All news articles for July 2020

Volpak has introduced live factory acceptance testing.  Pic: Volpak

Volpak introduces live remote FAT

By Jim Cornall

Volpak, a Coesia company that designs pouch packaging machines and solutions, is developing customer-assistance program based on advanced strategies to allow remote work on machines and systems.

The new plant-based product hits the shelves in the UK in October. Pic: Nestlé

Nestlé launches vegan Carnation

By Jim Cornall

In the UK, Nestlé has launched a new vegan alternative condensed milk to its Carnation range made from a blend of oat and rice flour.

Dairy Dialog 93: First Milk, Edlong, avocadomilk, Quicke’s.  Photo of dip: Getty Images/5PH

Dairy Dialog podcast 93: First Milk, Edlong, avocadomilk, Quicke’s

By Jim Cornall

On the podcast this week, we have First Milk CEO, Shelagh Hancock, and CFO, Greg Jardine; Lourdes Mato, research scientist, and Lisa Power, director of marketing, at Edlong; Mary Quicke, from Quicke’s; and Terry Daly, co-founder of avocadomilk. [Photo...

 Pic: Mettler Toledo

Mettler-Toledo offers test option before purchase

By Jim Cornall

To help manufacturers access advice to select the right inspection equipment for their products, Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection is providing free product evaluation and testing services.

The bespoke designs can suit just about any product that can be found on the shelves of a local supermarket. Pic: DW Reusables

DW Reusables launches Shellbee tray

By Jim Cornall

DW Reusables, worldwide leader in Reusable and returnable packaging manufacturer DW Reusables has launched Shellbee, a reusable tray.

India, the biggest dairy producer in the world, is now self-sufficient. Pic: Getty Images/Ram Tekale

Amul aiming to be in top three global dairy companies

By Jim Cornall

India’s Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd., (GCMMF), which markets the Amul brand of milk and dairy products has registered a turnover of Rs. 38,542 crores ($5.1bn) for the financial year 2019-20, which ended on March 31, 2020.

“We want to find out as many details as we can about milk because it is so important, but so little is known about its chemistry,” Remoroza said. Pic: R. Press/NIST

New research identifies 80 new oligosaccharides

NIST says expanded milk database will help infant formula manufacturers

By Jim Cornall

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the US have recently doubled the size of a reference library that includes examples of a certain type of carbohydrate found in milk from humans and several other animals.

The Board at Home kits are now available in three sizes across the US.  Pic: Board at Home

Board at Home expands across US

By Jim Cornall

California’s Rumiano Cheese Company, which set up Board at Home to help support California’s smaller producers, artisan cheesemakers, and the restaurant industry during the coronavirus pandemic, is expanding its curated kits of artisanal cheese and charcuterie...

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