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Merial and Zoetis partner on dairy products in India

Merial, the animal health division of Sanofi, and Zoetis India Limited, a subsidiary of Zoetis Inc., have announced they have entered into an exclusive marketing and distribution agreement for medicines...

Ekosem-Agrar publishes preliminary figures for 2015

Ekosem-Agrar GmbH, the German holding company of Russian milk producer Ekoniva Group, says it has reached the targets set for 2015 according to preliminary figures.

GCC plans Greek yoghurt expansion

Turkish food producer Pinar plans to grow its presence in the GCC with new facilities and products, building on the high market penetration of its labneh in the region.

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Manpasand ties up with Baskin-Robbins in latest urban expansion deal

Baskin-Robbins India will now offer beverages in addition to ice creams after entering into an exclusive tie-up with fruit juice manufacturer Manpasand Beverages.

New markets and premium products are key says Euromonitor International

New markets are the key to responding to current over-production of milk, says Raphael Moreau, Food Analyst at Euromonitor International.

FrieslandCampina pursues Pakistan company as profits rise

In its report for the financial year ending December 31, 2015, Dutch dairy company FrieslandCampina announced net profits of $373m (€343m).

Nestlé opens new milk chilling center in Sri Lanka

Nestlé, Sri Lanka’s largest private sector collector of fresh milk, has opened a new milk chilling center in the northeastern town of Vaddakkachchi.

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Nitropod expects to enlarge its manufacturing plant

The California-based liquid nitrogen ice cream company, Nitropod Industries Inc., plans on expanding its manufacturing plant and increasing the production this year, the company’s CEO, Scot Rubin, told DairyReporter. ...

Delta Food Industries opens UAE dairy plant

Delta Food Industries has opened a $10.9m (AED40m) dairy plant in the Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone) in the UAE.

Cash available for NZ-China dairy research

New Zealand Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has announced a call for proposals for three multi-institution New Zealand-China Research Collaboration Centres to be supported as part of the new...

Revenue up as Murray Goulburn announces infant formula launch

Murray Goulburn (MG) will launch Devondale Natra Start infant formula in Australia in March 2016, with the brand available in China shortly afterwards.

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Russia looks to UAE and Indian markets for dairy products at Gulfood

Indian and Russian representatives attending the Gulfood event in Dubai have discussed the export of Indian dairy products to Russia.

Pyreos to work with Bosch India on milk analysis

Pyreos, the UK-based passive infra-red sensor developer, has announced its technical co-operation with Bosch India for the joint development of milk analysis technologies.

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Eastern European Dairy Congress in Kiev expects 2,000 visitors

The East European Dairy Congress is set to welcome more than 2,000 attendees at the Exhibition Centre KyivExpoPlaza, in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, from March 2-4.

Arla commits to helping Nigerian dairy industry

Danish company Arla has announced it has signed a letter of intent to assist local dairy production in Nigeria.

US yogurt sales help push strong Danone results

Danone issued its fourth quarter and annual results for the year ending December 31, 2015 today, showing growth in most areas of its business worldwide.

Tetra Pak redesigns ice cream filler after demand rises in Southeast Asia and South America

Tetra Pak has modified its A3 Ice Cream Filler; redeveloping its cone and lid dispenser, chocolate sprayer and increasing its capacity from four to six lanes, created in partnership with...

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New dairy project set for Zambia

Xantium Dairies Zambia has been awarded land to invest in a dairy facility.

Positives despite 'expected' Arla 2015 revenue decline

Arla has delivered its 2015 results, noting a 3.3% decline in revenue, and announcing cost-cutting measures up to 2020, starting with $111.5m (€100m) in 2016.

Infant formula drives profits at a2 Milk

The a2 Milk Company has posted its financial results for the six months ending December 31, 2015.

Wensleydale Creamery heads to Gulfood with UKTI

Yorkshire cheese and yogurt producer Wensleydale Creamery is hoping to build on its exports to the Middle East when it participates in a UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) mission to...

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Britannia announces Q3 profits

India’s Britannia Industries Ltd, a dairy and bakery supplier, has reported consolidated third quarter revenue growth of 10%, and 12% for the year up to December 31, 2015, at $325.4m...

Population density soon to be bright spot for dairy industry

There’s a bright future for those in the dairy industry, according to a professor from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.

Blendhub Corp to host first international event in Dubai

Blendhub Corp. will host its first international event, the ‘Professional Network’ to coincide with Gulfood 2016, in Dubai, on February 24.

Fonterra constructing Sri Lanka training farm

Fonterra Brands Sri Lanka has announced the construction of its first demonstration and training farm in Sri Lanka.

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