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'
UK: camembert cheese recalled in E-coli scare
A dangerous strain of E-coli is feared to have contaminated
camembert cheese sold by more than a 100 British retailers,
including supermarket chain Waitrose, said the country's food
watchdog late Monday.
Chocolate cheese lifts Fonterra in Asia
Early success for Fonterra's chocolate-flavoured cheese in Taiwan
has the firm planning to expand the product across Asia in an
attempt to "re-define cheese".
DSM sees probiotics potential in cheese
Cheese may be a better carrier of probiotic bacteria than other
dairy products, suggest tests carried out by DSM Food Specialties.
Cheese unlocks your wildest dreams, says study
Eating cheese before you go to bed will not give you nightmares but
different varieties could help you choose the dreams you do want to
have, says a study by the British Cheese Board.
Gas packaging extends Russian cheese shelf-life
Russian packager and food producer Nevskie Syry has launched a new
line of cheese packaging using inert gases that it says can
significantly extend products' shelf-life.