Dairy Health Check

'Soy remains a highly accepted food and ingredient globally, especially when it comes to protein,' ADM president of proteins says. ©GettyImages/HandmadePictures

The Rise of Non-Dairy Alternatives

Soy holds strong in fevered plant-based protein market

By Mary Ellen Shoup

While the plant-based protein market becoming more crowded with new sources, long-standing player soy has managed to stay relevant to consumers, according to Archer Daniels Midland (ADM).

Diary UK says the dairy industry is strong and has consumer support, but there are still challenges to be tackled.

UK dairy industry publishes report covering Brexit issues

By Jim Cornall

Dairy UK, the representative body of the UK dairy industry, today published its “White Paper” report for 2017, outlining opportunities and challenges - including Brexit and consumer confidence in dairy foods.

The EDA says the traffic light system means diet soda ranks better than milk. Pic:©GettyImages/RightOne

EDA wants to stop traffic light labeling

By Jim Cornall

The European Dairy Association (EDA) says it supports consumers’ rights to be fully informed on the nutritional properties of foods, but the proposed traffic light labeling system by the Evolved Nutrition Labelling Initiative (ENL) is not adequate for...

Butter prices rose again as the GDT Marketplace continues to expand. Pic:©iStock/Roel Smart

GDT Marketplace continues to grow

By Jim Cornall

Global Dairy Trade says its GDT Marketplace has grown strongly over the past quarter, with a 40% increase in buyers and doubling of sellers since our June update.