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Asia-Pacific fuels a challenging year for dairy

Asia-Pacific fuels a challenging year for dairy

By RJ Whitehead

As the global dairy industry grapples with issues of oversupply and the changing face of product mixes, Asia-Pacific countries will hold massive sway over the direction the market takes over the coming 12 months, according to the US Dairy Export Council.

In the Halls of the Carton King: Touring Tetra Pak Modena

TOUR TETRA PAK'S R&D FACILITY: EXCLUSIVE PHOTO GALLERY

In the Halls of the Carton King: Touring Tetra Pak Modena

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Tetra Pak invited BeverageDaily.com to its R&D center in Modena, Italy, to talk trends, discuss inclusive design and its work with customers to drive innovation and improve carton functionality.

Pack Expo 2014 in Pictures: 10 Snapshots from the Windy City!

EXCLUSIVE GALLERY: LIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR

Pack Expo 2014 in Pictures: 10 Snapshots from the Windy City!

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Didn't make it to Pack Expo in Chicago this week? Get a taster of the action with our exclusive gallery, which takes in technology and trends from processing and packaging companies as diverse as Graphic Packaging, Krones and Avure.

Tetra Pak, trends, packaging, sustainability, edible packaging,

Edible food packaging, funny designs and unexpected materials

Tetra Pak: 5 Global Emerging Trends

By Rachel Arthur

Tetra Pak analysts Anna Larsson, Bettina Scatamachia and Kristina de Verdier look at five global emerging trends – and what this means for food packaging. 

Food packaging offers convenience in single-serve format

Packaging design inspiration gallery: SINGLE SERVE

By Jenni Spinner

Snacks, drinks, condiments, and other food and beverage favorites are fueling consumer demand for convenience with single-serve packaging. Here are some notable examples of one-shot containers seen on retail shelves.

Top 10 WPO Award winners Interpack 2014

‘Break the mould’ with packaging designs

Our Top 10 pick of the WPO Award winners

By Jenny Eagle

The World Packaging Organisation (WPO) WorldStar Awards saw 139 winners across 35 countries from 249 entries this year.

What does it take to be a food & beverage CEO?

Road to the top: What does it take to be a food & beverage CEO?

By Elaine Watson

What does it take to get to the top of a leading food and beverage company? Can you still make it from the shop-floor to the boardroom? Is an MBA essential? And do operations managers or R&D directors ever get to lead Fortune 500 companies, or do...

Tetra Pak Vinamilk Vietnam milk factory

INSIDE...THE VIETNAM MILK FACTORY

Inside the 'mega factory': take a tour of Vinamilk's plant

By Rachel Arthur

Tetra Pak and Vinamilk recently invited DairyReporter.com inside the Vietnam Milk Factory near Ho Chi Minh City – which it describes as a 'state-of-the-art' liquid dairy plant.

Nike branded oranges.

What food would look like in luxury packaging

Milk by apple, flour by Prada, coffee by Cartier

By Jenny Eagle

An award-winning artist and designer has created an art exhibition showing people what food and drink would look like in luxury branded packaging.

Packaging design inspiration gallery: SUSTAINABILITY

Packaging design inspiration gallery: SUSTAINABILITY

By Jenni Spinner

Earth Day is an annual global celebration highlighting the importance of sustainability, recycling, water conservation, and other ways to save the planet. Here are some examples of food packaging that pitches in on the eco effort with compostable materials,...

IDFA Dairy Forum 2014 in pictures

LIVE FROM DAIRY FORUM 2014

IDFA Dairy Forum 2014 in pictures

By Mark ASTLEY

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) Dairy Forum 2014 in Palm Springs, which attracted stakeholders from across the sector, has drawn to a close. But don't worry if you missed it. Here are a few of the highlights...

Cartons, fillers, and one-way mirrors: Inside... Tetra Pak Modena

Inside...Tetra Pak Modena

Cartons, fillers, and one-way mirrors: Inside... Tetra Pak Modena

By Mark ASTLEY

Tetra Pak was kind enough to invite DairyReporter.com to its behemoth R&D facility in Modena, Italy, to witness first hand the multi-departmental efforts that go into the development of new packaging concepts and filling technology...

What could be the next Greek yogurt?

What could be the next Greek yogurt?

By Mark ASTLEY

In 2007 Greek yogurt accounted for just 1% of US yogurt sales. Six years later, the product now commands more than a third of the sector. This led Innova Market Insights, while exhibiting at FiE 2013 in Frankfurt, to pose the question: What's the...

Got Lady Gaga? Our list of the most controversial dairy campaigns

Got Lady Gaga? Our list of the most controversial dairy campaigns

By Fiona Barry

From milk mustaches on David Beckham and Hugh Jackman to the nightmarish A Clockwork Orange and the speakeasies of the 1930s, our list runs down the milk advertisements that shaped public perceptions of dairy, and the backlash to some very contentious...

Making Dairy Scary! US dairy gets into the Halloween spirit

Making Dairy Scary! US dairy gets into the Halloween spirit

By Mark ASTLEY

The US dairy industry is making efforts to do what for years the confectionery and bakery sectors have been doing - getting into the Halloween spirit (or ghost if you prefer). Here's a selection of the best attempts by US processors to make their...

See inside...Ireland’s largest ice cream manufacturer

See inside...Ireland’s largest ice cream manufacturer

By Fiona Barry

Silver Pail’s MD tells DairyReporter that the end of EU milk production quotas could bring price changes and discusses some of the trends shaping Ireland’s $3.6bn per year dairy export market. 

The Last Great Stand! Drinktec 2013's Top 5...

DRINKTEC 2013: LIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR

The Last Great Stand! Drinktec 2013's Top 5...

By Ben BOUCKLEY

The sheer scale of DrinkTec 2013 takes the breath away, as do many of the stands at the show, with unrivaled theatrical effects from our personal Top 5, which includes Krones, KHS, GEA, SACMI and WILD Flavors.

DairyReporter.com @ drinktec 2013: Day Two

DRINKTEC 2013: LIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR

DairyReporter.com @ drinktec 2013: Day Two

By Mark ASTLEY

DairyReporter.com is reporting live from Munich in Germany this week, bringing you the latest from beverage and liquid food industry trade show, drinktec 2013. Day two saw us meet up with the likes of Sacmi and Graphic Packaging to pinpoint which dairy...

DairyReporter.com @ drinktec 2013: Day One

DRINKTEC 2103: LIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR

DairyReporter.com @ drinktec 2013: Day One

By Mark ASTLEY

DairyReporter.com is reporting live from beverage and liquid food industry trade show, drinktec 2013, in Munich all this week. See what we got up to on day one...

In pics: Questions asked about Fonterra's C. botulinum crisis timeline

Contamination crisis

In pics: Questions asked about Fonterra's C. botulinum crisis timeline

By RJ Whitehead

As Fonterra battles for its reputation in countries that have received batches of its whey protein concentrate contaminated with the C. botulinum bacterium, it is also facing a fight on the home front. Questions are already being asked about the speed...

US dairy industry lobbying 2012: Who spent what and why?

US dairy industry lobbying 2012: Who spent what and why?

By Mark ASTLEY

Every year US dairy manufacturers and organisations pump millions of dollars into political campaigns in an attempt to influence proposed legislation. In 2012, the industry spent more than $7m. DairyReporter.com spoke to 2012's top five US dairy...