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WILD on trend with vegan protein power drinks and Clarisoy dessert toppings

WILD Flavors & Specialty Ingredients (WFSI), part of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), is tapping into the vegan market with its protein power drinks and Clarisoy dessert toppings.

Yoghurt Story fined for yoghurt that isn’t yoghurt

Yoghurt Story New Zealand Limited and Frozen Yoghurt Limited have been sentenced and fined in the Auckland District Court for misleading the public about their frozen yoghurt products.

Unilever/Tesco row: Are Nestlé & Ferrero next? says Euromonitor

A row has broken out between Unilever and Tesco over price hikes.

Sensus says Asia Pacific survey shows value of chicory root fiber in dairy industry

A study by market research company MSI-ACI for Dutch ingredient company Sensus says consumer interest in healthier foods in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region continues to grow.

Ice-cream market in UK booming – top 20 flavors

The UK's ice cream industry is gearing up for a 2017 sales bonanza as demand for ice cream continues to soar.

Eat your ice cream? Study shows antioxidant ice cream can promote overall health

A study by the Department of Systems Medicine at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy, suggests that the consumption of ice cream containing antioxidant-rich ingredients is potentially effective in...

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Nestlé Listeria recall: Drumstick cones put into distribution ‘inadvertently’

Nestlé USA has recalled ice cream cones after Listeria monocytogenes was found on equipment contact surfaces near to where they are produced.

Unilever: HFC is a challenge in certain regions as it phases out harmful ice cream fridges

Unilever admits it is difficult to obtain hydrocarbon (HC) gases in certain regions in the quantities and quality required, as the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) announces a second Refrigeration Resolution.

What’s new in dairy? New products: September

It's time for our monthly round-up of some of the latest dairy products and dairy-alternative products to hit the shelves around the world.  

Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission freezes sale and distribution of alcoholic ice cream with new regulation

The Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) recently issued an advisory restricting the sale and distribution of alcohol-infused ice cream in the state of Massachusetts, in response to the increase in...

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.

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