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Vinamilk signs strategic cooperation with DSM

JSC Vietnam Dairy Products (Vinamilk) has signed a strategic cooperation with nutrition company Royal DSM, to apply international standards on nutrition powdered milk products for children and consumers in Vietnam.

From Italy to KSA: Sacmi wins dairy order in Saudi Arabia

Sacmi has won an order with Almarai in Saudi Arabia to install a 22-head Opera 400 Roll Fed.

Packaging news round-up: Bosch; JBT; Huhtamaki; Mondi; Rockwell

Bosch has relocated its R&D activities to a new facility in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, having outgrown its previous location in various buildings across the city.

Leadership changes at China Mengniu Dairy

The board of China Mengniu Dairy Company Limited last week announced wholesale changes to its personnel.

Fonterra opens hub for China, invests in Tasmania

New Zealand’s Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew has welcomed the opening of the Fonterra Ying Hub in Ying County, Shuozhou City, Shanxi Province, China.

Price of raw milk declines as China increases Lucerne imports: Dairy Association of China

China has imported 52,825 tons of liquid milk in July this year, a 35% increase compared to the same period last year, according to the latest report from the Dairy...

Battling childhood obesity: Arla Foods Ingredients unveils new snack products

Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) has developed protein and calcium-rich snacks designed to tap demand for healthier products as childhood obesity increases in many parts of the world.

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Watt’s buys Danone Chile

Chilean food company Watt's is acquiring 100% of the shares of Danone Chile S.A., a subsidiary of Danone Fresh Dairy Products in Chile.

Tchin Lait UHT plant opens in Algiers

Tchin Lait, a part of Candia Group, has opened a UHT dairy production plant in Algeria.

Top 5 things to watch for in South American dairy in the rest of 2016

There is no doubt that the first half of 2016 has been tough for dairy farmers across the globe, and South America has been no exception.

MALK organic cold pressed nut milks roll out nationwide at Kroger

Texas-based MALK Organics – which is carving out a niche at the premium end of the burgeoning nut milk category with its cold-pressed, clean-label organic pecan, cashew and almond milks...

Sheep milk industry set to grow through new partnership

New Zealand's sheep milk industry has received a boost with a new Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) program between the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and Spring Sheep Milk Co.

Nigerian president meets with FrieslandCampina CEO

Global CEO, Royal FrieslandCampina, Roelof Joosten, recently led a delegation of FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria and some dairy farmers on a visit to Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria, in Abuja.

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Fonterra cuts time to get UHT products to China by two-thirds

Fonterra’s project to align and enhance its supply chain from New Zealand to mainland China has seen a reduction in the time it takes to get UHT products to market...

a2 Milk Company to expand nutritional range amid soaring infant formula sales

New Zealand’s a2 Milk Company has signalled its intention to branch out from infant formula into a broader range of dairy-based nutritional products – with the burgeoning China market very...

Chinese plant protein drinks grow as manufacturers look beyond soy

Manufacturers in China should be looking at moving past traditional soy-based drinks by incorporating multiple types of plant protein in functional beverages, says Mintel.

Hanoimilk’s IZZI recognized at awards event

Hanoi Milk Joint Stock Company’s IZZI milk, which includes nutrients aimed to help the development of Vietnamese children, has received recognition at the Global Food Industry Awards in Dublin, Ireland....

Could fortified beer and lassi tap into Asia’s soaring protein demand?

Asia’s demand for protein is soaring, but is the Indian market ready for protein-fortified beers and lassi? 

Saikexing secures $125m to expand in China

China’s number four dairy farming firm Saikexing has secured a $125m loan to reduce environmental pollution, improve food safety, and expand the supply of milk within China.

Arla Foods signs Memorandum of Understanding with Nigeria to boost dairy sector

Arla Foods has entered a strategic agreement with the federal government of Nigeria to help strengthen and expand the country's dairy industry. 

Big increase in UHT milk consumption in Sub-Saharan Africa

Dairy market specialist Proteus Insight says that by the end of 2015, consumption of UHT white milk in Sub-Saharan Africa increased at an average annual rate of 22% since 2013.

New US-Mexico Dairy Alliance 're-energizes' commitment to NAFTA agreement

Leaders of U.S. and Mexican dairy industry organizations have signed a US–Mexico Dairy Alliance pledging to work together to boost trade between the two countries.

Danish project targets safer and expanded use of camel milk

A Danish development project is aiming to make African camel milk safer to drink and develop methods for further processing.

Treeline cashew nut ‘cheese’ to roll out nationwide at Kroger as plant-based category catches fire

Will nut-based ‘cheeses’ ever give their dairy-based counterparts a serious run for their money? Perhaps, predicts the founder of Treeline Treenut Cheese. But it’s not a competition, says Michael Schwarz,...

Reaction as WPO creates Iran Packaging Institute after economic sanctions are lifted

The World Packaging Organization (WPO) has created an Iran Packaging Institute (IRIP) after the US and other countries agreed to lift an economic embargo imposed in 2012 to curb Iran's...

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