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Probiotic from Tibetan kefir grains can provide antioxidant boost to functional foods: Study

The probiotic strain L. plantarum MA2 from traditional Tibetan kefir grains has significant antioxidant properties, in addition to its previously reported cholesterol lowering credentials.

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JBS to sell off stake in dairy as part of efforts to raise $1.8bn

Brazilian food company JBS is divesting some of its assets, including a stake in a Brazilian dairy company.

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria commissions fifth collection facility

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC has commissioned a fifth milk collection facility for its Dairy Development Programme (DDP) in Saki, Oyo State.

Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods to bode well for dairy

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods Market for $13.7bn will improve the e-commerce juggernaut’s brand equity in its online grocery platform, AmazonFresh, where dairy is currently a top performer.

US dairy exporters to gain increased access to Chinese market through MOU

The US and China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will increase market access for more than 200 US dairy exporters, allowing for more shipments of milk, cheese,...

Booming plant-based drinks market set for more category innovation

The explosive growth of the dairy alternative drinks market is driven by increased demand from consumers who do not want to fully commit to a plant-based diet but prefer to...

Scholle IPN expands in Latin America

Scholle IPN, which produces flexible packaging for wine, processed fruits and vegetables, dairy products, and aseptic juices in the Latin American market, has opened a manufacturing facility in Santiago, Chile.

US dairy groups urge prioritizing trade with Mexico when NAFTA renegotiation begins

When US negotiators begin the process of modernizing and updating NAFTA, US dairy groups have stated maintaining a dependable trade relationship with Mexico and removing trade barriers in Canada remain...

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ADB $125m support for Saikexing dairy expansion

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed agreements in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, with commercial banks to support Inner Mongolia Saikexing Breeding and Biotechnology Group (Saikexing) to expand the domestic supply...

Can we learn to love cheese? It depends on the variety

Gorgonzola and Parmigiano-Reggiano won’t taste better no matter how many times you try them, according to a Korean study.

Nature One Dairy and Sinopharm sign China infant formula deal

Australia’s Nature One Dairy and The China National Pharmaceutical Group Corporation (Sinopharm) have signed a strategic partnership agreement to work on infant milk formula, specialized milk powder products and other...

Thailand Dairy Organization to increase production capacity by 80%

Dairy Farming Promotion Organization of Thailand (DPO) is expanding its production capacity by installing three CFA 124 high-speed filling machines from SIG Combibloc.

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Grupo Lala invests $30m to build dairy plant in Guatemala, growing presence in Central America

Grupo Lala will invest $30m investment to build a new dairy processing factory in Guatemala for the manufacturing of ice cream, milk, and other dairy products, creating approximately 4,000 jobs.

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Milking the law? Industry responds to stricter infant formula rules in Singapore

Infant formula milk manufacturers claim stricter regulations planned by the Singapore government could lead to consumers having limited access to important nutritional information.

Highlights as more than 80 countries celebrate World Milk Day

World Milk Day was celebrated globally June 1, with companies, individuals, retailers and organizations all promoting milk.

Mother Dairy refurbished milk processing plant inaugurated in Nagpur

Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of India’s National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), has inaugurated its refurbished Nagpur plant.

Chinese demand prompts $20m Fonterra plant investment

Fonterra has announced an investment of almost NZ$20m (US$14.2m) at its Te Rapa site to meet growing demand for cream cheese and mini-dish butter.

Saputo sees decline in cheese sales in US and international markets but expects recovery

Canadian dairy company Saputo reported total revenue of C$11.16bn (US$8.29bn) for fiscal 2017, a 1.56% increase from C$10.99bn (US$8.16bn) for 2016 with the company’s fourth quarter decreasing by 0.5% due...

Jindal Poly Films rumoured to buy European assets of DuPont Teijin Films

India's largest polyester-based packaging film company Jindal Poly Films Ltd (JPFL) is allegedly in talks to buy the European production assets of DuPont Teijin Films (DTF) for an estimated $300m.

Elmhurst Dairy reinvents itself as dairy-alternative beverage brand Elmhurst Milked

Elmhurst Dairy closed its dairy business last year after 90 years of producing dairy products for the New York City area, but now CEO Henry Schwartz has completely repositioned the...

Variety of events taking place around the world on World Milk Day

Today is World Milk Day. Traditionally, dairy companies have marked this day individually, but this year the Global Dairy Platform (GDP) is coordinating a joint celebration across the industry.

FrieslandCampina WAMCO reports increased profits

At the 44th AGM of FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC, held in Lagos recently, shareholders unanimously approved its annual report and accounts, which showed an increase in turnover compared to the previous...

Nestlé launches YIYANG powder to ‘refuel senior brains’

Nestlé has launched ‘YIYANG Fuel for Brain’ in China, a dairy product aimed at those over 50.

USDEC holds bullish outlook on EU milk production

The EU reported its first increase in milk production in nearly a year aided by the rising European milk prices and the USDEC expects the trend to continue. 

Danone and Abraaj Group expand Fan Milk capacity in Ghana to launch new product

Danone, and investors The Abraaj Group (Abraaj), have added three new production lines to Fan Milk’s factory in Accra, Ghana.

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