Lactalis Group acquired Ehrmann Commonwealth Dairy, the US yogurt business of Ehrmann AG.

Lactalis busy with North American acquisitions

By Jim Cornall

Following the purchase last week of Kraft Heinz natural cheese activities in Canada, French dairy company Lactalis has further dipped into the market by acquiring the US yogurt division of Ehrmann AG.

DFA chose its accelerator startups based on innovation potential and

DFA wraps up accelerator and merger deal

By Beth Newhart

In late June the Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) started a merger with St. Albans Cooperative Creamery. It also held the Demo Day for six agriculture and dairy startups in its third annual accelerator.

Scientists have been studying cheese found in Egypt that dates back to the 13th Century BC. Pic: ©Getty Images/Abrill_

Memphis official gives world first example of solid cheese

Egyptian cheese not the oldest but the best to analyze

By Richard Whitehead

Ageing usually improves the flavor of cheese, but that's not why some very old cheese discovered in an Egyptian tomb last year is drawing attention. Instead, it's thought to be the most ancient solid cheese ever found, having now been dated...

New products for June 2019

New in the dairy aisles: June

By Beth Newhart

DairyReporter brings you its monthly round-up of what’s new in the dairy aisles for June 2019.

Dairy Dialog podcast 38: Academy of Cheese and DuPont.

Dairy Dialog podcast 38: Academy of Cheese and DuPont

By Jim Cornall

This week’s podcast re-visits the Vitafoods event in Geneva, Switzerland last month for a wide-ranging interview with Vincent Mathys and Sonia Huppert, from DuPont, as well with Charlie Turnbull from the Academy of Cheese in the UK, which has secured...

What’s new at the Summer Fancy Food Show?

What’s new at the Summer Fancy Food Show?

By Beth Newhart

The summer iteration of the Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) Fancy Food Show took place in New York City this week. Specialty food and beverage sales make up 16.1% of the total industry, with plant-based products growing the fastest in all categories....

Saputo has made five acquisitions in the last 13 months, bumping up its revenue. Pic: Getty/haurashko_ksu

Saputo’s annual revenue jumps 17% after three acquisitions

By Beth Newhart

Saputo Inc. reported its latest fourth quarter and fiscal year results, ending March 31. It completed a series of acquisitions last year that contributed to higher revenue, while low cheese prices and struggles with the Canadian dollar hurt overall earnings.