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Core Power adds to RTD line

By Jim Cornall

Core Power, a brand of fairlife LLC, has announced strawberry as the latest flavor to join its ready-to-drink high protein shakes in the Core Power Elite line, which already includes chocolate and vanilla flavors.

The new ice cream range consists of seven flavors. Pic: fairlife

fairlife moves into ice cream

By Jim Cornall

US dairy firm fairlife, LLC, which launched ultra-filtered milk in 2015, has partnered with Boardwalk Frozen Treats, LLC, to enter the ice cream category. It is the Coca-Cola Company owned firm's first venture away from beverage-related products...

“We aren’t going to stop change, and we aren’t going to stop technology.

IDFA zeroes in on next-gen, and ‘making what we can sell’

By Beth Newhart

At the International Dairy Foods Association’s (IDFA) Dairy Forum this week, president and CEO Michael Dykes spoke of the challenges facing US dairy, including product innovation, milk bankruptcies and setting the industry up for a sustainable future.

The US coffee creamer category is expected to grow to $7.5bn by 2024.

Fairlife debuts dairy creamers line

By Beth Newhart

On the heels of a disastrous 2019 for the ultra-filtered milk brand, fairlife is kicking off 2020 with a new category launch. Four coffee creamers will add to its beverage portfolio.

Saputo's takeover of Dairy Crest in the UK was the sector's biggest acquisition in 2019.

Mergers and acquisitions up again in annual Zenith report

By Jim Cornall

Zenith Global has published its database of food and drink company mergers and acquisitions in 2019, and the data show the previous record high of 777 in 2018 was broken again, with 789, an average of 15 each week.

Fair Oaks Farms is one of 30 farms that provide milk to fairlife.

Fairlife and Coca-Cola deal with Fair Oaks abuse fallout

By Beth Newhart

Last week, an undercover video surfaced showing severe calf abuse at Fair Oaks Farms. The Indiana-based farm supplies milk to ultrafiltered milk brand fairlife, which is a Coca-Cola Company partner. Several retailers have pulled the products from shelves...

This month's nrew products include launches in India, Vietnam and Germany.

New product launches for September 2018

By Beth Newhart and Jim Cornall

September saw a lot of launches around the world in most dairy categories, including from some of the big players in the markets.

From yogurt to ice cream, formula to flavored milk - it's our monthly look at some of the new products in the dairy aisles in February. Pic:©Getty Images/Olivier Le Moal

New dairy products launched in February

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

It’s time for the monthly round-up of some of the products launched into the dairy aisles around the world in February.

The dairy sector topped the list of acquisitions in 2017, with 72. Pic:©GettyImages/designer491

Dairy tops list of acquisitions in 2017

By Jim Cornall

According to a report by Zenith Global, 2017 was another record year for food and drink industry transactions, with 727 registered in the bevblog.net mergers and acquisitions database, an average of almost 14 each week.

This picture allegedly shows the method used by the group to contaminate products

EFET gives all clear after acid contamination threat

By Joseph James Whitworth

The Hellenic Food Authority (EFET) has confirmed all ‘is back to normal’ following threats to contaminate Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Unilever and Delta products with chlorine and hydrochloric acid.

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Under-12s seeing 88% fewer ads for non-nutritious products, says industry

Game over for food marketing to kids, says consumer group

By Niamh Michail

Food and drink companies need to turn their words on marketing to children into action, says European consumer rights group BEUC, as it calls 'game over' on marketing unhealthy food to kids.

CGF five-year project to install low carbon refrigeration systems

Heineken, SAB Miller, The Coca-Cola Company, Nestlè & PepsiCo.

CGF completes five-year project to install low carbon refrigeration systems

By Jenny Eagle

Members of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) have completed a five-year project to install low carbon refrigeration systems in over 4,000 supermarkets, four million ice cream and drinks chiller units and industrial plants worldwide.

Coca-Cola's milk splash miss: Pin-up posters were great!

EDITOR'S OPINION: DEAR DAIRY....

Coca-Cola's milk splash miss: Pin-up posters were great!

By Mark ASTLEY

Coca-Cola milk brand Fairlife has come under fire for its 'sexist' Milky Pin-Ups advertising campaign. Are the posters offensive? Or necessary to distance Fairlife from ordinary milk?

Coca-Cola recognised for Tetra Pak bio-based plastic

Brazilian dairy Vigor picks up Silver for its Actilife probiotics

Coca-Cola recognised for Tetra Pak bio-based plastic

By Jenny Eagle

Coca-Cola’s Del Valle Reserva juice and Vigor’s Actilife probiotics have been recognised for their Tetra Pak products at the 2014 ABRE Awards (Brazilian Packaging Association).

A growing Indian middle class is turning away from local soft drinks and spending more on well-known brands to ensure product quality, according to Mangal Dev Bariwal

INDUSTRY VOICES: INDIAN BEVERAGE FILLING INSIGHTS

‘Technology transfer cost’ hinders aseptic filling uptake in India

By Ben BOUCKLEY

An experienced engineering project manager who has completed projects for the likes of PepsiCo and Coca-Cola tells us that technology transfer costs are to blame for slow Indian uptake of aseptic filling.

Avantium $50m deal 100% PEF bottle

Investment from Swire, The Coca-Cola Company, Danone and ALPLA

Avantium closes $50m deal to create 100% PEF bottle

By Jenny Eagle

Avantium has closed a financing round of $50m from a consortium including Swire Pacific, The Coca-Cola Company, DANONE, ALPLA, and existing shareholders to advancing PEF packaging material.

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