Upfield Group, a global producer of plant-based margarines, spreads and cheese alternatives has announced an investment of €50m ($56.3m) in the creation of the Upfield Food Science Centre in Wageningen, the Netherlands.
On this week’s Dairy Dialog’s podcast, we have three guests: Anna Pierce, director of sustainability at Tate & Lyle; Bob Savage, product application expert, cheese, at DSM; and Are Traasdahl, co-founder and CEO of Crisp. We also have our weekly look...
Dustin Boughton, procurement director at Maxum Foods in Australia and New Zealand, says dairy markets turned the corner in May with improving demand as COVID-19 lockdowns started to ease in most regions while milk output slowed in the US and EU.
UK based Christeyns Food Hygiene, which manufactures specialist hygiene solutions, is stressing the importance of hard surface hygiene in reducing the risks of future coronavirus contamination and protecting staff.
US startup Seraphina Therapeutics, Inc., a health and wellness company dedicated to advancing global health through the development of beneficial essential fatty acids and micronutrients, says it is the first company to discover pentadecanoic acid, also...
The Dairy Business Association and Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative in the US have announced their support of the Agriculture Department for awarding $317m in contracts to purchase milk and other dairy foods for struggling Americans.
Dustin Boughton, director of procurement at Australian and New Zealand dairy ingredients suppliers Maxum Foods, says dairy markets are starting to come off the bottom of a deep trough due to decreased demand for cheese and butterfat from the closure of...
The North American RaboResearch team has issued an update report focusing on how the processing and distribution segments of the food supply chain are responding to the dislocation in food demand due to the coronavirus crisis.
Dustin Boughton, procurement, at Maxum Foods, says dairy markets continue to experience deep impacts from COVID-19 through lockdowns of people in many major countries, disrupting trade and shutting large segments of the food market to consumers.
After several months of back and forth following the Dean Foods bankruptcy, the Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) co-op is acquiring a majority of its assets for $433m. Prairie Farms Dairy will also get a portion for $75m.
In an open letter sent out to the EU Commission, European Parliament’s COM AGRI and EU Member States’ / UK Agricultural Counsellors, Alexander Anton, secretary general of the European Dairy Association (EDA), set out an assessment of the current situation...
Following the example of its parent company Danone North America, Horizon Organic has announced a commitment to making its full supply chain carbon positive in the next five years. It will start with a $15m farmer investment.
New Hope’s Natural Products Expo West tradeshow was postponed due to coronavirus fears on Monday night, just hours before the first events were set to kick off on Tuesday. More than 80,000 people were initially expected to attend.
Dairy products that are low in saturated fats have shown to provide greater health benefits than conventional high-fat dairy diets. Modifying products through animal nutrition could be a viable future solution.
Even a 30-day disruption to China’s dairy supply chain can have lasting, months-long effects. With the region crippled by coronavirus quarantines and no clear end in sight, dairy organizations look to offset the losses.
Miyoko’s has gone on the offensive in a dispute with the State of California over the use of the term ‘butter’ on a plant-based product, suing state agriculture officials for violating its First Amendment rights by demanding the offending term be removed...
At the International Dairy Foods Association’s (IDFA) Dairy Forum this week, president and CEO Michael Dykes spoke of the challenges facing US dairy, including product innovation, milk bankruptcies and setting the industry up for a sustainable future.
The Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) Winter Fancy Food Show (WFFS) commenced in San Francisco last week. Dairy and non-dairy alternative products from the specialty sector exhibited for the first time in 2020.
The Dairy Farmers of America is realigning its portfolio of dairy-based ingredients into a new group, DFA Ingredient Solutions. It says this will provide better support for food manufacturers and operators.
A global dairy commodity update from Maxum Foods Pty Ltd shows improving expansion in milk supply for December 2019 and a slowing in trade in milk powders. US cheese retailers are contributing with holiday promotions.
Italian independent brokers of dairy commodities in Europe, L’Interform, have published a report on the potential implications and scenarios of Russia opening up its dairy industry to once more include imports from the European Union.
One of the most well-known dairy companies in the US is prepared to sell its business after years of disappointing numbers. The Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) may be a potential buyer of the Dean Foods assets.