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Extra cheesy

Extra cheesy

Invensys APV's re-developed Curdmaster cheese tank is now said to
allow cheese manufacturers to reduce cheese fines in whey by up to
35 per cent, creating a major boost for productivity.

Good news on the Horizon

Good news on the Horizon

Organic dairy foods group Horizon Organic reported an increase in
sales of 21 per cent in the US and 20 per cent in the UK during the
second quarter of 2003, compared with the second quarter of 2002.

Allied Domecq chills out

Allied Domecq chills out

Allied Domecq, the world's second largest spirits producer, has
teamed up with Parmalat UK to launch a range of premium dairy
desserts featuring three of its brands - Malibu, Tia Maria and
Harveys Bristol Cream.

Dairy innovations

Dairy innovations

Fun, convenience and health are the clear drivers of innovation in
the food industry, as the latest review of new products from
Mintel's Global New Product Database shows.

Milking the non-dairy market

Milking the non-dairy market

Scandinavians drink more milk than anyone else in Europe, but this
has not stopped them from becoming among the most avid consumers of
non-dairy drinks as well, helped by marketing efforts of retailers
and new product launches.

Arla passes the test

Arla passes the test

Two dairies, Danish-based Birkum Ost and UK-based Oakthorpe, have
been granted ISO 9001:2000 and HACCP accreditation. Both are owned
by dairy giant Arla Foods.

Unilever chills out

Unilever chills out

Unilever is to target the chilled dairy market in a number of
European countries from September as it pushes aggressively into
sectors with significant growth potential.

Wiseman in the pink

Wiseman in the pink

New supply contracts with the UK's leading supermarket groups have
helped Robert Wiseman Dairies get off to an excellent start in the
first three months of the financial year.

M&S wraps up

M&S wraps up

Marks & Spencer is the first retailer in the UK and Ireland to
use LeanCover by Ecolean for butter wraps.

Health trend continues

Health trend continues

The latest round-up from Mintel's Global New Products Database
shows the popularity of health positioned foods is far from waning
with food manufacturers competing in the innovation stakes.