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All wrapped up

All wrapped up

UK-based company Packaging Automation has developed a revolutionary
new machine for blue stilton that is claimed to wrap products in
packaging capable of containing strong smells. The concept,
designed for Glanbia Foods, is the result...

Decline in Irish dairy farmers

Decline in Irish dairy farmers

Analysis from Teagasc economist, the agriculture and food
development authority, has revealed that dairy farmers may see
mixed fortunes in the near future. There is to be a decline in the
number of dairy farmers, but those who remain...

Butter on the Rise in UK

Butter on the Rise in UK

In recent years UK butter sales have been on the increase and as a
result of this Lurpak's original brand of butter has become more
popular. Its producer, Arla Foods, says that Lurpak Lighter
Spreadable growth in sales has resulted...

A dairy in the desert

A dairy in the desert

Equipment firm Invensys APV has been awarded an exotic multi
million-pound project to expand existing dairy facilities in the
United Arab Emirates. The UK-based company, which is a major
supplier of process equipment, engineering...

Rexam cans first dairy product

Rexam cans first dairy product

Traditionally, aluminium cans have been unable to hold milk
products due to the risk factors associated with the decorative
inks and varnishes that are tattooed onto the container. In the
past these varnishes and inks have been unable...

Danone WBD talks called off

Danone WBD talks called off

Danone's on-off acquisition of Russian dairy market leader
Wimm-Bill-Dann appears to be off again, at least for the time
being. WBD has today announced that talks have been broken off with
the French group, which was negotiating...