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International Whey Conference 2017

Glanbia Nutritionals CEO: Largest growth in whey comes from emerging markets

Market demand for whey continues to rise and Glanbia Nutritionals sees the most opportunity for growth in emerging markets, particularly Asia Pacific. 

Vitafoods Asia 2017

WATCH: Kefir's CVD and bone health benefits spur Taiwan manufacturer's first international foray

Taiwanese supplement manufacturer Phermpep, which produces kefir-based finished products and ingredients for improved bone and heart health, will launch in its first international markets later this year.

fairlife ultra-filtered milk sales surged 79% in 2016; Core Power and Yup! to be brought under fairlife brand umbrella

Dollar sales of Coca-Cola-backed high-protein milk fairlife grew 79% in 2016, as consumers continued to trade up in the fluid milk category.

Pack Expo 2017

Claranor launches chemical-free sterilization process for HDPE Bottles

Claranor has launched a chemical-free sterilization process for HDPE bottles and caps for beverage and dairy and will debut the technology at Pack Expo.

Guest article

Nutritional dairy beverages

Nutritional beverage (Nutri-Bev) is a new example of product crossover between the dairy and food & beverage industries.

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Saputo to acquire Southeast Milk extended shelf-life dairy capabilities

Canadian dairy producer, Saputo, has entered an agreement to acquire the extended shelf-life dairy product capabilities of Southeast Milk Inc. of Florida in a deal worth US$47m (C$59m). ...

China Mengniu Dairy grows profits 4.7% with plans to partner with e-commerce giant Alibaba

China Mengniu Dairy reported a 4.7% year-over-year jump in profits to $172m (1.13bn RMB) for the first half of 2017 and announced plans to partner with Alibaba to develop its...

August dairy product launches

There is a wide range of product launches for the month of August in the global dairy aisles.

If FDA permits terms such as almondmilk, its standards of identity are 'meaningless,' says NMPF

If the FDA were to give a formal seal of approval to terms such as ‘almondmilk’ and ‘vegan cheese,’ it would render federal standards of identity “totally meaningless,” argues the...

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Sacmi Beverage division appoints former Sidel chief as GM

Sacmi Beverage division has hired Alessandro Painias as general manager, replacing Vezio Bernardi, who will head up the Group's Closures & Containers division.

Amcor Rigid Plastics expands extrusion blow molded PP bottle capacity

Amcor Rigid Plastics has expanded its extrusion blow molded PP bottle capacity in the Midwest, Southwest, and Canada in response to strong market demand for packaging for food and nutritional...

Elopak partners with Arla Foods on its first Naturally Pure-Pak carton

Elopak has partnered with Arla Foods in Sweden launching several organic EKO products using Naturally Pure-Pak cartons made of natural brown paperboard.

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Smurfit Kappa expands in Russia acquiring Soyuz

Smurfit Kappa has acquired the Russian corrugated packaging company Soyuz, in Moscow.

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Former Nestlé packaging expert joins PTI

Former rigid packaging specialist for Nestlé’s Nestec Product Technology Center, Thierry Fabozzi has been named president of Plastic Technologies Inc. (PTI).

China will overtake the US as the largest dairy market by 2022

China will overtake the US as the largest dairy market by 2022 whilst India takes fourth place from 2021, according to research by Euromonitor International.

ACE UK looks back at 10 year recycling milestone

From uniting big name packaging manufacturers to setting up standardized collection regimes and opening a reprocessing plant in 2013, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE UK) is...

TINE starts construction of $100m energy-efficient plant

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg attended the beginning of construction of TINE's dairy in Flesland this week.

Bio-tiful Dairy kefir ad falls foul of ASA

A poster for UK kefir company Bio-tiful Dairy’s Kefir drink has been found by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to be in breach of advertising rules.

Pretium Packaging launches PET container with integrated handle

Pretium Packaging has launched the SureHandle, a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) container with an integrated handle. 

Grupo Lala to acquire Vigor Brazil

Grupo Lala has agreed to acquire 91.99% equity share of Brazilian dairy company Vigor Alimentos S.A., as well as its shareholding in Itambé Alimentos S.A., for US$1.8bn (R$5,725m)....

SunOpta to sell packaging machinery to Skjodt-Barrett for $2m

SunOpta has signed an agreement to sell equipment used in the production of flexible, re-sealable pouches to Skjodt-Barrett for $2m.

Flavored milk set to rise in India with ‘innovation’ at its core

Flavored milk is on the rise, accounting for 39% of India’s dairy drink launches during the first half of 2017, says Mintel.

Arla Foods Ingredients ‘Pure Dairy’ campaign illustrates clean-label opportunities for dairy

Arla Foods Ingredients has launched a “Pure Dairy” campaign focusing on its Nutrilac dairy ingredients in an effort to capture mounting consumer demand for clean-label dairy products.

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FrieslandCampina recognized for its Supply Chain Management

FrieslandCampina has won an award recognizing its excellence in Supply Chain Management at the Sustainable Business Awards (SBA) Singapore 2017.

From kefir to kvass: What's in store for Europe's fermented food trend?

From do-it-yourself kefir kits and lacto-fermented vegetable juices to kvass and spreadable cheese-style tempeh – what’s trending and what's next for the fermented food trend in Europe?

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