Probiotics set for explosive growth in China
Probiotics, unheard of a year ago, are now being added to more and
more products in China, and look set to see rapid growth in demand,
according to key supplier Chr Hansen.
Gas packaging extends Russian cheese shelf-life
Russian packager and food producer Nevskie Syry has launched a new
line of cheese packaging using inert gases that it says can
significantly extend products' shelf-life.
Campina plots dairy expansion in Russia
Dutch dairy co-operative Campina has got clearance from Russian
authorities to expand its dairy drinks production in Moscow as
demand for fresh dairy soars.
Danone opens dairy research centre in China
The French group launched its first dairy research centre in Asia
at the same time as raising its stake in China's Bright Dairy &
Food Co to 11.55 per cent.
Indian dairy producer sets sights on Chinese market
India's largest dairy co-operative Amul is looking to double its
exports to China in the next year, the world's fastest growing
Kraft Foods takes on Russian cheese sector
Kraft Foods, one of the world's largest food producers, has begun
selling melted cheese in Russia and has an aggressive expansion
plan to become a leading player within seven years.
Arla seals China milk powder deal
Arla Foods' factory re-jig paid off this week as the group signed a
joint-venture deal with China's leading dairy firm to get its added
value milk powder products into one of the world's fastest emerging
A strategy for beating China
As Chinese producers move in on western markets, the first response
by many established players is to protect and defend their previous
market positions. It's a doomed strategy.
Cargill drives into whey derivatives market through Brazilian buy
Signing yet another deal to feed its seemingly insatiable appetite
for acquisitions, US ingredients firm Cargill makes a drive into
the whey derivatives market, reports Lindsey Partos.
Baby milk powder in China, new recalls?
Food safety for Chinese milk powders hits the headlines again as
authorities detect excessive iodine content in another Nestle baby
milk powder, according to Chinese news reports.
Russian dairies see profits in drinking yoghurt
Dairies not manufacturing premium-range yoghurt are missing out,
with new products hitting this lucrative market every month,
reports Angela Drujinina.
Nestlé apologises over baby milk in China
Nestle, the world's biggest foodmaker, has apologised to Chinese
consumers after the country's safety authorities detected too much
iodine in one of its milk-power brands.
Sustainable vanilla from India reaches Danisco stocks
Diversifying supplies and managing risk for the world's most
expensive, and popular, natural flavour, for the first time
ingredients giant Danisco receives a batch of sustainable organic
vanilla from an Indian monk, reports Lindsey...
China pulls milk formula from supermarkets shelves
Nestle has launched an investigation into its milk products, after
a type of baby powder sold in Chinese supermarkets failed to meet
national standards over iodine content, reports Claire
Danone, Yakult link up for Indian joint venture
Danone and Yakult have chosen India as the next market to target
with their probiotic products, setting up a joint venture in the