Brazilian carton plant to meet aseptic demand growth - SIG
SIG Combibloc has unveiled plans to invest €90m in a giant packaging plant in Brazil as it seeks to tap into an explosion in demand for aseptic carton packs in South America over the next few years.
EU dairy exports to Russia show tasty growth
Exports of EU dairy produce to Russia could show strong growth this year, according to a report from Irish Food Board Bord BIA.
Martek debuts DHA in China
Global omega-3 DHA leader Martek Biosciences Corporation has launched its life'sDHA ingredient in China after signing a five-year deal with local dairy, Mengniu.
Analyst outlines emerging market opportunities for dairy firms
Growth forecasts from Leatherhead Food International for different dairy product sectors suggest that processors have plenty to gain from investment in emerging markets.
New culture could bring Russian milk drink to new markets
Danisco is introducing a new culture to make industrial production of ryazhenka easier and more consistent, and is expecting the traditional Russian milk drink to garner interest worldwide in the future.
Tetra Pak banks on emerging markets for growth
Tetra Pak said stronger sales in the final quarter of 2009 and emerging markets offset declining demand in Eastern Europe and Central Asia as it posted an increase in net sales of 1.2 per cent for the year to almost €9bn.
China melamine-tainted milk health threats assessed
Tens of thousands of Chinese children sickened by melamine-tainted milk showed signs of kidney damage months afterwards - with the potential for long-term harm a serious concern, said new research.
Bag-in-box specialist targets Russian market
DS Smith has set up a Russian subsidiary that will enable bag-in-box specialist Rapak to develop its position in the region.
China forced to relaunch food safety crackdown
China is launching a new national food safety drive following a wave of recent damaging revelations over melamine-tainted milk products in the country.
Fonterra reveals expansion plans in China
Fonterra is planning to build two new dairy farms in China as the company struggles to keep up with increasing demand.
Chinese authorities have closed a Shanghai dairy involved in the 2008 melamine scandal and arrested three of its executives after finding more milk powder tainted with the toxic chemical.
China uncovers more melamine-tainted milk powder
Employees from a Chinese dairy company have been taken into police custody on suspicion of selling tonnes of melamine-tainted milk powder.
Oystar reveals strategy for emerging dairy markets
Oystar says investment in local manufacturing and entry level machines are the keys to unlocking the growth potential of emerging dairy markets.
India calls for Indian probiotic studies and strains
India is developing guidelines that may mean probiotic strains will have to be backed by clinical trials conducted on Indian populations if they are to gain market approval.
China executed two people today for their part in the melamine-tainted milk powder scandal that killed six and sickened around 300,000.