All news articles for September 2020

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.

PDFL manufactures yogurt, full cream powdered milk, skimmed powdered milk, instant full cream powdered milk, UHT milk, ghee, and butter oil.

Lato Milk expands to new African markets

By Jim Cornall

Pearl Dairy Farms Limited (PDFL), which counts the Lato Milk brand as part of its portfolio, is expanding its footprint to Ethiopia, South Sudan and Malawi thanks to the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.

Aliplast can take care of the whole waste material processing cycle from collection of the disposed product at the customer company center to the delivery of regenerated material. Pic: Aliplast

Closed-loop: Aliplast system for reuse of plastic packaging

By Jim Cornall

A ‘closed-loop’ circular system that allows for the introduction of plastic materials in the recycling cycle, reducing costs and impact on the environment, has been developed by Italy's Aliplast, a Gruppo Hera company and European producer of flexible...

Arla said it still expects to meet its expectations for the full year.

Arla delivers strong results despite pandemic

By Jim Cornall

Danish-headquartered dairy cooperative Arla Foods said in spite of the global coronavirus pandemic, in the first half year, its global branded sales volumes grew an unprecedented 10.4% and the cooperative delivered a strong and competitive performance...

The launch includes YO-MIX PRIME and YO-MIX FAST 1.0. Pic: DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences

DuPont launches cultures for Chinese fermented dairy industry

By Jim Cornall

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has announced the launch of the latest series of dairy cultures and probiotic formulations for China, offering yogurt producers new solutions for differentiation and positioning them for future growth.

The company is implementing a new, two-divisional structure.

Novozymes streamlines organization

By Jim Cornall

Danish-headquartered Novozymes said it is directing the organization to a more value-chain focused and customer-centric approach.

The ADC says more initiatives such as the GIVE MILK Act are necessary.  Pic: Getty Images/nicolesy

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American Dairy Coalition applauds introduction of GIVE MILK Act

By Jim Cornall

The American Dairy Coalition (ADC) said it applauds Congressman Fred Keller on his recently introduced bill designed to foster a taste for milk in children by offering an expanded variety of dairy products, including 2% and Whole fat milk, to participants...

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