Dairy potential remains for emerging market push - report
With a number of dairy manufacturers committing to emerging market growth, countries outside of the EU and US will continue to hold strong potential for processors, despite undergoing difficulties during 2008, says new research.
Fonterra drops anchor deal in Egypt
Fonterra has reached an agreement with a leading Egypt-based dairy supplier for licensed production of its Anchor range of goods in the country.
Chr Hansen targets Middle Eastern yoghurt tastes
Chr Hansen has introduced a new yoghurt culture specifically designed to meet taste and texture preferences of Middle Eastern consumers, and help producers make cost savings.
New resin targets dairy and confectionery packaging markets
A new polypropylene (PP) injection moulding grade of plastic resin allows food packagers the ability to increase production, while cutting down on the material needed, the manufacturer claims.
Arla adopts local focus on global consumer markets
Arla has announced a reorganisation of its consumer operations in
eight markets including simplifying its business model in the
Middle East, where a second boycott of its products is in place.
Packagers team up to offer full line
Multivac and Ishida will market and distribute each other's
products, a combination that will allow the companies to offer
complete packaging lines to processors.
Arla absorbs boycott loss
Profits were better than predicted for Scandinavian dairy group
Arla Foods last year, prompting optimism about the firm's ability
to bounce back from a consumer boycott in the Middle East.
Arla targets Algeria
Arla Foods is looking to expand its milk powder business in
Algeria, in the dairy giant's latest push to gain a foothold in
emerging dairy markets.
Boycott legacy hampers Arla plans
A consumer boycott across the Middle East on dairy products made by
Arla Foods has set the firm back two years in the region, and
allowed rivals to gain ground.
CaraGum launches cost-effective gum Arabic emulsifier
A French company has developed an Arabic gum-based emulsifier that
it claims can be used in much lower concentrations than
Middle East boycott hits Arla profits
A boycott across the Middle East on dairy products made by
Denmark's Arla Foods has hit the group's profits in the first of
half of the year, it has announced.
Vinamilk set to seek new investors
Vietnam's biggest dairy, commonly called Vinamilk, is set for a
change of ownership, after the government revealed plans to reduce
its controlling stake in the company.
Arla re-starts cheese production for Middle East
Arla Foods has re-started cheese production for the Middle East
dairy market, but warned the move did not represent significant
progress in beating the boycott there.
Boycott legacy hits Arla comeback
Uncertainty continues to hang over Arla Foods in its key Middle
East dairy market, after it said sales there have been slow to
recover from a region-wide boycott against its products.
Danone strengthens interest in Algerian dairy sector
Groupe Danone's growing interest in the Algerian dairy market
underlines the importance of the North African / Middle East region
to European milk processors.