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KraussMaffei Group to expand in China

ChemChina, one of China’s largest chemicals group, is set to acquire KraussMaffei Group and its brands KraussMaffei, KraussMaffei Berstorff and Netstal, for €925m.

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Almarai buys land in California

Almarai Company, in Saudi Arabia, has announced the purchase of farm land in California, US, for $31.8m (SAR 119.3m).

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Goss International expands into South Korea

Goss International has appointed Alles International as its agent for South Korea to get a foothold in the market.

Canny launches all-natural milkshakes

A new range of 100% naturally-flavored milkshake drinks from Newcastle in the UK has been launched, with potential sales in India on the horizon.  

EquipNet opens office in Brazil after surge of international firms moving to the region buying pre-owned equipment

EquipNet has opened an office in Sao Paulo because it says it has seen an increase in the use of pre-owned F&B manufacturing equipment, due to an increasing number of...

US cheese production up for 18th straight year; exports on the rise

The US produced 5.3m MT of cheese in 2015, according to USDEC executives, up 2.2% from 2014.

Sheep milk industry can earn billions for New Zealand

A multi-billion dollar industry in sheep milk is available to New Zealand farmers, if they can be convinced of the opportunity, and if they work together.

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Arabian Can Industry joins Empac

Arabian Can Industry has joined Empac, European Metal Packaging association as its second international associate member.

Asia-Pacific fuels a challenging year for dairy

As the global dairy industry grapples with issues of oversupply and the changing face of product mixes, Asia-Pacific countries will hold massive sway over the direction the market takes over...

Ornua expanding presence in budding Nigerian market

The Nigerian population is slated to be the world's third largest by 2050, according to the United Nations, and Ornua says it wants to take advantage of the market's powerful...

Dairy market growth to slow over next decade: EC report

A European Commission report says the world market for dairy commodities and milk imports will grow 2.4% annually up to 2025.

Supplier puts lactoferrin in spotlight as ‘iron activator’

It’s been two and half years since lactoferrin from cow’s milk was authorised as a novel food ingredient in Europe – but with no health claim for its iron boosting...

Largest European investment to date

Danone doubles Dutch baby milk production capacity

Danone-Nutricia has invested €240m in a new production plant in the Netherlands on the back of double-digit sales growth of infant formula products such as Aptamil and Nutrilon.

Excess of dairy may be at 400,000 tons across the world: USDEC

The dairy market is more than adequately supplied into 2016, as there is likely 400,000 metric tons of excess dairy across the world, mostly in the form of powder, according...

Dairy market set for rough 2016, says USDEC

The US Dairy Export Council expects another challenging year for the dairy market in 2016 as Russia and China continue to reduce their reliance on imports.

Tetra Pak partners with Sadafco dairy in KSA to process milk from powder

Tetra Pak has expanded its OneStep processing technology for milk from powder partnering with Sadafco dairy in Saudi Arabia, one of the largest producers of recombined milk products.

Dairy ingredient market to reach nearly $60bn by 2020

Dairy ingredients, including milk powder, whey, lactose and casein, are slated to reach $59.8bn by 2020 with yearly growth of approximately 5.6%, according to a recent report. 

Korea’s new love for cheese makes up for world’s highest milk prices

Now one of Asia’s fastest-growing markets, South Korea offers greater export opportunities for countries like New Zealand as tariffs are cut through free-trade agreements, according to an American market report....

Will Ben and Jerry’s hit the mark with vegan ice cream?

Known for creamy, dairy filled pints of ice cream, Ben and Jerry’s will soon try something new: Going vegan.

Nestlé Jamaica to divest local dairy business to focus on international brands

Nestlé has agreed to sell its Jamaican dairy brands business to focus on the international brands it offers in the country.

Loud and proud: EU handouts to help European agri-food products stand out

Over 30 trade-association led campaigns promoting everything from olive oil to fresh meat have been named the recipients of the latest round of EU funding for agri-food products.

10% increased demand for formula expected from China’s relaxed baby policy

The relaxation of China’s birth policy has had little immediate impact on milk demand and its global prices, though a moderately increased demand for infant formula is likely.

Swisslog wins €43m order with Almarai dairy in Saudi Arabia

Swisslog has won a €43m order with Almarai dairy, in Saudi Arabia, to automate its distribution logistics for its operations in Al Kharj, to be completed by 2018.

Infant formula sales drive a2 Milk Company to revise full year outlook

The a2 Milk Company (a2MC) has revised its full year outlook on the back of booming demand for a2 Platinum infant formula.

US Greek yogurt market to reach $4bn by 2019: Technavio

The Greek yogurt revolution will continue its stateside ascent, according to Technavio. The market is slated to grow 5% each year before reaching $4bn in 2019.

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