Briefs: cheese factory scrapped, ice cream bottled
A £70m (€93m) cheese factory construction falters over funding in
the UK, US consumers can now enjoy an ice cream soda on the go, and
butter gets the artistic treatment.
Lactose intolerant can still eat some cheese
Lactose intolerant Brits may be missing the high calcium health benefits of dairy goods due to the misapprehension that they cannot eat cheese, according to a new survey conducted by the British Cheese Board (BCB).
EU mulls milk quota hike to please cheese needs
The European Commission has proposed a two per cent rise in milk
quotas from April next year in a bid to drive down the price
of the commodity.
Halal certification opens new markets for UK cheese group
European Muslims could be about to develop the taste for regional
cheeses like red leicester, lancashire and even the humble
cheddar following the recent entry of UK-based processor Dewlay
into the halal market.
Briefs: Ecolab, Graham Packaging and ceremonious cheeses
In the latest briefs, Ecolab steps up its presence in diary
hygiene, Graham Packaging targets dairy demand in Turkey, and UK
cheese manufacturers get into the Christmas spirit.
Givaudan launches new natural cheese flavors
Givaudan Flavors has extended its natural flavors range with the
introduction of a series of proprietary ingredients that provide a
variety of unique cheese characteristics to food products.
First Milk mulls cheese and whey plan
First Milk, a leading UK dairy cooperative, announced that the
company is considering developing its production facilities
for higher value dairy goods.
Study focuses on pathogens in unpasteurised cheese
A three-year project designed to test the safety of producing
cheese from unpasteurised milk has been announced by the
Campden Chorleywood Food Research Association (CCFRA).
Campina gives up the goat for cheese production
Production of goat's cheese is off the menu for European dairy
cooperative Campina, as it moves to focus instead on manufacturing
semi-hard varieties of the product made from cow's milk.
Glanbia chases organic cheese cost potential
Dairy and ingredients firm Glanbia is stepping up production of
organic cheeses to offset declining profitability for its
Bosch acquires Kimaco to milk cheese demand
Bosch has acquired Switzerland-based Kimaco in a bid to
expand its presence in packaging and production technology for
Cheese waste offers whey for energy cost cutting
Food waste left over from cheese processing could soon be as much
of a money-spinner as the finished product itself under a new
scheme being trialled in the US.
Arla offloads cheese import arm
Arla Foods will further reduce its stake in the cheese
market with the announcement today of the sale of its Delimo
import arm to France-based Lactalis.
News briefs: Lactalis, Arla and rock and roll cheese
In this weeks round-up, some of France's leading dairy group's
continue to rack up their prices amidst increasing dairy costs, the
EU stands up for Staffordshire and cheese may be the new rock and
Innovative regional cheeses please UK consumers
UK consumers are increasingly patriotic about
their cheese, as regional British varieties of the product are
beginning to outsell continental rivals in the country, according
to new research out today.