Ice cream manufacturers gearing up for the lucrative summer season
should take note, as Haagen-Dazs and Unilever announce their
intentions to introduce a range of low fat products in the US,
Philippa Nuttall reports.
In the same week that the world's number one ice cream maker
announces the roll out of health and wellness ice cream to fuel
growth, Israeli flavours firm Frutarom launches its functional ice
cream product range.
High taxes on raw materials and soaring energy costs are severely
hampering progress in Russia's ice cream industry, according to one
industry body which is campaigning for government intervention. Yet
consolidation and tighter...
Suppliers of ingredients to the developing ice cream market in
China will welcome news that Nestlé, the world's number one food
maker, will deepen penetration and sharpen competitiveness in this
burgeoning market through new...
A Tetra Pak subsidiary has found a dipping and coating solution for
novelty ice creams, which it hopes will eliminate sub-standard ice
cream coatings - welcome news for ice cream manufacturers seeking
to satisfy the quality-conscious...
A UK firm has come up with an innovative packaging and processing
solution that will allow smaller retailers to create their own
branded ice-cream products at the point of sale (POS), giving them
the opportunity to penetrate the highly-consolidated...
San Miguel Corporation has relaunched the Magnolia ice cream brand
in the Philippines after a five year absence from the market. The
move is seen as part of a bid to fend off stagnant food sales in
the domestic market. Simon Pitman.
A new ice cream product enriched with iodine is to be launched in
the New Year by Russian dairy group MiasoMolTorg JSC, the first
product of its kind on the Russian market and the latest to play on
the health credentials of dairy...
The increasing popularity of premium, indulgent or healthy ice
cream products - particularly in the winter months - boosted sales
and profits at the UK's Richmond Foods in 2004, helping the group
match last year's heatwave-assisted...
Flavour firms operating on the global scene will turn their sights
to Asia to up returns as evidence suggests new flavours are
emerging in China in the brand war between foreign and domestic
Swiss ice cream manufacturers are hoping that the heatwave-induced
growth of 2003 will not melt away in 2004, and are counting on
continued interest in the impulse sector in particular to
revitalise their fortunes. But even the many...
Nestlé has launched a new ice cream production line at its Namyslów
facility in south-east Poland. The extension aims to meet an
extensive broadening of its ice cream product portfolio in an
effort to keep up with increasing demand...
Russian ice cream producer AlterVest has bought up two major
production facilities, one in Germany and one in Poland, in an
effort to spread its business reach and to reduce the costs
associated with exporting its products.
Millions of dollars in investment poured into a new technology may
pay off for US food manufacturer Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Holdings.
Targeting the low-fat market, the company said that it has
developed a revolutionary "slow...
The return of Unilever to the Russian ice cream market after a
two-year absence has helped push up volume sales in the first half
of 2003. Market Advice warn however the future is likely to be
The latest visit to Mintel's Global New Products Database shows no
slowdown in the number of innovative dairy-based food products
being launched across the world - cheesy ice cream being just one
Richmond Foods, the UK's leading producer of ice cream brands, has
reported excellent figures for 2002, boosted by the acquisition at
the start of the year of the Nestle business in the UK. Major
investments in production, and...
Ice-modifying proteins extracted from winter wheat may help ice
cream stay smooth and creamy during long periods in the freezer,
suggests new research by food scientist Douglas Goff of the
University of Guelph, in Canada.