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What will the top texture trends be in 2017?

In 2016 15% of new food products launched in Europe employed themes concerning texture combinations – often on well-established product types such as yoghurt. FoodNavigator looks at some of the...

CRV Ambreed says milk price hikes increased demand for artificial insemination

Artificial insemination rates among CRV Ambreed customers are already higher in 2016 than 2015, the herd-improvement company has announced.

ICL introducing protein-enriched yogurt system

ICL Food Specialties is introducing a new solution for protein-enriched yogurt.

Mergers & acquisitions: Innovia, Linde, Duravant, Egli, Saica Group

CCL Industries (CCL) has entered into an agreement to acquire Innovia for approximately $1.13bn, expected to close Q1, 2017.

Hydrosol develops vegan desserts using the same technology as yogurt

Hydrosol has developed stabilizing systems from its Stabisol line to create vegan desserts, using the same technology as yogurt.

Obese parents triple obese offspring risk, experts warn

EarlyNutrition, a project comprised of 36 international research institutions, has released its final report following five years of investigation. The report sends a grave warning to parents and those planning...

Babies shouldn’t be fed with unscreened donor breast milk, US pediatricians warn

The use of unpasteurized donor milk and other forms of direct, internet-based, or informal human milk sharing is not recommended, American Academy of Pediatrics wrote in its latest policy statement.

Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Unilever and Delta in acid contamination scare

Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Unilever and Delta have withdrawn products in a region of Greece after a group threatened to contaminate them with chlorine and hydrochloric acid.

Premium Ingredients launches dairy protein stabilizer for Greek style yogurt and Petit-suisse

Premium Ingredients has launched Premilac XLY-15049, a stabilizer based on dairy protein for the production of Greek style yogurt and Petit-suisse.

Windyridge Cheese relocating to grow business

UK cheese blending company Windyridge Cheese is relocating to accommodate growth.

Europe’s Plan B: The ‘Common Food Policy’

An independent think tank, IPES, has been set up to advise the EU and work towards creating a common food policy that would create a sustainable, healthy and profitable food...

Consumers assume food must be expensive to be healthy: Study

The price of food heavily influences assumptions about nutritious quality and even effects the health issues consumers worry about, a series of experiments at Ohio State University has found

Dawn Food Products recalls bakery items after salmonella alert

Albertsons and Safeway stores in the US are recalling bakery products supplied by Dawn Food Products made with Valley Milk Product's High Heat Nonfat Dry Milk Powder due to possible...

What the future holds for dairy in 2017, according to 1,700 registered dieticians

The future is overwhelmingly in plant-based eating and drinking consumer consumption patterns, a recent survey of more than 1,700 registered dieticians revealed.

FDA requested to relabel plant-based ‘milk’

US lawmakers and congressmen have urged the FDA last week in a letter to relabel plant-based products, as they believe that the use of the term “milk” by manufacturers is...

Guest article

‘CRM is going mobile, CRM is turning social – how the F&B industry can benefit’

Food and beverage is one of the UK’s fastest moving, most dynamic industries: market trends can change rapidly, and the desires and tastes of customers can be difficult to predict....

Multi-strain probiotic could aid gut health – even if you’re healthy

A daily dose of multispecies probiotic could help improve intestinal health even in healthy people, according to new observational data.

Coveris to close US plant, axing 100 jobs

Coveris, which makes packaging for liquid milk products, yogurt, soft, processed and natural cheese, among others, will close its Anderson, US, facility, axing 100 jobs next year.

Egeria completes Clondalkin Flexible Packaging acquisition

Egeria has completed its acquisition of Clondalkin Flexible Packaging, according to Moorgate Capital.

BillerudKorsnäs hires Pöyry to build ‘world’s largest’ packaging board machine

BillerudKorsnäs has partnered with Pöyry mill engineering services to construct a $622m board machine at Gruvön, in Sweden.

China direct

Chinese dairy shoppers becoming less satisfied with their milk

Customer satisfaction is on a downward spiral among Chinese dairy consumers, according to the latest national research report on shoppers’ attitudes to liquid milk, which also highlighted how the public...

DairyReporter special newsletters announced for 2017

Each year, DairyReporter publishes four special newsletters in addition to its four-times-a-week schedule.

News in brief

TINE and Synnøve Finden case over Jarlsberg ended

A settlement has been reached between two Norwegian companies over the use of the term Jarlsberg.

News in brief

FrieslandCampina Asia wins Gold Standard Award for Corporate Citizenship

For the second year, Dutch dairy company FrieslandCampina has been given PublicAffairsAsia’s Gold Standard Award for Corporate Citizenship (Regional Programme) 2016.

Changes at First Milk responsible for rise in profits says CEO

First Milk has released its latest mid-year financial results (for the six months to September 30, 2016), with operating profits up to £9.2m ($11.4m).

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