All news articles for April 2019

Market conditions are ideal for new sparkling protein waters specifically for sports nutrition users, says Arla

Arla debuts new whey protein hydrolysate

By Beth Newhart

A new protein ingredient from Arla Foods Ingredients is designed for sparkling protein water, with the potential for drinks to contain up to 6% protein.

Kroger intends to use the after-tax cash proceeds to reduce its debt. Pic: Getty/martinrlee

Kroger completes Turkey Hill sale

By Beth Newhart

After announcing that it may drop its flagship dairy brand last August, Kroger sold Turkey Hill to Peak Rock Capital earlier this year. The agreement was completed this week for $215m.

The wind industry is expected to deliver more than $85bn in economic activity by 2020.

General Mills signs 15-year deal for wind energy

By Beth Newhart

Food giant General Mills is making a commitment to sustainability and clean power by covering the electricity at its US facilities with renewable wind energy. It has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement with Roaring Fork Wind, LLC.

Project Darwin aims to reduce cost and improve margins.

Müller confirms UK dairies review

By Jim Cornall

Müller Milk & Ingredients (MMI), Britain’s largest producer of branded and private label fresh and flavored milk, cream, butter and dairy ingredients, is to review its network of dairies as part of its £100m ($129.4m) Project Darwin program, and enter...

US Cheese revenue increased by 5.5% in the period, through volume growth of 9.1% primarily due to capacity expansion in the Southwest Cheese JV plant.

Q1 revenue growth of 8.4% for Glanbia

By Jim Cornall

Glanbia plc, the global nutrition group, has issued an interim management Statement for the three month period ended March 30, 2019.

Plogging combines the benefits of exercise while making the planet healthier. It can be done while walking, jogging, running or hiking. Pic: Silk

Silk makes a bid for ‘plogging’ as an official sport

By Beth Newhart

Silk is leading an effort during Earth Month to make plogging an official sport at the 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. A combination of jogging and picking up litter, plogging would fit into LA 2028’s goal to be the most sustainable Olympics in modern...