Emerging Markets

Younger generations appeared more willing to accept animal-free dairy alternatives, the study suggested. Image: Getty/Drazen Zigic

How keen are consumers on animal-free dairy? Not so much, research finds

By Teodora Lyubomirova

An experimental study on consumer perceptions found that European shoppers have little appetite for animal-free dairy alternatives, though positive associations with the products’ perceived environmental benefits can enable manufacturers and retailers...

The EU is Mercosur's (Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina) second-largest trading partner, second only to China. Image: Getty/Adam Gault

‘No time to lose’: EU urged to conclude Mercosur trade talks

By Teodora Lyubomirova

A total of 23 trade bodies have called for the swift approval of the EU-Mercosur free trade agreement, which will make it easier to export EU agri-food products including key dairy commodities to Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay and vice versa.

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Trends from Anuga 2023: Functional dairy

By Teodora Lyubomirova

DairyReporter recently visited the biennial tradeshow that took place in Cologne, Germany. Here, we bring you the first of a series of articles dedicated to the trends we spotted, starting with functional dairy.

Split contains 19% alcohol per 200ml can and is sold in single cans as well as multi-packs. Image: New Alchemy Distilling

Milk’s role in craft cocktails is clear to see

By Teodora Lyubomirova

Clarified cocktails are some of the most sought-after drinks in bars around the world today, but how about enjoying one on-the-go? California-based New Alchemy Distilling claims to have found a winning formula for a clean-label, ready-to-drink clarified...