All news articles for May 2021

The charity said it has a fundamental concern for how the development will add to what it called “the perilous state of Ireland’s carbon and pollution footprint.

An Taisce to appeal High Court decision on Irish cheese factory

By Jim Cornall

An Taisce, the Irish National Trust, said it intends to seek leave to appeal the recent decision of the Irish High Court dismissing its challenge against the decision of An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission for the development of a cheese processing...

The IICMA said the pandemic is causing many ice cream outlets to close. Pic: Getty Images/Amit Somvanshi

Indian ice cream industry group looks for help

By Jim Cornall

The Indian Ice Cream Manufacturer's Association (IICMA) says for the second year in a row, the lack of government intervention to boost the sector has led to a loss of market for ice creams and frozen desserts during lockdowns and curfews.

Arla has set a climate target of reducing CO2e emissions by 30% in 2030 and has an ambition of becoming carbon net zero by 2050. Pic: Arla

Arla green bonds snapped up

By Jim Cornall

Danish-headquartered dairy cooperative Arla has issued its first green bonds to help finance the transition towards a climate friendly future.

The Sick SicWave ensures high-availability continuous non-contact level measurement despite dust in silos. Pic: Sick

Sick launches level measurement technology

By Jim Cornall

Sick has launched a new non-contact radar sensing technology for real-time monitoring of liquid and bulk solid levels in food and beverage storage applications.

All of Chobani's 32oz, multi-serve containers of Greek yogurt will now be Fair Trade Certified.

Fair Trade USA launches dairy certification program

By Jim Cornall

Fair Trade USA and Chobani, LLC have launched a certification program for US dairy farms and cooperatives to provide financial premiums to dairy farmers and workers, which aim to protect and empower them while raising sustainability standards.

Key growth initiatives in 2021 include an increase in marketing investment in the Optimum Nutrition brand. Pic: Glanbia

Glanbia issues Q1 results

By Jim Cornall

Glanbia plc has published its interim management statement for the three-month period ending April 3, 2021, which shows wholly-owned revenues up 10.5% on a constant currency basis (up 2.0% reported) compared to the previous year due to good demand across...

Synergy has production, R&D and technical facilities in the US, Ireland, the UK, Italy, Thailand (pictured), Indonesia, and Brazil.  Pic: Synergy Flavors

Synergy Flavors acquires Innova Flavors

By Jim Cornall

Synergy Flavors Inc., a member of the Irish-based Carbery Group, has announced the acquisition of savory flavor and ingredient supplier, Innova Flavors, from Griffith Foods Worldwide.

Omya is developing a new solution for greater stability, performance and survival rates of probiotics during formulation and delivery to the gut. Pic: Getty Images/PALMIHELP

New Omya mineral improves probiotic stability

By Jim Cornall

Swiss manufacturer Omya International AG is developing a new mineral solution for greater stability, performance and survival rates of probiotics during formulation and delivery to the gut.

Lactoferrin is a core ingredient in infant formula, but it can also be used in a range of other applications. Pic: Getty Images/kitthanes

Milk Specialties Global begins lactoferrin production

By Jim Cornall

Milk Specialties Global, an international whey and milk protein producer, is entering the lactoferrin market following a multi-million-dollar investment at the company’s Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, facility.

The new GEA OptiSlicer 6000. Pic: GEA

GEA debuts OptiSlicer 6000 for cheese products

By Jim Cornall

GEA has launched the new GEA OptiSlicer 6000, which includes a range of technological advancements to slice cheese products more efficiently, resulting in: higher productivity, less downtime, easier maintenance, the lowest possible total cost of operation...

Fonterra chairman Peter McBride says the capital structure review seeks to ensure the sustainability of the cooperative into the future.

Fonterra starts consultation on capital structure options

By Jim Cornall

Soon after requesting a trading halt on the ASX and NZX Main Board, Fonterra has revealed it is starting a consultation process to seek farmer feedback on potential options to change its capital structure to give farmers greater financial flexibility.

Haystack, which was founded in 1989, operates its own facility in Longmont, Colorado.  Pic: Getty Images/SB

Stage acquires Haystack Mountain Cheese

By Jim Cornall

Stage, a specialized growth venture fund that invests in technology enabled and consumer products businesses in need of capital and operating expertise, has acquired Haystack Mountain Creamery in Longmont, Colorado.

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