Yogurt brand Stonyfield Organic has been criticized by public health organizations like CSPI (Center for Science in the Public Interest) for its recent YouTube marketing video featuring children attempting to define GMO ingredients.
In the biggest single investment announced in the Danish-headquartered dairy cooperative’s history, Arla Foods says it will invest more than half a billion euros ($656m) in 2018 to deliver on its 2020 growth ambition.
This year’s Gulfood show takes place against the backdrop of rising regional investment in food production, with international manufacturers increasingly seeing the Middle East as a lucrative market for their goods.
Glanbia Nutritionals has expanded its protein powder capabilities with the launch of BevEdge Whey Protein A-220W, a pre-acidified whey protein isolate that allows for berry- and citrus-flavored protein drink mixes.
Working with its parent company DanoneWave, premium organic baby food brand Happy Family has launched two USDA organic certified whole milk yogurt lines containing probiotics geared towards babies over six months (Happy Baby) and toddlers (Happy Tot).
South Africa’s Aspen Pharmacare has announced it is exploring options ‘to enhance the value of its global nutritionals business’ since receiving an unsolicited approach in the third quarter of last year.
South Africa’s Competition Tribunal has conditionally approved a merger between Gutsche Family Investments Proprietary Limited (GFI), which controls Woodlands Dairy, and Fairfield Diary Proprietary Limited.