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GEA to build Asia’s largest milk production facility for Amul in India

GEA is set to build a new dairy plant in India for AmulFed Dairy that, when completed, will be the largest skim milk powder and dairy whitener plant in Asia.

Process that treats whey with gas plasma boosts bioefficiency, developers claim

The differentiation of whey proteins continues with a new offering that claims greater bioefficiency.

India to become world’s largest producer of milk by 2026

Milk production is expected to accelerate worldwide especially in India where it will grow 49% by 2026, contrasting with the steady decline of milk consumption in developed markets like the...

Raising the profile of traditional Georgian dairy products

Developing and promoting Geographic Indications (GIs) and other origin-based labels for products can help countries preserve their often unique food heritage, while also driving economic growth.

Asia scoops ice cream growth boost as West turns to East for flavours

Food historians credit China with inventing ice cream and Marco Polo for bringing it to Italy. Skip forward to the 21st century, and the rate at which Western ice-cream makers...

Vanilla beats chocolate to rank as the top-selling ice cream flavor in US

Despite the desire to experience multiple flavors, a majority of consumers buy ice cream products featuring one flavor, according to a survey of ice cream manufacturers and retailers conducted by...

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Land O’ Lakes Ingredients launches clean-label, organic cheese powders aimed at popcorn consumption

To respond to consumer demand for natural dairy ingredients free from food coloring and dyes, Land O’Lakes recently launched a line of USDA Organic cheddar cheese powders at IFT in...

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Amul introduces Tetra Pak TBA 1000 Edge with LightCap pack in India

Indian dairy company Amul has launched its buttermilk and lassi products in a bigger 1-liter Tetra Pak package, the TBA 1000 Edge with LightCap 30.

Mason Financial takes controlling stake in Blend and Pack

Mason Financial Holdings Limited and nutrition company Wattle Health Australia Limited have bought an 80% stake in Australian infant formula and nutritional products manufacturer Blend and Pack Pty Ltd, for...

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Ukraine’s Roshen gets green light for dairy exports to China

PJSC Vinnytsia dairy plant "Roshen" has been given approval to export its dairy products to China.

Zambeef completes $1.5m dairy expansion

Zambeef Products’ Kalundu Dairy Farm has constructed the largest rotary milking parlor in Zambia and central Africa.

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Edlong Dairy Technologies improves vegan cheese mouthfeel and taste with dairy flavors

Dairy flavors have a market opportunity in the vegan lifestyle movement due their inherently rich flavor profiles, Edlong Dairy Technologies says. 

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Glanbia Nutritionals launches freeze dried cheese to tap into prepared meals and snacks space

Glanbia Nutritionals has leveraged its existing cheese production of roughly 1bn lbs per year and freeze drying capabilities to create a freeze dried cheese, which it says will help open...

USAID hands over dairy equipment in Ethiopia

The US Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Livestock Market Development activity, has handed over approximately $800,000 worth of dairy processing equipment to 24 grantees operating in the Amhara,...

Constantia Flexibles meets demand for coffee & dairy packaging in Russia

Constantia Flexibles Group has responded to a growing demand in domestic food packaging by installing a laminating machine at its factory in Timashevsk, Russia, for packaging coffee, dairy and processed...

Georgia clamps down on dairy definitions

Georgia’s National Food Agency (NFA) has introduced strict interpretations of how dairy products can be labeled.

Probiotic from Tibetan kefir grains can provide antioxidant boost to functional foods: Study

The probiotic strain L. plantarum MA2 from traditional Tibetan kefir grains has significant antioxidant properties, in addition to its previously reported cholesterol lowering credentials.

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JBS to sell off stake in dairy as part of efforts to raise $1.8bn

Brazilian food company JBS is divesting some of its assets, including a stake in a Brazilian dairy company.

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria commissions fifth collection facility

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC has commissioned a fifth milk collection facility for its Dairy Development Programme (DDP) in Saki, Oyo State.

Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods to bode well for dairy

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods Market for $13.7bn will improve the e-commerce juggernaut’s brand equity in its online grocery platform, AmazonFresh, where dairy is currently a top performer.

US dairy exporters to gain increased access to Chinese market through MOU

The US and China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will increase market access for more than 200 US dairy exporters, allowing for more shipments of milk, cheese,...

Booming plant-based drinks market set for more category innovation

The explosive growth of the dairy alternative drinks market is driven by increased demand from consumers who do not want to fully commit to a plant-based diet but prefer to...

Scholle IPN expands in Latin America

Scholle IPN, which produces flexible packaging for wine, processed fruits and vegetables, dairy products, and aseptic juices in the Latin American market, has opened a manufacturing facility in Santiago, Chile.

US dairy groups urge prioritizing trade with Mexico when NAFTA renegotiation begins

When US negotiators begin the process of modernizing and updating NAFTA, US dairy groups have stated maintaining a dependable trade relationship with Mexico and removing trade barriers in Canada remain...

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ADB $125m support for Saikexing dairy expansion

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed agreements in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, with commercial banks to support Inner Mongolia Saikexing Breeding and Biotechnology Group (Saikexing) to expand the domestic supply...

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