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GMO disclosure bill to bring ‘consistency to the marketplace,’ IDFA says

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) said it is “grateful to President Obama” for signing into law the GMO disclosure bill.

Grupo LaLa Q2 sales bump shows continued market value for dairy products

Grupo Lala reported an 8.9% quarterly increase in net sales closing at $684.8m (12,903m pesos) for its second quarter, largely driven by sales of its non-dairy products and strong continued...

YouGov names Almarai as Saudi’s favourite brand

Local dairy major Almarai was named Saudi Arabia’s favourite brand in the YouGov 2016 Mid-year BestBrand rankings, alongside Emirates airline in the UAE and Facebook in Egypt.

Rapid, low-temperature process can add weeks to milk’s shelf life, Purdue study says

A study conducted by Purdue University found that the rapid heating and cooling of milk significantly reduces the amount of harmful bacteria present in fluid dairy milk, and can extend...

Robot Trolley Packer packs dairy bottles at double the speed

Mechelec Automation has developed a TP1002 Trolley Packer for the dairy industry to pack NIS, INFINI and ECO dairy bottles.

Country Delight looking to 100-mile source for Indian milk

An Indian company, Country Delight, is aiming to deliver fresh milk to urban Indian doorsteps with a new sourcing model.

Desert Farms works to spark camel milk revolution in the US

Desert Farms, a company that produces a range of camel milk products in the US, plans to extend its line further with the launch of camel milk infant formula and...

More nutritious milk when cows given seratonin

Daily infusions with a chemical associated with feelings of happiness increased calcium levels in the blood of Holstein cows and the milk of Jersey cows that had just given birth.

Dairy Crest trading ‘in line with expectations’

UK company Dairy Crest issued an interim management statement for the three month period ending June 30, 2016.

IDC and Privatmolkerei Naarmann enter sales and marketing alliance

International Dispensing Corporation (IDC) has announced a strategic sales and marketing alliance with Privatmolkerei Naarmann GmbH, an ultra-high temperature (UHT) dairy in Germany.

FMO loan for Peru’s Pampa Baja

Dutch development bank FMO has signed a $15m loan with Agricola Pampa Baja S.A.C. (Pampa Baja), a producer of milk, fruit and vegetables in Peru.

Emmi takes over Mittelland Molkerei

Swiss dairy company Emmi, which already had a 60% stake in Mittelland Molkerei AG, is acquiring a 40% share package from AZM Verwaltungs AG, the investment firm of the Mittelland...

New €500m support package for European farmers includes €150m for dairy

The European Commission has today presented a new package of measures worth €500m ($553m) from EU funds to support farmers in the face of ongoing market difficulties, particularly on the...

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Système U signs agreement with SODIAAL to support French dairy sector

Système U and the French SODIAAL dairy cooperative have signed a partnership to provide what SODIAAL says is fair compensation for milk producers.

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Scottish dairy looks to US market as Brexit causes trade uncertainty

American consumers can now buy a variety of Scottish dairy products that are united by a logo that says “made with 100% Scottish milk,” as the Scottish Dairy brand was launched at...

Australia

Soy drinks’ growing popularity not just among health watchers

New market research has revealed that soy drinks are now more popular with Australians than energy drinks, sports drinks, iced teas or breakfast drinks.

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Arla launches milk brand to give back to its farmers

Arla Foods amba has introduced Arla Farmers Milk in the UK, so consumers can pay more for milk knowing that 25p (32c) of each unit sold will go directly to...

Mérieux NutriSciences buys Lactolab to expand dairy testing market share

Mérieux NutriSciences has expanded its dairy testing capabilities in South Africa by acquiring Lactolab.

Pilot projects planned as FOSS partners with Mérieux NutriSciences

FOSS has entered into a strategic partnership with Mérieux NutriSciences to tackle food safety.

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Grupo LALA signs distribution deal in Costa Rica

Mexican company Grupo LALA S.A.B. de C.V. has signed a strategic agreement with the Costa Rican company Florida Bebidas, S.A., for the production, distribution and sale of LALA products in...

Growing Asia-Pacific demand drives cautious global dairy growth

With three of the world’s leading dairy brands, Asia-Pacific will drive modest growth in the global market, alongside increased demand from the Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe.

IRI report says private label struggling

A new private label (PL) report, 'Private Label in Western Economies’, has been published by retail market analysts IRI.

DSM says health appeal of lactose-free is opportunity in emerging markets

DSM’s latest Global Insight Series report says the main reason consumers purchase lactose-free dairy products in emerging markets such as Colombia and China is the health appeal of the products,...

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Tesco unveils Fair For Farmers Guarantee on milk

UK retailer Tesco has announced a ‘Fair For Farmers Guarantee’ on all its fresh milk.

What's new in the dairy aisle in June? Product launch round-up

DairyReporter takes its monthly look at some of the products and variants that launched in June. If you have a new product that you'd like included, or know of a new...

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