All news articles for October 2020

Through the Dairy Processing Investment Fund, the Government of Canada has approved more than C$28m (US$21.1m) in funding for 29 projects across Ontario that will benefit cheese, yogurt, cream and butter processors. Pic: Getty Images/Rowena Kong

Government of Canada kicks in $2.5m for Ontario dairy processors

By Jim Cornall

Neil Ellis, Member of Parliament for Bay of Quinte and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, has announced funding of more than C$2.5m (US$1.88m) under the Canadian Dairy Processing Investment Fund to support Empire Cheese...

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By Jim Cornall

Many dairy companies and cooperatives have turned to R&D to improve profits, going beyond milk, yogurt and cheese, looking to create functional ingredients that can be added to a wide range of products.

Dairy Dialog 103: Firmenich, Novozymes, VTT, ADM. Pic: Firmenich; Getty Images/Sayan_Moongklang; Getty Images/AtnoYdur

Dairy Dialog podcast 103: Firmenich, Novozymes, VTT, ADM

By Jim Cornall

This week we again feature three interviews, with Muhammad Saad Qureshi, senior scientist, sustainable fuels/circular economy at the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd.; Ana Ferrell, vice president global marketing, ADM; and Frederik Mejlby,...

The technology brings natural taste performance in dairy products, enabling up to 50% sugar reduction in yogurt and other dairy products without the use of sweeteners. Pic: Firmenich

Firmenich and Novozymes partner on sugar reduction

By Jim Cornall

Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned perfume and taste company, and Danish biological solution leader Novozymes, have launched their new, jointly-developed natural sugar reduction solution: TasteGEM SWL with Saphera lactase.

Danone began its collaboration with Yakult in 2004.

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Danone to sell stake in Yakult

By Jim Cornall

French-headquartered dairy giant Danone said today that in accordance with its focus on capital allocation discipline and balance sheet strength, the company is selling its 6.61% stake in the Japanese company Yakult Honsha Co. Ltd.

The company has partnered with plastics manufacturers and consumer products companies such as PepsiCo, Nestlé, Genpak, WinCup, Columbia Packaging Group and Plastic Suppliers Inc. Pic: Danimer Scientific

Danimer Scientific to become a public company

By Jim Cornall

US-based Danimer Scientific, a next-generation bioplastics company focused on the development and production of biodegradable materials, and Live Oak Acquisition Corp., a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, have announced a definitive...

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