Mozzarella

Granarolo said its strategic plan includes other acquisitions with a focus on dairy producers in strategic markets. Pic: Granarolo

Granarolo buys US company Calabro Cheese

By Jim Cornall

Granarolo S.p.A. has announced the acquisition of 100% of Calabro Cheese Corp. a US company based in East Haven, Connecticut, which produces and markets fresh dairy products, in particular ricotta, mozzarella and burrata.

The new factory is now one of the largest Italian dairy factories in the UAE. Pic: Getty Images/acqua_tranquilla

Italian Dairy Products expands UAE cheese factory

By Jim Cornall

The Italian Dairy Products factory, headquartered at Sharjah Food Park, in the United Arab Emirates, has doubled the total size of its factory to 26,000 square-feet, with an eye on expansion in the UAE and Gulf markets.

Dairy Dialog podcast 86: Tate & Lyle, Royal DSM, Crisp. Pics: (Computer) Getty Images/simpson33; (field) Tate & Lyle; (pizza) Royal DSM

Dairy Dialog podcast 86: Tate & Lyle, Royal DSM, Crisp

By Jim Cornall

On this week’s Dairy Dialog’s podcast, we have three guests: Anna Pierce, director of sustainability at Tate & Lyle; Bob Savage, product application expert, cheese, at DSM; and Are Traasdahl, co-founder and CEO of Crisp. We also have our weekly look...

The new cultures are designed to boost the yield and resource efficiency of mozzarella cheese production. Pic: Royal DSM

DSM launches new mozzarella cheese cultures

By Jim Cornall

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in nutrition, health and sustainable Living, has launched its new DelvoCheese CP-500 cultures for boosting the yield and resource efficiency of mozzarella cheese production.

The 35,000-tonne mozzarella and pizza cheese facility has the potential to increase to 70,000-tonnes.

Ornua opens €30m cheese facility in Spain

By Jim Cornall

Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products, has officially opened its new €30m ($33.4m) cheese production facility in Ávila, Spain.

“It is vital that consumers have transparency and awareness of the quality dairy products available to them.

‘Mozzarella’ protected for global cheese use

By Beth Newhart

The European Union’s effort to take sole ownership of common cheese terms based on origin has ended in an agreement, protecting the fate of ‘mozzarella’ around the world.

The UK imports more mozzarella than it exports. Pic: ©Getty Images/kiboka

No-deal Brexit could shred UK mozzarella business

By Jim Cornall

According to AHDB Dairy, under a no-deal scenario, the UK would face the EU common external tariff on any exports sent to the EU, meaning tariffs of €185.20/100kg ($208.50) on mozzarella.

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