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FrieslandCampina WAMCO is optimistic about the coming year in spite of economic challenges.

FrieslandCampina WAMCO reports increased profits

By Jim Cornall

At the 44th AGM of FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC, held in Lagos recently, shareholders unanimously approved its annual report and accounts, which showed an increase in turnover compared to the previous year, despite the decline in economic activities...

FrieslandCampina Myanmar has been promoting diet awareness in Yangon. Pic:©FrieslandCampina Myanmar

FrieslandCampina promotes dairy awareness in Myanmar

By Jim Cornall

Dutch dairy cooperative Royal FrieslandCampina (FrieslandCampina) says it has reached 10,000 households – approximately 50,000 people – in Dawpon Township, Yangon, as part of its campaign to raise awareness of a balanced diet and dairy products, especially...

There have been several new appointments in the dairy world recently.

New appointments in the world of dairy

By Jim Cornall

The Sodiaal Group in France has announced the appointment of Yves Legros as chief executive officer of Candia, replacing Giampaolo Schiratti.

FrieslandCampina has acquired 51% of the shares of Engro Foods, Pakistan's second largest dairy producer.

FrieslandCampina completes Engro Foods deal

By Jim Cornall

In partnership with the World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation and the Dutch development bank FMO, Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. has acquired a majority stake of 51% in Engro Foods – Pakistan’s second largest dairy producer.

SNE says experts are increasingly questioning the benefit of strict communication rules in hospitals designed to encourage breastfeeding. ©iStock/Pilin_Petunyia

Censoring choice? SNE concerned about Romanian infant formula plans

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Restricting mothers’ access to information about infant formula may have negative public health consequences, trade group Specialised Nutrition Europe (SNE) has said following a draft Romanian law banning the marketing of formula for under-2s.

Probiotic supplement growth is outstripping glucosamine, multivitamins, calcium, omega-3s, CoQ10 and protein. ©iStock/kzenon

Probiotic supplements on rise in global €40bn market

By Shane Starling

Latest data from Euromonitor International shows the global probiotics market is worth about €40bn, yoghurt continues to be the dominant mode of delivery although probiotic supplements are growing fastest.

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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.

What’s new in dairy? New products: September

What’s new in dairy? New products: September

By Jim Cornall and Mary Ellen Shoup

It's time for our monthly round-up of some of the latest dairy products and dairy-alternative products to hit the shelves around the world.