Breaking News on Dairy Processing & Markets

Sectors > Ice Cream

Japan to get vegetable-flavoured ice cream tubs from Häagen-Dazs

Häagen-Dazs is calling on Japanese consumers to eat their vegetables after announcing the launch in May of two new, veggie-influenced ice cream flavours.

2014 SPECIAL EDITION: DRIVING UP QUALITY, DRIVING DOWN COST

Academic puts smart money on smart dairy packaging

Smart packaging will play a pivotal role in the future of FMCG including dairy as companies cut waste with higher quality, longer lasting products and new technology drives material prices...

News in brief

Australians’ love of ice cream is cooling

Despite having a broader choice of flavours and healthier, reduced fat product options available, Australians are now less tempted by tubs of ice cream. 

News in brief

Consumers more interested in total sugars than type (sucrose or HFCS), says survey

Consumers are paying more attention to how much sugar is in foods than to whether it comes from sucrose or high fructose corn syrup, according to a new study by...

Victory for Ben & Jerry’s in three-year legal wrangle over ‘all-natural’ ice cream with alkalized cocoa

Ben & Jerry’s - which voluntarily agreed to stop using the term ‘all-natural’ on its ice cream three years ago - has scored a  legal victory in a case filed...

DANISH 7-ELEVEN LAUNCH WAS HUGE SUCCESS

Arla’s Danish ‘bubble latte’ launch sees Dohler look beyond tea

The launch of Arla’s Bubble Latte beverage range in Denmark this summer shows future for bubbles as a dairy product addition beyond the short-lived bubble tea craze, according to Dohler....

News in brief

Tesco hit by tablet findings in ice cream cornets

Tesco has recalled some of its own-brand ice cream cones because pain relief tablets have been found in two cornets.

‘Lick it and it lights up!’: The jellyfish ice cream that glows

Lick Me I’m Delicious has created a glow-in-the-dark ice cream made from jellyfish proteins, which costs £140 ($225) a scoop.

News in brief

Nestlé expands Egyptian ice cream factory on growing demand

Nestlé has invested 26m Swiss francs (€21m)to extend its ice cream factory in Egypt, which the company says is one of its biggest ice cream markets.

News in brief

Don’t act like you’re not impressed! Ben & Jerry’s launches Anchorman ice cream flavor

Ben & Jerry’s has unveiled Scotchy, Scotch, Scotch - a limited edition ice cream flavor created in honor of the world’s most famous fictional TV news anchor, Ron Burgundy....

Indian dairy is set to double while ice cream goes through cold snap

The Indian dairy industry - already the world's biggest for milk - is predicted to double in size by 2020, if new figures are to be believed.

Nestlé, Unilever rubbish Brazilian ice cream antitrust allegations

Nestlé and Unilever have rubbished allegations that they violated Brazilian competition law by preventing the exposure of rival ice cream products at retail level.

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH IRISH FOOD BOARD'S CHIEF EXECUTIVE AIDAN COTTER

Hollywood actor Saoirse Ronan honoured for Irish food sustainability film

Irish film star, Saoirse Ronan, has been honoured by the Irish Minister for Agriculture for her role promoting food sustainability.

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH IRISH AGRICULTURE MINISTER

Irish minister commits to growing dairy production by 50% in 5 years

Enda Kenny, Ireland’s Prime Minister, and Simon Coveney, the Irish Minister for Agriculture said the country will take advantage of changes to Europe’s CAP (Common Agricultural Policy) which will allow...

Emerging markets such as India must reform to reignite dairy growth

Slowing dairy sales growth in Brazil and India during Q2 2013 means that reforms and infrastructure upgrades are likely necessary to reignite such emerging markets, according to Rabobank.

PMMI 2013 Dairy Industry market assessment

Tumbling US milk sales spur processing turn to non-dairy drinks: PMMI

US dairy processors are countering declines in fluid milk consumption by processing non-dairy beverages including iced teas and coffees, almond or soy-based ‘milk’ drinks and even lemonades.

See inside...Ireland’s largest ice cream manufacturer

Silver Pail’s MD tells DairyReporter that the end of EU milk production quotas could bring price changes and discusses some of the trends shaping Ireland’s $3.6bn per year dairy export...

Dispatches from pack Expo

Intelligrated: Automation explosion due to high labour costs

High health care costs, a lack of interest in repetitive manual labour and rising worker wages has led to an explosion of automated machinery, according to Intelligrated.

News in brief

Dairy Farmers of America acquires Dairy Maid

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), the nation’s largest dairy farmer-owned milk marketing cooperative, has purchased milk, juice and fruit drink processor Dairy Maid Dairy.

Hummingbird Bakery seeks licensees for branded food products

London’s US-style store chain Hummingbird Bakery is seeking firms interested in making Hummingbird branded ice cream, confectionery, and long shelf-life bakery.

News in brief

UK freezer maker secures Thai ice cream contract

UK freezing and chilling systems manufacturer, Starfrost, has secured a contract to supply Thailand’s leading ice cream manufacturer, Minor Dairy, with a custom-designed “hardening system” for large containers of the...

Ben & Jerry's, adult film producer settle 'Ben & Cherry's' trademark lawsuit

The producer of the ‘Ben & Cherry’s’ adult DVD series has agreed to stop selling the blue movie range to settle a trademark infringement lawsuit brought by Ben & Jerry's....

News in brief

Dunkin’ Brands cashing in on Royal baby hype

Dunkin’ Brands has launched two products to cash in on celebrations surrounding the birth of the Royal baby.

News in brief

Vanilla still most popular US ice cream flavor, says industry survey

Vanilla is the most popular ice cream flavor among Americans, a survey by the International Ice Cream Association (IICA) has found.

News in brief

Leeds ice cream plant closure ‘only viable financial option’, says R&R

British ice cream manufacturer R&R Ice Cream has announced plans to close it Crossgates processing facility in Leeds by the end of this year following a workforce consultation.

Key Industry Events

On demand Supplier Webinars

High Pressure Processing for Beverages
Avure Technologies
Bottling solution for Liquid dairy products
GEA Process Engineering Inc.
All supplier webinars