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Harry Cowan, commercial director & Miguel Ferreira, operations manager. Photo: BV Dairy.

‘Increasing appetite for cultured drinking products that have associated health benefits’

BV Dairy signs contract to bottle 4 million cultured milk drinks a year

By Jenny Eagle

BV Dairy, a UK manufacturer of specialist dairy products has made an historic move into contract packaging after signing a long-term deal to produce bottled kefir cultured milk drinks.

An increased variety of dairy alternative drinks are being introduced to the market. ©iStock/miwa_in_oz

Booming plant-based drinks market set for more category innovation

By Mary Ellen Shoup

The explosive growth of the dairy alternative drinks market is driven by increased demand from consumers who do not want to fully commit to a plant-based diet but prefer to “pick and choose” to suit their lifestyle, according to Innova Market Insights.

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.