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US dairy producers join forces to boost Michigan dairy industry

The Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), Foremost Farms USA and Michigan Milk Producers Association are exploring joint ownership of a cheese processing plant in the state of Michigan. 

Fonterra’s new cheese slice line expansion officially opens

Fonterra has officially opened its new slice-on-slice cheese expansion at Eltham, New Zealand, with the plant now able to produce enough cheese to fill more than 3bn burgers each year.

South Caernarfon Creameries taking over Sainsbury’s Basic Cheese contract

Welsh dairy company South Caernarfon Creameries has announced it has been awarded the contract to supply UK supermarket Sainsbury’s with its Basics Cheese range.

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DSM launches white cheese cultures

DSM introduced a range of white cheese cultures at the DSM Dairy Seminar held on June 2, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.

New products in the dairy aisles for May

DairyReporter takes a look at some of the products and variants that launched in May. If you have a new product that you'd like included, or know of a new product...

Parmigiano Reggiano authenticity targeted by researchers

A method to determine Parmigiano Reggiano authenticity has been developed by researchers.

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Valio looks to close dairy plant

Valio is expecting to close its Tampere facility in Finland, with 50 jobs potentially affected.

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TINE to partner with Dairygold to produce Jarlsberg in Ireland

Norwegian dairy company TINE is partnering with Dairygold to create a plant in Ireland to expand production of its Jarlsberg cheese.

Premium Ingredients stabilizers cut cost of sliced cheese

Spanish company Premium Ingredients has introduced stabilizers for sliced cheese for IWS (Individually Wrapped Slices) and SOS (Slices on Slices) that is says will reduce costs.

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Gay Lea taking over Black River Cheese Company

Canadian cooperative Gay Lea Foods is acquiring Black River Cheese Company.

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Dairy opts for Loma system to meet retailer standards

Loma Systems has installed a combination checkweigher and metal detection unit at a UK dairy to inspect different sized packs of speciality Stilton cheeses at speeds of up to 20...

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.

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