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Singapore has been setting itself up as a regional hub for food science for more than 10 years. Pic: Getty Images/CharlieTong

Lobby group wooing region with whey ingredients

US dairy targets SE Asia in protein charm offensive

By Richard Whitehead

American dairy has been on a charm offensive in Southeast Asia recently, in a bid to persuade more food companies to feature its protein and permeate ingredients in their products.

Mélanie Richard, Head of Economy at CNIEL announces the launch of the IDF World Dairy Situation report 2019.

IDF publishes 2019 World Dairy Situation report

By Jim Cornall

The 2019 edition of the much-anticipated World Dairy Situation report published by the International Dairy Federation (IDF) was launched at the IDF World Dairy Summit in Istanbul, Turkey.

Producing the Plant Butter generates less than half the greenhouse gas emissions that producing dairy butter does.

Country Crock introduces butter alternative

By Beth Newhart

After 30 years of manufacturing plant oil ‘buttery spreads,’ Country Crock has introduced a line of certified dairy-free spreads and sticks products.

“For people who don’t really know dairy, it’s a bit of a hard sell to convince them of the problem of acid whey.

Capro-X reimagines Greek yogurt waste

By Beth Newhart

Each cup of Greek yogurt generates more than three cups of acid whey waste, which is expensive to dispose of sustainably. Startup Capro-X says it offers more cost-effective, creative solutions to the problem.

Halo Top acquired by Blue Bunny producer

By Beth Newhart

Wells Enterprises has announced its purchase of light ice cream company Halo Top. Wells already manufactures popular dessert brands like Blue Bunny, Bomb Pop and Chilly Cow.