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DuPont and Inbiose infant formula HMO gains EU approval

By Will Chu

DuPont Nutrition & Health and Inbiose are reaping the rewards of their partnership as EU authorities approve their first human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) ingredient designed for use in infant formula.

 Influences on how food and beverage products are consumed is monitored by NZMP.

Five top consumer trends from Fonterra’s NZMP

By Jim Cornall

NZMP, the global dairy ingredients brand of Fonterra, has released a list of the top five global consumer food and beverage trends that it recommends manufacturers address to stay relevant.

Adecoagro is currently expanding its dairy operations, and expects to double its current capacity over the next 15 months.

Adecoagro submits proposal to partner with SanCor

By Jim Cornall

Adecoagro, an agro-industrial company in South America, has submitted an investment proposal to partner with Argentinian dairy company SanCor to develop and expand the business.

Synlait said it is ready to begin to develop new categories and focus on developing opportunities in “everyday dairy.”

Record half-year profits for Synlait

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand’s Synlait Milk has reported a half-year net profit after tax (NPAT) of NZ$40.7m (US$29.5m) for the six months ending January 31, 2018.

Ornua’s strategy is to grow the Kerrygold brand into a €1bn ($1.2bn) global dairy brand

Ornua posts record revenues

By Jim Cornall

Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products, has announced record revenues of €2.1bn ($2.6bn) in 2017 as it published its operating and financial results for the year ending December 30, 2017.

Danone has its own World Cup taking place in June in Cannes, France.

Danoners 2018 World Cup kicks off

By Jim Cornall

While New Zealand might have narrowly missed out on the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the country had another chance at glory as Auckland hosted the 2018 Danoners World Cup Oceania tournament, which took place this weekend.

Westland Milk Products signed an MoU with Kalbe during the visit to New Zealand of the Indonesian President.

Westland inks deal with Indonesia’s Kalbe

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand’s second biggest dairy co-operative, Westland Milk Products, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indonesian consumer health and nutrition company Kalbe (PT Sanghiang Perkasa).

TINE's existing Bergen facility cannot be modernized due to a lack of space. Pic:TINE

TINE’s new Bergen dairy to save energy

By Jim Cornall

The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the Norwegian dairy company TINE SA have signed a loan agreement of NOK 400m ($52m), with a 12-year maturity, on financing for the construction of TINE’s new dairy in Bergen, Norway.