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March was a busy month for launches in dairy aisles around the globe. Pic: ©Getty Images/piixypeach

March: What's new in the dairy aisles?

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

It's time for our monthly round-up of some of the new products being launched in the dairy aisles around the world.

The $51.5m expansion will include a 9,000-square-foot increase to the factory's current footprint.

Nestlé Canada breaks ground on $51.5m ice cream plant expansion

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Nestlé Canada is investing C$51.5m (US$40m) to expand its London, Ontario, Canada, ice cream factory where it produces Hӓagen-Dazs, Parlour, and Drumstick brands for all of Canada, where Nestlé has a 38% share of the ice cream market.

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.

Nestlé looks beyond its own factories in support of a circular economy ©Droits d'auteur/iStock

Nestlé calls for partnerships on circular economy

By Katy Askew

Swiss food giant Nestlé is calling for a more collaborative approach between the public and private sectors to develop a circular economy as it works to meet its 2030 environmental impact targets.

Multiple companies have acknowledged that dairy farming does contribute a significantly to GHG emmissions, but that they are actively working to minimize their environmental footprint.  ©GettyImages/Grigorenko

Dairy industry disputes GRAIN report on global GHG emissions

By Mary Ellen Shoup

International nonprofit GRAIN has revealed that the world’s top 10 dairy companies emitted roughly 231Mt (million tons) of CO2 in 2016, the equivalent of half of France’s total GHG footprint and a quarter of the emissions emitted by Germany.