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FrieslandCampina efficiency drive means job losses

Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina says that its research has revealed ways to raise efficiency and reduce costs at its production locations in Lochem and Veghel.

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Nutricia withdraws Karicare from Chinese market

Danone Nutricia has stopped supplying its Karicare brand in China more than two years after the New-Zealand made infant formula was at the centre of a botulism contamination scare.

Sepcial edition: getting more from your milk

Milk studies at Wageningen University and Research Centre

Caseins, whey protein, milk composition and animal science are all important research topics for today’s dairy industry, says Wageningen University and Research Centre, which is based in the Netherlands and...

Special edition: Getting more from your milk

Arla Foods Ingredients adapts to individual markets

Arla Foods Ingredients highlights the importance of local knowledge during new product development.

Special edition: getting more from your milk

Tetra Pak says technology can help dairy industry

International Swedish packaging and production company Tetra Pak recently announced that the world’s largest capacity food processing homogenizer is in operation with its first customer.

Ritter Pharmaceuticals starts second phase of lactose intolerance trials

Ritter Pharmaceuticals has announced the dosing of the first patient in its Phase 2b/3 clinical trial of RP-G28 for the treatment of lactose intolerance.

Special edition: Protein perspectives

Whistle stop tour: Protein global

Western Europeans are numero uno when it comes to per-capita protein consumption; bread is surprisingly the most popular protein medium; and protein has well and truly invaded the healthy snacking category....

Hochwald baby and infant food facility officially opened

German dairy company Hochwald has inaugurated its new facility for the production of demineralized whey powder.

This week Down Under

Baby of the family is least likely to be breastfed

A family’s youngest child is most likely to miss out on breastfeeding, according to an Australian study that also found that a woman’s education level and the number of children...

China sees baby food sales double in five years

Baby food sales in China almost doubled between 2010-15, with the country now estimated to consume around US$19bn worth of infant formula.

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Go Veggie upgrades Vegan Shredded Cheese, looking to unlock foodservice channels

Go Veggies, a Galaxy Nutritional Foods brand, has upgraded its Vegan Shredded Cheese, the company has announced.

Danone omega-3 medical drink shows early Alzheimer’s benefits: RCT

Souvenaid, the high-dose omega-3 based medical drink Danone-Nutricia launched three years ago, can help pre-dementia sufferers, a 2-year clinical trial has found.

Whey ingredients help malnutrition treatment: study

A clinical study of ready-to-use supplementary food (RUSF) has shown for the first time that the addition of whey ingredients speeds up the recovery of moderately malnourished children.

Valio looks to 2016 after bad year

Finnish dairy farmer entrepreneurs and Valio had a bad 2015, according to the cooperative.

Murray Goulburn A$300m plant to go ahead

Australian cooperative Murray Goulburn has entered into a framework agreement to establish a supply alliance with global paediatric nutrition company Mead Johnson Nutrition (MJN).

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Synlait adds 28 more milk suppliers

New Zealand company Synlait now has 201 milk suppliers for 2016/2017 to meet forecast growth in its value-added nutritional product business.

EC invokes special measures to address Europe dairy crisis

The European Commission (EC) has announced a package of exceptional measures to support EU farmers, including a limited time when Member States can determine their own supply and production limits.

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Fonterra looks for Anmum success in NZ

Fonterra’s infant nutrition brand Anmum, which is currently available in Asia, can now be purchased by New Zealand families.

Swedes form probiotic partnership on 2 (+2) strains

Swedish probiotic leader Probi has licensed two strains from fellow Swedish firm Probac with dairy and functional food applications in mind.

Parmalat directors quit in spite of positive 2015 results

Italian dairy company Parmalat’s net revenue for the financial year ending December 31, 2015, rose from $6.08bn (€5.5bn) to $7.1bn (€6.4bn), however, profits fell from $228m (€205m) in 2014 to $164m (€147.6m).

Nestlé to invest in R&D Centre expansion in Ireland

Nestlé announced Thursday it will invest more than $27.6m (€25m) in an expansion of its Research and Development Centre in Askeaton, Ireland.

Study says special infant formula promoting allergy protection has no effect

Hydrolyzed baby formula does not reduce allergy risk - despite previous claims - according to research led by Imperial College London.

Could a novel UV technology help battle vitamin D deficiency?

With the spotlight on vitamin D in many European countries, one company says its recently approved novel UV milk treatment could be a way to tackle deficiency. 

Glanbia explains strong results

Glanbia released its financial results recently, as well as plans to expand its cheese factory in Wexford. DairyReporter took the opportunity to go a little deeper behind those financial results...

New markets and premium products are key says Euromonitor International

New markets are the key to responding to current over-production of milk, says Raphael Moreau, Food Analyst at Euromonitor International.

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