COVID-19

Lloyd's Register said more retailers are expected to commit to selling healthier foods, and manufacturers must be prepared to adapt. Pic: Getty Images/cyano66

Food and beverage manufacturers urged to make healthier products

By Jim Cornall

Food manufacturers should prepare for increased scrutiny over nutritive claims, according to global food safety certification company, Lloyd’s Register, following growing commitments from retailers to move towards selling healthier products.

Home cooking and baking due to the pandemic boosted sales of Arla’s global brands Lurpak, Arla and Puck.  Pic: Arla

Home consumption drives Arla brand growth during pandemic

By Jim Cornall

Danish-headquartered dairy giant Arla said it quickly reshaped the business disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic to meet the spike in home consumption and high demand for trusted household dairy products while offsetting negative impacts in other sectors.

The Best British Cheese 2020 award went to Feltham’s Farm's Renegade Monk.

UK’s Virtual Cheese Awards return

By Jim Cornall

The UK’s Virtual Cheese Awards is set to return for a second year to continue its support and celebration of Britain’s cheese industry.

Currently, 70 employees at Kalbakken have been quarantined in connection with the outbreak.  Pic: TINE

Eight positive covid-19 cases at TINE Kalbakken

By Jim Cornall

Eight employees in warehouse operations have tested positive for covid-19 at Kalbakken, Norwegian dairy company TINE has announced. According to the company, two cases of the mutated virus have been confirmed.

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.

A DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences survey investigated how certain target groups perceive the yogurt category. Pic: Getty Images/cyano66

Dairy ingredients make nutrition personal

By Jim Cornall

Consumer surveys point to a growing market for personalized nutrition. The dairy sector is perfectly placed to make a splash – with innovative ingredient combinations and clear communication.

Consumers are are taking more steps than ever to manage their holistic health, including physical, mental and emotional well-being. Pic: Getty Images/kzenon

ADM looks at health and wellness trends

By Jim Cornall

Consumers seem more aware than ever about health and wellness. The pandemic has been a contributing factor, but what do consumers see as the priorities when it comes to products with health and wellness claims? And how has the pandemic changed – or accelerated...

FrieslandCampina Ingredients looks at Pic: FrieslandCampina Ingredients

FrieslandCampina Ingredients – responding to a changing world

By Jim Cornall

It has been almost a year since the coronavirus pandemic took hold, and the world has changed in many ways. One major shift is that consumers have altered their shopping habits, with an increase in online purchasing, but what they are looking for, and...