Speciality hydrocolloid manufacturer CP Kelco has opened a hub for South Asia alongside a dairy beverage centre of excellence in Singapore, with hopes to strengthen the company’s global innovation footprint.
Scores of US dairy players have threatened to withdraw their support for the pending Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement if Japan and Canada refuse to open up their markets to American dairy products.
Devondale Murray Goulburn, Australia’s largest dairy cooperative, hopes to meet increasing global demand for infant and follow-on formula with a AU$19m (US$17.5m, €12.9m) expansion of its Koroit plant.
Two weeks into a Chinese suspension of British cheese exports, the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has little to say on the issue but believes the ban will be "lifted soon."
Breastfeeding rates have declined significantly in Asia as a result of intensifying competition in the infant formula sector, according to a report from the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN).