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Council halts market return for Errington Cheese

Errington Cheese has been halted in plans to go back to market after a link to an E. coli outbreak last year.

What cheese choice says about Aussies

New market research shows that three quarters of Australian shoppers buy cheese each month, with block cheeses alone accounting for more than half of the market. 

Demand for flexible packaging film for pre-packed cheese growing at a higher rate than all cheese sales

High-barrier packaging film consumption for dairy products is set to grow 3.2% a year from 2016–2021 to approximately 84,000 tonnes worldwide, says Smither’s Pira.

Hochland SE acquires Franklin Foods

Florida-based Franklin Foods Holdings (Franklin), which produces cream cheese, has been taken over by German cheese company Hochland SE.

Firm fights 'lax and meaningless' Swiss Made law with watch made of cheese

A Swiss watchmaker is protesting against the loopholes in the country's ‘Swiss Made’ law with a novelty 100% Swiss watch made from cheese. "Our response to this lax and insufficient label is...

Errington Cheese targets market return after E. coli outbreak

Errington Cheese is planning to put some of its products back on the market after authorities prohibited sales following an E. coli outbreak last year.

DuPont Nutrition & Health enhances US cheese R&D facility capabilities

DuPont Nutrition & Health has expanded its cheese R&D facility capabilities at its Kansas City metro area laboratory with the addition of several new pieces of equipment and expansion of...

Innovation Center for US Dairy to hold food safety workshops to prep dairy industry for FSMA compliance

The Innovation Center for US Dairy (IC) has announced its plans to implement a 2017 schedule of food safety training for the US dairy industry, which will include educational tools...

Lactic acid bacteria research could lead to new products and more jobs

Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) are responsible for the taste, consistency and shelf life of a range of dairy products.

Guest article

Dairy trends – what to look out for in 2017

Global market research company Canadean has identified areas of opportunity in dairy products in 2017. 

Based on search term popularity, Instacart predicts 2017 will see more ‘delicious ways to ditch dairy’

Ice cream cravings among shoppers on the online service Instacart are strong—the brand topped Instacart’s trending brands of 2016 list, with a 919% increase of searches year-over-year ending December 2016.

New and upcoming products in the dairy aisles

It's time for a look at some of the new products that launched in the month of December, as well as some that are 'coming soon.' 

Klöckner Pentaplast Group to propose public offering of its common stock

Kleopatra Holdings, the holding company for Klöckner Pentaplast Group has filed a statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to propose an initial public offering of its common stock. ...

Prairie Farms Dairy and Swiss Valley Farms announce merger

US companies Prairie Farms Dairy and Swiss Valley Farms have announced a merger agreement.

Sales expected to reach $16.15bn in 2022

High demand for resealable closures thanks to extended shelf life

Sales in resealable closures and spouts are expected to reach $16.15bn in 2022, driving future F&B market growth, says Zion Market Research.

France meat and dairy ‘country of origin labeling’ trial comes into force

France rolls out its two-year trial for mandatory country of origin labelling (COOL) for meat and dairy in prepared foods, this month.

Windyridge Cheese relocating to grow business

UK cheese blending company Windyridge Cheese is relocating to accommodate growth.

Egeria completes Clondalkin Flexible Packaging acquisition

Egeria has completed its acquisition of Clondalkin Flexible Packaging, according to Moorgate Capital.

News in brief

TINE and Synnøve Finden case over Jarlsberg ended

A settlement has been reached between two Norwegian companies over the use of the term Jarlsberg.

Irish researchers say green pastures mean better dairy products

Irish scientists say there is evidence that pasture-fed cows do produce better products.

Commissioner Hogan engages with dairy industry at EDA congress

At the first open session of the European Dairy Association (EDA) annual congress in Nice, France, from December 1-3, there was dialog and discussion on the state of the European...

Contamination reports prompt consecutive macaroni and cheese recalls

Illinois-based TreeHouse Foods and Walmart’s Great Value have issued voluntary recalls on their macaroni and cheese products after learning of possible traces of Salmonella found in the milk powder. Similarly,...

Fonterra to expand mozzarella production with new plant

Fonterra has announced it will be constructing a new mozzarella plant to meet growing customer demand.

FDA probe won’t derail Kraft ‘natural cheese’ lawsuit, says judge

While some ‘natural’ lawsuits have been put on ice while the FDA mulls over the meaning of the most contentious word in food marketing, a judge handling one such case...

What’s hot in refrigeration? tna Arctic packs refrigerated products like grated cheese

Following its acquisition of Sabalpack, tna has launched Arctic 3, which can wash down machines in cold processing environments and pack dairy products including grated cheese.

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