New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has partnered with Ethiopian manufacturer Faffa Foods to launch its first African consumer product.
Dairy commodity prices rose nearly 11% earlier today on the Fonterra-owned Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction platform.
Arla Foods has partnered with companies in Nigeria and Senegal to boost its "distribution backbone" in West Africa.
Glanbia’s Global Performance Nutrition (GPN) unit was the star performer as the nutritional ingredients and dairy firm reported increased H1 profits.
Russia has partially lifted restrictions on Fonterra dairy imports implemented in the midst of the 2013 whey protein concentrate (WPC) botulism scare.
Two companies have come together to create a product they say will cut milk to 14% of its original weight - making it far easier to ship across the world.
Prices on the Fonterra-owned Global Dairy Trade (GDT) auction platform rose today for the first time since March.
The world’s biggest infant formula maker Nestlé has backed a World Health Organisation (WHO) statement supporting exclusive breastfeeding of infants until the age of six months.
Fonterra has been placed on negative credit watch by ratings agency Standard and Poor's on the same day it announced plans to reduce its Global Dairy Trade (GDT) offering.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says rising obesity rates among mothers and ready availability and attractiveness of formula has left Europe with the world’s lowest breastfeeding rates.
Sales and profits were up in Q2 at Raisio, with CEO of the €500m Finnish agro-food player Matti Rihko content its re-housing of key brand Benecol was paying off.
US infant formula giant Abbott has moved to quash a subpoena served by the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) as part of an investigation into "potential deceptive advertising and...
Fonterra has dismissed calls for the Global Dairy Trade (GDT) online auction platform to be suspended after a tenth consecutive fall in prices.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is to move ahead with a public hearing to consider the establishment of a Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) for California.
Codex Alimentarius (Codex) has approved zinc citrate for use in foods for infants and young children - opening the door for it to become an "important zinc source" in infant formula....
Mead Johnson Nutrition has agreed to pay $12m (€10.9m) to settle a US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigation into the "promotional practices" of its Chinese business.
The food industry is missing a billion euro trick when it comes to ageing population, says Lauren Bandy, senior nutrition analyst at Euromonitor International.
Chinese scientists have developed a method to detect melamine in milk and infant formula using gold nanoparticles.
EFSA is standing by a CLA-weight loss health claim rejection despite an appeal that accused it of failing to evaluate submitted efficacy data from joint applicants BASF and Stepan Lipid...
Private storage aid (PSA) for butter and skimmed milk powder (SMP) - introduced by Brussels in the wake of the Russian embargo - looks set to be extended.
Danone plans to use proceeds from the proposed sale of its Dumex China infant formula business to increase its stake in Mengniu.
Arla Foods Ingredients’ Nutrilac whey protein can help dairy manufacturers turn acid whey, a by-product of Greek yogurt and cream cheese production, from a hard-to-handle waste to a raw ingredient...
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has confirmed the safety of two synthetic oligosaccharides - opening the door for their use in infant and follow-on formula.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has approved three children’s health claims for immune health and energy-yielding metabolism but rejected a fourth infant claim for the reduction of gastrointestinal discomfort....
Fonterra, the world's largest dairy exporter, is reducing its workforce by more than 500 in the face of falling milk prices.