All news articles for August 2020

Mazoon Dairy and SIG Combibloc Obeikan have announced the launch of a full range of liquid dairy products. Pic: Mazoon Dairy

Oman company Mazoon Dairy launching new products

By Jim Cornall

Mazoon Dairy, the largest integrated dairy company in the Sultanate of Oman, and SIG Combibloc Obeikan, provider of aseptic packaging and filling machines for food and beverages, have announced the launch of a full range of liquid dairy products.

The proposed plant would create 80,000 tons of yogurt annually. Pic: Getty Images/Andrey Elkin

Concern over proposed Luxembourg yogurt plant

By Jim Cornall

The construction of a yogurt factory planned by the Greek dairy group FAGE in Bettembourg, Luxembourg, has drawn criticism from environmental group natur & ëmwelt asbl, as the project enters the next phase.

Chinese dairy company Mengniu purchased Australian company Bellamy's last year, but could not complete a deal for Lion Dairy & Drinks.

Mengniu pulls plug on Lion deal

By Jim Cornall

In November 2019, China Mengniu Dairy Company Limited announced the planned acquisition of Lion-Dairy & Drinks (LDD) Pty Ltd in Australia.

Infant formula manufacturers can anticipate market entry of Conagen’s 2’FL in the next few months.  Pic: Getty Images/kitthanes

Conagen HMOs for next generation infant formulas

By Jim Cornall

US biotechnology company Conagen has established a novel and proprietary process for the scalable production of a non-GMO human milk oligosaccharide (HMO), an important nutritional compound only found in human milk.

The yogurt manufacturer's operating profit was 14.3% up from the previous first half-year period in 2019. Pic: Getty images/Andrey Elkin

Fage sees profits rise

By Jim Cornall

Luxembourg-headquartered yogurt maker Fage International S.A. has announced its financial results for the six and three months ended June 30, 2020.

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