Dairy Beverages

Synergy has production, R&D and technical facilities in the US, Ireland, the UK, Italy, Thailand (pictured), Indonesia, and Brazil.  Pic: Synergy Flavors

Synergy Flavors acquires Innova Flavors

By Jim Cornall

Synergy Flavors Inc., a member of the Irish-based Carbery Group, has announced the acquisition of savory flavor and ingredient supplier, Innova Flavors, from Griffith Foods Worldwide.

Dairy Dialog 132: Ice Cream Van of the Year, Fooditive, Kerry

Dairy Dialog podcast 132: Ice Cream Van of the Year, Fooditive, Kerry

By Jim Cornall

There are three conversations on this week’s podcast: Richard Troman, senior development and application chef, Kerry Europe and Russia; Jimmy Robinson, owner of Robinson’s Ice Cream; and Moayad Abushokhedim, food scientist and founder of Fooditive.

Pic: Saint-Gobain/Gilles Trillard

Saint-Gobain introduces new Versilon dispensing tubing

By Jim Cornall

To preserve fluid integrity in all of its fluid transfer products, Saint-Gobain has developed Versilon SPT-70 FB IB, a new food and beverage dispensing tubing that imparts essentially no taste or odors to the transferred fluids.

Tate & Lyle said selecting the appropriate stabilizer is key to solving challenges relating to taste, texture, mouthfeel, processing and labeling. Pic: Getty Images/Amguy

Tate & Lyle adds Stabiliser University

By Jim Cornall

Tate & Lyle PLC, a global provider of food and beverage solutions and ingredients, has added to its ‘University’ courses with the launch of Stabiliser University.

The new products are being rolled out first in Malaysia.  Pic: Nestlé

Nestlé launches dairy free Milo in Asia

By Jim Cornall

Nestlé said as consumers in Asia are including more dairy alternatives in their diet, it is launching plant-based versions of some of its brands in the region.

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Ingredion acquires ingredient company KaTech

By Jim Cornall

Ingredion Incorporated, a global provider of ingredient solutions to the food and beverage industry, has acquired KaTech, a privately-held company headquartered in Lübeck, Germany, which provides advanced texture and stabilization solutions to the food...

Miko Pac will become a part of Paccor with the deal expected to be completed in Q2. Pic: Paccor

Paccor acquires Miko Pac

By Jim Cornall

Global packaging company Paccor has signed a purchase agreement for the acquisition of Miko Pac, the packaging division of Miko N.V., Belgium.

Dairy Dialog podcast 123: FrieslandCampina, GoodSport, Warrens

Dairy Dialog podcast 123: FrieslandCampina, GoodSport, Warrens

By Jim Cornall

It’s another three-interview podcast this week, with conversations with Suzanne van den Eshof, global marketing director at FrieslandCampina Ingredients Food & Beverages; GoodSport Nutrition founder and CEO Michelle McBride; and Kevin Quigley, commercial...

complex 24 allows manufacturers to make “Source of/High in protein” claims on products. Pic: Getty Images/jchizhe

Ulrick & Short launches new functional protein

By Jim Cornall

Product nutritional values and front-of-pack health credentials are now buying factors for many consumers. In the last 18 months, this has been augmented by government initiatives, and the Covid pandemic.

ATOM was recently used in a project to reduce salt in cheese snacks.  Pic: Getty Images/metamorworks

Givaudan launches AI tools for product development

By Jim Cornall

Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing has announced the launch of its Advanced Tools for Modelling (ATOM), which use artificial intelligence to optimize food and flavor formulation and facilitate co-creation and collaboration with customers.

Tetra Pak's carton packages integrating attributed recycled polymers are now available for food and beverage manufacturers. Pic: Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak introduces certified recycled polymers

By Jim Cornall

Tetra Pak has introduced certified recycled polymers, becoming the first company in the food and beverage packaging industry to be awarded Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) Advanced Products certification.

Home cooking and baking due to the pandemic boosted sales of Arla’s global brands Lurpak, Arla and Puck.  Pic: Arla

Home consumption drives Arla brand growth during pandemic

By Jim Cornall

Danish-headquartered dairy giant Arla said it quickly reshaped the business disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic to meet the spike in home consumption and high demand for trusted household dairy products while offsetting negative impacts in other sectors.

