All news articles for September 2019

Keytone Dairy is working with Walmart China on increasing its volumes following the initial order. Pic: ©Getty Images/robinimages

Keytone gets first order from Walmart China

By Jim Cornall

Following Keytone Dairy Corporation Ltd’s announcement on May 30, 2019 that it has been awarded a contract by Walmart (China) Investment Co., Ltd to contract manufacture milk powder for Sam’s Club West, Inc. (China), a wholly owned subsidiary of Walmart...

Halo Top acquired by Blue Bunny producer

By Beth Newhart

Wells Enterprises has announced its purchase of light ice cream company Halo Top. Wells already manufactures popular dessert brands like Blue Bunny, Bomb Pop and Chilly Cow.

PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2019 and Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2019 take place Sept. 23–25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

What's new at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2019?

By Jim Cornall

PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2019 (Sept. 23–25; Las Vegas Convention Center) co-located with Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2019, will unite machinery suppliers together with end users across vertical industries for the largest packaging event of the year.

Since the beginning of 2018, Valio has paid a sustainability bonus of two cents per liter to dairy farmers who have committed to higher standards of animal welfare.

Valio goes free-range in Finland

By Jim Cornall

From mid-September, Finnish dairy cooperative Valio has announced its one-liter and 1.75-liter milk, in its skim, low-fat, semi-skim and whole milk variants, will come from free-range cows.

Research shows 59% of respondents assume milk is unsafe to drink once the date has passed.

Arla UK changing labels to tackle food waste

By Jim Cornall

According to a OnePoll survey, more than a third of those polled in the UK are unsure of the difference between ‘best before’ and ‘use by’ labels on produce.

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