Breaking News on Dairy Processing & Markets

Sectors > Fresh Milk

Tetra Pak & DeLaval to raise the number of dairy cows in China from 45% to 60% by 2020

Tetra Pak and its sister company DeLaval, part of Tetra Laval Group, have signed a five-year agreement with the Dairy Association of China to train 150 Chinese dairy farm managers...

Dairy companies can build trust through transparency

If dairy manufacturers want to build trust with consumers, improving transparency will go a long way, according to the Center for Food Integrity.

Atlas Copco to strengthen its vacuum technology business with $514m Leybold Vacuum acquisition

Atlas Copco has agreed to acquire Leybold Vacuum, part of Oerlikon Corporation, for $514m, with the transaction to be completed in the first half of 2016.

Adulteration screening project inspired Milk Fingerprinting development: Fonterra

Fonterra's work with FOSS and Arla Foods on a method to screen for adulterants served as a foundation for the development of its award-winning Milk Fingerprinting technology. 

Deficiencies found in FVO Italian milk audit

Official controls of Italian milk products were praised but deficiencies in establishment reports are often overlooked and there is ‘very little’ effective follow-up, according to a Food and Veterinary Office...

Milk fat improvement starts at the agricultural level

As higher quantities and qualities of milk fat become trendier, the demand will likely become greater. How can the industry meet this demand? It will likely take vast improvements on...

Nestlé Jamaica to divest local dairy business to focus on international brands

Nestlé has agreed to sell its Jamaican dairy brands business to focus on the international brands it offers in the country.

Loud and proud: EU handouts to help European agri-food products stand out

Over 30 trade-association led campaigns promoting everything from olive oil to fresh meat have been named the recipients of the latest round of EU funding for agri-food products.

Growing demand and low cost leaves milk prone to adulteration: Study

Increasing global demand and the relatively low cost of milk has left it prone to "massive levels of fraudulent activity," says a study.

Low-fat diet not helpful for long-term weight loss: Study

Those who eat a low-fat diet may have a harder time losing weight and keeping it off over time, according to a recent study.

Fonterra increases 2015/16 farmer payout forecast after performance boost

Fonterra has increased its payout forecast for the 2015/16 season on the back of a strong August to October performance.

More calcium needed in diets: Study

Most people could use more calcium in their diet, according to the International Osteoporosis Foundation.

Danone targets zero-net carbon emission with new climate plan

Danone has created a new climate plan that it says will target zero-net carbon emissions.

Time for candy makers to prepare for FDA added sugar label changes, says consultant

US confectioners should ready themselves to declare percentage daily values for added sugars set at 10% of total calorie intake, which could be a regulatory requirement by 2018, says a...

GEA on the challenges of building an earthquake proof milk plant for Fonterra

Fonterra has started production at its whole milk drying factory in Pahiatua (P3), New Zealand - the first of its kind to be built on an earthquake fault line.

New tool detects lactose content in seconds

Novozymes has launched a tool to quickly detect the lactose content of milk, allowing producers in emerging markets without costly lab equipment to tap into the free-from trend. 

Tesco to improve dairy industry support

British supermarket Tesco has announced that its biggest farming group, the Tesco Sustainable Dairy Group (TSDG), is aiming to expand the amount of dairy farms it supports by a quarter.

Tetra Pak 2015 Sustainability Report

Tetra Pak to launch ad-on-pack advertising to promote UHT milk in North Africa

Tetra Pak will be reaching out to consumers through ad-on-pack and digital advertising and holding events for doctors and nutritionists, to promote the benefits of UHT milk in Morocco later...

South African population to increase by 7 million by 2050

Eagle Product Inspection strengthens its market position in Africa

Eagle Product Inspection has partnered with J-Pak, in Africa, to distribute its x-ray inspection systems for applications including bakery, dairy, snacks, confectionery, cereals and grains.

More whole milk can help avoid metabolic syndrome: Study

Although official dietary guidelines have advised against excessive consumption of whole fat milk for years, a study said it may be a good idea to include full-fat dairy products in...

News in brief

Select Milk Producers to splash $250m converting denim mill into dairy plant

US dairy cooperative Select Milk Producers plans to convert a Texas denim mill into a US$250m milk processing facility. 

Raw milk bottling restarts at Idaho dairy after Campylobacter, E.coli scare

Operations at Natural Farm Fresh Dairy in Idaho have recommenced after officials probing a link between raw milk and a number of illnesses gave it the all-clear. 

Anchor has 'place to play' in mature and emerging markets: Fonterra

The Anchor dairy brand has a “place to play” in mature as well as emerging markets, says New Zealand dairy Fonterra. 

Fonterra wins innovation award for Milk Fingerprinting development

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has been recognized for the development of its Milk Fingerprinting technology. 

Aussie firm Freedom Foods reduces stake in a2 Milk Company

Freedom Foods has sold a chunk of its 17.8% stake in the a2 Milk Company, just months afters its joint bid with Dean Foods to acquire the business failed. 

Key Industry Events


Access all events listing

Our events, Shows & Conferences...