Danish food and beverage analysis provider, Foss, has launched the
MilkoScan Minor, a simple solution for milk composition analysis
that is said to reduce analysis time across a range of testing
Russia's leading dairy group Wimm-Bill-Dann has acquired a majority
stake in the Ukrainian milk powder producer Burynsky in order to
ensure a steady supply of powder during seasonal declines in milk
Richmond Foods, the UK's leading producer of ice cream brands, has
reported excellent figures for 2002, boosted by the acquisition at
the start of the year of the Nestle business in the UK. Major
investments in production, and...
A variety of factors have led to consumers seeking alternatives to
dairy-based drinks - growing health awareness, lifestyle changes,
wider incidence of lactose intolerance - and soya- and rice-based
products are becoming more and...
We reported yesterday on recent research carried out by scientists
in Australia on genetically modified sheep capable of producing
more milk than their non-GM sisters. Today the link between genetic
modification and milking continues...
The first research of its type in Australia has concluded that
genetically modified sheep grow bigger and faster, produce double
the amount of milk, can grow more wool, but require more care,
reports the Commonwealth Scientific and...
Robert Wiseman Dairies, the UK milk processor, is on track to
produce one billion litres of milk for the first time in its
history after a 15 per cent rise in first half volumes. And the
company remains confident that Express Dairies'...
Finnish dairy company Valio is launching its patented lactose-free
milk in Sweden, following the success of the product on the home
market. The company claims that unlike low-lactose milk, its
lactose-free milk tastes exactly the...
A 10-year low in UK commodity cheese prices pushed down first half
profits at the country's largest dairy group, Dairy Crest, but the
firm's continued focus on added value brands - and an upturn in
commodity prices - means...
The thorny issue of 'health' claims on consumer food products
continued this week with the publication of a new report from the
UK Food Standards Agency. The findings, that consumers are confused
or unclear about the properties...
Arla sets out its stall as the leading speciality cheese producer
in the UK with the acquisition of HT Webb for an undisclosed sum.
The Scandinavian company said the deal reinforced its commitment to
the UK market where it has already...
Valio, Finland's leading developer and marketer of milk-based food
products, and Huhtamaki, one of the world's largest consumer
packaging specialists, are to co-operate further in order to
develop better packaging.