After having two of three health claims submitted for European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) assessment rejected, the Irish dairy industry says it is unsure of its next move in the uncharted new EU system.
A process machinery supplier claims to have reduced dairy expansion and development costs by working with a manufacturer to install custom agitators for yoghurt storage, instead of developing an entirely new system.
In the latest news roundup, Naturally Iowa is set to extend its
presence in recyclable dairy packaging, Swedmilk expects further
growth in Macedonia and Wimm-Bill-Dann diversifies its operations
Morinaga Milk Industry announced this week that it has obtained
self-affirmed generally recognized as safe (GRAS) certification for
one of its probiotic ingredients to tap growing demand in the US
for functional benefits in products.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the nation's dairy
industry are putting a stop to claims in their advertising that
dairy products cause weight loss following a petition from the
Physicians Committee for Responsible...
Milk producers in France have used an industry meeting to call for
higher farmgate prices and again condemn cuts over the last five
years, revealing ongoing tension between farmers and dairy firms in
The shot-sized drinking yoghurt has proved a popular format for
functional foods in Europe. Now the format is entering a new
category with the launch of the first such product for weight
management in Portugal, using DSM Food Specialties'...
Dairy Australia, the Australian dairy industry association, has
hailed innovative dairy categories for driving domestic growth, but
warns that the performance of traditional dairy categories is still
weak, hampered by declining demand...
Chilled dairy products will remain one of the most important
product segments for the world's biggest food company Nestlé as it
tries to strengthen its position in the market for healthy and
nutritional foods, and move away from...
Irish dairy co-operative, Dairygold, has announced 500 jobs are to
be lost from its work-force of 3000. The company says that heavy
financial losses in the year has led to the large cull in jobs, and
in the near future more jobs are...
Nestlé may be
the world's biggest food company but this does not mean that it is
not averse to teaming up with smaller local players to give it a
helping hand with production or distribution of its brands.
Years of uncertainty on the definition of yoghurt could soon come
to an end, with EU legislators planning to define the exact nature
of the milk product. But the proposed definition has caused
commotion amongst Spanish dairy producers...
Organic dairy producer Yeo Valley has extended its portfolio of
products and given a major revamp to the packaging for its flagship
organic yoghurt brand in a bid to become the UK's third-largest
Arla Foods has launched two new flavours for its Yoggi Yalla
yoghurt drink, the leader of the fast-growing Swedish market. But
the company also faces a lawsuit over its delay in marketing
products containing the sweetener tagatose.
Nippon Milk Community, established last Wednesday to take over the
milk businesses of troubled Snow Brand Milk Products Co. and two
agricultural cooperative federations, started nationwide sales of
milk products under the Megmilk...
Swiss Dairy Foods, which went into receivership in September, has
announced that production and marketing of speciality dairy
products under the Toni brand will be transferred to fellow Swiss
dairy group LRG.
Dairy Foods, a New Zealand consumer dairy products company, said it
will merge its food and beverages divisions as part of a major
restructuring of the company. Some of the company's 900 staff will
be made redundant but the extent...
The next episode in the saga of Snow Brand Milk Products, the
Japanese company hit by food safety scandals, unfurled yesterday
when the company announced that it is to tie up with two
agricultural cooperatives and request a capital...