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Unilever acquires Aussie ice cream icon

This week Down Under

Unilever acquires Aussie ice cream icon

By RJ Whitehead

Weis, one of Australia’s best-loved frozen bar manufacturers, has been snapped up by Unilever to bolster its ice cream range.

A monthly round-up of products in the dairy aisle. Pic: ©iStock/dikobraziy/sergeyryzhov

What’s new in the dairy aisles for May?

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

The monthly round-up of products from the dairy aisle and dairy alternatives includes a variety of new spreads, ice cream and beverages.

Wilmar has been sourcing illegal palm oil from plantations in critically endangered habitats, according to new findings iStock©

Nestlé "very concerned" over deforestation links to Wilmar palm oil

By Louis Gore-Langton

Nestlé says it is "very concerned" by allegations that its palm oil supplier Wilmar International has again been implicated in sourcing palm oil from the protected Leuser ecosystem in Indonesia, according to a report by the Rainforest Action...

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.