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Orkla Food Ingredients has acquired German ice cream ingredient supplier Eis Gräbner. Pic: ©iStock/Aksenovko

Orkla Food Ingredients buys northern German ice cream company

By Jim Cornall

Norwegian company Orkla Food Ingredients has, through its wholly owned subsidiary Eisunion GmbH, signed and completed an agreement to purchase 100% of the shares in the German sales and distribution company Eis Ludwig Gräbner GmbH (“Eis Gräbner”).

Ornua is expanding its Kerrygold plant in Germany to meet increased demand.

Ornua expanding German site to meet demand

By Jim Cornall

Ornua is expanding its German production facility in Neukirchen-Vluyn, Düsseldorf for the third time, to meet growing demand for Kerrygold products in the region.

KraussMaffei Group to expand in China

KraussMaffei Group to expand in China

By Jenny Eagle

ChemChina, one of China’s largest chemicals group, is set to acquire KraussMaffei Group and its brands KraussMaffei, KraussMaffei Berstorff and Netstal, for €925m.

Jones presented food industry concerns about data sharing at EFSA's transparency meeting this morning...

Industry concerned about data abuse as EFSA fans transparency wings

By Shane Starling at EFSA in Parma, Italy

As the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) welcomed a broad range of stakeholders to its Italian HQ today to debate data and process transparency, the food industry asked at what point openness brakes innovation and competitive advantage?

Anuga FoodTec 2012 kicks off today

Dispatches from Anuga FoodTec

Anuga FoodTec 2012 kicks off today

By Rory Harrington

Anuga FoodTec  2012 kicks off today in the German city of Cologne and our team of reporters will be bringing you the all the news, innovation and buzz from the show floor.

Kraft inks ‘transformational’ JV with R&R Ice Cream

Kraft inks ‘transformational’ JV with R&R Ice Cream

By Ben Bouckley

R&R Ice Cream CEO and executive chairman James Lambert says his firm has signed a deal with Kraft to develop, produce and distribute an “indulgent” ice cream range using the US food giant's brand portfolio.

What labelling scheme(s) should Europe allow?

Dispatches from FDF labelling debate

What labelling scheme(s) should Europe allow?

Debate is heating up about the best way to present nutrition information on food labels throughout the EU as lawmakers hammer out the details of new legislation. The Food and Drink Federation gives a view from industry.

Gold for gelatine replacer

Gold for gelatine replacer

A new gelatine replacer from Dutch company DMV International
carried off the gold award for the most innovative new ingredient
on the marketplace, rounding off the first day of the bustling Fi
Europe exhibition that opened its doors...

Müller might move

Müller might move

Germany's largest privately owned dairy company Müller-Milch has
warned that it might transfer its headquarters from Aretsried in
Bavaria, Germany, to Switzerland for tax reasons.

Spreading the message

Spreading the message

Custom-designed thermoformed tubs from RPC Bebo Plastik have played
a key role in the recent development of a new range of children's
spreads from leading German dairy manufacturer Frischli Milchwerke.

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