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Tetra Pak expands cheese tech portfolio acquiring US firm

Tetra Pak has expanded its cheese technology portfolio by acquiring Johnson Industries International.

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Parmalat acquires cheese firms in Chile

Parmalat S.p.A. has announced that its La Vaquita Holding S.p.A. subsidiary has acquired some companies in the Chilean cheese sector.

Aussie dairy majors endure a rollercoaster week

Dairy industry boardrooms have seen some turbulence over the last week, with two majors announcing widely differing commercial fortunes, and one formula maker facing the future with a very different...

Dairy product launches for February

There is an array of unusual flavors hitting the dairy shelves in February, from raspberry fig yogurt to chocolate orange blossom chewy ice cream.

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Dairy firms missing out on retail as China's cheese market booms

China’s cheese manufacturers are missing out on an important market segment as they vie for position in a lightning-fast cheese market. 

Irish study says people with highest dairy consumption have lower BMI

A new study looking at dairy consumption and its relationship with metabolic health has delivered some promising results for the dairy industry.

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Lactalis McLelland gets Co-op own brand cheese contract

Lactalis McLelland, producers of Seriously Strong, Galloway and McLelland cheese brands in the UK, has been awarded both the brand and retailer own brand cheddar tender for the Co-op retailer.

Saputo is the latest company to recall cheese from supplier Deutsch Käse Haus

Dairy processor and producer, Saputo, has issued a recall of certain cheese products after being notified by its supplier, Deutsch Käse Haus, that some specialty Gouda cheese may have been...

Sargento recalls seven cheese products for potential listeria contamination

US cheesemaker Sargento has been “closely monitoring and gathering information” after learning that a specialty Colby Cheese supplied by Deutsch Kase Hause may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Say vegan cheese! Miyoko’s Kitchen raises $6m in series B financing round

Artisanal vegan cheese maker Miyoko’s Kitchen has completed a $6m series B financing round led by JMK Consumer Growth Partners and supported by Obvious Ventures, Stray Dog Capital, and CircleUp’s...

FSS slams council for allowing Errington Cheese product back on market

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has called a local council’s decision to allow certain Errington Cheese products back on the market ‘premature’.

Americas division helps Emmi sales

Swiss dairy company Emmi increased group sales by 1.4% to CHF 3.26bn ($3.26bn) in 2016, however, excluding currency and acquisition effects, this equates to a decline of 1.0%.

Somerdale starts cheese exports to the Philippines

Somerdale International, an exporter of British cheese to more than 50 countries, has started exporting a range to the Philippines.

Saputo posts increased Q3 sales, slightly offset by decline in US dairy sector revenue

Canadian dairy processor and producer, Saputo Inc., posted increased quarterly profits helped by a boost in international prices for dairy products. 

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Brazil presents new market for Fonterra mozzarella

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has moved into the mozzarella market in Brazil with its extra stretch Individual Quick Frozen (IQF) mozzarella.

What's new in the dairy aisles for January?

It's our monthly round up of new products in the global dairy aisles.

Saputo looks to delist Warrnambool Cheese & Butter after share offer

Canadian dairy company Saputo has made an offer to buy out the remaining shares of Australian firm Warrnambool Cheese & Butter (WCB).

Dutch Qlip dairy lab opens

Qlip’s new dairy laboratory in Zutphen, the Netherlands, has been officially opened by the King of the Netherlands.

Glanbia working with DFA and other partners on new US cheese and whey facility

Glanbia plc, Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (DFA), Michigan Milk Producers Association (MMPA) and Foremost Farms USA (Foremost Farms) are in advanced discussions to create a joint venture to build...

Gay Lea Foods to renovate and innovate in Canada’s dairy sector for 2017

Gay Lea Foods will be expanding its reach into more of Canada with an emphasis on research and development of dairy ingredients, president and CEO Michael Barrett said during the...

Ornua to acquire cheese firm F.J. Need (Foods)

Ornua (formerly the Irish Dairy Board) has signed an agreement to acquire F.J. Need (Foods), a Cheshire-based cheese company. 

Daisy Brand Ohio plant expansion to accommodate cottage cheese production

Sour cream and cottage cheese manufacturer, Daisy Brand, is expanding its facility located in the city of Wooster, Ohio, to accommodate increased production capacity.

Italian dairy country of origin labeling comes into force

Italy has introduced mandatory country of origin labeling for dairy products.

Cheese residues bio-gas plant sees good results

In April 2016, DairyReporter ran an article on a new bio-energy plant at First Milk’s Aspatria creamery in the Lake District in the UK.

Fonterra looks to cheese to grow Korean market

As New Zealand marks the one-year anniversary of its Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with South Korea, Fonterra Co-operative Group says it is looking to grow sales of its dairy products...

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