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ProFood Tech 2017

DuPont targets $800m lactose-free dairy market with GODO-YNL2 enzyme

DuPont Nutrition & Health is targeting the growing $800m lactose-free dairy market with its GODO-YNL2 Lactase enzyme for use in yogurt, milk, and dairy-based beverages. 

Interpack 2017

Greiner Packaging: ‘It is a challenging time delivering from the EU to the UK’

Greiner Packaging has spoken about the challenges of Brexit, US President Trump, sustainability and future packaging trends in the run up to Interpack 2017.

Dannon awards $50K for yogurt, probiotics & gut microbiome research

The effects of probiotics during breastfeeding and how to identify unique chemical signatures to elucidate the benefits of probiotic yogurt are the two research projects on the receiving end of...

Klöckner Pentaplast Group to acquire Linpac

Klöckner Pentaplast Group (KP) will acquire Linpac for an undisclosed sum to expand into the rigid and flexible film market, focusing on consumer demand for healthy and safe food with...

News in brief

Gizeh creates twin chamber cup for Müller yogurt dessert

Gizeh has developed a twin chamber cup for a yogurt dessert line by Müller.

PepsiCo completes Russian dairy plant investment and plans to sell another

PepsiCo has completed its large-scale investment project on dairy capacity expansion in Nizhny Novgorod, and plans to sell its Anna dairy plant in the Voronezh region.

Pretium Packaging to close one of its factories

Pretium Packaging will close a plant in Seymour, Indiana, US, in May, axing 55 jobs.

March product launches from around the world in the dairy aisles

There are more than 20 new products from around the world featured in our look at what's new in the dairy aisles for March. 

Roha launches Natracol Ultra Cran Red as an alternative to carmine in dairy products

Indian food company Roha Dyechem Pvt Ltd has created Natracol Ultra Cran Red (UCR), which it says capitalizes on the trend to move from synthetic dairy food colorants to natural...

Powerful Yogurt to drop 'yogurt' from name as it expands in thriving protein space

If anyone is doubting protein’s staying power as a sought-after call-out on packaged products, let the growth of Powerful Yogurt (soon to be just Powerful) be an indicator.

FDF offers manufacturers guidelines on how to optimize their packaging systems

From organic food to eco-labels, sustainable sourced ingredients and traceability, the UK Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has published a set of manufacturer guidelines to optimize their packaging systems to...

Tate & Lyle unveils upgraded innovation center

Tate & Lyle PLC, a global provider of speciality food ingredients and solutions, has unveiled its upgraded Food Systems Global Innovation Centre in Lübeck, Germany. 

Dairy snacks lead growth of US processed food exports, particularly in China

Dairy products are expected to be the fastest growing segment of US shipments of processed foods due to rising consumer demand for snacks with more natural ingredients and higher amounts...

Government survey shows Swiss aren’t eating enough dairy

Switzerland may be famous for its cheese, but a government survey looking at the nation’s nutrition strategy finds its residents aren’t eating enough dairy.

DSM’s DelvoGuard cultures reduce dairy food waste

Royal DSM N.V. has expanded its range of natural food protection solutions with the launch of a new range of protective cultures that increase the shelf life of dairy products...

Sidel and Yili develop bottle for yogurt drink launch

Sidel packaging and Yili’s liquid milk division have collaborated on a PET bottle for the company’s new Changyi brand.

Chobani beats Yoplait in sales and market share as Dannon takes No. 1 spot in US yogurt market

Yoplait has been surpassed in the US yogurt market by privately-owned Greek yogurt maker Chobani, with Dannon representing the top yogurt brand in the US with a 34% market share.

Lait Kaiser and Cult Yogourt to takeover Chagnon Dairy in Quebec

Lait Kaiser and Cult Yogourt of Quebec have purchased the assets of Chagnon Dairy, a local creamery and milk brand, to help strengthen manufacturing of Lait Kaiser to expand Cult...

foodwatch tackles ‘misleading’ Danonino packaging

Danone’s Danonino fromage blanc product is coming under fire in France from foodwatch, which says that its packaging is misleading as it shows an image of fruit when the product...

Can Japanese be the next Greek? Morinaga preps ALOVE Japanese-style yogurt launch in US

Through its Nutritional Foods arm, Japanese dairy giant Morinaga is entering the US dairy market with the launch of its ALOVE aloe vera yogurt, which will debut at the Expo...

Could Vietnamese yogurt join the ranks of Greek and Icelandic varieties one day?

YaÜ Vietnamese yogurt may be the next newcomer to the dairy aisle after the start-up raised more than triple their Kickstarter fundraising goal of $10,000.

Constantia Flexibles acquires dairy lidding company in Italy

Constantia Flexibles Group has acquired TR Alucap, a dairy lidding company in Italy, for an undisclosed amount.  

Dairy product launches for February

There is an array of unusual flavors hitting the dairy shelves in February, from raspberry fig yogurt to chocolate orange blossom chewy ice cream.

Stonyfield Organic survey explores consumer attitudes toward probiotics for babies

While researching the ‘probiotic for babies’ market landscape, Stonyfield paired with ORC International to conduct a survey and found that 77% of parents with children under two do not incorporate...

Yogurt makers cut sugar but add fat and convenience to meet consumer demands

Yogurt manufacturers continue to expand and evolve their portfolios with healthier and more convenient options that meet consumers’ growing demand for products that are lower in sugar, high in flavor...

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