Danone might have failed to prevent Leche Pascual calling its
long-life desserts 'yoghurts' but the French group has successfully
prevented the company from registering with the Spanish yoghurt
Feta cheese is the latest food product to be protected by EU law,
joining the ranks of Champagne, parma ham or Newcastle Brown Ale.
The ruling that only Greece makes real feta cheese is a major blow
for producers in Denmark, where...
The InterMopro dairy show in Duesseldorf this week was the ideal
platform for Dutch dairy group to showcase a number of new products
destined for the German market. The company is also planning to
quicken the pace of the introduction...
Italian food group Parmalat has been busy this week. Not only has
it opened its first bottled water bottling plant in the Canadian
province of Quebec, it has also begun legal proceedings against
Agrinove over an alleged copyright...
Leading European dairy processor Mueller is to install a new
filling line at its Leppersdorf dairy manufacturing facility in
Eastern Germany. The company hopes to eventually create an extra
100,000 tonnes of production capacity for...
The high cost of labour in the Netherlands has prompted dairy group
Campina to close down one production facility and transfer
production to other sites, including one in Germany where the costs
are much lower.
Indonesian instant noodle producer Indofood Sukses Makmur has
delayed the construction of a milk plant in East Java, worth $36
million, because the company claims it wants to focus on its core
noodle manufacturing business.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given Mead Johnson
Nutritionals clearance to introduce a third product in the Enfamil
Lipil line. Enfamil EnfaCare Lipil infant formula contains DHA and
ARA and will be available in the...
It is just two months since Uniq, the UK-based convenience food
producer, announced that it was putting its St Ivel yoghurt
business up for sale, but a buyer has already been found in the
form of Danone, the French dairy, biscuits...
Signs that the functional food market is gaining ground were
revealed this week when the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA)
announced it is considering a 'novel food' application by a food
manufacturer to market 'milk and...
Gregg Engles, chairman and chief executive officer of Dean Foods,
the biggest US dairy processor, has said he is confident that the
recent acquisition of soy food producer White Wave will prove an
excellent investment as the market...
Sargento, the US-based cheese producer, has managed to achieve
double digit sales growth thanks in part to its prize winning
packaging concept.. The company's director of new products, Brad
Rostowfske, discusses the story behind...
Children who drink flavoured milk drink more milk and therefore
have higher calcium intakes than those who do not, finds a study
published this week. And contrary to popular belief, the beverages
do not raise levels of fat and sugar...
Nestlé sweetened its position as one of the world's largest
ice-cream makers on Thursday by agreeing to pay General Mills $641m
for the 50 per cent stake of Ice Cream Partners USA it did not