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A rapid egg cooling system that uses carbon dioxide to create a thin layer of ice on the inside of the shell would cut salmonella illnesses and significantly extend product...
Milk has come out substantially higher than other beverages in an analysis that pits impact on climate against nutrient density.
The world’s biggest inulin and oligofructose supplier, Beneo Orafti has signed deals with two Spanish supermarkets and the biggest dairy in Panama to add its branded Beneo ingredients to their...
There’s nothing like a shortage of wheat to send some news media searching for superlatives. Talk of “soaring” wheat prices and “rocketing” bread prices were common, in the British press,...
SIG Combibloc has launched a new 1-litre aseptic carton pack for long-life milk products that shaves 28 per cent off the carbon footprint of its standard packs.
The Indian joint venture between Yakult and Danone established in 2005 to bring Yakult probiotic drinks to the Indian market is expanding with Bangalore targeted as the point of entry...
Scientists have identified a way of using a virus to control levels of the Clostridium tyrobutyricum bacteria in cheese to prevent spoilage and minimise product waste.
Consuming food or beverages with a high water and fat content like milk reduces ‘garlic breath’ odour, according to a new study.
Amcor said its full year profits fell by 13.5 per cent to A$182m (US$ 161.4m) as it revealed the cost of taking over rival Alcan was A$226m.
Significantly improved work rates are claimed to result from retrofitting new parts kits to the Cheese Shredders produced by US food processing machine manufacturer, Urschel.
Glanbia has reported a significant recovery in turnover and profits for the first six months of 2010, driven largely by the strong performance of its nutrition and ingredient businesses.
Lactalis has secured regulatory approval from the EU to buy Puleva Foods - the dairy arm of Spanish food giant Ebo Puvela.
First Milk’s plan to build a new creamery in Campbeltown could be delayed as a contigent planning application from Tesco is held back.
Chinese police have arrested six people for allegedly distributing melamine tainted milk powder, following the seizure of more contaminated materials in July.
The New Zealand Food Safety Authority has published guidance to help infant product makers meet labelling requirements for colostrum.
Arla’s 1bn-litre ‘super dairy’ will not – as suggested in press reports this week – be constructed ‘near the western fringe of the M25 between Slough and Uxbridge’, bosses have insisted.
The world’s first 100 percent biodegradable chip packet attracted a lot of noise last week, but not the buzz that SunChips’ maker FritoLay had been hoping for.
A ‘high-potency’ lactic acid bacteria supplement may ease the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in children, says a new study that echoes results from adult studies.
French dairy farmers and processors have agreed to a 10 per cent increase in the price of milk for 2010 and have signed a pact to keep prices closer in...
Cost reduction and streamlining efforts at Danisco have pushed the firm ahead of budget, prompting a re-assessment of targets while the firm also places a renewed focus on sustainability.
Scientists claim to have developed three prototype dairy products capable of delivering significant quantities of dietary fibre.
Leading players in the probiotics industry have offered their support to an independently produced documentary on the ingredients, which aims to educate consumers about their health benefits and dispel common...
A seven-year scheme, backed by the New Zealand government, and supported by industry, will invest around NZ $170m in training and research, helping to “drive change in the dairy industry”.
Danisco has acquired South African firm Research Solutions in a bid to step up its dairy and frozen dessert activities in the country.
A Fonterra funded study suggests that milk fortified with micronutrients, especially zinc and iron, can be an effective tool to alleviate nutrition deficiencies among young children.
The Chinese health ministry has found no link between Synutra International milk powder products and recent cases of premature breast development among infant girls.
Do you want a statin with that cheeseburger and milkshake? Touting pharmaceuticals as the neutralisers of fast food is not the answer to unhealthy diets and even the suggestion sends...
Danone has agreed to sell its minority stake in Wimm Bill Dann Foods for €470m following the decision to link up with Russian rival Unimilk.
A newly published study on the competitiveness of the Northern Irish dairy industry has called for a greater focus on efficiency and supply chain cooperation.
Chinese dairy Synutra International has affirmed its belief that its products are safe and in no way linked to recent allegations of premature breast development in infant girls.
Kerry Group has confirmed the terms of its offer to buy Cork-based cheese maker Newmarket Co-operative Creameries in a €33m deal.
French dairy giant Groupe Lactalis has signalled its commitment to maintaining Rachel’s brand and production in mid-Wales, according to Calon Wen, the co-operative that supplies all of the organic yogurt...
Fonterra has insisted that the New Zealand-based dairy is 100 per cent confident in its products as one of its Chinese customers faces an investigation into tainted milk claims.
The firm behind a new breed of microscopic salt crystals that can help manufacturers slash sodium and retain their clean label status is conducting its first trials on cheese.
Yoplait has teamed up with Agthia Group to bring its dairy products to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and eventually, the wider Gulf region.
Daily supplements of calcium, with or without vitamin D, may reduce body fat levels and help maintain lean mass, suggests new data from a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial.
Chinese scientists claim to have developed a quick and simple colour change test to detect melamine in milk products.
Big oops. Meat and milk from the offspring of cloned animals has entered the UK food chain. Cue scary headlines and scared consumers. But the leviathan of EU-lawmaking means no-one...
The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) has reported a “dramatic surge” in US dairy exports over the past three months.
Fish, raw milk, dairy and egg products are foods containing the highest levels of non dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls (NDL PCBs), while fruit and vegetables have the lowest traces, said the...
An academic review has underlined the promise of high pressure processing (HP) and pulsed electric fields (PEF) to ensure the viability and shelf life of probiotic dairy products.
The fragile recovery in developed markets could make it hard to pass on rising raw materials costs in the second half, Unilever has warned.
Recently imposed restrictions on the export of Finnish dairy products to Russia are to be lifted at the end of the week.
A new joint project between DuPont Qualicon and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) aims to develop testing to detect hard-to-identify strains of E.coli that are not regulated and have...
Prices at the Fonterra globalDairyTrade auction have fallen sharply for the second month running, prompting the dairy to warn farmers of a lower than forecast payout.
Probiotics player Yakult is confident the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) will hand its probiotic-immunity health claim dossier a positive opinion, despite the agency contacting it with further questions.
Environmental management systems (EMS) can be a good tool for food processors looking to achieve the twin goals of improved productivity and corporate responsibility.
The European Food Safety Authority is urging member states to step up monitoring of the carcinogen furan in food products, in a bid to amass enough data to inform a...
The bacteria strain responsible for turning thousands mozzarella cheese blue blue earlier this summer does not pose a human health hazard, said German authorities.
A new in-line guided microwave spectrometer cuts costs and downtime, while boosting the speed and accuracy of measuring a raft of key food product properties, said Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Comax is targeting the growing popularity of Greek yogurts with a new range of flavors that extend beyond the traditional palette.
The financial and eco-benefits of investing in anaerobic digestion (AD) technology to generate energy from food waste is something that all processors should be considering, said InSource Energy.
Energy drinks makers risk a regulatory clamp down if they fail to take action on marketing campaigns that irresponsibly target young consumers.
The UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has said it is investigating claims that milk from a cloned cow has entered the nation’s dairy supply.
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