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Agropur reduces costs and boosts profits

Canada’s Agropur Cooperative has announced revenue and Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA) increases for the 10th consecutive year.

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Britannia announces Q3 profits

India’s Britannia Industries Ltd, a dairy and bakery supplier, has reported consolidated third quarter revenue growth of 10%, and 12% for the year up to December 31, 2015, at $325.4m...

Tetra Pak launches its Tetra Rex Bio-based gable top in the US

Tetra Pak’s gable top, which was first introduced in Europe as Tetra Rex Bio-based last year, has been launched in the US and expects to deliver more than 100 million...

Emmi happy despite decline

Swiss dairy manufacturer Emmi generated net sales of $3.2bn (CHF 3,213.9m) in 2015, a decline of 5.6 % over the previous year.

Blendhub Corp to host first international event in Dubai

Blendhub Corp. will host its first international event, the ‘Professional Network’ to coincide with Gulfood 2016, in Dubai, on February 24.

Tetra Pak’s plant-based package to hit 100m mark in 2016

Tetra Pak has announced that the company expects to deliver more than 100m packs of its Tetra Rex Bio-based to customers during 2016.

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Synerlink takes over Dairy Pack

French packaging company, Synerlink, a division of the US Barry-Wehmiller company, has acquired the Spanish machine designer and manufacturer Dairy Pack.

Dairy UK reveals export strategy

Dairy UK has published a new export strategy that it says will help the dairy industry unlock a ‘new world of opportunity’ on international markets. 

UNI Packaging to increase UK market share with £1.5m investment

UNI Packaging has invested £1.5m ($1.4m) in its St. Helens, Lancashire manufacturing site, including a Titan SR9-DT Dual Turret Slitter, to increase its UK market share in the short run,...

Chobani exec: Connectivity online allows for better innovation

Connectivity is essential to innovation of new products in the modern age, according to Chobani Inc.’s chief customer officer Beau Mainous.

Coca-Cola moves for Nigeria’s Chi

The Coca-Cola Company is buying a 40% stake in Nigeria’s leading dairy and juice company, Chi.

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LALA buys Nicaraguan operation La Perfecta

Mexican company LALA has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Productos Lácteos La Perfecta S.A. shares.

Lactalis set to take over biggest Romanian dairy Albalact

Lactalis has agreed to purchase all of the shares of the largest Romanian dairy company, Albalact.

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Probiotic firms must refresh ‘mumsy’ marketing

Probiotic players must engage the so-called millennial generation if they are to avoid being jostled out of the health yoghurt aisle, says Euromonitor International.  

New look for Finland’s Jacky brand

Orkla Foods Finland has rebranded its Jacky dairy brand to expand its appeal across all age groups.

German researchers claim plasticisers in food packaging causes weight gain

Researchers at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) and the Integrated Research and Treatment Centre (IFB) at the University Hospital of Leipzig, Germany, claim plasticisers (phthalates) can cause weight gain....

Product recall in Western Australia

Lion Dairy & Drinks and Coles are undertaking a recall of a number of products manufactured on Saturday 23 January 2016 at Lion’s Bentley dairy site in Western Australia as...

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Iran market opening up to dairy imports and exports

Since the recent lifting of sanctions on Iran, companies are starting to see the country as a potential destination for exporting a variety of items, including dairy.

US Senate committee applauded by dairy industry on child nutrition initiative

New action by the US Senate “will help reverse the trend of declining milk consumption in schools” once it is approved, according to two dairy associations.

Smart policy? If UK breastfeeding rates rose by 1%, kids would earn £33m more collectively

Even marginal increases in breast feeding rates could be worth millions to society when considering the benefit to cognitive development, UK and German researchers have calculated using over 10,000 school...

Emmi takes over Gläserne Molkerei

Swiss dairy company Emmi has purchased Gläserne Molkerei, a leading organic milk processor in Northeast Germany.

Morinaga Milk opens Singapore subsidiary

The leading dairy product company in Japan, Morinaga Milk, has established a new subsidiary, Morinaga Nutritional Foods, in Singapore.

Dean Foods releases new calcium-enriched chocolate milk

Dean Foods Company has released a new chocolate milk to meet the increasing needs of the US population for calcium.

Nutpods offer non-dairy alternative to half-and-half

Approximately 40m US residents are lactose intolerant, but until recently, there was no non-dairy alternative to half-and-half on the market. Green Grass Foods, Inc. founder and CEO Madeline Haydon wanted...

only 1/3 objections tabled were backed by the ENVI Committee

MEPs back objections to sugary baby food - but cast off concerns on infant formula

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) accept rules on sugary cereal-based baby food should be revised, but have voted against changing a draft on the marketing of infant formula and medical...

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