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The new products are being launched in Estonia - including orange ice cream with almond paste and cowberry jam, pictured above - Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus. Pic: Food Union

Food Union launches new ice cream products

By Jim Cornall

Food Union, a global ice cream and dairy production and distribution group, is launching 17 new ice cream products in the family and dessert categories in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Belarus.

Metal detection and checkweighing of cheese.  Pic: Mettler-Toledo

Dynamic checkweighing in washdown environments

By Jim Cornall

Production environments in the dairy industry must meet high hygiene requirements to protect consumers from the spread of harmful bacteria, diseases or allergens in milk and dairy products.

The company said Deep South is successful, but ice cream is not its core business. Pic: Dairyworks

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Dairyworks Limited sells Deep South Ice Cream

By Jim Cornall

Dairyworks Limited, a subsidiary of New Zealand’s Synlait Milk Limited, has sold its Deep South brand and associated ice cream operations to Talley’s for an undisclosed sum, effective November 12, 2020.

The new packaging marks the reopening of Bubbies Mochi Self-Serve Freezers. Pic: Bubbies

Bubbies Ice Cream unveils individually-wrapped mochi

By Jim Cornall

Bubbies Ice Cream, the US frozen novelty brand best known for its Mochi Ice Cream, will begin shipping its product in new individually-wrapped packaging to grocery stores and natural retailers across the country this fall.

Through the Dairy Processing Investment Fund, the Government of Canada has approved more than C$28m (US$21.1m) in funding for 29 projects across Ontario that will benefit cheese, yogurt, cream and butter processors. Pic: Getty Images/Rowena Kong

Government of Canada kicks in $2.5m for Ontario dairy processors

By Jim Cornall

Neil Ellis, Member of Parliament for Bay of Quinte and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, has announced funding of more than C$2.5m (US$1.88m) under the Canadian Dairy Processing Investment Fund to support Empire Cheese...

Dairy Dialog podcast 101: NIZO, Kerry, Casper’s Ice Cream

Dairy Dialog podcast 101: NIZO, Kerry, Casper’s Ice Cream

By Jim Cornall

We have three interviews, and four guests, on this week’s Dairy Dialog podcast. We chatted with Robyn Eijlander, senior project manager microbiology and food safety at NIZO; Keith Lawes, VP of Sales and Marketing at Casper’s Ice Cream; and two people...

Unlabeled dairy products will be banned in the EAEU once the legislation is passed. Pic: Getty Images/Evgeny Gromov

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EAEU reaches arrangement on introducing dairy product labeling

By Jim Cornall

The Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) said it has reached fundamental arrangements on introducing the labeling of certain dairy products as the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member states – Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan...

ERS data show American dairy per capita consumption is increasing each year. Pic: Getty Images/bernardbodo

IDFA says USDA data show Americans eating more dairy

By Jim Cornall

New data from the USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) on annualized per capita consumption of dairy point to cheese, butter and yogurt categories driving growth in the dairy sector, which reached a record high in 2019.

Food Union brands Ekselence, Pols and Lakto are now available in Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan. Pic: Food Union

Food Union expands into Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan

By Jim Cornall

Food Union, which creates dairy and ice cream products in the Baltics, has expanded exports of its Ekselence, Pols and Lakto brands into three East Asian markets - Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan.

Aluminum lidding sealing to glass. Pic: Chadwicks

Chadwicks sees challenges and opportunities for dairy packaging

By Jim Cornall

COVID-19 has created widespread economic uncertainty resulting in many sectors critically reviewing their business models. The dairy packaging sector is no exception and across the supply chain companies have had to innovate and respond quickly to changes...

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