All news articles for September 2020

Aluminum lidding sealing to glass. Pic: Chadwicks

Chadwicks sees challenges and opportunities for dairy packaging

By Jim Cornall

COVID-19 has created widespread economic uncertainty resulting in many sectors critically reviewing their business models. The dairy packaging sector is no exception and across the supply chain companies have had to innovate and respond quickly to changes...

The eco-friendly format sees the yogurt and oat cluster pots now clip together, replacing the previous plastic wrap. Pic: Nomadic Dairy

Nomadic Dairy on the importance of packaging

By Jim Cornall

One of the fastest growing yogurt brands in the UK, Nomadic Dairy has invested £2.7m ($3.5m) in new packaging that removes 240 tonnes of plastic annually from its supply chain.

Reykjavik Creamery uses ultra-filtration technology developed in Iceland and built in the US to make cultured dairy products such as Icelandic-style skyr and Greek yogurt. Pics: Reykjavik Creamery

Icelandic innovation in US dairy

By Jim Cornall

Reykjavik Creamery is a new dairy processor in Pennsylvania specializing in contract manufacturing for the US market.

Yili has overtaken Danone to become the most valuable dairy brand in the world, as well as claiming second position in the overall Brand Finance Food 50 2020 ranking.

Yili tops Brand Finance list of world’s most valuable dairy brands

By Jim Cornall

The food & drink sector is one of the few sectors that should suffer limited impact as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the world’s top food & drink brands unlikely to lose brand value, according to the latest Brand Finance Food & Drink...

Dairy Dialog podcast 99: Barton Group and Chromologics

Dairy Dialog podcast 99: Barton Group and Chromologics

By Jim Cornall

This week’s Dairy Dialog podcast features interviews with Lewis Barton, president of Barton Group LLC, and Gerit Tolborg, CEO of Chromologics. We also have our weekly look at the global dairy markets with Charlie Hyland, from StoneX.

Dropping the secondary plastic lids is expected to save Penny more than 50 tons of plastic per year.

Penny drops plastic yogurt lids

By Jim Cornall

German discount retailer Penny, a part of the Rewe Group, has removed all of the secondary plastic lids from its own brand 500g yogurt cups.

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