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Saucy salads!

Saucy salads!

Suppliers of whey, dairy proteins and emulsifiers for salad
dressings will welcome a survey that reveals most Americans eat
salad regularly and perceive others that do so as healthier and
apparently sexier.

The Finnish product

The Finnish product

Arca Systems has won a long-term contract with Valio, the biggest
dairy in Finland, to supply new combination crates for dairy
products at a value of €2.2 million over a five year period.

Dairy FiE finalists

Dairy FiE finalists

Our run up to the Food Ingredients Europe exhibition in Frankfurt
continues with a look at some of the dairy ingredients nominated by
the jury for the most innovative food ingredient award.

Safer milk

Safer milk

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has released
information aimed at advising dairy farmers on best food safety
practices.

Wiseman awaits

Wiseman awaits

The decisions over who will buy the Safeway retail chain and
whether the Arla/Express Dairies merger will proceed could have a
significant impact on Scottish dairy group Robert Wiseman Dairies.

Good networking

Good networking

Europe has launched a new functional food network for the European
food industry in a bid to strengthen innovation in this burgeoning
area.

Emmi on track

Emmi on track

After a year of acquisitions and the launch of numerous innovative
products, Swiss dairy group Emmi is well on track to meet its
growth targets for 2003.

Healthier ice cream

Healthier ice cream

CoolBrands International has teamed up with Atkins Nutritionals to
manufacture an expanded lineup of Atkins Endulge premium ice cream
products in the United States and Canada.

The whey forward

The whey forward

As the industry turns to new income sources, dairy companies are
fast turning whey into value-added food ingredients for the food,
dietary supplements and nutraceutical industry, claims a new
report.

DSM to buy Roche division

DSM to buy Roche division

Ending months of speculation Dutch life science products company
DSM announced today that is to pay CHF 3.5 billion (€2.4 billion)
for Roche's vitamins and fine chemicals division.
When Roche launched the sale of the division...

HOWARU, asks Woolies

HOWARU, asks Woolies

Danish ingredients company Danisco announces it is to license its
HOWARU probiotics brand directly to a retailer, the upmarket South
African chain Woolworths.

Milk debate Down Under

Milk debate Down Under

The food safety agency of Australia and New Zealand has opened
channels for public comment on a number of possible changes to its
recently implemented Food Standards Code.

Whey to go

Whey to go

One of the most important issues in cheese making is the reduction
of fat and cheese fines in whey.

WBD turns to drink

WBD turns to drink

Russian dairy products group Wimm-Bill-Dann continues to go from
strength to strength, with first half volume sales boosted
considerably by its fruit juice and bottled water operations.

The Finnish-ed product

The Finnish-ed product

Finnish packaging provider Huhtamaki has supplied Unilever with a
line of innovative packaging for its Carte d'Or ice cream yoghurt,
recently launched in a number of European countries.

DSM gets cultured

DSM gets cultured

Ingredients company DSM has linked up with culture specialists CSL
to offer cheese and yoghurt manufacturers 'a single source for both
cultures'.