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The AIVIA active nutrition line includes Plant and Whey Protein Powders. Pic: Nature's Sunshine

Nature's Sunshine launches new active nutrition line, AIVIA

By Jim Cornall

Nature's Sunshine Products, a natural health and wellness company of herbal and nutritional products, has launched AIVIA, a new line of nutrition products designed to support fitness and weight management goals.

Eatlean has created a range of on-the-go snacking solutions, which can help support post-exercise recovery.  Pic: Eatlean

Guest article

Protein for protection

By Eatlean

Interest in wellness is on the rise. People want to live better, live longer, and stay healthier.

The company is developing a new taste facility in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Pic: Kerry

Kerry revenue rises by 8%

By Jim Cornall

Kerry has published its 2021 financial report, which shows group revenue of €7.4bn ($8.41bn) reflecting 8.0% volume growth.

In the US, the cooperative's performance was in line with expectations as prices were stabilizing in the market.  Pic: Agropur

Agropur sees improved profits in Canada

By Jim Cornall

Following its 83rd annual general meeting, Canadian dairy cooperative Agropur said it is looking ahead to a phase of disciplined growth.

DA secretary William Dar met with DTI secretary Ramon Lopez and Baladna independent board member Aidan Tynan in Dubai, UAE. Pic: Philippines Department of Agriculture.

Philippines and Qatar to partner on $500m integrated dairy project

By Jim Cornall

The Philippines, through the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), has partnered with Baladna Qatar Public Shareholding Company (QPSC) for the establishment of a $500m integrated dairy facility in the Philippines.

GFI is a plant-based food and ingredients company based in Toronto, Canada. Pic: Getty Images/pichet_w

GFI acquires plant-based brand YoFiit

By Jim Cornall

Canadian company Global Food and Ingredients Inc. (GFI) has completed the acquisition of Your Fitness Dish Inc., a plant-based milk alternatives and snack food company operating under the brand YoFiit.

Wilk is developing industrial processes for producing both human and animal milk. Pic: Getty Images/trigga

Wilk receives US patent for cell-based milk production methods

By Jim Cornall

Israeli company Wilk, which develops cell-based human and animal milk and milk components, has been awarded patent approval for Methods and Systems for in-Vitro Milk Production from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, making the company an exclusive...

Arturs Cirjevskis is the new CEO of Food Union Europe.

New CEO at Food Union Group

By Jim Cornall

Normunds Stanevics, Europe’s CEO of Food Union, the international ice cream and dairy production and distribution group headquartered in Latvia, has resigned from his position at Food Union Group in Europe.

Pic: Arla

Arla sees increase in revenue

By Jim Cornall

Arla UK said its business delivered a solid performance throughout 2021 despite continued disruptions from the pandemic, labor shortages and renewed market volatility created by high inflation.

Dairy Dialog podcast 168: AVE UK, World Championship Cheese Contest

Dairy Dialog podcast 168: AVE UK, World Championship Cheese Contest

By Jim Cornall

This week we have two interviews, with Kirsten Strohmenger, events manager at the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association and John Umhoefer, executive director of the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association; and with Steve Bradley, sales director at AVE UK and...

In November, the business established a dedicated wholesale division, food&dairy Ltd. Pic: Trewithen

Cornish dairy business continues to grow

By Jim Cornall

Trewithen Dairy, a UK dairy producer, and the trading name of Cornish Farm Dairy Limited, has announced its results for the year ended April 30, 2021.

Orgain produces protein-based shakes, powders and snacks. Pic: Getty Images/RossHelen

Nestlé Health Science to buy majority stake in Orgain

By Jim Cornall

Nestlé Health Science has agreed to purchase a majority stake in Orgain, a plant-based nutrition company, from its founder Dr Andrew Abraham and Butterfly Equity, who will continue to be minority share owners.

More than 3,000 farms in southwest Ireland will participate in the initiative.

Kerry launches €6m dairy sustainability program

By Jim Cornall

Kerry Group has launched a €6m ($6.8m) dairy sustainability program to support the acceleration of science-backed sustainability actions and best practices across farms in Ireland.

Dairy Dialog podcast 167: Kezzler, Lubey, Lyras

Dairy Dialog podcast 167: Kezzler, Lubey, Lyras

By Jim Cornall

There are three interviews this week on the podcast, with Rasmus Mortensen, founder of Lyras; Ulrich Peinhardt, co-founder and CEO of Lubey; and Christine C. Akselsen, CEO of product digitization and traceability company Kezzler.

The first solar park is expected to start delivering electricity by early 2023. Pic: Arla/Better Energy

Arla looks to solar for energy in Denmark

By Jim Cornall

Arla Foods is to collaborate with the renewable energy company Better Energy on four new solar parks that will cover approximately one third of Arla's electricity consumption in Denmark by 2024.

Land’Or has been part of the EBRD Blue Ribbon program since February 2020.  Pic: EBRD

EBRD kicks in more cash for Moroccan cheesemaker Land’Or

By Jim Cornall

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is increasing its support for the Moroccan agribusiness sector and regional integration, with new financing for Land’Or Maroc Industries (LMI), the Moroccan subsidiary of Land’Or, a Tunisian...

Fonterra said the increase is the result of consistent demand for dairy at a time of constrained global milk supply.  Pic: Fonterra

Fonterra hikes forecast Farmgate Milk Price range

By Jim Cornall

Fonterra Co-operative Group has boosted its 2021/22 forecast Farmgate Milk Price range to NZ$8.90 - $9.50 per kgMS (US$5.94-US$6.34), up from NZ$8.40 - $9.00 per kgMS (US$5.61-US$6.01).

Sustainability is one of the drivers of the next wave of plant-based.  Pic: Getty Images/AnastasiaNurullina

New materials and technologies helping improve dairy alternatives

By Jim Cornall

DairyReporter recently had the opportunity to find out from ingredients company ADM what some of the trends are in the dairy alternatives space. We have a Q&A with Katie Kolpin-Gustafson, principal scientist, creation, design and development at ADM...

Hochdorf produces the Bimbosan formula brand.

Changes at the top at Hochdorf

By Jim Cornall

Peter Pfeilschifter, CEO and managing director food solutions, has decided to leave Hochdorf Swiss Nutrition AG.

There will be more than 10,000 new brands in 2022, abillion predicts. Pic: Getty Images/klenova

abillion's top 10 plant-based trends in 2022

By Jim Cornall

abillion, a social e-commerce platform designed to help people and businesses around the world be more sustainable, has identified the plant-based trends it believes will define the year ahead.

The dairy and plant-based sectors both saw major acquisitions in 2021. Pic: Getty Images/SB

Acquisitions top 1,100 in 2021

By Jim Cornall

Zenith Global has published its annual global mergers and acquisitions database, which reveals 2021 was another record year for food and drink industry transactions, with 1,116 registered, an average of 21 each week.

The company portfolio now consists of 71 products across Russia. Pic: Ekosem-Agrar

Ekosem-Agrar growth continues

By Jim Cornall

Ekosem-Agrar AG, the German holding company of Russian milk producer EkoNiva Group, said the volume of dairy products sold rose by 76% year on year to more than 131,000 tons, with revenues also picking up at a rate of more than 75% to just under €80m...

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