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IFT 2017

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. 

IFT Food Expo 2017

From egg whites to faba beans, non-dairy protein ingredients multiply at IFT

Consumers are still demanding protein, and from scanning the floors at this year’s IFT Food Expo, it looks like ingredient manufacturers are anticipating flavor and texture fatigue. From new plant-based...

Arla closing Lillebælt dairy

Danish dairy cooperative Arla Foods is moving production of its Castello brand white mold cheese to its Troldhede dairy location, resulting in the loss of 66 jobs at Lillebælt Dairy,...

International Paper agrees to pay $354m settlement to Kleen Products

International Paper has agreed to pay $354m to Kleen Products in an antitrust lawsuit settlement, but denies the allegations.

DMK responds to ‘crisis year’ with plant closures and job cuts

German dairy cooperative Deutsches Milchkontor eG (DMK) is closing three of its plants as it responds to the 2016 reporting period, which it called a ‘crisis year.’

IFT 2017

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...

One in 10 allergenic ingredients not correctly labelled – study

Undeclared milk in chocolate and bakery products was the most frequently found allergen during a control in the Nordic countries.

What’s new in the dairy aisles? June product launches

This month, yogurts, snack bars, kefir, and cheese are among the products launched.

Dow/DuPont to divest plastics business amid price hike fears

The Canadian Competition Bureau has reached an agreement relating to the proposed merger between DuPont and The Dow Chemical Company regarding its plastic packaging.

Tetra Pak’s new in-line blender improves consistency and saves costs

Tetra Pak has launched a new in-line blender the company said helps dairy manufacturers improve consistency, ensure product quality and cut costs.

Huhtamaki to acquire International Paper foodservice packaging operations in China for $17.1m

Finnish packaging company Huhtamäki Oyj is to acquire International Paper's foodservice packaging operations in China for €15m ($17.1m).

European Commission clears Dow/DuPont merger, subject to conditions

The European Commission has approved the proposed merger between US-based chemical companies Dow and DuPont on condition of the divestiture of DuPont's pesticide business, including its R&D organization.

API launches Holonique Boutique for custom decorative packaging

API has launched a custom decorative holography service called Holonique Boutique.

Cottage cheese could be fortified with vitamin D: Study

A study on fortifying cottage cheese with vitamin D says the dairy food is a good candidate for delivery of the vitamin, and could be an alternative to fortified drinking...

Hochwald looks to Strategy 2020 after tough year

German dairy cooperative Hochwald said it has laid the foundations for its "Hochwald 2020" strategy after a challenging 2016.

Del Monte Pacific and Fresh Del Monte Produce unite to target US

Del Monte Pacific Ltd (DMPL) and Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. have announced a series of joint ventures to offer expanded refrigerated offerings across the US.

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...

What’s new for the European market of sports nutrition?

The sports and health nutrition industry is booming in Western Europe as more consumers look for a healthy lifestyle, according to market intelligence agencies.

Glanbia Nutritionals introducing new dairy products at IFT17

Glanbia Nutritionals, a global nutrition and formulation company, is showcasing new ingredients at IFT17 Food Expo in Las Vegas, June 25-28. 

Sonoco to acquire Clear Lam Packaging for $170m

Packaging company Sonoco has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the stock of Clear Lam Packaging, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of flexible and forming plastic packaging films, for...

Georgia clamps down on dairy definitions

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

Estonia sugar drink tax includes dairy and plant-based beverages

At an extraordinary session of Estonia’s government, the Riigikogu, last week, 15 new Acts were passed, including a sugar tax that includes dairy beverages.

Danone launches new company signature ‘One Planet. One Health’

Danone has launched a new company signature it says reflects its vision that human health is connected with, and interdependent on, the health of the planet.

Irish mission to Mexico looks to mitigate possible Brexit issues

Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture Food & Marine, Michael Creed TD, has undertaken a series of engagements as part of the first Irish Ministerial agri-food trade mission to Mexico.

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