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Top 20 Dairy Manufacturers - the Ups and Downs of 2013

Top 20 Dairy Manufacturers - the Ups and Downs of 2013

European dairies Nestlé, Danone and Lactalis made up the podium in the latest Rabobank Dairy Top 20. Can you guess how the likes of Fonterra, Saputo, Yili and Mengniu lined up?

Published: 10-Jul-2014

Packaging design inspiration gallery: SINGLE SERVE

Food packaging offers convenience in single-serve format

Snacks, drinks, condiments, and other food and beverage favorites are fueling consumer demand for convenience with single-serve packaging. Here are some notable examples of one-shot containers seen on retail shelves.

Published: 02-Jul-2014

Packs that score: World Cup packaging gallery

Packs that score: World Cup packaging gallery

As the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Brazil, we take a look at some of the designs that are high scorers when it comes to packaging. 

Published: 12-Jun-2014

Our Top 10 pick of the WPO Award winners

Top 10 WPO Award winners Interpack 2014

The World Packaging Organisation (WPO) WorldStar Awards saw 139 winners across 35 countries from 249 entries this year.

Published: 21-May-2014

Inside the 'mega factory': take a tour of Vinamilk's plant

Tetra Pak Vinamilk Vietnam milk factory

Tetra Pak and Vinamilk recently invited DairyReporter.com inside the Vietnam Milk Factory near Ho Chi Minh City – which it describes as a 'state-of-the-art' liquid dairy plant.

Published: 16-May-2014

Packaging design inspiration gallery: SAY CHEESE

Cheese appeals to consumers looking for a quick, protein-rich snack. Here are some examples of packages that are the cream of the crop.

Published: 13-May-2014

Milk by apple, flour by Prada, coffee by Cartier

Milk by apple, flour by Prada, coffee by Cartier

An award-winning artist and designer has created an art exhibition showing people what food and drink would look like in luxury branded packaging.

Published: 24-Apr-2014

Packaging design inspiration gallery: SUSTAINABILITY

Earth Day is an annual global celebration highlighting the importance of sustainability, recycling, water conservation, and other ways to save the planet. Here are some examples of food packaging that pitches in on the eco effort with compostable materials, natural paper, and other features.

Published: 18-Apr-2014

Shaken Udder to SIG Combibloc! Foodex 2014 captured on camera

Shaken Udder to SIG Combibloc! Foodex 2014 captured on camera

Relive the action at Foodex 2014 in Birmingham, UK, as we rub shoulders with the likes of SIG Combibloc, Ishida and Berry White not Barry White!

Published: 26-Mar-2014

IDFA Dairy Forum 2014 in pictures

IDFA Dairy Forum 2014 in pictures

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) Dairy Forum 2014 in Palm Springs, which attracted stakeholders from across the sector, has drawn to a close. But don't worry if you missed it. Here are a few of the highlights...

Published: 30-Jan-2014

Eggnog, Cheese and Brussels Sprouts: Dairy gets festive for Christmas

Eggnog, Cheese and Brussels Sprouts: Dairy gets festive for Christmas

Christmas Day is almost upon us, and it seems that dairy processors across North America and Europe are just as excited. Here's a small selection of their festive dairy product and packaging efforts...

Published: 23-Dec-2013

Danone to 'Brogurt': New directions in functional dairy 2013

Danone to 'Brogurt': New directions in functional dairy 2013

We cast an eye over key dairy NPD in 2013, as Powerful Yogurt flexes its ‘brogurt’ muscles and one startup hopes its German-style quark can sweat a new US dairy category.

Published: 10-Dec-2013

Cartons, fillers, and one-way mirrors: Inside... Tetra Pak Modena

Cartons, fillers, and one-way mirrors: Inside... Tetra Pak Modena

Tetra Pak was kind enough to invite DairyReporter.com to its behemoth R&D facility in Modena, Italy, to witness first hand the multi-departmental efforts that go into the development of new packaging concepts and filling technology...

Published: 10-Dec-2013

What could be the next Greek yogurt?

What could be the next Greek yogurt?

In 2007 Greek yogurt accounted for just 1% of US yogurt sales. Six years later, the product now commands more than a third of the sector. This led Innova Market Insights, while exhibiting at FiE 2013 in Frankfurt, to pose the question: What's the next Greek yogurt?

Published: 27-Nov-2013

Got Lady Gaga? Our list of the most controversial dairy campaigns

Got Lady Gaga? Our list of the most controversial dairy campaigns

From milk mustaches on David Beckham and Hugh Jackman to the nightmarish A Clockwork Orange and the speakeasies of the 1930s, our list runs down the milk advertisements that shaped public perceptions of dairy, and the backlash to some very contentious choices.

Published: 08-Nov-2013

Technology, ingredients, and the Blues Brothers: The International Dairy Show in pictures

Technology, ingredients, and the Blues Brothers: The International Dairy Show in pictures

After four days, the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) International Dairy Show in Chicago has come to an end. Don't worry if you missed it though, here are some of the highlights...

Published: 07-Nov-2013

Making Dairy Scary! US dairy gets into the Halloween spirit

Making Dairy Scary! US dairy gets into the Halloween spirit

The US dairy industry is making efforts to do what for years the confectionery and bakery sectors have been doing - getting into the Halloween spirit (or ghost if you prefer). Here's a selection of the best attempts by US processors to make their dairy scary.

Published: 31-Oct-2013

See inside...Ireland’s largest ice cream manufacturer

See inside...Ireland’s largest ice cream manufacturer

Silver Pail’s MD tells DairyReporter that the end of EU milk production quotas could bring price changes and discusses some of the trends shaping Ireland’s $3.6bn per year dairy export market. 

Published: 24-Sep-2013

The Last Great Stand! Drinktec 2013's Top 5...

The Last Great Stand! Drinktec 2013's Top 5...

The sheer scale of DrinkTec 2013 takes the breath away, as do many of the stands at the show, with unrivaled theatrical effects from our personal Top 5, which includes Krones, KHS, GEA, SACMI and WILD Flavors.

Published: 19-Sep-2013

DairyReporter.com @ drinktec 2013: Day Two

DairyReporter.com @ drinktec 2013: Day Two

DairyReporter.com is reporting live from Munich in Germany this week, bringing you the latest from beverage and liquid food industry trade show, drinktec 2013. Day two saw us meet up with the likes of Sacmi and Graphic Packaging to pinpoint which dairy industry trends are driving their latest technological developments...

Published: 18-Sep-2013

DairyReporter.com @ drinktec 2013: Day One

DairyReporter.com @ drinktec 2013: Day One

DairyReporter.com is reporting live from beverage and liquid food industry trade show, drinktec 2013, in Munich all this week. See what we got up to on day one...

Published: 17-Sep-2013

Top 20 Dairy Manufacturers - US firms suffer, Asian firms soar

Top 20 Dairy Manufacturers - US firms suffer, Asian firms soar

Nestlé extended its lead at the top of Rabobank's Dairy Top 20 table - moving drastically away from the likes of Danone, Fonterra, and FrieslandCampina. Can you guess who filled the other 19 spots?

Published: 10-Sep-2013

Top 10 UK Yogurt Brands - Müller dominates, Danone dwindles

Top 10 UK Yogurt Brands - Müller dominates, Danone dwindles

Müller continues to fight off competition from Yoplait and Danone-manufactured brands such as Activia - topping a Mintel list of the best selling UK yogurt brands. But who else made the top ten?

Published: 30-Aug-2013

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