Asia vital to global milk ingredient stabilisation
A supply and demand imbalance within the global milk ingredient market is expected to stabilise in the next few years on the back of strengthening demand in Asia, suggests a new report.
Test developed to expose organic milk fraud
Scientists in Germany have developed a new test to detect conventional milk sold as organic, in a bid to help combat dairy fraud at the retail level.
Cadbury tackles burping cows to reduce milk chocolate carbon footprint
Chocolate maker Cadbury will work closely with UK dairy farmers in an effort to reduce the carbon footprint of its iconic milk chocolate bar.
Milk board unmoved by Euro retailer ‘concern’
European retailers are failing to support dairy production and processing, despite continued pledges from leading chains in the bloc about price commitments, claims one farmers’ lobby group.
Chocolate milk has taken first place in a post-exercise energy recovery trial in competition alongside both a fluid- and carbohydrate-replacing beverage, according to new clinical research.
US food giant General Mills has committed to reformulating its category-leading Yoplait yoghurt brand with rBST-free milk – a move it says was prompted by consumer demand.
Declining milk supply could open UK to Euro rivals
A continuing decline in the number of UK milk cows and flagging confidence among the country’s farmers may serve to setback overall efficiency for processors compared to their European and international competitors, say new industry findings.
EU milk plans ‘doomed to fail’, says farmers’ group
New measures being taken by the EU to prop up its dairy farmers through the re-introduction of subsidies like export refunds have been derided as being ‘doomed to fail’ by one farmers’ lobby group.
A detection method to determine levels of melamine in whole milk and milk powder is highly sensitive and the fastest technique yet, claims researchers based at Purdue University.
Chinese milk safety targeted in multinational team-up
DSM has announced its intentions to work with players from throughout the Chinese dairy industry in attempts to ensure improved safety throughout the country’s milk supply chain.
‘Fair Trade’ milk soon a euro reality, says farmers’ group
A ‘Fair Trade’-style certification for European milk prices, designed to cover farmer cost, will soon making its way across EU member states, according to a leading farmers association.
Cadbury’s labels to warn that Dairy Milk contains milk
Cadbury has announced that it will add warnings to its Dairy Milk chocolate wrappers – to inform milk-allergic potential customers that it contains milk.
Resistant starch-enriched milk puddings pass sensory tests: Study
Adding resistant starch to milk puddings produces formulations that are acceptable to consumers, particularly those interested in healthy options, says a new study.
KKR speculation highlighting Chinese milk potential
As speculation mounts over equity group KKR’s rumoured bid for Chinese milk producer Modern Farms, a source close to the potential deal suggests that the country’s dairy sector may see a wealth of future investments.
Organic 'shock' failing to dent liquid milk sales - producer
The UK organic dairy market remains optimistic this week following the 'shock' announcement from a leading processor that it was cutting payments to farmers, according to another supplier in the segment.