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.
DSM launches new 'reliable' cheese ripening enzyme
DSM Food Specialties has introduced a new cheese ripening enzyme
that it claims accelerates flavor development while also
eliminating the bitter off-taste often formed during cheese
Blue cheese dodges FSA salt slashing plan
Wrangling between the UK dairy industry and the country's food
watchdog is set to continue over salt slashing targets, after both
failed to reach an agreement to cut salt in blue cheese.
Dairy Crest fined after mice get its cheese
UK processor Dairy Crest has been fined £17,000 after food hygiene
authorities found mouse droppings on bottles of milk and packs of
cheese at one of its distribution depots.
National Foods seeks growth in specialty cheese with Lactos deal
Australian dairy group National Foods has signed an agreement to
buy the specialty cheese maker Lactos from France's Bongrain.
Dairy Crest launches first blended cheese brand
Britain's blended cheese sector has seen a flutter of activity from
big dairy processors this January as they attempt to lure consumers
increasingly willing to trade up for their dairy.
Danisco taps growth in value added cheese cultures
Danisco's latest product launch is designed to build on strong
growth in the cheese cultures sector.
Lactalis buys Galbani for Italian cheese
Lactalis, France's largest dairy processor, has carried its
wheeling and dealing on into 2006 after signing a deal to buy
Italian cheese producer Galbani.
Promotion push targets UK territorial cheese trend
Lancashire will soon become the latest British cheese to get a
marketing makeover as Britons renew their interest in regional
cheeses and trade up for variety.
FSA extends French cheese alert amid E-coli fears
The E-coli food alert on some French camembert brands has been
extended to more products in the UK, as the country's food watchdog
says batches may have found their way on to food fairs and farmers'