Newly-launched Valio MiFU steaks are made of pea protein and rapeseed oil. Pic: Valio

New Valio products - and less plastic

By Jim Cornall

Finnish dairy cooperative Valio is launching new products for the fall, as well as increasing the use of recycled plastic for its snacks and cheese.

The eco-friendly format sees the yogurt and oat cluster pots now clip together, replacing the previous plastic wrap. Pic: Nomadic Dairy

Nomadic Dairy on the importance of packaging

By Jim Cornall

One of the fastest growing yogurt brands in the UK, Nomadic Dairy has invested £2.7m ($3.5m) in new packaging that removes 240 tonnes of plastic annually from its supply chain.

Dairy Dialog podcast 99: Barton Group and Chromologics

Dairy Dialog podcast 99: Barton Group and Chromologics

By Jim Cornall

This week’s Dairy Dialog podcast features interviews with Lewis Barton, president of Barton Group LLC, and Gerit Tolborg, CEO of Chromologics. We also have our weekly look at the global dairy markets with Charlie Hyland, from StoneX.

Dropping the secondary plastic lids is expected to save Penny more than 50 tons of plastic per year.

Penny drops plastic yogurt lids

By Jim Cornall

German discount retailer Penny, a part of the Rewe Group, has removed all of the secondary plastic lids from its own brand 500g yogurt cups.

Aliplast can take care of the whole waste material processing cycle from collection of the disposed product at the customer company center to the delivery of regenerated material. Pic: Aliplast

Closed-loop: Aliplast system for reuse of plastic packaging

By Jim Cornall

A ‘closed-loop’ circular system that allows for the introduction of plastic materials in the recycling cycle, reducing costs and impact on the environment, has been developed by Italy's Aliplast, a Gruppo Hera company and European producer of flexible...

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