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Blue Bell Ice Cream recalls 2,000 cartons of ice cream due to second Listeria scare

Blue Bell Ice Cream issued a voluntary recall of 2,000 cartons of its chocolate chip cookie dough and Cookie Two Step ice cream in 10 states due to possible Listeria...

Algaia acquires Cargill's alginate business

French firm Algaia has strengthened its seaweed extract capacity with the acquisition of Cargill’s alginate business.

Second plant shutdown this year: Scotburn’s new CEO under ‘tremendous pressure’

Scotsburn Ice Cream Company, maker of frozen novelty desserts, will shut down its production facility in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, on Dec. 9, 2016, as the company is under...

From Guava cheesecake to Guanabanana: Family company San Bernardo Ice Cream gets a flavor facelift

With a thriving foodservice division and both premium and value brands, San Bernardo’s secret to success so far has been to keep all bases loaded.

Americans adopt ‘less-is-more’ approach to ice cream, as sales of premium items outpace others

Overall ice cream sales have cooled, but global market research firm Mintel has seen strong growth in higher-priced items such as gelato and other premium ice cream products.

‘Listeria is combatted by constantly searching for it,’ Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream says

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream has been “aggressively searching for Listeria” ever since the US Midwestern ice cream chain first discovered the harmful human pathogen in its Ohio production facilities last...

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Unilever recalls ice cream due to metal contamination

Unilever is recalling four batches of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream due to potential metal contamination.

Label Insight: Your SmartLabel landing pages could become more important than your website or facebook pages

While the SmartLabel initiative has been dismissed by some as an elaborate conspiracy by big food companies to avoid mandatory on-pack GMO labeling statements, it will ultimately have far broader significance...

Cold War thaw? ASA upholds Taywell Ice Cream complaint from rival Perfect World

Ice cream maker Taywell breached health claim rules according to the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), in what was the conclusion of a dispute between Taywell and rival ice cream...

Quarterly results

Dean Foods revenue declines in Q2 as it cuts private label businesses

Dean Foods’ decrease in its private label businesses has caused a revenue decline in its second quarter, the company said during its conference call on Monday.

Greiner Packaging secures joint venture for milk and ice cream packaging in India

Greiner Packaging has expanded in India by partnering with Century Ultrapack in Delhi.

Chocolate ice cream flavor overtakes vanilla for the first time in eight years

Nearly 22% of ice cream products launched in the UK in the past 12 months were chocolate flavored, compared to vanilla at 18%, caramel or caramelized flavors at 13% and...

Gastronaut organic freeze-dried ice cream is light years ahead of 1960s version, founder says

Gastronaut Ice Cream is an organic freeze-dried ice cream that made its debut on Kickstarter this month with the goal of raising $9,500. It quickly blasted past that funding goal...

Dairy topped FDA food recalls last year, finds SAGE

Dairy products remained the top FDA recalled food category in 2015 with the Blue Bell ice cream Listeria contamination incident heavily behind this, according to SAGE Food Safety Consultants.

Consumers to test black ice cream 'that changes the color of your tongue'

Rossi Ice Cream is trialing a Black Vanilla Ice Cream that tastes like vanilla, but is black in color, and changes the color of your tongue, this weekend.

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...

Top five factors when consumers buy ice cream

Using worldwide consumer surveys, GNT Group, the Dutch global provider of food coloring concentrates, has put together the top five factors consumers are interested in when it comes to buying...

Protein ice cream: The Red Bull of the freezer aisle?

Rising protein ice cream brand WheyHey isn’t stopping at being the 'Red Bull of the freezer aisle'; it wants to provide an alternative to the 'rubbish' food companies are serving...

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Frozen custard and dairy-free biggest climbers in ice cream category, says Nielsen

US retail sales of non-dairy ice cream surged 43.7% to $75.2m in the year to May 28, as more consumers enjoyed almond and coconut-based products in addition to dairy, while...

Just in time for 'National Ice Cream Month': The Museum of Ice Cream to open in NYC

The Museum of Ice Cream, a pop-up museum dedicated to all things ice cream, is set to open in New York City’s Meatpacking District at the end of the month....

Takeover of the ice cream sandwich? Nielsen report reveals Americans want to indulge without compromise when it comes to ice cream

A recent report by Nielsen reveals that sales of more decadent forms of frozen dairy treats have grown within the last year as consumers look to indulge in premium ice...

Yeo Valley turns to Ice Pig to remove custard from production machinery

SUEZ Ice Pigging Machine applauded for increasing environmental efficiencies within dairy plants

SUEZ Water Advanced Solutions (formerly Aqualogy Environment) is celebrating after scooping an award for its AQL500 Ice Pigging machine following its launch this year.

Dairy UK looks to strong future despite Brexit

The UK dairy industry is open for business and ready to help build a stronger economy and better future, Dairy UK chairman, Dr David Dobbin, said at the Dairy UK...

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Survey: What does Brexit mean for you?

We want to know our readers’ opinion on Brexit and its effect on the dairy industry.

Biscuits Dupon turns to Franz Haas to produce 18,000 sugar cones per hour

Sugar cone manufacturer Biscuits Dupon has partnered with Franz Haas Food Equipment to install two Caiman-D-300 lines to produce 18,000 sugar cones per hour at its factory in Spain.

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