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Frutarom buys 70% of ice cream ingredients manufacturer

Frutarom buys 70% of ice cream ingredients manufacturer

19 Mar 2019

IFF’s Frutarom division has completed the acquisition of a 70% stake in Leagel, a family-owned company based in San Marino, Italy that produces ice cream and gelato ingredients.

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FrieslandCampina to build sustainable dairy plant

FrieslandCampina to build sustainable dairy plant

15 Mar 2019

Global dairy producer Royal FrieslandCampina says it is exploring options to build a sustainable and innovative dairy processing plant in the Netherlands.

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Fonterra cuts earnings forecast

Fonterra cuts earnings forecast

4 Mar 2019

Fonterra has increased its 2018/19 forecast Farmgate Milk Price range to NZ$6.30-NZ$6.60 per kgMS, up from $6.00-$6.30, and concurrently revised its forecast earnings down to 15-25 cents per share.

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Dairy Crest acquired by Saputo

Dairy Crest acquired by Saputo

25 Feb 2019

Canada’s Saputo is to acquire the UK’s Dairy Crest, whose brands include Cathedral City, Clover, Country Life and Frylight, in a transaction valuing the latter at £975 million.

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Danone expands plant-based yogurt production

Danone expands plant-based yogurt production

11 Feb 2019

Danone North America has opened a new building at the company’s DuBois, Pennsylvania facility to increase production of its plant-based foods to meet growing consumer demand.

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Mintel looks at trends in yogurt

Mintel looks at trends in yogurt

7 Feb 2019

In a blog post, Amrin Walji, a Senior Innovation Analyst at Mintel who specialises in analysing trends driving product innovation and development across the food and drink industry, describes four global yogurt trends to look for in 2019.

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Nestlé opens infant nutrition R&D centre

Nestlé opens infant nutrition R&D centre

28 Jan 2019

Nestlé has opened a research and development centre for maternal and infant nutrition in Limerick, Ireland.

The opening marks the completion of a three three-year construction program with an investment of €27 million.

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Ingredion extends Inside Idea Labs in EMEA to dairy

Ingredion extends Inside Idea Labs in EMEA to dairy

28 Jan 2019

Ingredion has extended its virtual lab, Inside Idea Labs in EMEA, to the dairy market, bringing its application expertise in dairy product formulation to its customers 24/7.

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Yofix Probiotics launches dairy-free, soy-free yogurt alternative

Yofix Probiotics launches dairy-free, soy-free yogurt alternative

25 Jan 2019

Yofix Probiotics, the winner of PepsiCo’s European Nutrition Greenhouse Programme 2018, has launched its first dairy-free, soy-free yogurt alternative line with three fruit flavours.

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Mintel: India represents strong opportunity for milk

Mintel: India represents strong opportunity for milk

23 Jan 2019

India may be one of the largest milk producers globally, but the latest research from Mintel highlights strong opportunity to boost regular milk's health credentials.

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Valio gets China go-ahead for infant formula

Valio gets China go-ahead for infant formula

14 Jan 2019

Valio’s consumer-packaged infant formulas have received an export permit from the Chinese authorities. These new export permits allow Valio to export its powdered infant formulas to China.

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Arla intros 'optimized comfort' infant formula concept

Arla intros 'optimized comfort' infant formula concept

11 Jan 2019

Optimized comfort is at the heart of a new whey protein-based concept for infant formula developed by Arla Foods Ingredients which alters the amount and types of proteins in formula.

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