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Maltodextrin could replace fat in vanilla ice cream: Study

A study at Pennsylvania State University has revealed replacing fat in ice cream with maltodextrin (MD) causes minimal physical changes, and does not adversely affect consumer opinion of the product.

Emerging ice cream trends reveal sophistication, portion control and allergy-friendly

As the summer days heat up, so is the market for frozen desserts, including dairy- and nut-free options, high-protein ice creams, ice cream sandwiches, ice pops and indulgent flavors specially...

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Indian dairy brand owner turns to Belgian investor for round-B funding

The parent of Epigamia Greek yoghurt has raised INR900m (US$14m) in funding from a Belgian private equity group.

Ice cream survey underscores health awareness of consumers

Consumers are indulging more selectively, and more than half of Americans said they either do not eat ice cream or limit their consumption due to health concerns, according to national...

Tetra Pak introduces new high shear mixer

Tetra Pak has launched a high shear inline mixer, which it says will lower operating costs and eliminate production steps in some applications.

Asia scoops ice cream growth boost as West turns to East for flavours

Food historians credit China with inventing ice cream and Marco Polo for bringing it to Italy. Skip forward to the 21st century, and the rate at which Western ice-cream makers...

Vanilla beats chocolate to rank as the top-selling ice cream flavor in US

Despite the desire to experience multiple flavors, a majority of consumers buy ice cream products featuring one flavor, according to a survey of ice cream manufacturers and retailers conducted by...

International Paper agrees to pay $354m settlement to Kleen Products

International Paper has agreed to pay $354m to Kleen Products in an antitrust lawsuit settlement, but denies the allegations.

What’s new in the dairy aisles? June product launches

This month, yogurts, snack bars, kefir, and cheese are among the products launched.

Unilever and Nestlé dominate top 10 ice cream brands purchased online

Since 2014, the number of online ice cream orders have tripled during the summer months and over half of those purchases are made on grocery chain websites based on 1010data’s...

Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods to bode well for dairy

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods Market for $13.7bn will improve the e-commerce juggernaut’s brand equity in its online grocery platform, AmazonFresh, where dairy is currently a top performer.

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Grupo Lala invests $30m to build dairy plant in Guatemala, growing presence in Central America

Grupo Lala will invest $30m investment to build a new dairy processing factory in Guatemala for the manufacturing of ice cream, milk, and other dairy products, creating approximately 4,000 jobs.

Barry Callebaut launches four cocoa powders for beverage and dairy applications

Barry Callebaut has added four new premium cocoa powders to its portfolio targeted for beverage and dairy applications.

Pecan Deluxe hires Chamber International to improve its export efficiency following Brexit

Pecan Deluxe which exports more than 75% of its bespoke cakes, biscuits, sauces and desserts to the EU, has hired overseas trade specialist, Chamber International, to offset any challenges posed...

What’s new in the dairy aisles for May?

The monthly round-up of products from the dairy aisle and dairy alternatives includes a variety of new spreads, ice cream and beverages.

Needham Coding to sell own-brand CIJ printers for first time

Needham Coding, part of The Needham Group, has launched its own-brand of continuous ink jet (CIJ) printers to drive its growth strategy, having been previously recognized as a distributor of...

Does a high-fibre claim on premium ice cream still sound indulgent? Absolutely, says Koupe

Dutch start-up Koupe's high-fibre, high-protein ice cream is more than just a 'healthy' product, says its founder, who aims to compete with premium brands Häagen-Dazs and Magnum.

Dean Foods Q1 2017 sales hit $2bn as company expands footprint across categories

Dean Foods reported an increase in net sales for Q1 2017 reaching $2bn, up from $1.88bn from the same period last year, but registered a 1.3% decline in total volume...

Orkla Food Ingredients buys northern German ice cream company

Norwegian company Orkla Food Ingredients has, through its wholly owned subsidiary Eisunion GmbH, signed and completed an agreement to purchase 100% of the shares in the German sales and distribution...

April dairy product launches

There's a truly international flavor again to the new products hitting the dairy shelves in April.

Korozo Ambalaj flexible packaging to expand internationally

EBRD (the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) and Esas Holding venture capital firm have acquired a majority stake in Korozo Ambalaj, in Turkey.

Ice cream doing well as Unilever shows Q1 growth

Unilever published its first quarter financial results this week, with ice cream doing well as the company reports solid growth.

Whey protein approach could cut calories in yogurts and ice-cream

Novel-textured, high-protein desserts may soon become available thanks to a method that uses whey protein and polysaccharides to reduce the calorie content of high-fat foods such as ice-cream.

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FRoSTA in discussions to buy Nestlé Italiana frozen food brands

German frozen food company FRoSTA AG has announced it is exclusively negotiating the purchase of the frozen food business of Italian company Nestlé Italiana S.p.A. with Nestlé.

Ledo ice cream debuts RPC Superfos EasySnacking pot

Ledo has partered with RPC Superfos to launch its Croatian ice cream dessert, Kremsnita, in an EasySnacking pack.

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