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Euromonitor International supplied DairyReporter with the top 10 ice cream brands in each region throughout the world. It's a mix of household names and regionally specialized brands that make up the top 10 sellers in 2015. Photo: iStock-korinoxe

Region by Region: What are the top 10 selling ice creams in the world?

By Jim Cornall

Magnum, Cornetto, Häagen-Dazs, Ben & Jerry’s… the ice-cream and frozen dessert market is full of well-known brands, but who takes the top spots in worldwide sales? Using data from Euromonitor International, we take a look at the top 10 brands from...

Bottling it? Probiotic marketing is banned in the EU based on the opinions of 'ill-equipped' experts, according to professor Reid. © iStock

Probiotics expert: 'Disband EFSA' and end destructive category confusion

By Lynda Searby

A leading probiotics academic has called for EFSA to be “disbanded” saying that the effect of the EU’s central food science agency’s treatment of probiotic claims has been “confusion in Europe”, and that the EU could learn from the Canadian approach to...

Fonterra announced increased profits and an increase in its dividend for farmers

Fonterra profits more than double

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra has announced its first half results for the six months ending January 31, 2016.

Fonterra is dropping its milk price again by 6%

Fonterra drops milk price again

By Jim Cornall

Fonterra has reduced its forecast farmgate milk price for the 2015/16 season by 6% from $2.80 (NZ$4.15) per kgMS to $2.63 (NZ$3.90) per kgMS.

Three new Fonterra plants were officially opened at Edendale last month, however, the future for the Kaikoura plant looks bleak

Fonterra looks at plant closure

By Jim Cornall

Fonterra is in discussions to close its Kaikoura cheese-making site in New Zealand, with 22 full-time jobs at risk.

Fonterra MD global operations Rob Spurway, MP for Rangitata and Minister of Food Safety Jo Goodhew, New Zealand Minister of Science and Innovation Steven Joyce, and Clandeboye Operations Manager Steve McKnight, at the official opening of the new Fonterra Clandeboye mozzarella plant.

New Fonterra plants open

By Jim Cornall

Fonterra has officially opened four new plants in New Zealand across the South Island.

Fonterra's chief executive believes things will improve later in the year.

Fonterra cuts forecast milk price

By Jim Cornall

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited has reduced its forecast Farmgate Milk Price for the 2015/16 season from $2.97 (NZ$4.60) per kgMS to $2.68 (NZ$4.15) per kgMS.

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Gulfood Manufacturing 2015, Dubai

PepsiCo, Mars, Mondelēz and Fonterra throw spotlight on Middle East

By Jenny Eagle

PepsiCo, Mars, Mondelēz and Fonterra will focus their efforts on the Middle East at Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai next week (October 27-29) with two conferences entitled Next Generation Manufacturing and F&B Innovation.