With cheese sales declining as a result of price competition, the
unique marketing opportunity offered by the EU's Protected
Designation of Origin scheme could prove vital for boosting future
sales. But not everyone agrees -...
UK cheese producer Wensleydale has linked up with Ulma, a leading
player in the country's flexible packaging marketplace, for a new
packaging solution to cope with increasing production of speciality
Dutch researchers have developed a model that predicts how cheese
will change when force is applied to it. The model will help to
predict how cheese might be damaged during packaging or
Finnish dairy group Valio has reported a rise in sales, helped by
strong gains from cheese and ice cream. But profits were reduced as
a result of exceptional items related to the sale of a US unit and
the planned closure of a production...
Emmenthaler production is set to grow steadily over the next two
years, but too much cheese on the market has led to rock bottom
prices and a lack of any real brand identity - a situation export
market leader Emmi hopes to rectify.
Finnish food group Valio claims to have produced a new low-fat
cheese without the rubbery texture often associated with many light
products. Polar 5 also has a lower salt content than many low-fat