All news articles for July 2019

Pasticceria Quadrifoglio has two production sites near Modena, Italy.

Emmi acquires Pasticceria Quadrifoglio

By Jim Cornall

Swiss dairy company Emmi has acquired Italian dessert company Pasticceria Quadrifoglio srl as part of its strategic growth in the sector.

The average American eats 48 pints of ice cream per year, according to the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association. Pic: Getty/Sally Anscombe

National ice cream month wraps up in the US

By Beth Newhart

As July comes to a close, so too does another national ice cream month in the US. Brands celebrated with free samples and new flavor launches across the category.

The project has doubled the size of Müller’s current Telford site. Pic: Müller

Müller £50m Telford expansion completed

By Jim Cornall

Müller UK’s £50m ($62.2m) expansion project to build a chilled yogurt manufacturing facility capable of producing 500 million pots each year in Telford, in the UK, has been completed.

Pic:getty/mindstyle

UK sugar tax has removed 45,000 tonnes of sugar from shelves, says government

Will UK sugar tax be extended to milk drinks?

By Rachel Arthur

The UK government is considering extending its sugar tax to milk drinks: with the announcement made just before the confirmation of Boris Johnson – who has pledged a review of ‘nanny state sin taxes’ – as the country's next Prime Minister.

DSM says a quarter teaspoon of the feed additive per cow per day suppresses the enzyme that triggers methane production in a cow’s stomach.

DSM feed additive could cut methane emissions by 30%

By Jim Cornall

DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living, has filed for EU authorization for a new feed additive for dairy cows that will reduce methane emissions by around 30%.