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Rachel's boss takes helm at Loseley Dairy Ice Cream

Ex-Rachel’s boss Neil Burchell has taken the helm at Cwmbran-based ice cream maker Loseley Dairy Ice Cream (formerly known as Hill Station Ice Cream).

Racy religious ice cream ads fail ASA test

British ice cream brand Antonio Federici has once again fallen foul of advertising rules in the UK over an ad portraying two priests on the verge of a kiss.

Moody’s: R&R Ice Cream well-placed to do more deals

Ice cream maker R&R is well placed to make further sizeable acquisitions if it continues to improve margins, particularly in its French operations, according to credit ratings firm Moody's....

Ice cream not a problem for probiotic bacteria: Study

Ice creams with added pre- or probiotics can be formulated to have good nutritional and sensory properties, according to research, with careful balancing of the recipe to ensure acceptable taste,...

ADM Cocoa meets rising demand for lower sat fat levels in ice cream coatings

ADM Cocoa says it is fulfilling consumer and industry demand for healthier ice cream products, with a new range of coatings that its claims reduce saturated fat levels by over...

Mintel: Luxury tastes drive big value growth in Euro ice cream

A growing desire for premium and indulgent ice cream has fed high value growth in Western Europe, helping manufacturers defy the recession.

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R&R buys into French ice cream market

R&R Ice Cream is expanding its reach abroad with the planned acquisition of France’s third largest ice cream manufacturer.

Ice cream and frozen desserts market in US remains solid, says report

Sales of ice cream and related frozen desserts in the US are up on last year as discounts and deals hold off the effects of recession, according to Packaged Facts.

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Packaging mix-up leads to ice cream recall

A limited number of Breyers ice cream tubs that may contain undeclared wheat are being recalled by makers Unilever in conjunction with the FDA.

New gelatine product for ‘creamy’ fat-free ice cream

Gelita has developed a new gelatine product for fat reduction in ice cream which it claims gives a smoother, creamier mouthfeel than other low fat products on the market.

Here’s the scoop: Ice cream is next for stevia

Stevia could soon be adopted by ice cream manufacturers, claims a partnership of ingredient developers which believes it has overcome the technical challenges of producing frozen desserts using the...

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Danisco pushes probiotic ice cream

Danisco Bio Actives is upping its commitment to developing probiotic ice cream products globally by developing a kit to assist dessert manufacturers.

We’re not planning warm ice cream, Unilever says

Unilever has denied that it is actively developing ambient ice cream, following newspaper reports that such a product is part of a programme to reduce the environmental impact of its...

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NASDAQ bell ringing highlights US ice cream growth

The US ice cream and dairy industries turned out in force to end the day’s trading on the NASDAQ and emphasise the innovation and strength in the industry.

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Ice cream targeted in peanut recall

Wells’ Dairy says that it has expanded a voluntary recall of a number of its ice cream brands across the US over fears they may have been contaminated with Salmonella...

News briefs: Fonterra, Saputo and ice cream voting

This week, Fonterra spies an end to rising commodity prices; Saputo reviews its operations following a fire in its US operations and ice cream gets political.

Ice cream dominates dairy innovation drive

Ice cream is leading growth in the global market for innovative dairy products as consumers increasingly associate the segment as being more of an everyday, year-round household grocery, according to...

Novelties grow despite lackluster ice cream performance

Frozen novelties are providing opportunities for growth in a mature ice cream market where there is little room for maneuver, according to a new report from Mintel.

Healthy and fun drive ice cream innovation at new Unilever centre

Unilever's new global Centre of Excellence Ice Foods is aimed at increasing ice cream innovation by developing healthier products that are more exciting and provide varied sensory experiences.

Texture of low-fat ice cream boosted by prebiotics

The prebiotic inulin may enhance the texture of probiotic ice-cream, resulting in a potentially health friendly summer snack, according to new research.

Danisco invests in pilot ice cream making technology

Danisco has invested in pilot low temperature extrusion technology to produce high-quality, low-fat ice-cream, to enable testing of ingredients using the same systems as its customers use.

News briefs: Bright Dairy, Winn-Dixie and UK ice cream

This week, Bright Dairy profits from a Chinese yoghurt focus, US retail group Winn-Dixie sell off dairy plants, and impulse buying is found to be the key driver in the...

Unilever targets Russia for ice cream expansion

Unilever is to extend its presence within ice cream manufacture after announcing this week that it has agreed to acquire Russian ice cream company Inmarko.

News briefs: Friesland Foods, Parmalat, ice cream recalls

This week, Friesland Foods appoints a new executive to steer operations ahead of a possible merger plan, Parmalat sets its sights at four global banks in a new court case...

Danisco bags British ice cream patent

Danisco has obtained a patent in Great Britain for a dairy replacement technology aimed at both the cost and health concerns of ice cream makers.

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