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Nestlé denies link to Colombian anti-union violence as murder probe begins

Nestlé has rubbished suggestions by a Colombian trade union that it has been complicit in "acts of violence" against striking workers, following the murder of an employee from its Bugalagrande condensed...

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Which categories are driving US dairy export growth?

While Mexico remains the largest export market for US dairy products, shipments to Asia and other emerging markets are on the up. Here, DairyReporter.com's US dairy commodities expert and MilkPrice  blogger, John Geuss,...

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Sustainability 'playing a big role' in US dairy: IDFA

DairyReporter.com caught up with International Dairy Show organizer, the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), at the four-day event to examine the factors driving technological innovation in the ever expanding US...

Australia one step closer to allowing more raw milk products

Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) is calling for submissions on a proposal that will permit production and sale of an increased range of raw milk products in Australia.

LIVE FROM THE INTERNATIONAL DAIRY SHOW

Dairies 'taking hardline' on milk powder adulteration: PerkinElmer

Dairy processors are "taking a hardline to try to eradicate" adulterants, such as urea and melamine, from milk powder, PerkinElmer has claimed following the launch of its new DairyGuard milk powder analyzer....

Irish Dairy Board invests $27m in Saudi halal cheese production

The Irish Dairy Board (IDB) has invested €20m ($27m) in a dairy manufacturing and technology facility in Saudi Arabia, “to access the important dairy growth markets in the Middle East...

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Chinese UHT milk demand 'creating opportunities' for US dairy

Booming Chinese consumer demand for imported UHT milk represents a significant opportunity for the US dairy industry, the US Dairy Export Council (USDEC) has claimed.

SEC investigating Chinese infant formula promotion ‘expenditures’: Mead Johnson

Mead Johnson Nutrition has revealed that the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is probing “certain expenditures” relating to the promotion of infant formula products by its business in China....

Fan Milk takeover a 'major step' in African expansion: Danone

Danone has entered into an agreement with growth market investment specialist, The Abraaj Group, that will see it gradually assume a controlling stake in West African dairy vendor, Fan Milk...

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Nestlé expands Egyptian ice cream factory on growing demand

Nestlé has invested 26m Swiss francs (€21m)to extend its ice cream factory in Egypt, which the company says is one of its biggest ice cream markets.

EU-Canada free trade agreement ‘unacceptable’

The signing of a trade agreement establishing tariff-free European access to the Canadian dairy market has been welcomed by the European Dairy Association but roundly condemned by Canadian dairy stakeholders,...

Indian dairy is set to double while ice cream goes through cold snap

The Indian dairy industry - already the world's biggest for milk - is predicted to double in size by 2020, if new figures are to be believed.

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Benecol arrives in the Philippines

Raisio’s Benecol partner, Kalbe International, has launched Benecol smoothies on the Philippine market. 

Overseas trade up as US dairy becomes ‘more export-savvy’: USDEC

US dairy exports could hit $6.5bn (€4.75bn) in 2013 on the back of efforts by the the increasingly "export-savvy" US dairy industry to capitalize on "favorable" market conditions, the US Dairy...

Fonterra: Asia behind global foodservice growth

The world’s biggest dairy company, Fonterra, believes that global foodservice growth is being driven by the emerging Asian markets, where it estimates the category will increase at around 13% per...

Danone slashes 2013 targets to cover WPC botulism recall losses

Danone has issued a profit warning for 2013 to account for the impact of Fonterra's recent whey protein concentrate (WPC) botulism scare, which the French dairy giant has claimed cost...

Dairy imports will continue to grow as China sorts out domestic supply

China’s demand for dairy imports look set to grow for at least the next two years, while its local milk production struggles under structural change in the supply chain. ...

Danone Dumex vows ‘disciplinary action’ in wake of infant formula bribery probe

Danone’s Asian infant nutrition business, Dumex, has vowed to take “disciplinary action” against employees that bribed Chinese doctors and nurses in Tianjin to promote the company's products to the parents of newborns...

Innovation centre will support localisation of global dairy concepts: Arla

Arla Foods has revealed plans for a state-of-the-art DKK 270m ($49.1m, €36.2m) global innovation centre in Denmark - an investment designed to support the increasingly important "localisation" of its dairy...

Nestlé, Unilever rubbish Brazilian ice cream antitrust allegations

Nestlé and Unilever have rubbished allegations that they violated Brazilian competition law by preventing the exposure of rival ice cream products at retail level.

Opinion

China’s red-faced diplomacy meets with Kiwi gritted teeth

New Zealand’s prime minister, John Key, must be laughing on the inside following the friendly advice given to him earlier this week by the Chinese premier and broadcast by state...

DRINKTEC 2013: LIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR

Paperboard multipacks boost Chinese dairies' 'brand presence': Graphic Packaging

Speaking with DairyReporter.com at drinktec 2013 in Munich last month, Graphic Packaging's director of global marketing, Roxanne McSpadden, explained why the US packaging firm has turned its attentions to the increasingly-sophisticated...

Danone seeking €200m damages from Fonterra over WPC recalls

Danone has confirmed that it is seeking around €200m ($270m) in compensation from Fonterra to cover the costs associated with the infant formula product recalls it ordered in response to...

DRINKTEC 2013: gea group: 'NOTHING COMPARes IN ANY OTHER COUNTRY'

‘Simply the best’? Industry leaders deliver Drinktec 2013 verdict

Drinktec’s organizers claim that the trade show is ‘simply the best’ after almost 70,000 visitors attended the show, which won glowing reviews from GEA, Ecolab, Döhler and Gebo Cermex.

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Glanbia: We’re gearing up to meet ‘unrelenting’ Asian dairy demand

Irish dairy giant Glanbia has pinpointed infant formula-hungry Asia as “a key market” as it continues its preparations for the abolition of the European Union (EU) milk quotas.

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