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Organic products are a big part of Arla's success story in communicating with consumers.

Arla: Connecting the New Natural with consumers

By Jim Cornall

Arla Foods is looking to a new generation of consumers through the concept of ‘The New Natural’ – a concept that encompasses sustainability, clean label, ethical thinking and more.

The Creamery will include a cafe and a variety of dairy products, including cheese curds, artisanal cheeses, ice cream and convenience items.

DFA constructing new Utah store to inform consumers

By Jim Cornall

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national cooperative, has broken ground for the construction of a new retail store and dairy information center, The Creamery, in Beaver, Utah, which will replace the existing cheese store currently on the site of DFA’s...

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Sweden to investigate low uptake of Keyhole logo

By Niamh Michail

Sweden's National Food Agency will investigate why many manufacturers choose not to add the free-to-use, healthy eating Keyhole logo to their products despite being eligible.

March was a busy month for launches in dairy aisles around the globe. Pic: ©Getty Images/piixypeach

March: What's new in the dairy aisles?

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

It's time for our monthly round-up of some of the new products being launched in the dairy aisles around the world.

From yogurt to ice cream, formula to flavored milk - it's our monthly look at some of the new products in the dairy aisles in February. Pic:©Getty Images/Olivier Le Moal

New dairy products launched in February

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

It’s time for the monthly round-up of some of the products launched into the dairy aisles around the world in February.

New products for January include skyr in Scotland and breakfast on-the-go products in New Zealand. Pic:©GettyImages/pioneer111

New products in the dairy aisles in January

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

The New Year has started with new product launches around the world. This month, some of the products include vegan desserts for Veganuary, new breakfast drinks, ice cream, cheese and skyr.

Arctic Zero CEO: People aren’t really eating ice cream to get their protein

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Arctic Zero CEO: People aren’t really eating ice cream to get their protein

By Elaine Watson

The success of high-protein, low cal brands Halo Top and Enlightened notwithstanding, most Americans don't head to the ice cream aisle for a protein fix, argues the CEO of Arctic Zero, who says his new light ice cream can compete with these brands...

Cheddar may be a famous cheese, but for some, actually visiting the region it originates from in the southwest of England is a form of pilgrimage. Pic:©GettyImages/bhofack2

US travel company promoting cheese tourism

By Jim Cornall

US travel company Cheese Journeys is catering to cheese lovers by organizing a trip for cheese enthusiasts to southwest England to discover more about the regional cheeses, including the famous Cheddar.

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.

New product launches in the dairy aisles for July 2017. Pic:©iStock/abluecup

New dairy products launched in July

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

This month’s new product round-up for the dairy aisles is a truly global affair, with products from Japan, Russia, Portugal, New Zealand, the UK and US.

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