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Women who consume low fat dairy products like skimmed milk may significantly increase their risk of becoming infertile, new research from the US claims.
French dairy giant Danone has continued its quest for new markets by signing a joint venture deal in Colombia.
Europe's food safety authority has issued information on current food additive laws ahead of the upcoming Codex meeting in China.
Leading US dairy firm Dean Foods has said it will not accept milk from cloned cows, adding weight to an industry and consumer move against the technology on both sides...
For the first time, researchers say they have direct evidence that Europeans' bodies evolved to digest milk much later and more rapidly than previously thought.
A little piece of Fairtrade Fortnight touched the UK dairy industry this week as the head of the Sainsbury's supermarket told farmers he was willing to pay more for their...
Instead of trying to hide confectionery from children by restricting advertising, chocolate-makers should be encouraging them to make the same health-conscious choices as adults when it comes to confectionery they're...
Danone, the French food and beverage giant, is taking part in a research project into nanotechnology that could result in stronger plastic packing that also reduces waste.
UK supermarket Tesco is expanding its range of functional milks with the addition of a new semi-skimmed product enhanced with a variety of vitamins and other added nutrients.
Danisco USA has expanded into the organic dairy sector, developing a range of stabiliser blends designed to replace its conventional blends in organic formulations.
An independent supplier contract that aims to better protect dairy farmers in their dealings with processors and retailers is being devised by the National Farmers' Union.
Sales at the group rose to CHF98.5 billion (€60.5bn) while organic growth was 6.2 per cent and net profit was up 13.8 per cent to a record CHF9.2 billion (€5.6bn).
UK manufacturers are missing out on tens of millions of pounds of research & development (R&D) tax relief because they are not investigating whether their activities qualify for the benefit....
Friesland Foods is to enter a joint venture with Australian dairy group Warrnambool as part of plans to help meet growing demand in the country for prebiotic ingredients.
Consumers with the greatest need could be missing out on the health benefits of probiotics since they are not 'streetwise' about health issues and may not be able to afford...
A group of MPs in the UK have called on the government to step in over low farmgate milk prices, which they claim are taking ruthless advantage of dairy farmers.
Egypt has lowered tariffs for dairy imports from New Zealand, providing stiffer competition for Europe's dairy firms in the key Middle East region.
In the area of crisis management, companies seem keen to repeat history by making the same mistakes -- over and over again.
Quest International has launched a range of cooling flavours to meet fast-growing demand for 'refreshing' new foods and drinks.
The EU's agriculture commissioner has promised to establish a framework within which the organic food sector can develop to its full potential.
Danone gave a bullish account of its 2006 performance, citing strong growth for blockbuster dairy brands and an 'outstanding' performance in beverage markets.
The European Commission has proposed a raft of mini-reforms it says will simplify the EU market for milk and dairy products.
Food industry-backed front-of-pack nutritional signposting is 'fundamentally flawed', according to the National Heart Forum (NHF).
For those not joining in the Valentine's Day festivities, boosting omega-3 intake to ward off the possibilities of depression may be slightly premature, suggests a review.
A new convenience aseptic package for ice-lollies and juice drinks can hold different volumes without the need for machine changeovers.
EU legislators yesterday voted in favour of proposals to introduce a controversial five-stage hierarchy of priority for the bloc's waste management policy.
More than two thirds of leaders in the UK dairy industry want EU milk quotas to be scrapped, a survey has revealed, echoing comments from the European Commission recently.
Crimes against the environment are to be taken more seriously by several of the world's leading dairy countries, forcing the industry to check standards more rigorously.
Nestle announced it has opened a factory in Brazil to supply milk powder and coffee to low income families there, in yet another sign of ethics becoming big business.
It would be a mistake for governments and industry to misinterpret the recent progress in food allergen labelling as a final solution: there is much that remains to be done,...
A new tamper-proof flavouring pump for food and beverage processors offers accurate multiple flow rates, while reducing downtime needed for washdowns, its manufacturer claims.
The UK has published its first industry good hygiene practice guide, part of a series intended to help manufacturers comply with new EU-wide regulations on food safety.
Arla Foods is looking to expand its milk powder business in Algeria, in the dairy giant's latest push to gain a foothold in emerging dairy markets.
France's Danone must pay a €42m fine for its role in a cartel in Belgium, an EU court has ruled, backing Commission plans to get tough on repeat offenders.
A naturally epoxised oil from Ethiopia's vernonia weed could provide food and drink processors with a safe and sustainable substitute for the resin used to line packaging.
Kraft Foods said it had cut salt by nine per cent in its Dairylea Lunchables kids product, meeting pressure from the UK government and campaign groups.
Unilever crawled back to positive sales growth in Europe during 2006 with solid performances in ice cream, tea and heart health foods.
America's dairy industry has ripped into the Bush administration's 'ineffective' spending plans for the sector, warning the proposals will not help domestic farmers or improve prospects of a world trade...
A range of functional ingredients solutions has been launched by Tate & Lyle, as it looks to capitalise on consumer demand for healthy yoghurts and dairy drinks.
Fears that cows with BSE could pass on the disease to humans via proteins in their milk has gained more credence from a new study, which has encouraged stricter analysis...
The era of biofuels is here but this does not necessarily mean unending food price shocks or a critical diversion of agricultural production away from food.
Parmalat has been awarded €25m from Banca Popolare di Milano as part of its ongoing fight to recover money from financial institutions allegedly implicated in the firm's collapse.
The European Commission is expected to drop a court case against the UK over dairy hygiene practices, following an inspection of the country's industry, this publication understands.
A National Skills Academy for workers in Britain's food and drink manufacturing sector will open this April, in the latest attempt to reduce a shortfall of qualified employees.
French dairy group Danone has bought complete control of its Japanese joint venture, lured by the promise of riches from rapidly growing consumer demand for healthy dairy products.
Supermarkets in the UK have softened their stance on farmgate milk prices in recent weeks, as public scrutiny of the dairy supply chain has grown.
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