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JBT trials coil heat exchanger on puree from concentrate

JBT has partnered with the University of Parma, in Italy, to trial a coil heat exchanger in aseptic systems, to sterilize fruit and vegetable puree and concentrate.

Under-12s seeing 88% fewer ads for non-nutritious products, says industry

Game over for food marketing to kids, says consumer group

Food and drink companies need to turn their words on marketing to children into action, says European consumer rights group BEUC, as it calls 'game over' on marketing unhealthy food...

Grupo LALA continues to post steady gains in Q3

Grupo LALA’s focus on nutritious food and beverage products (both dairy and non-dairy) continues to pay off as the Mexican company reported a 12.5% increase in net sales and $2.4m...

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DMK Group debuts newly acquired company DOC Dairy Partners at SIAL

DMK Group dairy cooperative in Germany presented its newly acquired company DOC Dairy Partners at SIAL, Paris, last week.

Senior spotlight: Tetra Pak taps into what beverage makers should know about this key generation

For the latest edition of Tetra Pak’s annual Consumer Generations Whitepaper series, the packaging giant interviewed more than 40,000 people and gathered insights from 27 different developed and developing countries,...

Turning a new leaf: Dos Pinos launches dairy, nectars & oatmeal in Tetra Pak Slim leaf cartons

Dos Pinos in Costa Rica has partnered with Tetra Pak to launch its dairy, nectars and oatmeal brands in Tetra Brik Aseptic 200 Slim Leaf carton packs.

Sensus says Asia Pacific survey shows value of chicory root fiber in dairy industry

A study by market research company MSI-ACI for Dutch ingredient company Sensus says consumer interest in healthier foods in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region continues to grow.

Alpro: 'we made a mistake and we’re really sorry'

Twitter storm blows up Alpro's dairy problem

Belgian manufacturer of plant-based dairy alternatives Alpro has been caught in a Twitter storm after it tweeted that a healthy diet consists of one third animal-based products. Disgruntled vegan followers referenced the company’s...

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Probiotics & gene interaction mapped in fermented milk: Study

New research characterising kefir has detected genes that could be responsible for health benefits of the fermented dairy beverage popular in eastern Europe and the Middle East.

Sweet success: TINE's nutrition chief on its million-kilo sugar cut

Over the past ten years, Norwegian dairy and cereal manufacturer TINE has cut one million kilos of sugar from its products each year. We spoke to the company's head of...

New products created as demand for dairy alternatives rises

Demand for dairy alternatives is growing with the creation of dairy-free milk in labs, the emergence of vegan milk alternatives, and increased adoption of coconut and banana milks that offers...

Wake up to breakfast drinks: Where innovation could take the category next

Australia is the largest market for breakfast drinks, with a current retail value of around A$200m (USD $153m). But when it comes to innovation, the UK can give the Aussies...

What’s new in dairy? New products: September

It's time for our monthly round-up of some of the latest dairy products and dairy-alternative products to hit the shelves around the world.  

Scientists develop first agro-waste food trays from oil and dairy liquid effluent

Scientists from European agriculture research institute INRA have completed a four-year EU EcoBioCap project to develop the first biodegradable trays from oil and dairy liquid effluent.

Tetra Pak holds seminar on delivering safe and hygienic products to market in India

Tetra Pak welcomed 80 customers from co-operative and private dairy companies across India to its $135m Chakan facility this month to host a two-day 'Innovations in Dairy Processing' seminar.  


The future of packaging knows no bounds, says CDP

There are some exciting opportunities ahead as the future of packaging knows no bounds, according to Cambridge Design Partnership (CDP), but how can manufacturers tap into this space while taking...

Tate & Lyle opens oat ingredients facility expansion

UK-based Tate & Lyle PLC, a global provider of speciality food ingredients and solutions, has officially opened its expanded capacity at its manufacturing facility in Kimstad, Sweden.

From Italy to KSA: Sacmi wins dairy order in Saudi Arabia

Sacmi has won an order with Almarai in Saudi Arabia to install a 22-head Opera 400 Roll Fed.

Liqui-Box taking over Spain’s Conotainer

US liquid packaging company Liqui-Box has announced today the acquisition of Spanish company Conotainer. 

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‘Requirement to include growing amounts of data on packaging is only going to increase’

Developments in coding and marking technology have seen a significant shift in the equipment used by many food and beverage manufacturers in recent years.

Danish brown algae could prolong shelf life and improve taste

Danish bladderwrack seaweed contains antioxidants which could prevent fatty acids from becoming “rancid” in food products, a new paper suggests.

Krones expands geographical footprint in North America

Krones has acquired 80% of third-generation family-owned business Trans-Market Sales & Equipment.

MALK organic cold pressed nut milks roll out nationwide at Kroger

Texas-based MALK Organics – which is carving out a niche at the premium end of the burgeoning nut milk category with its cold-pressed, clean-label organic pecan, cashew and almond milks...

Chinese plant protein drinks grow as manufacturers look beyond soy

Manufacturers in China should be looking at moving past traditional soy-based drinks by incorporating multiple types of plant protein in functional beverages, says Mintel.

Arla sales up and revenue down for first half of 2016

Danish dairy cooperative Arla Foods has released its financial results for the first half of 2016.

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