All news articles for January 2019

Out-of-the-box flavors and ingredients are carving out space in healthy dairy products from cheese to beverages.

Latest trends in specialty foods at WFFS

By Beth Newhart

The Winter Fancy Food Show (WWFS) last week featured 1,400 companies and more than 25,000 attendees looking out for the latest trends in food and drink. More functional and plant-based CPGs are on the dairy horizon for 2019.

A new report on sustainable diets recommends a daily dairy intake of 250g, which the chief executive of Dairy UK, Judith Bryans, says is

New report recommends reduced dairy intake

By Jim Cornall

The EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health has published a report, Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT–Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems, which is delivering the first full scientific review of what constitutes a healthy...

LDC's oilseeds asset in Bahía Blanca, Argentina. The company is leaving non-core areas to refocus on its core businesses. Pic: ©LDC

Louis Dreyfus Company ditches dairy

By Jim Cornall

Dutch merchants and processors of agricultural goods Louis Dreyfus Company B.V. (LDC) is dropping its dairy business by mid-2019.

Thomas Heilskov (centre) heads up Arla's new global in-house agency called The Barn.

Arla creates in-house agency

By Jim Cornall

In recent years, several international companies have started producing their own campaigns and ads, and now Arla has chosen to do the same.

The government and especially farmers are able to point to ways they have been tackling environmental issues. Pic: ©Getty Images/Oknopo

Quick solutions needed for adverse effects of transformation from lamb to dairy

Industry and government take action to protect NZ waterways

By Richard Whitehead

It is one of the great ironies of dairy farming in New Zealand that animals are being accused of causing untold damage to the environment they live in.

Irish dairy products showed the best export volume growth in 2018.

Irish dairy exports to the UK grow despite Brexit concerns

By Jim Cornall

Despite a year of global volatility, involving political uncertainty with Brexit, extreme weather events and continuing currency fluctuations, the value of Irish food, drink and horticulture exports to the UK market reached €4.5bn ($5.1bn), an increase...