Saudi milk processors merge
After a year of deliberating the five major players in the
fragmented Saudi Arabia dairy industry have decided to opt for the
safety of a merger, reports the BBC this week.
Flavoured milks gain share of teenage beverage market
Milk drinking among American teenagers has increased for the first
time in six years, claims a new report, which finds that effective
marketing of flavoured milk could help improve the diets of many
CLA-enriched milk could soon be a reality
Milk enriched with conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), a so-called
'good fat' which could help fight cancer and heart disease, could
soon be gracing supermarket shelves, say scientists in Canada.
Drink milk instead of supplements
Yesterday's news on the importance of taking calcium supplements
with phosphate has been welcomed by a campaign to promote milk as
an ideal source of both minerals.
Flavoured milk better than none at all
Children who drink flavoured milk are less likely to drink
carbonated soft drinks than those who do not, while at the same
time improving their nutritional intake, new research shows.
Flavoured milk is valuable calcium source
Children who drink flavoured milk drink more milk and therefore
have higher calcium intakes than those who do not, finds a study
published this week. And contrary to popular belief, the beverages
do not raise levels of fat and sugar...
China withdraws US milk powder after nitrite scare
A batch of Promise brand milk powder produced by US nutritional
product manufacturer Wyeth-Ayerst has been withdrawn from sale
after it was found to contain high levels of nitrite.
Profits dip for UK milk processor
UK milk processor Robert Wiseman Dairies has reported a decline in
pre-tax profit after losses and costs associated with
reorganisation and an inquiry by Britain's Office of Fair Trading.
Coke planning milk drink rollout
Coca-Cola is set to unveil the latest addition to its portfolio - a
milk-based drink called Choglit.
Aseptic carton moves organic milks
Horizon Organic of Colorado, USA, claims it is the first company to
launch an organic flavoured milk in a single-serve format using a
Tetra Prisma aseptic carton from Tetra Pak
Dream easy with milk draught
Milk which producers say may help people sleep better at night is
set to hit the UK supermarket shelves.
Milk vending machine study
US Dairy producers and processors are working together to further
explore the potential of vended milk through an extensive 12- to
15-week multi-channel vending study as part of the Fluid Milk
Strategic Thinking Initiative (FMSTI),...
Codex session on milk and milk products
The Fifth Session of the Codex
Committee on Milk and Milk Products will be held in Wellington,
New Zealand from the 8 to 12 April 2002.
Australian milk industry fights back after deregulation
Milk sales in Australia's supermarkets have dropped but production
is increasing, according to the Australian Dairy Corporation (ADC).
Russian dairy company set to milk offering
Russia's leading dairy products and fruit juices company is set to
launch an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange in
the next few weeks.