Briefs: cheese factory scrapped, ice cream bottled
A £70m (€93m) cheese factory construction falters over funding in
the UK, US consumers can now enjoy an ice cream soda on the go, and
butter gets the artistic treatment.
Vivartia drops ice cream for restructuring aims
Greek dairy group Vivartia has sold its entire 24 per cent stake in
ice cream producer and retailer Dodoni to the National Bank of
Greece Group as it continues to restructure its operations.
Full-fat ice cream worth the guilt, says consumer survey
The majority of US consumers say they believe full-fat ice cream is
worth the guilt, and would rather eat this than full-fat versions
of other snacks, according to a new survey.
Spring sun boosts Unilever ice cream
Ice cream led a European sales rise for Unilever during the first
quarter, largely thanks a warmer start to the year.
Ice cream makers look to the skies
A dose of early summer sun and talk of another record-breaking heat
wave around the corner has put the UK ice cream industry in a
cautiously optimistic mood for 2007.
Goat's milk ice cream targets speciality market
Danisco has developed a new ice cream based on goat's milk,
plugging the formulation as a means for companies to target the
growing demand for speciality products.
Tamper-evident tub targets ice cream market
A new ice cream tub on the market comes with a security
tamper-evidence feature that allowsworkers to detect when it has
been opened before use.
Danisco stabiliser cuts fat, costs for ice cream
Danish ingredients group Danisco has launched a new stabilizer
ingredient designed to allow ice cream manufacturers to cut the fat
content of their products while still maintaining a creamy
Ice Cream boosts Nestlé dairy division
Ice cream and bottled water sales were saved from a rather
disappointing first half in Europe by the heatwave that has swept
across the continent this summer.
One hump or two? Camel milk ice cream is here
A leading dairy firm in the Middle East is attempting to trade on
the health benefits of camel's milk by using it to make a lower
fat, reduced sugar ice cream.
Ben & Jerry's launches fairtrade ice cream in UK
Vanilla ice cream carrying the Fairtrade symbol will hit British
supermarkets for the first time in August, as maker Ben &
Jerry's returns to the campaign trail.
Ice cream firms ride Britain's summer heatwave
Ice cream sales have shot through the roof in Britain over the last
week thanks to an almighty heatwave, leaving producers working flat
out to meet consumers' insatiable demand.
Nestlé launches premium ice cream brand in China
Swiss food maker Nestle has launched the premium ice cream brand
Movenpick on the Chinese market, where it says it sees growing
demand for luxury food products.
Unilever fishing for low-fat ice cream
Unilever has developed a new genetically modified protein that it
says will serve up low-fat ice cream without compromising on taste,
as ice cream firms step up the race to please health conscious
Danisco technology taps low-fat ice cream demand
Danisco claims that ice cream with less than one per cent fat is
possible thanks to new technology that prevents unwanted ice
crystals from forming.