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Dairy Dialog podcast 98: Conagen and Ornua Ingredients Europe

Dairy Dialog podcast 98: Conagen and Ornua Ingredients Europe

By Jim Cornall

On the Dairy Dialog podcast we have two interviews this week, with Conagen VP of innovation, Dr Casey Lippmeier, and we also talk to Joan Bombardo, managing director of Ornua Ingredients Europe. We also have our weekly look at the global dairy markets,...

Emmi delivers growth during crisis

Emmi delivers growth during crisis

By Jim Cornall

Swiss dairy company Emmi increased sales by 6.6% to CHF1,773.5m ($1.95bn) in the first six months of the financial year, a period dominated by the coronavirus crisis.

Chinese dairy company Mengniu purchased Australian company Bellamy's last year, but could not complete a deal for Lion Dairy & Drinks.

Mengniu pulls plug on Lion deal

By Jim Cornall

In November 2019, China Mengniu Dairy Company Limited announced the planned acquisition of Lion-Dairy & Drinks (LDD) Pty Ltd in Australia.

The EDA is hoping tariffs on European cheese can be lifted.

EDA part of coalition urging EU and US to end aircraft trade disputes

By Jim Cornall

Following last week’s USTR announcement and in view of the forthcoming WTO report on the Boeing case, 14 EU associations, including the European Dairy Association (EDA), have called on the EU and US to de-escalate the ongoing aircraft disputes and remove...

The new factory is now one of the largest Italian dairy factories in the UAE. Pic: Getty Images/acqua_tranquilla

Italian Dairy Products expands UAE cheese factory

By Jim Cornall

The Italian Dairy Products factory, headquartered at Sharjah Food Park, in the United Arab Emirates, has doubled the total size of its factory to 26,000 square-feet, with an eye on expansion in the UAE and Gulf markets.

Chr. Hansen made a donation to Dairy Without Borders.  Lars Dall Jensen, left, chairman of Dairy Without Borders, and Anne Katrine Irgens, senior commercial development manager, cheese enzymes, Chr. Hansen.  Pic: Chr. Hansen

Chr. Hansen coagulant secures donation for Dairy Without Borders

By Jim Cornall

Food ingredients company Chr. Hansen is donating €4,100 ($4,800) to the DK-based NGO Dairy Without Borders, a non-profit organization working to advance rural communities in selected developing countries through knowledge sharing, training and transfer...

Dairy Dialog 93: First Milk, Edlong, avocadomilk, Quicke’s.  Photo of dip: Getty Images/5PH

Dairy Dialog podcast 93: First Milk, Edlong, avocadomilk, Quicke’s

By Jim Cornall

On the podcast this week, we have First Milk CEO, Shelagh Hancock, and CFO, Greg Jardine; Lourdes Mato, research scientist, and Lisa Power, director of marketing, at Edlong; Mary Quicke, from Quicke’s; and Terry Daly, co-founder of avocadomilk. [Photo...

The bespoke designs can suit just about any product that can be found on the shelves of a local supermarket. Pic: DW Reusables

DW Reusables launches Shellbee tray

By Jim Cornall

DW Reusables, worldwide leader in Reusable and returnable packaging manufacturer DW Reusables has launched Shellbee, a reusable tray.

The Board at Home kits are now available in three sizes across the US.  Pic: Board at Home

Board at Home expands across US

By Jim Cornall

California’s Rumiano Cheese Company, which set up Board at Home to help support California’s smaller producers, artisan cheesemakers, and the restaurant industry during the coronavirus pandemic, is expanding its curated kits of artisanal cheese and charcuterie...

The World Cheese Awards were held in Bergamo, Italy, in 2019, and were scheduled for Spain in 2020.

World Cheese Awards in Oviedo rescheduled to 2021

By Jim Cornall

The Guild of Fine Food, which organizes the World Cheese Awards, said the event will not take place in Spain this year, amid ongoing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ornua's brands include Pilgrims Choice and Kerrygold. Pic: Ornua

Ornua Foods UK issues financial report

By Jim Cornall

Ornua Foods UK, the UK’s largest supplier of British and Irish cheese, has published its operating and financial results for year ended 2019.

Construction is expected to be completed in February 2021. Pic: Ornua

Ornua makes $10m investment in Wisconsin cheese facility

By Jim Cornall

Ornua, Ireland’s largest dairy cooperative, has announced the expansion of its Ornua Ingredients North America division with a $10m investment to upgrade its Hilbert, Wisconsin, cheese ingredients operation.

The new product adds to the Danisco portfolio of ingredients. Pic: DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences

DuPont launches new cultures for pizza cheese

By Jim Cornall

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has launched CHOOZIT BC 02, a new phage alternative for cheese makers looking to meet the increasing global demand for pizza cheese and meet consumers’ preference in terms of pizza cheese browning.

A range of products can be created from the recycled packaging. Pic: TerraCycle

Cathedral City launches first cheese packaging recycling program in UK

By Jim Cornall

A large proportion of flexible plastic cheese packaging currently ends up in landfills across the UK, but now Cathedral City, a brand owned by Saputo Dairy UK, is working with TerraCycle to recycle flexible cheese packaging through the Cheese Packaging...

Synergy will use the new facility to manufacture its Dairy by Nature range of flavors for the bakery, beverages, and cheese market segments. Pic: Synergy Flavours

Synergy Flavours opens new blending facility in Thailand

By Jim Cornall

Synergy Flavours (Thailand) Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Synergy Flavours Ltd, UK, has completed a new high-care blending facility which has been added to its existing production site in Samut Prakarn, Thailand.

The new Ricotta system allows some types of mature cheese to be spreadable. Pic: Hommak

Hommak develops new Ricotta system

By Jim Cornall

A new Ricotta system is the latest innovative solution designed by Turkish processing equipment manufacturer Hommak.

The new name takes effect on July 6.

INTL FCStone rebranding to StoneX

By Jim Cornall

INTL FCStone Inc., a provider of execution, post-trade settlement, clearing and custody services across asset classes and markets worldwide, is rebranding the firm as StoneX Group Inc.