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Nestlé takes global ice cream lead

Nestlé says it has opened up a clear lead on the global ice cream market after getting full ownership of US firm Dreyer's and successfully tapping into health and convenience...

Tetra Pak launches low temperature ice cream innovation

Tetra Pak's new low temperature ice cream solution, utilising the firm's patented microform technology, could revolutionise the sector.

Taste for the exotic drives ice cream strategy

Sensitivity to changing regional tastes, exotic flavour mixes, labelling and packaging will determine how successful processors are in attacking Western Europe's stagnant ice cream market.

Tate & Lyle targets US ice cream market

Tate & Lyle has launched a new ingredient solution for low- fat, no-sugar- added ice cream for the US market and vowed to continue its ambitious expansion plans.

Tate & Lyle taps into healthy ice cream market

Tate & Lyle has launched two new ice cream ingredients to help manufacturers tap into the current trend towards healthier eating.

Unilever enters US low fat ice cream face-off

Ice cream manufacturers gearing up for the lucrative summer season should take note, as Haagen-Dazs and Unilever announce their intentions to introduce a range of low fat products in the...

Ice cream makes you happy, say Unilever scientists

After the dank summer and sales of 2004, ice cream makers looking to boost 2005 figures will find comfort in new research that claims ice cream actually 'makes you happy',...

Frutarom rolls out flavour systems for 'wellness' ice creams

In the same week that the world's number one ice cream maker announces the roll out of health and wellness ice cream to fuel growth, Israeli flavours firm Frutarom launches...

Soaring costs hampering Russian ice cream makers

High taxes on raw materials and soaring energy costs are severely hampering progress in Russia's ice cream industry, according to one industry body which is campaigning for government intervention. Yet...

Profits up for Nestlé but European ice cream flags

Nestlé, the world's number one food company, hopes to appease investors by offering a sizeable dividend payout, despite announcing a disappointing overall drop in 2004 sales, Tom Armitage reports.

Nestlé expands ice cream lines in China

Suppliers of ingredients to the developing ice cream market in China will welcome news that Nestlé, the world's number one food maker, will deepen penetration and sharpen competitiveness in this...

Tetra Pak remodels novelty ice cream coating system

A Tetra Pak subsidiary has found a dipping and coating solution for novelty ice creams, which it hopes will eliminate sub-standard ice cream coatings - welcome news for ice cream...

Alcas adopts corn-based ice cream packaging

Italian packaging firm Alcas has developed natural ice cream cups made from Dow Cargill's corn-based plastic NatureWorks PLA.

Ice crystals in ice cream are no more

Danisco believes it has made ice crystals in ice cream a thing of the past by creating a technology that will help manufacturers control heat shock, reports Philippa Nuttall.

Ice cream packaging concept to lure impulsive UK consumers

A UK firm has come up with an innovative packaging and processing solution that will allow smaller retailers to create their own branded ice-cream products at the point of sale...

San Miguel relaunches Magnolia ice cream

San Miguel Corporation has relaunched the Magnolia ice cream brand in the Philippines after a five year absence from the market. The move is seen as part of a bid...

Iodine-rich ice cream to hit Russian shelves

A new ice cream product enriched with iodine is to be launched in the New Year by Russian dairy group MiasoMolTorg JSC, the first product of its kind on the...

Richmond lifted by upmarket ice cream trend

The increasing popularity of premium, indulgent or healthy ice cream products - particularly in the winter months - boosted sales and profits at the UK's Richmond Foods in 2004, helping...

Spanish ice cream sees good year of growth

Spain's ice cream manufacturers are predicting another good year of growth in 2004, but without searing temperatures which lifted sales in 2003, the increase is likely to be rather more modest.

Size reducing ice cream ingredients

Canadian supplier of food processing equipment Quadro has come up with equipment to reduce the size of high-fat ice cream ingredients (chocolate/pralines) for use in premium ice cream products.

Flavour focus to up market share in ice cream

Flavour firms operating on the global scene will turn their sights to Asia to up returns as evidence suggests new flavours are emerging in China in the brand war between...

Swiss ice cream makers: running to stand still?

Swiss ice cream manufacturers are hoping that the heatwave-induced growth of 2003 will not melt away in 2004, and are counting on continued interest in the impulse sector in particular...

Ice cream push for Nestlé Thailand

Swiss food giant Nestle has said that its Thai division is about to introduce another major drive in its aims to consolidate the still fragmented ice cream market in Thailand.

Nestlé Poland cranks up ice cream production

Nestlé has launched a new ice cream production line at its Namyslów facility in south-east Poland. The extension aims to meet an extensive broadening of its ice cream product portfolio...

Russian ice cream maker goes west

Russian ice cream producer AlterVest has bought up two major production facilities, one in Germany and one in Poland, in an effort to spread its business reach and to reduce...

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