Ice Cream

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...

Yili has overtaken Danone to become the most valuable dairy brand in the world, as well as claiming second position in the overall Brand Finance Food 50 2020 ranking.

Yili tops Brand Finance list of world’s most valuable dairy brands

By Jim Cornall

The food & drink sector is one of the few sectors that should suffer limited impact as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the world’s top food & drink brands unlikely to lose brand value, according to the latest Brand Finance Food & Drink...

Dairy Dialog podcast 99: Barton Group and Chromologics

Dairy Dialog podcast 99: Barton Group and Chromologics

By Jim Cornall

This week’s Dairy Dialog podcast features interviews with Lewis Barton, president of Barton Group LLC, and Gerit Tolborg, CEO of Chromologics. We also have our weekly look at the global dairy markets with Charlie Hyland, from StoneX.

The company recently launched more than 100 new products in markets across Europe.

Food Union Group talks ice cream trends

By Jim Cornall

Latvia-based Food Union Group is a global dairy production and distribution group that recently launched more than 100 new ice cream products across Europe.

Dairy Dialog podcast 97: USDEC, Boss Dog and Innodelice

Dairy Dialog podcast 97: USDEC, Boss Dog and Innodelice

By Jim Cornall

On this week’s podcast - alongside our weekly look at the global dairy markets with Charlie Hyland from StoneX - we chatted with Annie Bienvenue, vice president, technical services, and Kristi Saitama, vice president, ingredient marketing from USDEC;...

The new tubs will be rolled out across Europe in 2020 and globally in 2021.

Magnum launches tubs made with recycled plastic

By Jim Cornall

UK ice cream brand Magnum has launched its ice cream tubs range in the UK using packaging made with recycled plastic. Following a successful pilot last year, Magnum is the first ice cream brand to use recycled polypropylene plastic in packaging.

Food Union's production facility. Pic: Food Union

Ice cream 60% of revenue for Food Union

By Jim Cornall

European ice cream and dairy company Food Union Group ended 2019 with €277m ($326m) in net revenue and a gross profit of €104m ($122.6m).

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