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Elopak enters Japanese market with Pure-Pak carton

Elopak has partnered with Nippon Paper Industries to launch its Pure-Pak carton in Japan.

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European market lagging behind US and Brazil in coconut beverage consumption and growth

Ready-to-drink (RTD) coconut beverages have rapidly gained popularity with consumers in recent years, with sales of packaged coconut water now estimated to be worth more than $1bn worldwide.

Is non-dairy milk poised to outpace dairy milk? Maybe not, Mintel suggests

Dairy milk may be nearing its maximum sales growth as more and more consumers are swapping out cow’s milk for non-dairy milks for both health reasons and personal preference, according...

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Exclusive: The state of the Russian dairy industry

In spite of the ban on European products – including dairy – entering Russia, the internal dairy industry seems to be on a firm footing in spite of some challenges,...

Marina launches ‘SunStar’ in combidome carton bottle

SIG Combibloc: ‘Investments in Iran should start to prove easier in the future’

Investments in Iran should start to prove easier in the future, according to SIG Combibloc as it partners with Zarin Jam Marina to launch 21 varieties of its SunStar beverage...

UK cheese exporter Somerdale wins Queen's Award

UK cheese exporter Somerdale International has been given the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade.  

IDFA predicts 'bright future for US dairy' as TPP will lift Vietnam export tariffs

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will create new export opportunities for US dairy exports to Vietnam. 

Irish delegation promoting dairy in Iran

Bord Bia; the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine; and 17 Irish food companies are visiting Iran on a trade mission - the first from Ireland since international sanctions...

Cottage cheese ‘deserves a comeback’: Good Culture co-founder and CEO says

Irvine, California-based Good Culture is leading a revival in the cottage cheese market with help from a $2.1m partnership with General Mills in March 2016.

Yashili’s Super α-Golden Stage formula launches in New Zealand market

Yashili’s infant formula Super α-Golden Stage is now available to New Zealand customers, with the product available in selected New World and Pak’n’Save North Island stores.

Domty gets the cream as profits surge 355%

Egyptian dairy producer Domty is celebrating a 355% year-on-year rise in annual profits, netting US$14.5m, just days after its highly-oversubscribed launch on the Egyptian stock market.

Food Union expands by buying Romanian ice cream company Alpin57Lux

Latvian dairy company Food Union has signed an agreement to take over the second largest ice cream producer in Romania, Alpin57Lux.

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French dairy’s Chinese joint-venture could boost Sodiaal’s fortunes

Candia, a French milk producer, has joined Zhejiang International Business in a joint-venture which it hopes will deliver EUR145m (US$161m) in sales of branded UHT milk and baby milk in...

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Chaotic distribution system provides fertile ground for fake formula

Chaotic sales channels are to blame for Chinese counterfeiting scandals such as the recent case involving 22,600 cans of fake milk powder produced and sold under the brands of US...

Arla works with Nigeria on developing its dairy sector

Following a meeting between Arla Foods and delegates from Nigeria, the Danish dairy cooperative is hoping it can help develop the dairy industry in that country, and find new markets...

WhiteWave launches banana milk drink, amid tanking dairy milk sales

North American dairy milk sales dropped 7.8% to $13.6bn in 2015 compared to 2014, according to data from Euromonitor International, but WhiteWave Foods launched Sir Bananas to attempt to resurrect...

Rabobank dairy report says upturn after challenging 2016

According to Rabobank, the global dairy market shouldn’t expect any growth until 2017. 

Emerging companies set to drive non-dairy beverage market, says Industry Arc

The dairy alternative beverage market is estimated to grow at CAGR rate of 15.5%, reaching $14.5bn by 2021, according to a report by research and consulting firm Industry Arc.  

Kuban Agro first to produce Holstein dairy embryos in Russia

Kuban Agro, the largest agricultural company in southern Russia, has produced 233 transplant dairy heifers over the last two years, becoming the first Russian agricultural company to adopt embryo transfer...

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Nutricia withdraws Karicare from Chinese market

Danone Nutricia has stopped supplying its Karicare brand in China more than two years after the New-Zealand made infant formula was at the centre of a botulism contamination scare.

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Arla to bring UK specialty cheddar cheese to the US

Arla Foods USA is bringing a UK-manufactured Castello Extra Mature Cheddar to the US market later this year, the head of Arla, Don Stohrer Jr., told DairyReporter.

Kantar report highlights Chinese dairy market opportunities

A new report by Kantar Worldpanel gives an overview of the state of the Chinese dairy market that says there are opportunities for international companies.

Mitsubishi Electric opens Factory Automation centres in Italy and South Africa

Mitsubishi Electric Europe has opened a Factory Automation (FA) centre in Italy and an FA satellite centre in South Africa, to provide automation product services to Southern Europe and Africa,...

Scottish cheesemakers launch new group

Thirty-three Scottish cheesemakers have launched a new group, the Fine Cheesemakers of Scotland.

India’s dairy segment grows despite global slump

India has bucked the trend shown by the globally depressed dairy sector, and is expected to witness significant growth this year.

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