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PMMI: Dairy industry posts largest increase in shipments and equipment purchases

Dairy showed the largest six-year shipment value increase compared to any other food and beverage segment, according to PMMI’s 2017 Trends in Food Processing Operations report.

Whey protein approach could cut calories in yogurts and ice-cream

Novel-textured, high-protein desserts may soon become available thanks to a method that uses whey protein and polysaccharides to reduce the calorie content of high-fat foods such as ice-cream.

EFSA: No safety issues over acacia gum as food additive

Acacia gum is safe for use as a food additive concludes the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) following a risk re-evaluation request from the European Commission.

PepsiCo completes Russian dairy plant investment and plans to sell another

PepsiCo has completed its large-scale investment project on dairy capacity expansion in Nizhny Novgorod, and plans to sell its Anna dairy plant in the Voronezh region.

Orkla needs more milk as pizza facility in Norway expands

Orkla is investing more than NOK 500m ($58.2m) in its pizza production facility in Stranda in western Norway.

Beston sells dairy farm to Paris Creek

Australia’s Beston Global Food Company Limited has relinquished its interest in B.-d. Farm Paris Creek (Paris Creek), as well as selling Paris Creek a dairy farm.

March product launches from around the world in the dairy aisles

There are more than 20 new products from around the world featured in our look at what's new in the dairy aisles for March. 

Land O'Lakes acquires Vermont Creamery

Vermont Creamery has announced it will become an independently-operated subsidiary of Minnesota-based Land O'Lakes.

Errington Cheese maintains innocence after E. coli report findings

A report into an E. coli O157 outbreak in Scotland has reiterated Dunsyre Blue as the source while Errington Cheese has insisted there is no microbiological evidence for this conclusion.

Davisco Foods International to pay penalty for violating part of Commodity Exchange Act

Davisco Foods International, an international dairy food and ingredient company based in Minnesota, has been issued a $150,000 civil monetary penalty for failure to register with the US Commodity Futures...

Russia proposes changes to dairy vs. non-dairy labeling to WTO

The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), the regulatory body of Russia, has notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of amendments seeking to distinguish between dairy products with or without milk fat...

Are you ready for the ‘Cheester’ Easter Egg?

Food blogger Annem Hobson has partnered with Wildes Cheese to create the first ever ‘Cheester Egg’ for Easter.

Dairy snacks lead growth of US processed food exports, particularly in China

Dairy products are expected to be the fastest growing segment of US shipments of processed foods due to rising consumer demand for snacks with more natural ingredients and higher amounts...

Government survey shows Swiss aren’t eating enough dairy

Switzerland may be famous for its cheese, but a government survey looking at the nation’s nutrition strategy finds its residents aren’t eating enough dairy.

USDEC CEO to Mexico: ‘US dairy industry is fighting hard to ensure that NAFTA is here to stay’

Three leaders of US dairy organizations traveled to Mexico City to reaffirm their commitment to maintaining a positive trade relationship with Mexico’s dairy industry and consumers. 

DSM’s DelvoGuard cultures reduce dairy food waste

Royal DSM N.V. has expanded its range of natural food protection solutions with the launch of a new range of protective cultures that increase the shelf life of dairy products...

Study on 3D cheese printing offers possibilities

A study led by researchers at the School of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University College Cork in Ireland, says 3D printing of processed cheese has implications for customized nutrition.

Two deaths linked to Listeria outbreak in cheese

A multi-state outbreak of listeriosis from soft raw milk cheese has killed two people, according to US authorities.

Mintel market trends: Apac getting lairy for dairy

As Asian taste trends continue evolving across Asia-Pacific, manufacturers are being forced to cater for more discerning, better travelled consumers with greater culinary exposure to foreign cultures. 

Study describes goat cheese flavors

Five trained descriptive panelists from the Center for Sensory Analysis and Consumer Behavior at Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, participated in a study to further develop an existing lexicon for...

Study shows adding antimicrobials to cheese may increase effectiveness of pulsed light treatment

Researchers at the Department of Food Science at Cornell University in the US say adding an antimicrobial to cheese increases the effectiveness of treating cheese with pulsed light (PL), but...

Milk and cheese quality not affected by extended lactation

On average, a Danish dairy cow calves once a year.  However, a recent study at Aarhus University suggests fewer calvings and extended milking periods may be more advantageous.

Tetra Pak expands cheese tech portfolio acquiring US firm

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

News in brief

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...

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