Butters & Spreads

India is expected to maintain its position as the world's largest butter producer through the forecasted period. ©iStock/Grigorenko

India to become world’s largest producer of milk by 2026

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Milk production is expected to accelerate worldwide especially in India where it will grow 49% by 2026, contrasting with the steady decline of milk consumption in developed markets like the US, according to the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2017-2026.

A monthly round-up of products in the dairy aisle. Pic: ©iStock/dikobraziy/sergeyryzhov

What’s new in the dairy aisles for May?

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

The monthly round-up of products from the dairy aisle and dairy alternatives includes a variety of new spreads, ice cream and beverages.

Ornua is looking to grow Kerrygold to a €1bn brand.

Ornua publishes 2016 review

By Jim Cornall

Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of primary Irish dairy products, has published a review of its 2016 operational and financial performance, as well as a goal to build revenues of €3bn ($3.3bn) by 2021.

Demand is a little less robust for domestic cheese, director of Blimling & Associates said at the ADPI/ABI Annual Conference 2017. ©iStock/margouillatphotos

ADPI/ABI Annual Conference 2017

‘Demand is a bit off’ for dairy, Blimling & Associates director says

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Demand for cheese is up nearly 3% according to Nielsen data (ending 52 weeks Mar. 25, 2017), a slight drop from 2016 levels of 3.3% demand, but a minimal decrease in demand should not be overlooked, according to Blimling & Associates director, Phil...

Egli and Fasa machinery, as well as parts and servicing, is now available in the UK through Dairy Machinery UK.

Egli and Fasa butter machinery available in the UK

By Jim Cornall

Machinery from Swiss butter and margarine processing company Egli AG, and its partner packaging company, Lithuania’s Fasa, is now available to UK producers through Dairy Machinery UK.