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TIC Gums introduces new yogurt application

TIC Gums has developed Dairyblend YG OG 6, an organic, non-GMO hydrocolloid system for use in indulgent yogurt applications.

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Dairy trends – what to look out for in 2017

Global market research company Canadean has identified areas of opportunity in dairy products in 2017. 

Based on search term popularity, Instacart predicts 2017 will see more ‘delicious ways to ditch dairy’

Ice cream cravings among shoppers on the online service Instacart are strong—the brand topped Instacart’s trending brands of 2016 list, with a 919% increase of searches year-over-year ending December 2016.

New and upcoming products in the dairy aisles

It's time for a look at some of the new products that launched in the month of December, as well as some that are 'coming soon.' 

Klöckner Pentaplast Group to propose public offering of its common stock

Kleopatra Holdings, the holding company for Klöckner Pentaplast Group has filed a statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to propose an initial public offering of its common stock. ...

France meat and dairy ‘country of origin labeling’ trial comes into force

France rolls out its two-year trial for mandatory country of origin labelling (COOL) for meat and dairy in prepared foods, this month.

ICL introducing protein-enriched yogurt system

ICL Food Specialties is introducing a new solution for protein-enriched yogurt.

Hydrosol develops vegan desserts using the same technology as yogurt

Hydrosol has developed stabilizing systems from its Stabisol line to create vegan desserts, using the same technology as yogurt.

Premium Ingredients launches dairy protein stabilizer for Greek style yogurt and Petit-suisse

Premium Ingredients has launched Premilac XLY-15049, a stabilizer based on dairy protein for the production of Greek style yogurt and Petit-suisse.

What the future holds for dairy in 2017, according to 1,700 registered dieticians

The future is overwhelmingly in plant-based consumption patterns, a recent survey of more than 1,700 registered dieticians revealed.

Coveris to close US plant, axing 100 jobs

Coveris, which makes packaging for liquid milk products, yogurt, soft, processed and natural cheese, among others, will close its Anderson, US, facility, axing 100 jobs next year.

Egeria completes Clondalkin Flexible Packaging acquisition

Egeria has completed its acquisition of Clondalkin Flexible Packaging, according to Moorgate Capital.

Danone & WhiteWave merger cleared by European Commission with divestment of ‘growing-up milk’ in Belgium

The acquisition of WhiteWave by international dairy giant Danone has received final clearance by the European Commission under the EU Merger Regulation.

Consumers willing to pay 75% more for known ingredients: Survey

Branding ingredients has a mixed record of success but a survey reveals worldwide demand for recognisable ingredients.

Dutch industry pledges to remove cartoon characters from unhealthy food

The Dutch food industry has pledged to restrict the use of licensed cartoon characters from the packaging of unhealthy foods aimed at children.

A look at some of November's new dairy products

It's time for a look at some of the new products to hit the dairy aisles around the world this November. 

Savory yogurt is taking off, but how will it fit into Americans’ daily diets?

Savory yogurt has taken off in the US, helped by the huge wave of popularity of the now $8bn Greek yogurt industry, and many yogurt manufacturers are clamoring to make...

Nigerian government looks to improve dairy sector from within

The Nigerian government and a local dairy company, L&Z Integrated Dairy Farms, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at developing the dairy sector and helping to tackle Fulani herdsmen...

Tetra Pak disappointed by $96m China SAIC antitrust fine

Tetra Pak has spoken out about its disappointment following a $96m antitrust fine by China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC).

Dairy from cows fed GM feed is not ‘all-natural’, alleges lawsuit vs Dannon – but will it fly?

Has the FDA’s probe into ‘natural’ claims on food labels put a stop to the tidal wave of false advertising lawsuits engulfing food manufacturers? Not if a new complaint against...

Donaldson LifeTec filter line innovates dairy microfiltration space for the first time in decades

Filtration giant Donaldson Company Inc. felt the food and beverage filtration market had not seen much in way of innovation for a while and answered the call with its new...

Common probiotic yoghurt strain reduces stress & anxiety in fish: Study

Lactobacillus plantarum has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety in fish and improve vitamin absorption, according to a study.

Coveris aims to be launch pad for dairy brands with blank slate packaging solutions

Chicago-based packaging and coating solutions provider, Coveris, introduced its Nextrus shrink bags highlighting its “glass like” clarity and a 15 to 20% waste reduction using one piece of flexible PET...

Probiotic oral cavity-reduction potential has bite, study shows

A supplement containing Lactobacillus rhamnosus could enhance dental health by reducing tooth decay, according to a Chilean study.

Meiji increasing probiotic yogurt drink due to solid sales

Japanese company Meiji Co. Ltd. is increasing production of its Meiji Probio Yogurt drinks.

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