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While knowledge of hay milk may be high in Austria, a recent survey found the product isn't so well understood in Germany, where it is also sold. Pic:©GettyImages/FooTToo

TÜV SÜD survey: What’s hay milk?

By Jim Cornall

‘Hay milk’ is a special dairy product popular in many areas including Germany. However, it appears few consumers know what’s really behind the name.

This month's new products cover all aspects of the dairy sector. Pic:©GettyImages/denisgorelkin

October dairy product round-up

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

It's the time of the month when we take a look at some of the new products launched in the dairy aisles around the world.

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Yoghurt soars as China develops new dairy foothold

By RJ Whitehead

Cheaper production costs and higher quality products have led foreign companies to dominate most Chinese dairy markets, but high margins and booming demand have put local firms in pole position in the yoghurt market.

Icelandic Provisions CEO: Skyr could be as big as Greek

Icelandic Provisions CEO: Skyr could be as big as Greek

By Elaine Watson

Could skyr – which is higher in protein and lower in sugar – be as big as Greek yogurt, or is the ‘Icelandic’ segment of the dairy aisle likely to remain a quirky niche? Ten years ago, people were asking the same question about Greek yogurt, says the...

From cheese to yogurt, and fondue to Flora, it's the September new product round-up. Pic:©Getty Images/arcady_31

September 2017 new product round-up

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

There have been products in most dairy categories from around the globe in the month of September as the seasons change.

It's been a busy month for dairy and dairy alternative launches, with ice cream, kefir and cheese among the new offerings. Pic:©iStock/dikobraziy

August dairy product launches

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

There is a wide range of product launches for the month of August in the global dairy aisles.