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Hochwald baby and infant food facility officially opened

German dairy company Hochwald has inaugurated its new facility for the production of demineralized whey powder.

Bel Group Côte d'Ivoire plant inaugurated

The Bel plant in Abidjan that makes The Laughing Cow cheese has been officially opened by Bel Group chairman and CEO Antoine Fiévet.

AgResearch studies could help NZ sheep milk industry

The second Sheep Milk NZ industry conference was held in Palmerston North, New Zealand recently, with more than 200 people attending.

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Graham’s The Family Dairy inks deal with Brakes Scotland

Graham’s The Family Dairy has signed a new deal with Scottish food suppliers Brakes Scotland to provide milk, butter, cream, cheese, yogurt, cottage cheese and crème fraiche to its customers...

Report looks at Scottish butter and cheddar markets

Scottish processors struggle to create strong cheese and butter brands that can compete with large multinational processors, according to a recent report. 

WGS links Listeria strain to illnesses in 2014

Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) of Listeria found in raw chocolate milk has been linked to two illnesses in 2014.

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Go Veggie upgrades Vegan Shredded Cheese, looking to unlock foodservice channels

Go Veggies, a Galaxy Nutritional Foods brand, has upgraded its Vegan Shredded Cheese, the company has announced.

Anger as new Eatwell Guide slashes dairy

Public Health England’s (PHE) launch of the new Eatwell Guide, which promotes more fruit, vegetables and starchy carbohydrates, and almost halves the amount of dairy in the diet, has drawn...

Ornua opens cheese facility in Saudi Arabia

Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products, has opened a new cheese manufacturing facility in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 

Cheese powder market continues to grow, especially in developing countries, new report shows

The cheese powder market in 2015 was estimated at $256.1m, with global demand expected to show a CAGR of 7.5% from 2015 to 2020, a new MarketsandMarkets report shows.

Dairy part of Courtauld Commitment 2025 to reduce by 20% and save £20bn

Arla, Nestlé UK and Ireland, Unilever and Dairy UK are among the more than 100 companies and organizations signing up to the Courtauld Commitment 2025.

Romanian cheese on European protected register

The European Commission has approved the addition of the first Romanian product to the register of Protected Designations of Origin (PDO).

Valio looks to 2016 after bad year

Finnish dairy farmer entrepreneurs and Valio had a bad 2015, according to the cooperative.

Burger cheese galore at Fonterra Eltham plant

The first slices of cheese have rolled off the new slice-on-slice line at Fonterra’s Eltham plant, in Taranaki, New Zealand.

EC invokes special measures to address Europe dairy crisis

The European Commission (EC) has announced a package of exceptional measures to support EU farmers, including a limited time when Member States can determine their own supply and production limits.

Feed your beard with dairy

The Italian dairy association, Assolatte, is encouraging fashionable beard maintenance, not with scissors, but with dairy.

Agri-Mark to invest $30m in NY cheese plant

US dairy cooperative Agri-Mark is investing nearly $30m to expand its cheese manufacturing facility in Chateaugay, NY.

Parmalat directors quit in spite of positive 2015 results

Italian dairy company Parmalat’s net revenue for the financial year ending December 31, 2015, rose from $6.08bn (€5.5bn) to $7.1bn (€6.4bn), however, profits fell from $228m (€205m) in 2014 to $164m (€147.6m).

UK should launch ‘3-a-day’ dairy program: report

A new report published by the UK Dairy All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) was launched in London Wednesday at the Houses of Parliament.

Fowler Welch set to take over Dairy Crest NDC transport

Dairy Crest has announced it is planning a strategic partnership with Fowler Welch at its National Distribution Centre (NDC) in Nuneaton in the UK.

EU agrees new law to promote milk in schools

Children across the EU should soon get the benefit of better-funded school milk, fruit and vegetable schemes, along with better education on healthy eating.

Fonterra drops milk price again

Fonterra has reduced its forecast farmgate milk price for the 2015/16 season by 6% from $2.80 (NZ$4.15) per kgMS to $2.63 (NZ$3.90) per kgMS.

Cheese firms plead guilty in separate cases

Three cheese companies have pleaded guilty to different charges in two separate cases, according to the US Department of Justice (DOJ).

Arla partnering with international non-profit EAT

Danish dairy company Arla has announced it is partnering with the EAT international non-profit initiative.

Glanbia explains strong results

Glanbia released its financial results recently, as well as plans to expand its cheese factory in Wexford. DairyReporter took the opportunity to go a little deeper behind those financial results...

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