Firmenich said it has committed to goals across three key areas.  Pic: Getty Images/AndreyGorulko

Firmenich commits to carbon neutrality by 2025

By Jim Cornall

Firmenich, a privately-owned perfume and taste company, today announces its new ESG (environmental, social and governance) strategy, driving the group to a carbon positive and water neutral future within 10 years.

Dairy Dialog podcast 119: Danone, Faerch, Too Good To Go

Dairy Dialog podcast 119: Danone, Faerch, Too Good To Go

By Jim Cornall

This week, we have three interviews. We feature conversations with Jamie Crummie, co-founder of Too Good To Go; Mark Tollman, group strategic sales director at Faerch Group; and Miguel Freitas, PhD, nutrition scientist at Danone.

January saw plenty of launches related to dairy and dairy alternatives.  Pic: Getty Images/zakokor

January new dairy products

By Jim Cornall

It’s a bumper month for new products in the dairy aisles, and of course this is just the tip of the global iceberg of new products.

Liquipure lite is an all-polyethylene structure suitable for liquid products that do not require an oxygen barrier, such as dairy or edible oil.  Pic: Liquibox

Liquibox introduces sustainable bag-in-box solutions

By Jim Cornall

Liquipure, the newest sustainable product family from US-headquartered liquid packaging and dispensing supplier Liquibox, offers mono-material bag-in-box solutions that align with global design guidelines for flexible packaging such as the Ellen MacArthur...

The facility is designed to support complex ingredient formulations including dairy. Pic: IMCD

IMCD launches new UHT pilot facility in Indonesia

By Jim Cornall

To increase its regional technical footprint, IMCD, a distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, has launched an ultra-high temperature (UHT) pasteurization laboratory in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Dairy Dialog podcast 118: Babybel, CP Kelco, Gadot Biochemical. Pics: Babybel, CP Kelco, Gadot Biochemicals

Dairy Dialog podcast 118: Babybel, CP Kelco, Gadot Biochemical

By Jim Cornall

There are four guests on the podcast this week. We have conversations with Babybel senior brand manager Ridhi Barber; sales and marketing manager at Gadot Biochemical, Youval Saly; and from CP Kelco, Sandra Catarino, marketing director, strategic segments,...

A Vinamilk milk production line. Pic: Vinamilk

Vinamilk exports first large batch of milk to China in 2021

By Jim Cornall

The Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) has exported 10 containers of seed milk to China early this year and is expected to ship five more containers of sweetened condensed milk products to China in the near future.

BRAIN has established a GRAS microorganism for the biotechnological production of the sweetener. Pic: Getty Images/MamaMiaPL

Roquette and BRAIN Group to scale-up protein sweetener production

By Jim Cornall

Roquette, a producer of plant-based ingredients for food, nutrition and health markets, biotech company BRAIN AG, and BRAIN Group company AnalytiCon Discovery have completed the R&D phase for the development of protein sweetener brazzein.

A DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences survey investigated how certain target groups perceive the yogurt category. Pic: Getty Images/cyano66

Dairy ingredients make nutrition personal

By Jim Cornall

Consumer surveys point to a growing market for personalized nutrition. The dairy sector is perfectly placed to make a splash – with innovative ingredient combinations and clear communication.

Consumers are are taking more steps than ever to manage their holistic health, including physical, mental and emotional well-being. Pic: Getty Images/kzenon

ADM looks at health and wellness trends

By Jim Cornall

Consumers seem more aware than ever about health and wellness. The pandemic has been a contributing factor, but what do consumers see as the priorities when it comes to products with health and wellness claims? And how has the pandemic changed – or accelerated...

FrieslandCampina Ingredients looks at Pic: FrieslandCampina Ingredients

FrieslandCampina Ingredients – responding to a changing world

By Jim Cornall

It has been almost a year since the coronavirus pandemic took hold, and the world has changed in many ways. One major shift is that consumers have altered their shopping habits, with an increase in online purchasing, but what they are looking for, and...

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