All news articles for March 2019

While the EDA didn't mention the possibility of the UK remaining part of the EU, its letter did consider an extension to Brexit beyond the March 29 deadline. Pic: ©Getty Images/Issaurinko

EDA concerned over Brexit dairy ‘crisis’

By Jim Cornall

With a potential no-deal Brexit possible in 10 days, the European Dairy Association (EDA) has expressed concern over the potential impact on the European dairy industry.

If passed, the bill would make it a requirement that the FDA enforce dairy and non-dairy standards of identity. Pic: ©GettyImages/izanbar

Senators reintroduce Dairy Pride Act

By Beth Newhart

US Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Jim Risch (R-ID) brought the Dairy Pride Act back to Congress last week after a failed attempt at passing it in 2017.

The sale of Westland to Yili is subject to shareholder and High Court approval. Pictured: Westland's Rolleston plant.

Yili set to buy NZ’s Westland for $404m

By Jim Cornall

The board of New Zealand’s Westland Co-operative Dairy Company Limited has signed a conditional scheme implementation agreement to sell the West Coast dairy cooperative to Hongkong Jingang Trade Holding Co., Limited (Jingang), a wholly-owned subsidiary...

Dairy Dialog podcast 24: Fogg Filler, new Nuii and Baboo Gelato on ice cream

Dairy Dialog podcast 24: Fogg Filler, new Nuii and ice cream trends

By Jim Cornall

This week, the Dairy Dialog podcast features three interviews, with Jay Langejans, Midwest sales representative at Fogg Filler in the US, on the company’s cap sorter upgrades; Phil Griffin, Froneri Group head of sales, on Froneri’s new stick ice-cream...

Flat Wine Bottle by Delivering Happiness. Photo: Dow.

Dow opens entries for its 2019 Packaging Innovation Awards

By Jenny Eagle

From a Flat Wine Bottle, to Mix On Command (MOC) Shaker Bag, PaperBoat Thandai Retortable Profile Pouch and KitKat Celebreak box; Dow is on the hunt for this year’s breakthrough designs for its Packaging Innovation Awards 2019.

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Danone adds low- and no-fat milk to La Serenísima

By Niamh Michail

Danone’s La Serenísima brand is adding 0% fat and 2% fat milk to its range of fresh and long-life milk in Argentina, Paraguay, and beyond in response to "new trends".