Dairy Health Check

Plant-Based Foods of Canada is comprised of food companies that make and market plant-based products that are part of a combination of, or are the main source of, proteins by a growing number of Canadians.

Launch of Plant-Based Foods of Canada

By Jim Cornall

Dairy giant Danone is one of several members of Canada's plant-based food industry that has announced the formation of Plant-Based Foods of Canada (PBFA).

Chinese firms seem to be determined to integrate New Zealand deeply into its supply chain. Pic: ©Getty Images/alexis84

Will the Asian invasion have longstanding benefits for the industry in New Zealand as it becomes a central link in China's supply chain?

Who benefits from China's massive investment in Kiwi dairy?

By Richard Whitehead

As Mataura Valley Milk receives the first milk deliveries at its Southland processing plant, another Kiwi company, far bigger in scale, has an ambitious plan to list on the New Zealand stock exchange.

The NFU and Arla Foods UK have so far responded to the government proposals for agriculture after Brexit.

UK sets out agriculture bill for ‘Green Brexit’

By Jim Cornall

Legislation to deliver what the UK government says is a cleaner and healthier environment for future generations after nearly half a century under EU rules is being introduced into Parliament today (September 12).

Veganism still growing despite dissatisfaction with food options

By Beth Newhart

90% of US vegetarians are considering veganism, even though half of US vegans are dissatisfied with their food choices. With less structured diets trending among young consumers, food brands need to innovate and expand their offerings, according to a...

More than 180 dairy and food plants nationwide use DSI tools.

Dairy.com acquires Data Specialists, Inc.

By Jim Cornall

Dairy.com, a provider of software to power dairy supply chains, is acquiring Data Specialists, Inc. (DSI), a technology company with deep roots and multiple platforms deployed across the dairy industry.