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The short sighted failure of greedy WTO trading partners to achieve any sort of meaningful agreement on global agricultural tariffs is bad for Europe's food industry.
Driven by tougher waste legislation and set EU targets, the recovery of plastics in the bloc is growing steadily, according to a new report by Applied Market Information (AMI).
The current supply glut on the EU butter market will be solved by more producers leaving the sector, says a Commission report, again predicting a move away from commodities across...
Omega-3s from oily fish and supplements can reduce the risk of cardiac and sudden death, and possibly stroke, says a new review from the US.
A pathogen detecting system that uses scattered laser light can cut costs and speed up safety checks for food processors, researchers developing the technology claim.
Some children's cheese brands contain more salt per 100g than the Atlantic Ocean, says a UK campaigns group study, piling more pressure on manufacturers to slash the salt.
Failure to reach an agreement on global trade has upset dairy industry officials from the EU and beyond, creating more uncertainty about the future of the sector.
The distant clink of milk bottles at 5am may be a thing of the past for several British neighbourhoods, but Dairy Crest's bid to create the UK's largest doorstep delivery...
New Zealand dairy co-operative Fonterra sold almost a tenth more milk-derived ingredients this year than the previous 12 months, pushing its overall revenue up 6 per cent to NZ$13 billion...
Pascal Lamy will demand a suspension of the Doha round of agriculture talks this week, after WTO members failed to reach a meaningful consensus.
Ice cream sales have shot through the roof in Britain over the last week thanks to an almighty heatwave, leaving producers working flat out to meet consumers' insatiable demand.
Tate & Lyle has launched a new sweetener solution for dairy desserts, which claims to allow manufacturers to cut around a third of calories and half of total sugars from...
Dairy Crest has signed a deal to buy the doorstep milk delivery business of rival Arla Foods UK, claiming the prospect of cost savings outweighs falling demand in the sector.
A Milan banker linked to the collapse of Italian dairy firm Parmalat has been found dead, after disappearing on his way back from a meeting of conservative Catholic group Opus...
Dairy Crest's shares rose to their highest point since early March Friday morning, after the group reported in-line trading and the retirement of its chief executive.
Irish dairy ingredients firm Glanbia is building a presence in the Chinese market with its expertise in heat-stable proteins.
The UK's Joint Health Claims Initiative (JHCI) has conducted a review of its own guidance on health claims submissions, with the aim of helping the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)...
Britain's dairy industry must pull together and soon to overcome a critical earnings problem that threatens to cause disaster across the sector, a report from the National Farmers' Union warns.
Protestors who stole €2,000-worth of milk and cheese from a Lactalis dairy factory and then handed out the products free in local villages, said they would continue the fight against...
Mariann Fischer Boel, EU commissioner for agriculture, said Monday that the commission could consider putting limits on the Single Payment Scheme if it is found that the scheme is not...
Chinese dairies are jumping on the probiotics bandwagon, with a spate of new products containing the healthy bacteria being launched in recent weeks.
Dairy Crest has got backing from the National Farmers' Union for new adverts attacking rival butter brand Anchor, which is shipped frozen to Britain from New Zealand.
Vietnam's biggest dairy, commonly called Vinamilk, is set for a change of ownership, after the government revealed plans to reduce its controlling stake in the company.
Europe's food safety watchdog has launched a public consultation on the risks to the environment posed by various additives in animal feed, as part of a plan to draw up...
The Internet is offering a wealth of information to more and more people, but also an avenue for irresponsible businesses to exploit consumer health concerns.
Farmgate milk prices have continued to fall across the European Union and most rapidly in France over the last year, new figures show, increasing tension between producers and processors.
The European Commission has hinted it may ban all new import licences for New Zealand butter, according to dairy co-op Fonterra, rounding off a bad week for kiwi butter in...
A group of scientists has claimed that Unilever's genetically modified (GM) fish antifreeze protein for ice cream should not be approved without further comprehensive tests.
Nottingham University researchers have reported improvements to the method of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) of the brain to give scientists a more "natural" insight into the perception of taste...
The FSA has published guidance designed to help UK food firms improve their labelling advice for people with allergies.
The WTO is in crisis following the dismal failure of last week's agriculture talks in Geneva.
Adding soluble fibres, guar gum and pectin, to skimmed milk could speed up the coagulation time, improving cost efficiency, and impart nutritional benefits, say Irish researchers.
Swiss food maker Nestle has launched the premium ice cream brand Movenpick on the Chinese market, where it says it sees growing demand for luxury food products.
Rows over farmgate milk prices have intensified in France, with leading French dairy processor Lactalis accusing its rival Sodiaal of irresponsibly cutting the price it pays to producers.
A diet rich in low fat dairy could cut the risk of type-2 diabetes for women by over 20 per cent, says a new study from Harvard.
Scientists at the University of Kent in the UK have received€800,000 to study ways nanotechnology can improve the safety and quality ofchilled and frozen foods.
UK dairy processor Robert Wiseman said sales were up two-and-a-half per cent in its first quarter thanks to a new milk supply contract and continued branded milk growth.
There is not enough evidence to say that certain foods can benefit children's ability to learn, says Britain's food safety watchdog, underlining the case against Dairy Crest's omega-3 milk adverts.
Arla Foods is scrapping its lower calorie Mini30 milk in Denmark only six months after the product was launched, because consumers do not like the taste.
China's biggest domestic cheese producer, Bright Dairy, has invested in a new production line for sliced cheese to increase its profits from this growing, niche market.
Fonterra, the New Zealand dairy co-operative, said it sold more dairy ingredients this May than in any other month ever, as it continues to expand on the world dairy market.
A new atomizer fitting can help plants reduce costs and improve efficiency, its developer claims.
Chocolate has a nice feeling to it - tasty, fun, luxurious and slightly sinful. This is comfort food, accessible to all and epitomised in the recent film, Charlie and the...
Most of Europe's dairy industry will have eyes fixed on World Trade Organisation negotiations over the coming weeks, but there will be time too for lobbying on short-term market support...
Start-up Origo Biosciences has discovered the presence of an anti-cholesterol immunoglobulin in milk and is investigating its commercialisation as an ingredient for functional foods that may, one day, give plant...
Arla Foods has re-started cheese production for the Middle East dairy market, but warned the move did not represent significant progress in beating the boycott there.
New carbon infrared emitters released for the European market provide another means of sterilise products through controlled heating.
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