Cheese

A soft texture cheese was preferred over hard cheeses among many Latin American consumers, Mintel reported. ©GettyImages/CentralITAlliance

'Ample room' for cheese innovation in Latin America, says Mintel

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Latin American consumers are looking for more flavor options when it comes to cheese, representing an untapped market opportunity for manufacturers as just 12% of new cheese introductions in the region between January 2017 and April 2018 were flavored...

Edlong is a global leader in both dairy and non-dairy solutions to meet the growing consumer demand for more options.

Edlong showcases dairy-free range at IFT

By Beth Newhart

Illinois-based Edlong showcased a handful of its 250+ dairy-free flavors at the IFT expo last week, highlighting a national trend in consumer demand for vegan options.

Bega Cheese is buying the Koroit plant from Saputo for A$250m.

Bega Cheese to buy Koroit plant from Saputo

By Jim Cornall

Canadian dairy company Saputo Inc., which agreed to sell its Koroit plant in Victoria, Australia, as part of its takeover of Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited, has entered into an agreement with Bega Cheese Limited to sell the plant.

Arla Foods UK is warning specialty cheese could be ‘very scarce’ and other dairy products an ‘occasional luxury’ if a London School of Economics report on Brexit scenarios comes to fruition. Pic: Getty Images/Azure-Dragon

Arla foresees post-Brexit dairy problems for UK consumers

By Jim Cornall

European dairy cooperative Arla Foods says Brexit could leave UK consumers with less choice and higher prices, turning everyday staples, like butter, yogurts, cheese and infant formula, into occasional luxuries, and making speciality cheeses ‘very scarce.’

The new plant will start production in 2020 and have an annual capacity of 45,000 tons of mozzarella.

Glanbia Cheese JV to build €130m mozzarella plant in Ireland

By Jim Cornall

Glanbia Cheese Limited, the Joint Venture business between Irish-based nutrition company Glanbia plc and US dairy company Leprino Foods company, plans to build a new mozzarella cheese manufacturing facility in Portlaoise, Co Laois, Ireland.

The transaction gives Arla Foods the rights to use the Yeo Valley brand in the UK for milk, butter, spreads and cheese under an intellectual property license with Yeo Valley.

Arla Foods UK and Yeo Valley partnership cleared

By Jim Cornall

Following the announcement in February this year of the partnership between Arla Foods and Yeo Valley on liquid milk, butter and cheese, Arla Foods said it is pleased the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the deal following a Phase...