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Cucumber ice cream, which didn’t even make the top 12 unusual Lithuanian ice creams, at Gray's House.  Pic: LithuaniaTravel

12 bizarre ice cream flavors from Lithuania

By Jim Cornall

It seems plain vanilla ice cream might soon be out of fashion in Lithuania, where chefs are experimenting with natural flavors, including plenty not normally associated with ice cream.

Faireswiss milk is available as UHT full and partially skimmed milk in Tetra Edge packaging. Pic: SPAR

SPAR supporting Swiss dairy farmers

By Jim Cornall

All 180 SPAR Supermarkets and convenience stores in Switzerland now offer Faireswiss milk, a brand that guarantees dairy producers a fair purchase price of CHF1.00 ($1.05) per liter.

The new product will launch into ASDA in the UK in July. Pic: Norseland

Norseland creates vegan version of Mexicana

By Jim Cornall

UK speciality cheese company, Norseland, which created Applewood Vegan, has added to its range of vegan cheese alternatives with the launch of Mexicana Vegan.

Dairy Dialog podcast 86: Tate & Lyle, Royal DSM, Crisp. Pics: (Computer) Getty Images/simpson33; (field) Tate & Lyle; (pizza) Royal DSM

Dairy Dialog podcast 86: Tate & Lyle, Royal DSM, Crisp

By Jim Cornall

On this week’s Dairy Dialog’s podcast, we have three guests: Anna Pierce, director of sustainability at Tate & Lyle; Bob Savage, product application expert, cheese, at DSM; and Are Traasdahl, co-founder and CEO of Crisp. We also have our weekly look...

The box, which includes five cheeses, is available at all 251 Waitrose stores that have cheese counters. Pic: Waitrose

Waitrose helping struggling UK cheese suppliers

By Jim Cornall

UK retailer Waitrose has launched a special “best of British” cheese selection box, to help its smaller British artisan cheese suppliers adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Milk powder sales in the US have risen 375% since the coronavirus pandemic. Pic: Getty Images/ddukang

Milk powder sales rocket during coronavirus crisis

By Jim Cornall

Catalina Marketing, a company that specializes in shopper intelligence and personalized digital media for CPG brands and retailers, has continued to mine its Buyer Intelligence Database for the fourth consecutive week to track sales in those categories...

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