All news articles for July 2019

Ornua’s Nantwich cheese ingredients facility produces multiple grated and diced cheese formats, a range of sliced cheese and delicatessen blocks and is the home of the Spinneyfields foodservice cheese brand. Pic: Ornua

Ornua to close Whitchurch facility

By Jim Cornall

Following a major review of its European ingredients’ operations, Ornua has announced a proposal to close its Whitchurch site in the UK and transfer the production currently undertaken there to its Nantwich cheese ingredients facility.

The rice-in-milk product produced in the trials is novel, SPX FLOW said. Pic: ©Getty Images/Jamokosy

SPX FLOW develops novel rice in milk product

By Jim Cornall

To support producers in meeting the demand for plant-based ingredients in fresh dairy and non-dairy products, US-headquartered SPX FLOW has been developing and testing processes at its ENIL Innovation Centre in Mamirolle, France.

Dairy Dialog 40: Inficon, Chobani and PanTheryx.  Bacterium pic: ©Getty Images/gaetan stoffel

Dairy Dialog 40: Inficon, Chobani and PanTheryx

By Jim Cornall

In this week’s podcast, we discuss leak detection technology with Bill Burnard, package integrity sales & business development manager, North America, Inficon, regarding the company’s new Contura S600 equipment. We also speak with Mark Braman, president...

The ADC is concerned the necessary votes needed to pass USMCA may be lost if the process is carried into 2020. Pic: ©Getty Images/AlexLMX

ADC expresses USMCA delay concerns

By Jim Cornall

The American Dairy Coalition (ADC) and its member producers across the nation have expressed concern that the vitality of the nation’s dairy industry will continue to be impaired if there is not swift passage of the U.S.-Canada-Mexico Agreement (USMCA)...

Lactalis Group acquired Ehrmann Commonwealth Dairy, the US yogurt business of Ehrmann AG.

Lactalis busy with North American acquisitions

By Jim Cornall

Following the purchase last week of Kraft Heinz natural cheese activities in Canada, French dairy company Lactalis has further dipped into the market by acquiring the US yogurt division of Ehrmann AG.