Food for Health Ireland senior innovation & commercialisation manager boils it down: 'All we’re trying to do is harness what nature has created.' ©GettyImages/Geshas

Dairy Innovation Webinar

How to stay innovative in the dairy category, according to industry experts

By Mary Ellen Shoup

While much talked about, ‘innovation’ is not simply a buzzword but at the core of many dairy companies’ corporate strategies. DairyReporter’s Dairy Innovation live webinar brought together three industry experts to put this term into context.

While knowledge of hay milk may be high in Austria, a recent survey found the product isn't so well understood in Germany, where it is also sold. Pic:©GettyImages/FooTToo

TÜV SÜD survey: What’s hay milk?

By Jim Cornall

‘Hay milk’ is a special dairy product popular in many areas including Germany. However, it appears few consumers know what’s really behind the name.

The dairy industry in Latin America is in a better position than at the same time the previous year. Pic:©iStock/LorenzoT81

Guest article

South America’s road to recovery

By Monica Ganley, Quarterra

South America boasts a dynamic dairy sector replete with opportunities for growth and development.  While 2016 was an incredibly challenging year for many stakeholders across the dairy chain, so far, 2017 has proven to be a year of recovery and improvement.

The Indian dairy industry is receiving government funding for new equipment and infrastructure. Pic:©iStock/RakeshPicholiya

Indian government to pump $1.7bn into dairy industry

By Jim Cornall

India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved a Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund (DIDF) with an outlay of Rs 108.8bn ($1.7bn) during the period 2017-18 to 2028-29.

Around 1,600 FrieslandCampina farms already have solar panels installed. Pic:©iStock/DutchScenery

FrieslandCampina taps in to dairy farm solar energy

By Jim Cornall

Henk Kamp, Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, has given out SDE+ (Encouraging Sustainable Energy Production) subsidies of more than €200m ($239m) for the installation of solar panels at the roofs of FrieslandCampina member dairy farms.