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Dairy Dialog podcast 151: NCFM, OAL, Signode

Dairy Dialog podcast 151: NCFM, OAL, Signode

By Jim Cornall

This week, we have two interviews, one on steam infusion with Dr Wayne Martindale, Associate Professor, Enterprise & Food Insights and Sustainability at the University of Lincoln’s National Centre for Food Manufacturing, and Jake Norman, sales director...

The dairy biomethane projects are designed to send dairy biogas to a centralized processing facility where it will be upgraded to RNG. Pic: Getty Images/Lemanieh

CalBio, dairy farmers and Chevron announce first RNG

By Jim Cornall

The joint venture created by California Bioenergy LLC (CalBio), Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and local dairy farmers – CalBioGas LLC – has successfully achieved its first renewable natural gas (RNG) production from dairy farms in Kern County, California.

Chr. Hansen’s products are produced with 100% green energy in Denmark. Pic: Chr. Hansen

Chr. Hansen signs green energy deal

By Jim Cornall

Chr. Hansen has signed a 10-year power purchase agreement with Danish company Better Energy, which will provide ‘green’ electricity from two new solar parks that have just come into operation.

In FY 2018, General Mills completed more than 60 energy efficiency and reduction projects to save more than 12 million kWh. Pic: Getty/lovelyday12

General Mills hits its energy goals four years early

By Beth Newhart

The US Department of Energy (DOE) officially recognized General Mills, which has yogurt and ice cream as part of its portfolio, for achieving its target of 20% energy efficiency improvement in its largest US-based plants. In 2012 it was set as a 10-year...

Dairy Dialog podcast 20: ProFood Tech and Food Forward. Pic: ©Getty Images/Birute

Dairy Dialog podcast 20: ProFood Tech 2019 and Food Forward

By Jim Cornall

This week’s Dairy Dialog podcast features a preview of the ProFood Tech event taking place in Chicago in March, with Laura Thomson senior director of expositions, PMMI, and Neil Moran, senior vice president, finance, administration & trade show, IDFA;...

Watt's is taking over Danone Chile S.A., but will continue to work with the French company on a long-term deal. Pic: ©iStock/elcabron

Watt’s buys Danone Chile

By Jim Cornall

Chilean food company Watt's is acquiring 100% of the shares of Danone Chile S.A., a subsidiary of Danone Fresh Dairy Products in Chile.

New ingredient developments 'start with the consumer': Arla

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New ingredient developments 'start with the consumer': Arla

By Mark ASTLEY

In response to ever-increasing demand for value-added dairy products, ingredient suppliers have been forced to refresh the way they develop and market their products, Arla Foods Ingredients told DairyReporter.com.