Dairy Crest plots cheese sale
Dairy Crest confirmed it was in talks to sell its retailer cheese
division to rival dairy group First Milk, as the firm looks to
branded products for growth.
Arla using cheese to conquer America
Americans are eating Danish havarti cheese faster than Arla Foods
can make it for them, the firm has said, helping it to build a
better foothold across the Atlantic.
More milk, cheese varieties needed to combat kid calcium deficiency
Children are not getting enough calcium in their diets, according
to US dieticians, who recommend that more milk, cheese and yogurt
products targeting kids would be one way to address the deficiency.
DNA used for cheese quality stamp
Scientists are using DNA extraction to build a quality 'ID card'
for Andalusian goat's cheese, potentially offering a new way of
proving the safety and quality of speciality products.
New Synergy cheese ingredients designed to enhance flavour, mouthfeel
Savoury ingredients supplier Synergy has launched a line of cheese
ingredients designed to enhance flavour and mouthfeel while also
providing manufacturers with some cost benefits.
Stilton, the king of cheese, returns
Deep in the heart of Britain's midlands, the only seven dairies in
the world licenced to make Stilton blue cheese have had their work
cut out this year to meet a surge in consumer demand.
Asda makes British cheese pledge to Dairy Crest
Britain's second biggest supermarket, Asda Wal-Mart, has attempted
to head off supply chain complaints by signing a two-year deal to
buy cheese from a Dairy Crest plant in northern England.
Dairylea: the cheese with more salt than the sea
Some children's cheese brands contain more salt per 100g than the
Atlantic Ocean, says a UK campaigns group study, piling more
pressure on manufacturers to slash the salt.
Soluble fibre could boost cheese making
Adding soluble fibres, guar gum and pectin, to skimmed milk could
speed up the coagulation time, improving cost efficiency, and
impart nutritional benefits, say Irish researchers.
Bright future for Chinese cheese
China's biggest domestic cheese producer, Bright Dairy, has
invested in a new production line for sliced cheese to increase its
profits from this growing, niche market.
Arla re-starts cheese production for Middle East
Arla Foods has re-started cheese production for the Middle East
dairy market, but warned the move did not represent significant
progress in beating the boycott there.
Arla signs speciality cheese deal
Arla Foods has bought up speciality cheesemaker Tholstrup in its
native Denmark, as the group looks to expand its cheese export
business amid rising competition.
Stanol-containing cheese could help reduce cholesterol
A stanol-enriched cheese could help lower cholesterol levels by
over five per cent, says a new study by Raisio and Valio, as the
Finish companies look to put science behind the growing range of
EU artisan cheese makers push their products
A Euro-Mediterranean network for the protection, promotion and
territorial development of Mediterranean artisan cheeses is
bringing together diverse regions of Spain, Italy and France.
Lactalis lured by Czech cheese growth
French dairy giant Lactalis has enhanced its position in the
growing cheese market of the Czech Republic by signing a deal to
buy local firm Promil.