Ice Cream

Pic: Brave Robot

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...

The move will see the brand use 93% less plastic per pack. Pic: Unilever

Unilever switches Carte D’Or ice cream to paper tubs

By Jim Cornall

Unilever has switched its range of Carte D’Or ice cream in the UK from plastic packs to responsibly sourced, recyclable paper tubs and lids in a move that will save more than 900 tons of virgin plastic each year.

Grow With Aldi is a UK competition to discover and stock new products from small and medium food and drink businesses. Pic: Aldi

Aldi contest looks for new dairy products

By Jim Cornall

Supermarket chain Aldi has launched Grow With Aldi, a UK competition to discover and ultimately stock new products from the UK’s best small and medium food and drink businesses.

Arturs Cirjevskis is the new CEO of Food Union Europe.

New CEO at Food Union Group

By Jim Cornall

Normunds Stanevics, Europe’s CEO of Food Union, the international ice cream and dairy production and distribution group headquartered in Latvia, has resigned from his position at Food Union Group in Europe.

Sigep runs from March 12 to 16 in Rimini, Italy.

Sigep 2022 puts gelato center stage

By Jim Cornall

Two years since the last edition, the Italian Exhibition Group event dedicated to out-of-home dolce foodservice supply chains is set to open its doors at Rimini Expo Centre from March 12-16, inaugurating a new season of business, particularly for artisan...

For the dairy sector, the company produces many ingredients, including functional products for yogurts. Pic: Getty Images/vavlt

Azelis acquires Turkish ingredient company Tunçkaya

By Jim Cornall

Azelis, a global service provider in the specialty chemicals and food ingredients industry, has announced the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Tunçkaya, a distributor of food ingredients and additives in Turkey.

The survey is available until February 27.  Pic: Getty Images/kzenon

GCA looking for input from UK dairy sector

By Jim Cornall

Groceries Code Adjudicator Mark White is seeking information from UK dairy producers about their experience of working with the large retailers.