Cheese

PerFORMing Monoloop is a formable and recyclable paper-based solution for sliced food such as cheese. Pic: Mondi

Two sustainable packaging launches from Mondi at Anuga FoodTec

By Jim Cornall

Packaging and paper company Mondi is highlighting the need for innovative packaging solutions in the fresh food industry by introducing two new recyclable packaging products - a paper-based tray and a semi-rigid plastic tray - at Anuga FoodTec.

This year’s auction featured 86 gold medal cheeses from the 2022 World Championship Cheese Contest. Pic: WCMA

Cheese auction raises more than $333,000

By Jim Cornall

Dairy processors, marketers, and suppliers raised $333,125 at the 2022 Chr. Hansen Championship Cheese Auction, held April 13 at CheeseExpo in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Dairy Dialog podcast 176: DSM, Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium

Dairy Dialog podcast 176: DSM, Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium

By Jim Cornall

On the podcast this week we talk to Claire Price, innovation manager dairy, at DSM Food & Beverage; and Alberto Pecorari, head of the institutional office of the Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium. And we have our weekly update on the global dairy markets...

First Milk will supply British cheddar to Ornua Foods UK on a long-term basis.  Pic: First Milk

First Milk and Ornua Foods UK to continue partnership

By Jim Cornall

First Milk and Ornua Foods UK have jointly announced they have agreed to renew their contractual partnership, which will see First Milk continuing to supply British cheddar to Ornua Foods UK on a long-term basis.

Pic: Getty Images/DiyanaDimitrova

Saputo solar project completed

By Jim Cornall

Global solar developer Lightsource bp has finished the construction of a 5MW solar project at the Davidstow creamery, which is home to Saputo-owned Cathedral City cheese.

AMBPOMIAL is based upon the Greek word Ambrosial.  Pic: Yili

Interview: Yili’s AMBPOMIAL brand

By Jim Cornall

Dairy Reporter recently had the opportunity to dig a little deeper into one of Yili’s brands, AMBPOMIAL, with Dr Zhanyou Yun, assistant president of Yili. The yogurt brand launched in 2013.

HPP treatment can increase shelf life from five weeks to more than 10 weeks. Pic: Black Sheep Vegan Cheeze

Feel Foods uses HPP to extend shelf life

By Jim Cornall

Feel Foods Ltd. said it has further extended the shelf life of its wholly-owned Black Sheep Vegan Cheeze products using high-pressure pasteurization (HPP) technology to naturally increase shelf life without the addition of any chemicals or preservatives.

In 2021, 4.09m wheels of cheese, equivalent to around 163,000 tonnes, were made. Pic: Parmigiano Reggiano

Parmigiano Reggiano sales jump 8.2%

By Jim Cornall

Parmigiano Reggiano has ended the year with positive results in terms of both sales and prices. In 2021, consumer turnover hit an all-time high of €2.7bn ($3.02bn) compared to €2.35bn ($2.62bn) in 2020. Over the last year, the value at production was...

Eatlean has created a range of on-the-go snacking solutions, which can help support post-exercise recovery.  Pic: Eatlean

Guest article

Protein for protection

By Eatlean

Interest in wellness is on the rise. People want to live better, live longer, and stay healthier.

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.

The California Milk Advisory Board announced three contests for 2022. Pic: CMAB

California Milk Advisory Board announces new milk contests

By Jim Cornall

The Foodservice Division of the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) has announced the kickoff date for the 4th Annual Real California Pizza Contest, the return of the CADairy2Go competition and the rollout of a new culinary event focusing on Cal-Mex...

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.

Dairy Dialog podcast 168: AVE UK, World Championship Cheese Contest

Dairy Dialog podcast 168: AVE UK, World Championship Cheese Contest

By Jim Cornall

This week we have two interviews, with Kirsten Strohmenger, events manager at the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association and John Umhoefer, executive director of the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association; and with Steve Bradley, sales director at AVE UK and...

For the dairy sector, the company produces many ingredients, including functional products for yogurts. Pic: Getty Images/vavlt

Azelis acquires Turkish ingredient company Tunçkaya

By Jim Cornall

Azelis, a global service provider in the specialty chemicals and food ingredients industry, has announced the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Tunçkaya, a distributor of food ingredients and additives in Turkey.

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...

Land’Or has been part of the EBRD Blue Ribbon program since February 2020.  Pic: EBRD

EBRD kicks in more cash for Moroccan cheesemaker Land’Or

By Jim Cornall

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is increasing its support for the Moroccan agribusiness sector and regional integration, with new financing for Land’Or Maroc Industries (LMI), the Moroccan subsidiary of Land’Or, a Tunisian...

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 company portfolio now consists of 71 products across Russia. Pic: Ekosem-Agrar

Ekosem-Agrar growth continues

By Jim Cornall

Ekosem-Agrar AG, the German holding company of Russian milk producer EkoNiva Group, said the volume of dairy products sold rose by 76% year on year to more than 131,000 tons, with revenues also picking up at a rate of more than 75% to just under €80m...

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.

Pic: DSM

DSM combines three business areas into new Food & Beverage group

By Jim Cornall

Royal DSM, a Dutch-headquartered global company, has revealed a new integrated Food & Beverage operating structure which unifies three areas of DSM’s nutrition business – Food Specialties, Hydrocolloids and part of its Nutritional Products group.