Latest News in the food Industry

Dairy

Infant nutrition to see 7% CAGR

Infant nutrition to see 7% CAGR

30 Mar 2016

A new report from Research & Markets says that the global infant nutrition market is worth $50 billion and will be the fastest growing packaged food segmentgrowing at a rate of 7% per annum between now and 2020.

Read more 
Manzo announces planned Lacto-Freedom ship date

Manzo announces planned Lacto-Freedom ship date

30 Mar 2016

Manzo Pharmaceuticals has announced that it has solidified deals with GMP- and FDA approved, USA-based firms to handle manufacturing, and encapsulating and packaging the company's Lacto-Freedom probiotic.

Read more 
Arla, DFA enter JV

Arla, DFA enter JV

25 Mar 2016

Arla and Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) have agreed to enter into a joint venture that includes the construction of a small dairy plant in the U.S. for cheddar cheese production.

Read more 
Fonterra doubles profits

Fonterra doubles profits

24 Mar 2016

Fonterra has announced what it describes as a good performance in the first half of the current financial year, with EBIT of $NZ665 million up 77% and net profit after tax of $409 million up 123%.

Read more 
Breakfast is Booming

Breakfast is Booming

24 Nov 2015

Eating on the go continues to be one of the leading trends targeted by the food and drinks industry as formal meal patterns and increasingly busy lifestyles have brought about something of a revolution in the format and content of our diets. Nearly al...

Read more 
Bidding War of “Origin” Yoghurts - Will it Still Sell and Where?

Bidding War of “Origin” Yoghurts - Will it Still Sell and Where?

9 Nov 2015

Lianne van den Bos, Senior Food Analyst at Euromonitor International, tries to make sense of how things will work out in the highly competitive yoghurt market.

Read more 
DSM publishes yogurt report

DSM publishes yogurt report

19 Feb 2015

DSM has published the results of a survey it conducted on the international perception of yogurt amongst 6,000 men and women  in Brazil, China, France, Poland, Turkey as well as the USA. Among its conclusions are that, encouragingly for yogurt manufact...

Read more 
Arla reports “complex” year

Arla reports “complex” year

19 Feb 2015

Arla has issued an update on how it sees the market and its performance ahead of publication of its annual results later this month. 2014 was a complex year, the company said. The farmer-owned company achieved one of its best results ever in a market i...

Read more 
Fonterra commissions Dutch plant

Fonterra commissions Dutch plant

17 Feb 2015

Fonterra has commissioned its new dairy ingredients plant in Heerenveen, in the north of the Netherlands. The plant produces whey and lactose specialty ingredients that will be used in high-value paediatric, maternal, and sports nutrition products by F...

Read more 
Müller reduces milk price

Müller reduces milk price

12 Feb 2015

Müller UK & Ireland Group has confirmed that its standard milk price from March 5, 2015 will be 24.15ppl, a reduction of 1.75ppl. The company took a decision to hold its milk price for February but said that it has since faced a widening gap betwee...

Read more 
Coke takes on ‘super milk’

Coke takes on ‘super milk’

9 Feb 2015

Health and wellness start-up fairlife – founded by the Select Milk Producers co-op – has introduced fairlife ultra-filtered milk, which it describes as high quality milk that’s cold-filtered for 50 percent more protein, 30 percent more calc...

Read more 
Dry weather sees Fonterra reduce volume forecast

Dry weather sees Fonterra reduce volume forecast

4 Feb 2015

Fonterra has reduced its milk volume forecast for the 2014-15 season to 1,532 million kgMS, reflecting the impact of dry weather on production in recent weeks. The new forecast is 3.3% lower than the 1,584 million kgMS collected last season. The previo...

Read more