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Milk alternatives make a splash, hurting dairy milk’s bottom line

Milk alternatives are going through increasingly robust growth, according to BCC Research data, and sales of dairy-free beverages are expected to hit nearly $10.9bn by 2017, representing a CAGR of 13.3%.

Industrial in vitro: Commercialising lab meat

The spectre of lab-meat has been haunting the meat industry for years but has yet to reach store shelves. We speak to the Good Food Institute to discuss the obstacles...

Fonterra to expand mozzarella production with new plant

Fonterra has announced it will be constructing a new mozzarella plant to meet growing customer demand.

Indians concerned about dairy animals’ welfare

A survey commissioned by World Animal Protection in India reveals that treatment of animals in dairies in India is unacceptable to almost 90% of people who responded.

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Tetra Pak: ‘Juice and dairy consumption declining across western Europe, driven by negative image of processed beverages and UHT technology’

Consumption habits are changing at a fast pace globally and Europe is leading on many of the emerging trends. But, juice and dairy consumption is declining across western Europe, largely...

IFCN workshop looks at Indian dairy challenges

The fifth IFCN Regional Workshop was held recently in Anand, India, with 50 experts from various backgrounds in the dairy industry contributing.

Positive consumer reviews, practitioner recommendations help Kabrita expand goat milk formula sales

Kabrita USA cuts through the competition in the infant and toddler formula category to earn shelf space and parents' trust by cultivating consumers' positive reviews and healthcare providers' recommendations. 

Fonterra’s ingredients business keeps up with vast region’s fast pace

When I speak to Fonterra’s Hamish Gowans, he had just been asked by a potential customer if the cows that produce the milk for the New Zealand dairy ingredients co-operative...

Savory yogurt is taking off, but how will it fit into Americans’ daily diets?

Savory yogurt has taken off in the US, helped by the huge wave of popularity of the now $8bn Greek yogurt industry, and many yogurt manufacturers are clamoring to make...

Nigerian government looks to improve dairy sector from within

The Nigerian government and a local dairy company, L&Z Integrated Dairy Farms, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at developing the dairy sector and helping to tackle Fulani herdsmen...

Kyrgyzstan dairy project receives $5m funding

A new project designed to improve the productivity of dairy farms in Kyrgyzstan is being funded by the World Bank.

Potential for growth in UHT market in South Africa

A new report on the South African milk market by Persistence Market Research says that preservation of raw milk continues to be a challenge for consumers, pushing the country’s middle...

Windjammer takeover of Advanced Instruments falls in line with growing dairy testing market

Midmarket investment firm Windjammer has acquired Massachusetts-based Advanced Instruments (AI), maker of dairy analysis tools, after receiving US regulatory clearance from the Federal Trade Commission.

Tetra Pak disappointed by $96m China SAIC antitrust fine

Tetra Pak has spoken out about its disappointment following a $96m antitrust fine by China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC).

Valio to sell lactose-free milk powder in China

Finnish dairy company Valio has started exporting lactose-free consumer milk powder to China.

Vinamilk farm first to achieve EU organic standard in Vietnam

Vinamilk’s Da Lat Organic dairy farm, located in Lam Dong, is the first organic dairy farm in Vietnam to be certified to a European standard.

Where there’s a will…iced coffee concept makes whey protein cool

Arla Foods Ingredients has developed an on-trend whey protein iced coffee concept that it is confident will be “on the market and available to consumers very soon”, but can it dispel...

FAO tool to help dairy farms curb greenhouse emissions

The dairy sector will soon be able to participate in international carbon credit markets.

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EXCLUSIVE: Tetra Recart expands globally entering Middle East snack category

Tetra Recart, part of dairy processing and packaging firm Tetra Pak, is strengthening its portfolio of long shelf life food products globally.

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Universal Robots and GNE Farm Equipment take the collaborative approach to robotic dairy farming

Robotic dairies are on the rise, and GNE Farm Equipment has taken the trend one step further by developing an application that uses Universal Robots’ (UR) collaborative robots (cobots) to...

China

Another dairy importer suspended as officials target Australian firms

In a further sign that Chinese authorities are strengthening their supervision of imported infant formula, a major Australian manufacturer with a 100-year history has seen its Chinese business registration suspended.

Prabhat Dairy sees growth in cheese

Indian company Prabhat Dairy Limited has invested Rs. 140 crore ($21m) in setting up a production line for cheese at its Shrirampur facility in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra.

Nestlé Lanka opens $3.4m UHT milk plant

Nestlé Lanka has opened a new UHT milk plant in its factory in Kurunegala, Sri Lanka. The new production facility cost LKR500m ($3.4m) to construct.

Meiji increasing probiotic yogurt drink due to solid sales

Japanese company Meiji Co. Ltd. is increasing production of its Meiji Probio Yogurt drinks.

Indian ice cream market growing: Report

A report from TechSci Research says that the ice cream market in India will grow with a CAGR of 17.03% from 2016 to 2021.

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