Butters & Spreads

The butter wrap format is one of several new product development projects developed using Wipak UK’s combi laminator. Pic: Wipak

Wipak UK launching recyclable paper butter wrap

By Jim Cornall

Packaging supplier Wipak UK is set to launch a UK-first recyclable paper wrap for butter, which can be recycled at kerbside within the paper waste stream and boasts a 68% carbon footprint reduction when compared to market-standard wraps (aluminum/low-density...

The company is developing a new taste facility in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Pic: Kerry

Kerry revenue rises by 8%

By Jim Cornall

Kerry has published its 2021 financial report, which shows group revenue of €7.4bn ($8.41bn) reflecting 8.0% volume growth.

Fonterra, NZX and EEX will each holding a third of the shares in the GDT.

Fonterra, NZX and EEX to partner on GDT

By Jim Cornall

Fonterra has agreed a strategic partnership with New Zealand’s Exchange (NZX) and the European Energy Exchange (EEX) to each take ownership stakes in Global Dairy Trade (GDT) alongside the dairy coop.

Grow With Aldi is a UK competition to discover and stock new products from small and medium food and drink businesses. Pic: Aldi

Aldi contest looks for new dairy products

By Jim Cornall

Supermarket chain Aldi has launched Grow With Aldi, a UK competition to discover and ultimately stock new products from the UK’s best small and medium food and drink businesses.

Pic: Arla

Arla sees increase in revenue

By Jim Cornall

Arla UK said its business delivered a solid performance throughout 2021 despite continued disruptions from the pandemic, labor shortages and renewed market volatility created by high inflation.

In November, the business established a dedicated wholesale division, food&dairy Ltd. Pic: Trewithen

Cornish dairy business continues to grow

By Jim Cornall

Trewithen Dairy, a UK dairy producer, and the trading name of Cornish Farm Dairy Limited, has announced its results for the year ended April 30, 2021.

Commodity prices pushed higher in January 2022, with a weaker outlook for milk supplies in the coming months. Pic: Getty Images/nedjelly

Maxum Foods publishes February global dairy commodity update

By Jim Cornall

Global dairy commodity prices have reached historical highs and will remain under the strong influence of tight milk supplies, keeping commodity values at long-term highs, at least until the strength of the northern hemisphere spring flush is known, said...

GDT Events was established in 2008.

GDT celebrates 300th event

By Jim Cornall

Global Dairy Trade (GDT), the price discovery platform for globally traded dairy products, is celebrating its 300th Trading Event at TE300 on Tuesday, January 18 at 12:00 UTC.

The survey is available until February 27.  Pic: Getty Images/kzenon

GCA looking for input from UK dairy sector

By Jim Cornall

Groceries Code Adjudicator Mark White is seeking information from UK dairy producers about their experience of working with the large retailers.

Irish dairy continued to perform well in 2021.

Irish dairy exports to UK grow despite covid and Brexit

By Jim Cornall

New figures released in the annual Bord Bia (The Irish Food Board) Export Performance and Prospects report 2021/2022 show exports of Irish food, drink and horticulture to the UK have remained constant in value at €4.4bn ($5bn), compared to 2020.

Pic: Getty Images/Kiwis

New products in the dairy aisles: December

By Jim Cornall

It’s a limited round-up of products this month, partly because we’re publishing a week early, but also because there aren’t as many launches this month.

Watch: Anuga – Szega

Watch: Anuga – Szega

By Jim Cornall

Szega Foods, a company from Hungary, introduced a range of plant-based products at Anuga.

Kerfoot is a global supplier of bulk and packed, refined and speciality oils. Pic: Kerfoot Group

Consumer-driven NPD shines the spotlight on shea butter

By Jim Cornall

Research from Fior Markets in 2020 said 1.1m UK people began 2020 with a plant-based diet – an increase of 40% – necessitating a broader range of staple products to make veganism more realistic and sustainable.

India is the world's largest producer and consumer of milk and dairy products.  Pic: Getty Images/Ram Tekale

Dairy.com enters India through Mr.Milkman acquisition

By Jim Cornall

US dairy technology, services, and intelligence provider, Dairy.com, has made its first investment in India with the acquisition of Mr.Milkman, India's last-mile dairy supply chain SaaS platform.

Solvay is urging fellow companies to work together to turn PVDC recycling into reality. Pic: Getty Images/Bigmouse108

Solvay develops process for recycling PVDC

By Jim Cornall

Solvay, a Belgian science company delivering materials for food packaging, has conducted a proof of concept showing that polyvinylidene chloride (PVDC) has the potential to be recycled.

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