crest releases year-end financials

Dairy Crest revealed in its FY2016 results that revenue dropped by 6%, adjusted profit before tax dropped 2%, but profit before tax rose 23%.

Kite Hill closes $18m funding round led by Gen Mills 301 Inc & CAVU: 'We are growing very aggressively'

Kite Hill - a San Francisco-based brand on a mission to disrupt the dairy case with its cultured nut milk products – has closed an $18m fundraising round led by...

GEA claims higher packing speeds with top-filled Doy-style bags

GEA has launched a Doy-style bag filled from the top instead of the side, which it claims can enable a higher fill rate.

US specialty and natural cheese market booming, hitting $17.4bn in 2015

A report by Packaged Facts estimates the total US retail sales of the natural and specialty cheese market at $17.4bn, growing at CAGR of 4.1% since 2011, largely driven by...

Studies show cheese and fermented milk products can lower blood pressure

A journal review and a new study point to dairy products being utilized to reduce blood pressure.

Milkiland sees profits tumble in Q1

International dairy producer Milkiland said the lack of cheese exports from Ukraine and Poland to Russia, unfavorable global pricing for dry milk products, and currency devaluation, resulted in an almost...

Emmi buys US cheese company

Swiss dairy company Emmi has entered into a merger with the US cheese company Cowgirl Creamery Corporation and the associated Tomales Bay Foods, based in Petaluma, California.

Fonterra looks to growth through Anchor Food Professionals foodservice

Fonterra has launched its new global foodservice brand, Anchor Food Professionals. 

FOSS introduces new cheese scanner

FOSS has introduced the DairyScan, an analytical instrument for testing the fat and moisture content of cheese during production and at final product release.

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Agropur stops importing diafiltered milk

Following the establishment of an interim national program to encourage the use of Canadian milk in cheese manufacturing, Agropur Cooperative has announced that it is immediately discontinuing the use of...

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South Caernarfon Creameries opens new cheese production unit

Welsh dairy cooperative South Caernarfon Creameries has opened its new cheese production plant.

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Lallemand takes over surface and ripening cultures business of DSM Food Specialties

Canadian company Lallemand, which develops and produces specialty cultures for food applications, has strengthened its position in dairy cultures with the acquisition of the surface and ripening cultures business from...

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Heler launches Eatlean protein cheese in UK

Independent UK cheesemaker Joseph Heler has this week launched a new high-protein cheese.

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.

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