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Cheese snacks are an opportunity

Cheese snacks are an opportunity

3 Nov 2016

Reinventing cheese as a naturally-healthier snack is the biggest growth opportunity for dairy companies, according to New Nutrition Business in its new report, 10 Key Trends in the Business of Dairy Nutrition.

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Chr. Hansen launches cheese coagulant

Chr. Hansen launches cheese coagulant

2 Nov 2016

Chr. Hansen has launched a new coagulant - CHY-MAX Special – which it describes as a true game changer for soft cheese manufacturers and the food service sector by eliminating undesired bitter notes developing throughout shelf life.

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Fonterra gets milk lipids award

Fonterra gets milk lipids award

31 Oct 2016

Fonterra’s research and development team has received an innovation award for their work in milk lipids and their role in supporting the nutritional value of maternal and paediatric nutritional products.

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Bel gets 65% of MOM

Bel gets 65% of MOM

26 Oct 2016

The Bel Group is to acquire a majority 65% shareholding in the MOM Group from LBO France in a deal valuing MOM at €850 million. MOM’s management will hold the remaining 35% of ordinary shares.

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First Milk sells CNP

First Milk sells CNP

26 Oct 2016

Following the completion of a full strategy review, First Milk – a UK company owned by British family farms - has agreed to sell its CNP Professional sports nutrition business based in Manchester to The Protein Partners.

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Gerber adds prebiotics

Gerber adds prebiotics

18 Oct 2016

Early childhood nutrition company Gerber has announced a line of infant formulas with probiotics, making it, says the company, the only brand to offer probiotics in all milk-based powder formulas.

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DSM reduces ripening time

DSM reduces ripening time

18 Oct 2016

DSM has extended its range of continental cheese solutions with DelvoCheese CT-Taste, which is said to enable producers of continental cheeses to halve the ripening time of their cheese.

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Mintel: US loves yogurt drinks

Mintel: US loves yogurt drinks

17 Oct 2016

It seems that US consumers have cultured a love of yogurt drinks as the latest research from Mintel reveals that sales of yogurt drinks have grown a healthy 62% in the five years 2011-2016.

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Müller raises milk price

Müller raises milk price

12 Oct 2016

Müller has confirmed a further average milk price increase of 1.5ppl for its dairy farmers, noting that, with winter approaching, they are understandably anxious to see higher returns.

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DuPont expands cheese culture range

DuPont expands cheese culture range

6 Oct 2016

Drawing on what the company says is its long history of innovation and expertise in the development of dairy cultures, DuPont Nutrition & Health has announced the introduction of two cheese cultures for use in soft-ripened cheese making.

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Fonterra profits rise 65%

Fonterra profits rise 65%

26 Sep 2016

Fonterra has announced a 65% increase in net profit after tax to NZ$834 million for the financial year ended 31 July 2016 – reflecting, it said, a stronger business despite ongoing challenges in global dairy markets.

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Fonterra to invest in cheese

Fonterra to invest in cheese

19 Sep 2016

Fonterra Australia is to make a $AU4.3 million investment to boost cheese and whey capacity at its Wynyard plant in Tasmania, increasing the plant’s cheese making capacity by 8,000 MT per annum.

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