Butters & Spreads

Fonterra has developed a white butter to meet demand in the Middle East and North Africa.

Fonterra develops white butter for Middle East

By Jim Cornall

Fonterra’s Research and Development Centre alongside its global ingredients business, NZMP, has developed a new white butter product for manufacturers in the Middle East market.

Arla Foods says that sales of cream over the Christmas period in the UK increased more than fivefold. Pic: ©iStock/ThitareeSarmkasat

Boost in Arla Christmas cream sales

By Jim Cornall

Arla Foods UK, a farmer-owned dairy company, produced and sent out nearly five times more cream than average in the week running up to Christmas.

Coveris to close Anderson factory. Picture credit: Coveris.

Coveris to close US plant, axing 100 jobs

By Jenny Eagle

Coveris, which makes packaging for liquid milk products, yogurt, soft, processed and natural cheese, among others, will close its Anderson, US, facility, axing 100 jobs next year.