The news that there was no botulism risk from Fonterra’s batches of whey will come as a huge relief to the company and consumers around world, according to New Zealand Food & Grocery Council chief executive and FoodNavigator-Asia commentator Katherine...
Probi, a Swedish probiotic specialist and major functional dairy, Skånemejerier, are teaming up to debut a probiotic beverage to complement a probiotic juice, ProViva, they have had on-market since 1994.
While many Danish multinationals such as Carlsberg and Lego have opted to shift production abroad to drive their global success, Chr Hansen believes a domestic approach holds the building blocks for world dairy culture domination.
The global commodity market continues to worry confectionery and
sugar firms, as AB Foods profit is dented by sugar reforms, Nestle
combats costs with price hikes, and Cadbury may be ripe for
This week, Nestle lifts its 2008 profit expectations on an expected
fall in commodities costs, Danone denies it has an interest in
purchasing Dean Foods, and Kerry Foods makes an Irish dairy
This week, Friesland Foods appoints a new executive to steer
operations ahead of a possible merger plan, Parmalat sets its
sights at four global banks in a new court case and Dreyer's
recalls some ice cream brands.
The UK division of dairy cooperative Arla Foods is expected to
exceed last year's record earnings, the company said this week,
in announcing the group was doubling its profit forecast
for next year to DKK600m (€80m).
Ingredients company RFI Ingredients, a supplier of natural
ingredients for the food and functional food industries, has signed
a merger agreement, effective from 1 November, with US nutritional
blends company Nat-Trop. The move looks...