All news articles for December 2019

Hochdorf said it will in future increasingly work with the traditional Swiss brand Bimbosan and the Babina brand.

Hochdorf sells Pharmalys stake to Pharmalys Invest Holding

By Jim Cornall

The Board of directors of Switzerland’s Hochdorf Group has sold its 51% majority stake in companies of the Pharmalys Group acquired at the end of 2016 to Pharmalys Invest Holding, controlled by Amir Mechria.

There are 16 categories at the awards. Pic: Getty Images/magone

Entries for the UK National Ice Cream Competition open

By Jim Cornall

UK ice cream makers – whether artisan producer or supermarket supplier, ice cream parlor, café, restaurant chef or caterer – can enter the UK’s only National Ice Cream Competition 2020.

General Mills is looking to improve the performance of its US yogurt business and is focused on driving the simply better segment of the yogurt category.

Oui by Yoplait enters non-dairy category

By Beth Newhart

Coconut-based yogurt alternatives are coming in 2020 from French-style yogurt Oui by Yoplait. The US dairy brand was also recognized as one of Nielsen’s 2019 Breakthrough Innovation winners.

How can probiotic labeling improve in dairy?

By Beth Newhart

Regulations are loose on labeling in probiotic dairy products, but could this be changing? Experts say the ‘whole field would benefit’ from more descriptive labels.

The new cultures from DuPont target the production of indulgent yogurts. Pic: Getty Images/magone

The future of probiotic yogurt

By Jim Cornall

With consumer preference for healthy and functional food continuing to grow, so too is the market for probiotic yogurts. The associated digestive health benefits are accepted by consumers – to the point that they want more. Dairy manufacturers are challenged...

The new production facility allows for the supply and manufacture of grass-fed and A2 milk.

Westland looking for opportunities at new segregation plant

By Jim Cornall

Westland Milk Products says it is working with milk suppliers to encourage more production suitable for its new NZ$22m (US$14.4m) segregation plant at its Hokitika production facility, exploring market opportunities and developing logistics to cater for...