Cheese

Synergy Flavours has created a new vegan-suitable dairy flavor range. Pic: ©Getty Images/BeyondTheRoad

Vegan cheese alternatives – closing the flavor gap

By Jim Cornall

While many vegans are not overly concerned at finding products that resemble non-plant based foods, those experimenting with vegetarian, vegan or flexitarian lifestyles are often looking for plant-based foods similar to those they are cutting from their...

Lion Dairy and Drinks' portfolio includes flavored milk and iced coffee. Stock picture:getty/theeradechsanin

Kirin considers sale of Lion Dairy and Drinks

By Rachel Arthur

Japanese beer and beverage giant Kirin has announced a strategic review for Lion Dairy and Drinks - a producer and distributor of dairy products and beverages in Oceania – with the sale of the unit one of the options.

More than 30,000 farmers are represented by the ADC and are facing an employment crisis. Pic: ©GettyImages/pixinoo

American Dairy Coalition pushes for worker-vetting program

By Beth Newhart

The American Dairy Coalition (ADC) is encouraging US Congress to pass the AG and Legal Workforce Act (HR 6417), a federal, mandatory verification system to vet all temporary, non-immigrant agriculture workers.

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Rising start-ups selected for SIAL contest

By Jim Cornall

More than 70 rising start-ups entered projects to the SIAL international jury to be presented at the Rising Start-ups area of the Future Lab section at the SIAL food event to be held in October in Paris.

Cows is the fourteenth dairy processor to be approved for funding support under the DPIF. Pic:Cows Creamery

Canada invests $2.6m in PEI dairy brand Cows

By Beth Newhart

The Government of Canada is investing in its dairy industry by awarding C$2.6m (US$2m) to Cows Inc., a dairy processor from the province of Prince Edward Island (PEI) that produces ice cream, cheese, butter and runs a line of ice cream parlors across...

Ladismith Cheese is based in the Western Cape of South Africa.

South Africa’s Sea Harvest Group acquires Ladismith Cheese

By Jim Cornall

South African fisheries company Sea Harvest has announced its wholly-owned subsidiary, Cape Harvest Food Group Proprietary Limited, has concluded a share purchase agreement of R527m ($30.9m) to acquire the entire issued share capital of Ladismith Cheese...