All news articles for June 2019

Ekosem-Agrar is currently building 15 facilities in seven regions in Russia.

Ekosem-Agrar opens largest dairy facility in Siberia

By Jim Cornall

Ekosem-Agrar AG, the German holding company of Russian milk producer Ekoniva Group, has built its largest dairy cow facility to date in Siberia's Novosibirsk region with space for 6,000 dairy cows.

Keytone said the integrated company will look to implement a step change in revenue and sales mix towards high value proprietary products.

Keytone Dairy eyes China with Omniblend acquisition

By Jim Cornall

Keytone Dairy Corporation Ltd, based in Sydney, Australia and Christchurch, New Zealand, has executed a binding agreement for the strategic acquisition of Omniblend Pty Ltd for A$22.6m (US$15.5m) plus an earn-out.

Saputo has made five acquisitions in the last 13 months, bumping up its revenue. Pic: Getty/haurashko_ksu

Saputo’s annual revenue jumps 17% after three acquisitions

By Beth Newhart

Saputo Inc. reported its latest fourth quarter and fiscal year results, ending March 31. It completed a series of acquisitions last year that contributed to higher revenue, while low cheese prices and struggles with the Canadian dollar hurt overall earnings.

Matcon has launched aLiquid Addition System. Pic: Matcon

Liquid addition for IBC blending

By Jim Cornall

Matcon has launched its Liquid Addition System to expand the range of the Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC) tumble blender for industries that need to be able to add liquids into a wide range of powder recipe mixes in a contained and efficient manner....

“Today’s dairy aisles are continuously changing to keep up with consumer demand for affordable as well as premium products.

DSM puts early childhood nutrition on display at IFT

By Beth Newhart

DSM Ingredients of the Netherlands showcased its products for all stages of life at the 2019 IFT show in New Orleans last week. Preconception, pregnancy, nursing, infants, toddlers and kids all fit into its portfolio of food and beverage ingredients....

Valio said 2019 has started positively in terms of net sales growth.

Valio sees modest growth in 2018

By Jim Cornall

Finnish dairy cooperative Valio Group saw a turnover of €1.734bn ($1.959bn), up 1.5% on the previous year.

AMCO is hoping to tap into the current consumer demand for high protein snacks and baked goods, like cookies, brownies and cakes.

AMCO pumps up snack protein with BakePLUS

By Beth Newhart

Baked goods and snacks have a new dairy protein option from New Jersey-based AMCO Proteins. BakePLUS is said to be heat stable and highly soluble, preventing over-aeration common in pastries.