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New products for March 2019. Pic: ©Getty Images/natasaadzic

New in the dairy aisles - March

By Beth Newhart and Jim Cornall

DairyReporter brings you its monthly round-up of what’s new in the dairy aisles for March 2019.

Fruit preparations contain fruit which is either puréed or diced and used in dairy products or in the ice cream industry. Pic: ©Getty Images/magone

AGRANA opens third plant in China

By Jim Cornall

The fruit, starch and sugar group AGRANA has officially opened its second production site for fruit preparations in China, adding to its fruit juice concentrate plant.

Kroger has recently put new emphasis on its ecommerce platform by launching Kroger Ship last summer.

Peak Rock acquires Turkey Hill Dairy from Kroger

By Beth Newhart

Peak Rock Capital has signed an agreement to acquire the Turkey Hill Dairy business from The Kroger Co., known for ice cream, refrigerated drinks and other dairy products. It marks Peak Rock’s eighth current investment in the food and beverage industry.

Dairy Dialog podcast 24: Fogg Filler, new Nuii and Baboo Gelato on ice cream

Dairy Dialog podcast 24: Fogg Filler, new Nuii and ice cream trends

By Jim Cornall

This week, the Dairy Dialog podcast features three interviews, with Jay Langejans, Midwest sales representative at Fogg Filler in the US, on the company’s cap sorter upgrades; Phil Griffin, Froneri Group head of sales, on Froneri’s new stick ice-cream...

Dean Foods is looking into several options to position the brand for the long term, despite poor 2018 numbers.

Bernstein drops Dean Foods after poor 2018 performance

By Beth Newhart

After a disappointing 2018 for Dean Foods, it revealed last month that it was considering a sale. Investment management firm Bernstein has announced that it is “discontinuing coverage of Dean Foods (DF) due to the stock's diminished market cap and...