All news articles for September 2020

Fonterra said it has continued to reduce its environmental footprint, including hitting the 2020 target to reduce energy intensity across its New Zealand manufacturing sites by 20%. Pic: Fonterra

Fonterra announces annual results and return to paying dividend

By Jim Cornall

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited has announced its annual results, final Farmgate Milk Price of NZ$7.14 (US$4.79) per kgMS and a dividend of 5 cents per share for the 2019/20 season, bringing the final cash payout for farmers to NZ$7.19 (US$4.83) per...

Newly-launched Valio MiFU steaks are made of pea protein and rapeseed oil. Pic: Valio

New Valio products - and less plastic

By Jim Cornall

Finnish dairy cooperative Valio is launching new products for the fall, as well as increasing the use of recycled plastic for its snacks and cheese.

can access insights on key market trends and ingredient solutions for a variety of applications. Pic: Getty Images/Space_Cat

CP Kelco launches virtual experience

By Jim Cornall

Nature-based ingredient solution provider CP Kelco has launched a new virtual experience, allowing customers, partners and other industry stakeholders to discover CP Kelco’s insights and portfolio of offerings through a virtual-reality environment.

The company said that the brand Vilvi is the basis of its identity.

Vilkyškių Pieninė changes name to Vilvi Group

By Jim Cornall

One of the largest cheese manufacturers and dairy processors in Lithuania, Vilkyškių Pieninė, has changed its name to Vilvi Group to reflect the company’s Vilvi brand.

All Core Power protein shakes are made with milk filtered using fairlife’s patented cold-filtration system.

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Core Power adds to RTD line

By Jim Cornall

Core Power, a brand of fairlife LLC, has announced strawberry as the latest flavor to join its ready-to-drink high protein shakes in the Core Power Elite line, which already includes chocolate and vanilla flavors.

Lactalis will acquire a portfolio of brands including Cracker Barrel, Breakstone’s, Knudsen, Polly-O, Athenos, Hoffman’s and, outside the US and Canada only, Cheez Whiz. Pic: Kraft Heinz

Lactalis to acquire Kraft Heinz’s natural cheese division

By Jim Cornall

French-headquartered Lactalis Group has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition by its US affiliate of Kraft Heinz’s natural, grated, cultured and specialty cheese businesses in the US, grated cheese business in Canada, and entire international...

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