All news articles for September 2018

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Dairy Dialog podcast: Food waste and the Latin American formula market

By Jim Cornall

This week’s Dairy Dialog podcast coincides with Recycle Week 2018 in the UK, and features an interview with Iain Clunie, food and drink program manager at Zero Waste Scotland, and a look at the Latin American infant formula market, with Dr Sigalit Zchut...

The board has reduced the payout prediction for 2018-19 to NZ$6.50-NZ$6.90 (US4.32-US$4.58).

Westland Milk Products says milk payout ‘not competitive’

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand’s Westland Milk Products has reported a final milk payout of NZ$6.12 (US$4.06) per kilo of milk solids (kgMS), less a five cent retention, delivering a net average result for shareholders of NZ$6.07 (US$4.03) per kgMS.

This month's nrew products include launches in India, Vietnam and Germany.

New product launches for September 2018

By Beth Newhart and Jim Cornall

September saw a lot of launches around the world in most dairy categories, including from some of the big players in the markets.

The new system eliminates costly, error-prone manual work. Pic: ©GettyImages/seraficus

Dutch cheesemaker grows with Infor M3 software

By Beth Newhart

Rouveen Kaasspecialiteiten has partnered with software company Infor to improve its cheese quality, tracking and tracing as well as build out production capabilities.

Horst Bittermann with Jean-François Roche, president, ECMA.

ECMA Congress 2018

ECMA Congress welcomes Pro Carton president

By Jenny Eagle

Horst Bittermann made his debut as president of Pro Carton at the ECMA (European Carton Makers Association) Congress (September 20-21) in Riga, Latvia, this year, taking over from Roland Rex who stood down in June after eight years.

The governor of the Altai Territory expressed support for the company's projects and further expansion.

PepsiCo Russia invests in Rubtsovsk dairy plant

By Jim Cornall

PepsiCo, Russia's largest producer of food and beverage products, has completed two major investment projects at the Rubtsovsk dairy plant in Russia: a whey processing section and treatment facilities.

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Zisk app launched for dairy farmers

By Jim Cornall

The number of dairy operations in the US has been declining over the past 20 years; the state of Wisconsin alone has lost more than 2,200 dairy farms in the past five years.

Rise struggled with sourcing oat ‘milk’ that was up to their standards because they place a strong emphasis on organic ingredients.

Organic nitro cold brew oat beverage lattes launching

By Beth Newhart

Coffee brand Rise Brewing Co. has introduced a line of ready-to-drink nitro cold brew lattes, including two flavors made with oat beverages. Consumer demand and ‘flavor profile’ drove the decision to use dairy alternatives, the company said.

Authors of a US study on sugar reduction say substitution of sugar using non-nutritive sweeteners has been the most successful approach to date. Pic: ©Getty Images/ia_64

UK yogurt study finds high sugar content

By Jim Cornall

A study in the Journal of Dairy Science on sugar reduction in dairy products comes at a time when yogurt is under the spotlight for its sugar content in the UK.