Dairy

Sales of whole milk products are growing

Got milk? Yes, but not as we used to know it, Jim

By Elaine Watson

While sales of plain dairy milk have been declining for years, and US yogurt production has dropped off after peaking in 2014, new data shows the continued growth of cheese, butter, and ready-to-drink coffee, yogurt drinks and protein beverages featuring...

Dairy UK and the European Dairy Association have emphasized the importance of dairy in Breixt negotiations. Pic: ©Getty Images/pavlinec/Irina_Qiwi

Brexit could hurt dairy in UK and Europe, EDA and Dairy UK say

By Jim Cornall

With less than a year to go until Brexit, Dairy UK and the European Dairy Association (EDA) have jointly developed a ‘Future UK-EU Dairy Framework’ setting out the outcomes the dairy sector hopes to be achieved in the current negotiations between the...

Low profile, mobile flexible screw conveyor with integral 250ℓ bin and straight BEV-CON screw fits below mezzanines and other low headroom areas, discharging at locations throughout the plant.

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New conveyor from Flexicon

By Jim Cornall

A new Low Profile Flexible Screw Conveyor with integral bin and castor-mounted frame from Flexicon can roll below mezzanines and other low-headroom areas, receive material from overhead equipment, and discharge material into process equipment and vessels...

The new guidelines document from the EDA includes an explanation of terms and sample scenarios for dairy producers. Pic: ©Getty Images/reportman1985

EDA issues guidelines on Voluntary Origin Labelling

By Jim Cornall

The European Dairy Association (EDA) has issued its sectorial Guidelines for the voluntary indication of the origin of dairy products as an industry reference in the implementation of the new rules laid down in the EU Commission Implementing Regulation...

Milkshakes and fruit juices are exempt from the UK's sugar tax - but can still contain high amounts of sugar. Pic: getty/mindstyle

UK sets sugar reduction targets for juice and milk-based drinks

By Rachel Arthur

Juice and milk-based drinks are currently exempt from the UK’s sugar tax: but Public Health England has set out targets for sugar reduction in these categories – and says that progress will be taken into account when it reviews the milk-based drinks exemption...

The successful Got Milk? slogan has led to US dairy's new Got Jobs? campaign. The US dairy products industry supports nearly 3m workers and has an overall economic impact of more than $628bn.

US dairy plays on Got Milk? with Got Jobs? campaign

By Jim Cornall

Most Americans are aware of the successful Got Milk? slogan, and now the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC), the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) are collaborating to create the "Got Jobs?...