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Dairy Dialog podcast 157: Bubs, Ornua

Dairy Dialog podcast 157: Bubs, Ornua

By Jim Cornall

This week, we have interviews with Rick Pedersen, president, Ornua Ingredients North America, and Dennis Lin, chairman of Bubs. We also have our weekly look at the global dairy markets with Charlie Hyland at StoneX.

Ornua's facility in Wisconsin. Pic: Ornua

Ornua acquires US cheese company Whitehall Specialties

By Jim Cornall

Irish dairy cooperative, Ornua, has completed the acquisition of US cheese ingredients business, Whitehall Specialties Inc (WSI) for an undisclosed sum from Mason Wells, a private equity firm in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

India is the world's largest producer and consumer of milk and dairy products.  Pic: Getty Images/Ram Tekale

Dairy.com enters India through Mr.Milkman acquisition

By Jim Cornall

US dairy technology, services, and intelligence provider, Dairy.com, has made its first investment in India with the acquisition of Mr.Milkman, India's last-mile dairy supply chain SaaS platform.

Pic: Lactalis

Lactalis completes acquisition of Leerdammer and Shostka

By Jim Cornall

Global dairy company The Lactalis Group has acquired the European cheese brand Leerdammer, in an operation that includes Royal Bel Leerdammer The Netherlands, Bel Shostka Ukraine, the commercialization of Bel products in Italy, Germany and Ukraine and...

Solvay is urging fellow companies to work together to turn PVDC recycling into reality. Pic: Getty Images/Bigmouse108

Solvay develops process for recycling PVDC

By Jim Cornall

Solvay, a Belgian science company delivering materials for food packaging, has conducted a proof of concept showing that polyvinylidene chloride (PVDC) has the potential to be recycled.

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Saputo acquiring Carolina Aseptic and Carolina Dairy

By Jim Cornall

Canadian dairy company Saputo Inc. has announced it has completed the acquisition of the Carolina Aseptic and Carolina Dairy businesses formerly operated by AmeriQual Group Holdings, LLC (Carolina Aseptic and Carolina Dairy).

Quimdis is a French distributor of ingredients for food, nutraceuticals, flavors & fragrances, animal nutrition, personal care and pharma. Pic: Getty Images/GMVozd

Azelis completes acquisition of French ingredient company Quimdis

By Jim Cornall

Azelis, a global innovation service provider in the specialty chemical and food ingredients industry, has completed the acquisition of Quimdis, a French distributor of ingredients for food, nutraceuticals, flavors & fragrances, animal nutrition, personal...

Dairy Dialog podcast 148: Action on Sugar, World Cheese Awards

Dairy Dialog podcast 148: Action on Sugar, World Cheese Awards

By Jim Cornall

This week, we have two interviews on the podcast. We have conversations with Dr Kawther Hashem, campaign lead at Action on Sugar, and John Farrand, managing director of the Guild of Fine Food, which organizes the World Cheese Awards.

Emmi said it is adjusting its sales forecast for the full year upwards slightly. Pic: Emmi

Emmi issues first-half 2021 results

By Jim Cornall

Swiss dairy company The Emmi Group increased sales by 6.2 % to CHF 1,883.6m ($2.05bn) in the first half of 2021, with organic growth of 3.7%.

On-the-go pouches like the Eatlean range are ambient and can be kept outside the fridge.  Pic: Eatlean

High protein cheese and health

By Jim Cornall

Research by the Oral Health Foundation in the UK found staying at home because of lockdowns led to more than one-in-three (38%) British adults increasing the amount of times they snacked throughout the day (1).

Dairy Dialog podcast 145: Bubbies, LiquiGlide, Unified Brands

Dairy Dialog podcast 145: Bubbies, LiquiGlide, Unified Brands

By Jim Cornall

This week, we have conversations with Damien Dossin, Executive Vice President & General Manager of CPG at LiquiGlide; Katie Cline, vice president of marketing at Bubbies Ice Cream; and Dave Rademacher, product manager-refrigeration at Unified Brands.

Quality and safety issues are a major cause of concern across all sectors of the cheese industry.

Hygiene in the cheese industry: an overview

By Peter Littleton, Christeyns Food Hygiene technical director

In 2020, approximately 474,000 metric tons of cheese were produced in the UK, an all-time high (1).

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