All news articles for June 2018

A thumbs up for a Camembert emoji?

Company pushes for Camembert emoji

By Jim Cornall

While they may cause confusion and disdain among an older generation of smartphone users, the youngest users of WhatsApp and a myriad other communication tools can’t seem to get enough emojis, the tiny picture characters that can be inserted into text...

Brand Finance has published its lists of the world's top brands, including for the dairy industry.

Brand Finance reveals top 5 dairy brands

By Jim Cornall

Nestlé dominated the food brand rankings, according to a new report by independent brand valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance, however the growth of Chinese dairy company Yili has been impressive.

UNITAR and Danone will develop a learning program on climate change for Danone employees.

UNITAR partners with Danone to educate on climate change

By Jim Cornall

For the first time, UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research) has partnered with a private company to build a core set of knowledge to help promote conservation, restoration and safeguarding of the planet, while encouraging Danone employees...

Boomerang eliminates plastic waste and creates a sustainable solution for single-use beverages.

New sustainable beverage tech could eliminate plastic bottles

By Beth Newhart

North Carolina-based Clear Water Manufacturing has launched a machine that can filter, fill and cap more than 300 bottles of water per one-hour cycle on-site at any location, including campuses, hotels, stadiums or in retail spaces.

An aerial photo taken December 19, 2017 shows new clearance for palm oil plantation on the secondary dry land forest at concession PT Agrinusa Persada Mulia of GAMA Group in Toray village, Merauke subdistrict, Merauke district, Papua province. Pic: © Jurnasyanto Sukarno/Greenpeace

Greenpeace links Fonterra to Indonesian deforestation

By Jim Cornall

A just-published Greenpeace investigation alleges that New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra Cooperative Group’s key supplier of palm kernel extract (PKE) has links to a huge expanse of deforestation in Indonesia.

Dairy UK and the European Dairy Association have emphasized the importance of dairy in Breixt negotiations. Pic: ©Getty Images/pavlinec/Irina_Qiwi

Brexit could hurt dairy in UK and Europe, EDA and Dairy UK say

By Jim Cornall

With less than a year to go until Brexit, Dairy UK and the European Dairy Association (EDA) have jointly developed a ‘Future UK-EU Dairy Framework’ setting out the outcomes the dairy sector hopes to be achieved in the current negotiations between the...