Yogurt and Desserts

All of Chobani's 32oz, multi-serve containers of Greek yogurt will now be Fair Trade Certified.

Fair Trade USA launches dairy certification program

By Jim Cornall

Fair Trade USA and Chobani, LLC have launched a certification program for US dairy farms and cooperatives to provide financial premiums to dairy farmers and workers, which aim to protect and empower them while raising sustainability standards.

Synergy has production, R&D and technical facilities in the US, Ireland, the UK, Italy, Thailand (pictured), Indonesia, and Brazil.  Pic: Synergy Flavors

Synergy Flavors acquires Innova Flavors

By Jim Cornall

Synergy Flavors Inc., a member of the Irish-based Carbery Group, has announced the acquisition of savory flavor and ingredient supplier, Innova Flavors, from Griffith Foods Worldwide.

Dairy Dialog podcast 130: Benexia, Ice Cream Alliance, Moolec

Dairy Dialog podcast 130: Benexia, Ice Cream Alliance, Moolec

By Jim Cornall

This week, we have three interviews, one of which has four guests, and another with two. We spoke with Zelica Carr, CEO of the Ice Cream Alliance; Gastón Paladini, Martín Salinas, Henk Hoogenkamp and Catalina Jones from Moolec Science; and Remi Reguero,...

packaging.  DuoSmart is a packaging solution that combines the advantages of paper with the functionality of plastic. Pic: Paccor

Paccor adds to DuoSmart packaging solutions for dairy

By Jim Cornall

Paccor is adding new products to its DuoSmart range, with the launch of RecycleDuo and new DuoSmart solutions with rPET (recycled polyethylene terephthalate) or foamed PP (polypropylene) inlets.

Tate & Lyle said selecting the appropriate stabilizer is key to solving challenges relating to taste, texture, mouthfeel, processing and labeling. Pic: Getty Images/Amguy

Tate & Lyle adds Stabiliser University

By Jim Cornall

Tate & Lyle PLC, a global provider of food and beverage solutions and ingredients, has added to its ‘University’ courses with the launch of Stabiliser University.

Pic: Getty Images/AnastasiaNurullina

Ingredion acquires ingredient company KaTech

By Jim Cornall

Ingredion Incorporated, a global provider of ingredient solutions to the food and beverage industry, has acquired KaTech, a privately-held company headquartered in Lübeck, Germany, which provides advanced texture and stabilization solutions to the food...

Miko Pac will become a part of Paccor with the deal expected to be completed in Q2. Pic: Paccor

Paccor acquires Miko Pac

By Jim Cornall

Global packaging company Paccor has signed a purchase agreement for the acquisition of Miko Pac, the packaging division of Miko N.V., Belgium.

Belarus was the main exporter of dairy to Russia in 2020.  Pic: Getty Images/sergeyryzhov

Russian dairy imports drop by 10%

By Jim Cornall

In January 2021, Russian imports of dairy products were 10% lower compared to their level in 2020 for the same period and practically corresponded to the volume of imports in 2019.

The proposed transaction is expected to close by the end of 2021.

General Mills to sell European Yoplait operations to Sodiaal

By Jim Cornall

Global food company General Mills has entered into a memorandum of understanding to sell its 51% controlling interest in Yoplait S.A.S. to French cooperative Sodiaal in exchange for full ownership of the Canadian Yoplait business and a reduced royalty...

Dairy Dialog podcast 123: FrieslandCampina, GoodSport, Warrens

Dairy Dialog podcast 123: FrieslandCampina, GoodSport, Warrens

By Jim Cornall

It’s another three-interview podcast this week, with conversations with Suzanne van den Eshof, global marketing director at FrieslandCampina Ingredients Food & Beverages; GoodSport Nutrition founder and CEO Michelle McBride; and Kevin Quigley, commercial...

By the end of 2025, all plastic packaging from REWE's own brands that cannot be avoided should be recyclable. Pic: REWE

REWE axing plastic lids on yogurt

By Jim Cornall

German retailer REWE is removing the additional plastic lid on all 500g cups of natural yogurt and from April on all 500g cups of soy yogurt on its "ja!" brands.

Gemak pot-filling machine. Pic: Gemak

Gemak delivers plant-based yogurt during lockdown

By Jim Cornall

Processing equipment company Gemak has designed, manufactured, installed and commissioned a process and packing plant built specifically for the manufacture of plant-based yogurts and other dairy alternatives.

ATOM was recently used in a project to reduce salt in cheese snacks.  Pic: Getty Images/metamorworks

Givaudan launches AI tools for product development

By Jim Cornall

Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing has announced the launch of its Advanced Tools for Modelling (ATOM), which use artificial intelligence to optimize food and flavor formulation and facilitate co-creation and collaboration with customers.

Tetra Pak's carton packages integrating attributed recycled polymers are now available for food and beverage manufacturers. Pic: Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak introduces certified recycled polymers

By Jim Cornall

Tetra Pak has introduced certified recycled polymers, becoming the first company in the food and beverage packaging industry to be awarded Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) Advanced Products certification.

Firmenich said it has committed to goals across three key areas.  Pic: Getty Images/AndreyGorulko

Firmenich commits to carbon neutrality by 2025

By Jim Cornall

Firmenich, a privately-owned perfume and taste company, today announces its new ESG (environmental, social and governance) strategy, driving the group to a carbon positive and water neutral future within 10 years.

Dairy Dialog podcast 119: Danone, Faerch, Too Good To Go

Dairy Dialog podcast 119: Danone, Faerch, Too Good To Go

By Jim Cornall

This week, we have three interviews. We feature conversations with Jamie Crummie, co-founder of Too Good To Go; Mark Tollman, group strategic sales director at Faerch Group; and Miguel Freitas, PhD, nutrition scientist at Danone.

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