Emerging Markets

AHDB is hosting a webinar on trade with Australia and New Zealand in November. Pic: Getty Images/brians101

AHDB explores UK dairy exports to Australasian markets

By Jim Cornall

The opportunities, challenges and implications of exporting UK dairy products to Australia and New Zealand will be explored in an AHDB (Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board) webinar next month.

Kerfoot is a global supplier of bulk and packed, refined and speciality oils. Pic: Kerfoot Group

Consumer-driven NPD shines the spotlight on shea butter

By Jim Cornall

Research from Fior Markets in 2020 said 1.1m UK people began 2020 with a plant-based diet – an increase of 40% – necessitating a broader range of staple products to make veganism more realistic and sustainable.

The new DMK plant-based offerings under the MILRAM brand will launch in 2022.

DMK dives into plant based

By Jim Cornall

The biggest German dairy cooperative, DMK Group, provided a glimpse of a new business segment at this year's Anuga trade show in Cologne, announcing it is dipping into the plant-based sector.

India is the world's largest producer and consumer of milk and dairy products.  Pic: Getty Images/Ram Tekale

Dairy.com enters India through Mr.Milkman acquisition

By Jim Cornall

US dairy technology, services, and intelligence provider, Dairy.com, has made its first investment in India with the acquisition of Mr.Milkman, India's last-mile dairy supply chain SaaS platform.

The microalgae provide a rich source of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids.  Pic: Anpario

New dairy feed supplement can boost milk omega-3 levels

By Jim Cornall

A new, microalgae-derived, omega-3 fatty acid supplement, for producers to incorporate into dairy rations, has been launched by Anpario, an independent manufacturer and distributor of feed additives for livestock.

The report praises Unilever, Tesco, Nestle, Sainsbury’s and Conagra for being “pioneers” on sustainable protein research and innovation. Pic: Getty Images/klenova

FAIRR report says alternative proteins on the rise

By Jim Cornall

A five-year investor engagement with 25 leading global food retailers and manufacturers on protein transition finds evidence of clear leadership and reports the number of firms adopting formal targets to grow their alternative protein offerings is on...

Along with the EU, camel milk products have been approved for export to the US and Canada.

UAE camel milk gets EU green light and looks to new markets

By Jim Cornall

The UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MoCCAE) has announced the European Commission has approved the UAE’s Camel Milk Residue Monitoring Plan and continues to allow the export of UAE camel milk to the 27 EU countries for 2021.

Consumers in the UAE and other Gulf states will soon see more imported dairy products from India due to a Indian government scheme.

India announces freight subsidy for dairy exports

By Jim Cornall

A wider variety of dairy products from India will soon be available to consumers in regions including the Gulf, thanks to a Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) scheme intended to extend air freight assistance to exporters.

The NFU said it believes its strategy could double the value of British dairy exports over the next 10 years.

NFU unveils dairy export strategy

By Jim Cornall

The National Farmers' Union (NFU) in the UK has outlined a new export strategy it said will help the British dairy sector unlock new opportunities in international markets.

The funds will be used to finance the expansion of production capacity and the renewal of Suu Milk’s transport fleet. Pic: EBRD

EBRD and XacBank support Mongolian dairy producer Suu Milk

By Jim Cornall

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and local lender XacBank are assisting with the development of dairy farming and processing in Mongolia by supporting the expansion of the country’s oldest and leading dairy company, Suu Milk.

On-the-go pouches like the Eatlean range are ambient and can be kept outside the fridge.  Pic: Eatlean

High protein cheese and health

By Jim Cornall

Research by the Oral Health Foundation in the UK found staying at home because of lockdowns led to more than one-in-three (38%) British adults increasing the amount of times they snacked throughout the day (1).

Euromonitor International predicts lab-grown dairy could be the most popular choice within 10 years. Pic: Getty Images/klenova

New research shows scale of milk alternative acceleration

By Jim Cornall

New figures released by global market research company Euromonitor International show the milk alternatives sector other than soy is the fastest growing category in the dairy products and alternatives industry, and is worth $10bn globally, an increase...

Dairy Dialog podcast 145: Bubbies, LiquiGlide, Unified Brands

Dairy Dialog podcast 145: Bubbies, LiquiGlide, Unified Brands

By Jim Cornall

This week, we have conversations with Damien Dossin, Executive Vice President & General Manager of CPG at LiquiGlide; Katie Cline, vice president of marketing at Bubbies Ice Cream; and Dave Rademacher, product manager-refrigeration at Unified Brands.

Completion of the deal to acquire 75% of MVM is expected from the end of July. Pic: a2MC

The a2 Milk Company gets Mataura Valley Milk green light

By Jim Cornall

The a2 Milk Company (a2MC) has confirmed the New Zealand Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has given consent to a2MC’s proposed acquisition of a 75% interest in Mataura Valley Milk (MVM), a dairy nutrition business, located in Southland, New Zealand.