Ice Cream

Ten of the 12-strong jury voted for a not guilty verdict. Image: GettyImages/Chris Ryan

Trial of former Blue Bell Creameries CEO Paul Kruse ends

By Teodora Lyubomirova

Jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision whether to convict or acquit the former president of Blue Bell Creameries for allegedly concealing from the public why contaminated ice cream was being pulled from shelves.

The dairy products receiving three stars at Great Taste 2022

The highest-scoring dairy products at Great Taste 2022

By Teodora Lyubomirova

The Great Taste results are out, and it is now clear which are the highest-scoring products this year. DairyReporter rounds-up the winners from the dairy sector - scroll through the slideshow to find who made the list...

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Big Olaf ice cream linked to deadly US Listeria outbreak

By Katy Askew

Florida-based Big Olaf Creamery has been linked to an outbreak of Listeria that the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says has been linked to one fatality. However, CDC revealed in its food safety alert, no recall has been initiated.

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Brave Robot says report shows 72% emissions reduction compared to dairy

By Jim Cornall

Brave Robot, the animal-free dairy ice cream brand launched by The Urgent Company, has released research findings it said show a substantial reduction in consumption of natural resources when compared with ice cream made through conventional dairy production.

Cargill is expanding its plant-based protein offerings in Middle East, Turkey, Africa and India. Pic: Cargill

Cargill expands RadiPure pea protein into the META & India markets

By Jim Cornall

As more consumers add plant-based foods to their diets, Cargill is expanding its RadiPure pea protein into the Middle East, Turkey, Africa (META) and India, which it said will help food and beverage manufacturers in the region respond to evolving marketplace...

Quantum produces fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS) and galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS). Pic: Getty Images/ddukang

Tate & Lyle to acquire Chinese dietary fiber business

By Jim Cornall

Tate & Lyle PLC has signed an agreement to acquire Quantum Hi-Tech (Guangdong) Biological Co., Ltd (Quantum), a prebiotic dietary fiber business in China from ChemPartner Pharmatech Co., Ltd (ChemPartner) for a total consideration of $237m.

Phytolon and Ginkgo are partnering with the goal of maximizing production of purple and yellow betalain-producing strains. Pic: Getty Images/hdere

Phytolon and Ginkgo Bioworks collaborate on food colors

By Jim Cornall

Phytolon, a growing startup company making natural food colorants, has announced a partnership with Ginkgo Bioworks, a horizontal platform for cell programming, to produce vibrant cultured food colors via fermentation of yeast.

Claus Dahlmann Larsen isn the new CEO of Premier Is. Pic: Food Union

New CEO at Danish ice cream company Premier Is

By Jim Cornall

Claus Dahlmann Larsen, the chief commercial officer of Danish ice cream company Premier Is (Mejerigaarden A/S), part of the international ice cream and dairy production and distribution group Food Union, is the new CEO of the company.

Watch: Ice Cream and Artisan Food Show 2022 overview

Watch: Ice Cream and Artisan Food Show 2022 overview

By Jim Cornall

The Ice Cream Alliance, organizers of the Ice Cream and Artisan Food Show, which took place in Harrogate in the UK in February, said despite concerns about Covid, visitor numbers were up 3.5% on 2020, which in turn was one of the best attended ice cream...