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Mintel reports on US ice cream

Mintel reports on US ice cream

6 Sep 2016

New research from Mintel reveals that, while nine in 10 (92%) consumers have purchased frozen treats in the past six months, one quarter (22%) are buying less, and more are focusing on portion control.

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Arla launches child snacking solutions

Arla launches child snacking solutions

6 Sep 2016

Arla Foods Ingredients has developed a suite of protein and calcium-rich snacking solutions for children that it says offer a healthier alternative to chocolate bars and other popular children’s snacks.

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FrieslandCampina profits plummet

FrieslandCampina profits plummet

5 Sep 2016

FrieslandCampina saw profits plummet by 16.7% over the first half-year 2016 to €160 million compared to the same period in the previous financial year as basic dairy products were produced that had to be sold below cost.

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Arla looks to triple business

Arla looks to triple business

2 Sep 2016

A sparkling milk and fruit drink, a milk and tea drink and an energy drink rich in protein are all part of Arla’s new ambition to triple its business outside standard liquid milk in the global beverage market.

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Arla sees positive second half

Arla sees positive second half

30 Aug 2016

Arla Foods has released its 2016 half-year results announcing strategic branded sales grew 6.1% in the first half of 2016, although decreasing market prices in Europe negatively affected revenue to €4.9 billion, a decrease of 5.3%.

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Fonterra raises milk price

Fonterra raises milk price

30 Aug 2016

Fonterra has increased its 2016/17 forecast Farmgate Milk Price by 50 cents to $4.75 per kgMS, noting that current global milk prices remain at unrealistically low levels, but have started to improve.

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Fonterra invests $6.2m in spreads

Fonterra invests $6.2m in spreads

29 Aug 2016

Fonterra Australia says it continues to invest in the future of Australian dairy, with a $6.2 million investment to expand the coolroom at its Cobden Spreads plant, home of its Western Star brand.

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Arla raises milk price

Arla raises milk price

29 Aug 2016

The Arla Foods amba on-account price for conventional milk will increase by 1.25 eurocents per kilogramme (1.01pence per kg), from 1 September.

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USDA buys 11 million pounds of cheese

USDA buys 11 million pounds of cheese

26 Aug 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced plans to purchase approximately 11 million pounds of cheese, valued at $29 million, from private inventories to assist food banks and pantries across the nation.

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Dairy alternatives to reach $35 billion

Dairy alternatives to reach $35 billion

26 Aug 2016

The dairy alternatives market is expected to reach $35.06 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research, driven by rising consumer awareness of health issues and increasing cases of lactose intolerance.

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Arla launches breakfast campaign

Arla launches breakfast campaign

24 Aug 2016

Arla Foods UK has launched a major new breakfast campaign as part of its £100 million commitment to support healthier eating among consumers.

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Nestlé in line with expectation

Nestlé in line with expectation

22 Aug 2016

Nestlé has reported sales of CHF 43.2 billion with 3.5% organic growth and 2.8% real internal growth for 1H16. Trading operating profit margin was 15.3%, up 30 basis points; and underlying earnings per share were up 5.7%.

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