Despite a slight dip in plant-based dairy sales in the last three quarters – mostly due to higher prices – “there is a lot of sustained appetite for plant-based dairy, and we’re very optimistic for future growth opportunities in this category,” Bethany...
Plant-based milks and creamers are growing strong as they become a staple to many consumers, providing an example of what's needed to grow other alternative segments, according to experts gathered at Bridge2Food’s Summit Americas last week.
Milk prices are causing unrest in India, where dairy farmers have gone on an ‘indefinite strike’; high inflation means less organic milk sales in Britain, and US dairy exports returned a strong performance in January.
The plant-based market continues to grow at a rapid clip despite a notable slowdown from the double-digit gains in the first year of the pandemic, but to maintain and regain some of the segment’s momentum, the Plant Based Foods Association argues stakeholders...
From kefir to kimchi, sauerkraut to kombucha, fermented foods are trending. Nick ‘The Pickles Man’ Vadasz puts this down, at least in part, to increased consumer awareness around gut health and the microbiome.
It will mostly be the major domestic players and MNCs that will thrive in China’s infant formula market in the upcoming years, claim experts, citing a raft of reasons such as a more stringent regulatory environment, negative population growth, and an...
Arla Foods has signed a memorandum of understanding to continue its work on providing training and employment opportunities for the local dairy market, where commercial farming is under-developed and demand for milk is outstripping supply.
Alt protein advocates are calling for governments to ‘step up’ to build a ‘more sustainable food system’ after data showed that global investment in sustainable proteins decelerated last year and sales of meat alternatives dipped in some countries.
Destined specifically for the dairy sector, palm kernel expeller (PKE) from Indonesia and Malaysia continues to be New Zealand’s leading feed supplement sourced externally, accounting for 54% of imports last year, found a USDA FAS report.
The Organic Dairy Marketing Assistance Program (ODMAP) is designed to help small- and medium-sized dairies with up to 75% of their marketing costs and will be capped at the first five million pounds of anticipated production.
Multus Biotechnology’s ‘first-of-its kind’ facility will open its doors before the end of the year. We catch up with co-founder and CEO Cai Linton to ask: Why should industry outsource growth media, rather than develop it in-house?
While almond milk and oat milk dominate the plant-based milk category in the US, Hope & Sesame sesame milk – which has a creamy texture and comparable protein levels to dairy milk (with the addition of some pea protein) – is gaining traction, generating...
Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau said that the fourth payment completes ‘full and fair’ compensation to producers who have lost market share as a result of two international trade agreements.
New data from IRI and SPINS shows continued steep declines in sales of refrigerated meat alternatives but pockets of growth in frozen products and some plant-based milk, cheese, and yogurt subcategories, which do not all behave in the same way (spoiler...
As feed prices continue to rise, 28 House and Senate representatives have urged the government to introduce relief measures for struggling organic dairies, or risk the industry’s future. We speak to NODPA executive director Ed Maltby to find out more.
Rising consumer purchasing power will propel the lucrative Chinese ice cream market to growth over the next three years, according to research – even if a surge of COVID-19 cases may keep restaurants and ice cream parlors shut for parts of this winter.
Qatari dairy giant Baladna is looking at more markets in South East Asia to bring its sustainable dairy self-sufficiency model to, after successfully securing and setting up its joint venture in Malaysia.
Premium milk products are breathing new life into the broader fluid milk segment, with large numbers of consumers now buying 'tummy-friendly' a2 milk not because they have trouble digesting regular milk, but because 'they just view it as...
Plant-based foods and beverages co-manufacturer SunOpta continues to see strong growth across its plant-based milks portfolio especially in oatmilk, which is growing at more than twice the rate of the broader oatmilk segment.
Two US-based precision fermentation startups making real dairy ingredients using microbes instead of cows have announced significant developments as they gear up to launch next year in the emerging ‘animal-free dairy’ category.
The oversupply of infant formulas by various brands has led to a slowdown in revenue growth for Australian organic goat milk specialist Bubs, and the firm foresees that the situation will continue to include the upcoming Double 11 shopping festival.
The Danish ingredients supplier is celebrating a ‘solid’ financial performance for 2021/22, despite a ‘volatile’ macroeconomic and geopolitical climate. We ask CFO Lise Mortensen how the Ukraine-Russia conflict is impacting business.
Plant-based brands in China aiming to be listed in mainstream supermarkets and convenience stores are still having to educate retailers about the category, as well as extol the virtues of their own products.
The South Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) appears to have succeeded in persuading the domestic dairy industry to engage with its plans for national reforms – but is the very public beef between both sides truly over?
Sue Garfitt has been appointed the new CEO of Dutch alternative protein start-up The Protein Brewery. FoodNavigator catches up with Garfitt to ask what factors influenced her decision, what expertise she plans to bring to the company, and what’s next...
Ireland is eyeing the South East Asian region as its next major dairy and meat export market, banking on its ability to offer guaranteed sustainability and high quality to capture consumers in the region.