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Australian Natural Proteins to supply pasteurized milk to Fiji

Australian Natural Proteins is planning to expand its operations into Fiji to create a dairy and associated fresh milk production facility.

Pro Mach to expand in North America and China following Zarpac acquisition

‘Customers are looking for a full service partner to simplify line development, achieve optimum performance, reduce risks, simplify line control, and better manage costs throughout the design, build, and production...

Greiner Packaging secures joint venture for milk and ice cream packaging in India

Greiner Packaging has expanded in India by partnering with Century Ultrapack in Delhi.

Irish dairy campaign packs protein punch in hard times for sector

Ireland’s National Dairy Council has put protein at the heart of its new Powered by Dairy marketing campaign, targeting sports enthusiasts and supporting value-added products such as protein milk.

Chocolate ice cream flavor overtakes vanilla for the first time in eight years

Nearly 22% of ice cream products launched in the UK in the past 12 months were chocolate flavored, compared to vanilla at 18%, caramel or caramelized flavors at 13% and...

Bemis sees ‘Afresh’ trend as next big thing for flexible packaging

Packaging supplier Bemis is tapping what it describes as the ‘Afresh’ trend - growth from fresh and organic products.

Bemis reveals plans to close four plants in Latin America in Q2 financial results

Bemis has seen a consumer shift in yogurt in Latin America from high end pre-made cups to simpler style packages.

The results are in - International Cheese Awards 2016

Treur Kaas' Jerseyhoeve Schorren; Arla Foods' Double Gloucester from Taw Valley Creamery; and Wyke Farms' Nige-the-Nose, were recognized at The International Cheese Awards 2016 this month.

Arla Food Ingredients taps into dairy potential of toddler market

Products formulated for toddlers with nutrition-rich dairy ingredients represent a major untapped opportunity for food and beverage brands, according to Arla Food Ingredients. 

Scientists to trial cockroach milk as a future protein supplement

Scientists have discovered cockroach milk is four times more nutritious than cow's milk with a protein that releases energy slowly over a long period of time.

YouGov names Almarai as Saudi’s favourite brand

Local dairy major Almarai was named Saudi Arabia’s favourite brand in the YouGov 2016 Mid-year BestBrand rankings, alongside Emirates airline in the UAE and Facebook in Egypt.

China direct

Formula scandal sends Fonterra’s Beingmate into the red

Fonterra's Chinese business partner has seen healthy expected profits turn into substantial anticipated losses for the first-quarter of the financial year after a milk powder scandal.

Country Delight looking to 100-mile source for Indian milk

An Indian company, Country Delight, is aiming to deliver fresh milk to urban Indian doorsteps with a new sourcing model.

Desert Farms works to spark camel milk revolution in the US

Desert Farms, a company that produces a range of camel milk products in the US, plans to extend its line further with the launch of camel milk infant formula and...

Dairy packaging major increases production in Punjab

A border town in Punjab has played host to the opening of a Rs1bn (US$14.9m) fully-integrated aseptic beverage manufacturing facility. 

FMO loan for Peru’s Pampa Baja

Dutch development bank FMO has signed a $15m loan with Agricola Pampa Baja S.A.C. (Pampa Baja), a producer of milk, fruit and vegetables in Peru.

Summer Fancy Food Show 2016

Scottish dairy looks to US market as Brexit causes trade uncertainty

American consumers can now buy a variety of Scottish dairy products that are united by a logo that says “made with 100% Scottish milk,” as the Scottish Dairy brand was launched at...

Takeover of the ice cream sandwich? Nielsen report reveals Americans want to indulge without compromise when it comes to ice cream

A recent report by Nielsen reveals that sales of more decadent forms of frozen dairy treats have grown within the last year as consumers look to indulge in premium ice...

Danone+WhiteWave reaction

Frost & Sullivan: ‘More dairy companies will expand into the dairy alternative category to offset flat liquid milk sales’

More dairy companies will look to expand into the dairy alternative category to offset flat liquid milk sales and take advantage of the +15% compound annual growth rate witnessed by...

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Grupo LALA signs distribution deal in Costa Rica

Mexican company Grupo LALA S.A.B. de C.V. has signed a strategic agreement with the Costa Rican company Florida Bebidas, S.A., for the production, distribution and sale of LALA products in...

Growing Asia-Pacific demand drives cautious global dairy growth

With three of the world’s leading dairy brands, Asia-Pacific will drive modest growth in the global market, alongside increased demand from the Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe.

Arla Foods Ingredients looks to add dairy to fufu to improve nutrition

A field study by Arla Food Ingredients of low-income families in the Democratic Republic of Congo has found an opportunity to improve the nutritional quality of the staple diet at...

DSM says health appeal of lactose-free is opportunity in emerging markets

DSM’s latest Global Insight Series report says the main reason consumers purchase lactose-free dairy products in emerging markets such as Colombia and China is the health appeal of the products,...

China direct

Biosearch Life probiotic approved in China for infant formula use

Spanish probiotics, omega-3 and extracts supplier Biosearch Life has been given approval for the sale of its Lactobacillus fermentum CECT5716 LC40 probiotic strain by China’s Family Planning and National Health...

Milk powder producers prep for future global demand despite tanking milk prices

US milk powder producers said they plan to expand production capacity, which could translate into 440m pounds per year of additional milk powder, tacking on to the already mounting global...

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