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It's been a busy month for dairy and dairy alternative launches, with ice cream, kefir and cheese among the new offerings. Pic:©iStock/dikobraziy

August dairy product launches

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

There is a wide range of product launches for the month of August in the global dairy aisles.

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Size matters when it comes to dairy innovation

By RJ Whitehead

Fat globules are the secret to creating low-fat cream that’s easier to whip, cold butter that’s more spreadable and dairy cream powders that can be tailored for a range of products from milk to cheese to yoghurts.

Grupo Lala's aquisition of Vigor Alimentos S.A. of Brazil will give it access to the largest dairy consumer market in Latin America. Pic: Vigor

Grupo Lala to acquire Vigor Brazil

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Grupo Lala has agreed to acquire 91.99% equity share of Brazilian dairy company Vigor Alimentos S.A., as well as its shareholding in Itambé Alimentos S.A., for US$1.8bn (R$5,725m).