Dairy Product

Shredded cheese accounts for about one-third of all cheese sales in the US, which is a 12% increase since 2015.

Old El Paso enters dairy with shredded cheese line

By Beth Newhart

Taco shell and seasoning producer Old El Paso is entering the dairy industry for the first time with a collection of shredded cheeses, in partnership with Crystal Farms Dairy Company.

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Yoghurt soars as China develops new dairy foothold

By RJ Whitehead

Cheaper production costs and higher quality products have led foreign companies to dominate most Chinese dairy markets, but high margins and booming demand have put local firms in pole position in the yoghurt market.

Westland's CEO said the result is a 'break even.' Pic: Westland

Westland Milk Products breaks even for 2016-17

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand’s second biggest dairy cooperative, Westland Milk Products, has recovered from a loss in the 12 months ended July 31, 2016, to post a break-even profit before tax for the 2016-17 financial year.

Ultima produces the iögo brand yogurt in Canada.

Agropur takes over Agrifoods' share in Ultima Foods

By Jim Cornall

Canadian dairy cooperatives Agropur Cooperative and Agrifoods International Cooperative Ltd. have concluded an agreement whereby Agropur will become the sole owner of Ultima Foods Inc.

OMIRA shareholders will decide next month whether to approve a takeover by Lactalis.

OMIRA considers Lactalis takeover

By Jim Cornall

German dairy company OMIRA said it has successfully completed meetings over the past few months with the Lactalis Group with respect to a merger.

Grupo LALA saw strong performance of its newly-established US division, driven by the success of its drinkable yogurt products.

Grupo LALA sees growth in all products segments in Q1 2017

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Grupo LALA posted $789m in net sales for the first quarter of 2017, an 18.3% increase compared to the same period last year, which the dairy company credits to a product mix that continues to evolve towards a value-added portfolio.

DSM has launched DelvoGuard, which it says increase the shelf life of a range of dairy products. Pic: ©iStock/ia_64

DSM’s DelvoGuard cultures reduce dairy food waste

By Jim Cornall

Royal DSM N.V. has expanded its range of natural food protection solutions with the launch of a new range of protective cultures that increase the shelf life of dairy products such as yogurt, sour cream and fresh cheese.