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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...

The new approach will use mass spectrometry.

New project to tackle bovine mastitis

By Jim Cornall

A research project to tackle bovine mastitis and reduce the use of broad-spectrum antibiotics in dairy cattle – the widescale use of which can contribute to the development of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – is being launched by the Institute for Global...

In 2020, 33% of Ireland’s total food and drink exports headed to the UK.

Irish dairy exports to UK declined in 2020 says Bord Bia report

By Jim Cornall

New figures released in the annual Bord Bia Export Performance and Prospects report 2020/2021 show exports of Irish food, drink and horticulture to the UK declined by 5% in 2020, with a value of €4.3bn/$5.2bn (compared to €4.5bn/$5.5bn in 2019).

The company has set itself a total of 13 specific sustainability targets by 2026.

Ekosem-Agrar adopts sustainability strategy

By Jim Cornall

Ekosem-Agrar, the German holding company of Russian milk producer EkoNiva Group, has completed the development of a sustainability strategy initiated in 2020.

Fabrice Cavallin, Nestlé’s managing director, donating a mini cooler to a Sri Lankan Nestlé dairy farmer. Pic: Nestlé

Nestlé helping Sri Lankan dairy farmers

By Jim Cornall

In Sri Lanka, Nestlé has facilitated the first commercial silage enterprise in the North Western Province, to help dairy farmers in the region have uninterrupted access to feed and improve the quality and supply of local milk.

The product was developed for applications in dairy, food and drink processing, and other industries.  Pic: LM76

LM76 develops new cam follower bearings

By Jim Cornall

US-based designer and manufacturer of linear bearings, slides and linear motion systems, LM76 has introduced its RINO Series of FDA/USDA compliant cam follower bearings.

Selig produces, among others, induction heat seals for dairy products. Pic: Selig

Selig acquires Systematix

By Jim Cornall

Illinois-headquartered packaging company Selig Group, owned by CC Industries, has completed the acquisition of Performance Systematix (PSI).

The cooperative laid out five key legislative focus areas during its annual meeting. Pic: Getty Images/Maksymowicz

Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative lays out legislative priorities

By Jim Cornall

Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative said it will push in the next congressional session for a new farmworker visa, expanded free trade agreements and a leading role for farmers in developing environmentally focused policies, among other priorities.

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