Glanbia Nutritional Products is hoping to build on growing consumer
awareness of the link between dairy foods and weight loss, with a
new ingredient specifically designed to add the beneficial
components of milk products to other...
French dairy ingredients firm Ingredia is targeting the growing
market for stress management products with a rebranded milk-derived
ingredient, said to be more effective than herbals and other
supplements currently available.
Fonterra, New Zealand's leading dairy exporter, said on Monday that
it plans to axe hundreds of jobs in order to streamline its
business for future core efficiency. Over the next two years the
group plans to cut 700 administrative...
Wimm-Bill-Dann (WBD), the leading dairy and fruit juice producer in
Russia, has announced the completion of its latest stage of its
production and moderisation program at Baltic dairy factory OJSC.
The group, which has been investing...
Leading producers of baby food in China are continuing efforts to
reassure consumers as the scandal over fake baby food that is said
to have killed dozens of babies continues to unfold, reports
Simon Pitman and Danny Vincent.
The Czech Republic witnesses a cross section of new product
launches from the Mintel database this week. The products are from
both the dairy and confectionery sectors and are all aimed at the
higher end snack segment.
Dairy Partners America, the joint venture between Switzerland's
Nestlé group and Fonterra, New Zealand's leading dairy company, has
completed the second phase of its roll out, beginning liquid and
powdered milk production...
Vietnam Dairy Products (Vinamilk) has been given approval by
Vietnamese authorities to merge with Saigonmilk. Vietnam Dairy
Products already holds a 20 per cent stake in the company which
manufactures both soy and milk products.
Millions of dollars in investment poured into a new technology may
pay off for US food manufacturer Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Holdings.
Targeting the low-fat market, the company said that it has
developed a revolutionary "slow...
Scottish company IceRobotics is a step closer to bringing its
robotic milking technology to market following a second round of
investment from the National Endowment for Science, Technology
& the Arts (NESTA). The company is...
BakeMark International is making available a new complete range of
cream alternatives aimed at the burgeoning bakery and food service
industries. The company is confident that the products are of such
quality that they could be used...
Traditionally, aluminium cans have been unable to hold milk
products due to the risk factors associated with the decorative
inks and varnishes that are tattooed onto the container. In the
past these varnishes and inks have been unable...
When onlookers of the food ingredients industry claim that
consolidation will be a key trend in coming years they are
generally referring to mergers and acquisitions. But could it be
that consolidation in this increasingly competitive...
Irish dairy firm Kerrygold has installed Ilapak's Delta 3000 HSR
inverted, electronic flow-wrapper system and the Vegatronic 2000
fill and seal (VFFS) series. This is hoped to boost production
Years of uncertainty on the definition of yoghurt could soon come
to an end, with EU legislators planning to define the exact nature
of the milk product. But the proposed definition has caused
commotion amongst Spanish dairy producers...
Finnish dairy company Valio has seen the launch of two infant
nutrition products this spring, both in Finland and abroad,
featuring the probiotic lactic acid bacteria Lactobacillus
Gorbach & Goldin (LGG).
The latest visit to Mintel's Global New Products Database shows
that there is no risk of any slowdown in the number of innovative
and unusual food products being launched across the world, with
cheesy ice cream just one of the...
The post-Christmas period is often one of reflection, not least
regarding all those extra kilos we put on from eating too much. But
as the Mintel Global New Product Database shows, there is little
chance to lose some weight with a...
Finland's Raisio group has sold its Swedish ice cream business
Carlshamn to Ingman Foods, another Finnish dairy producer, for an
undisclosed sum. Raisio is selling off non-core businesses to raise
cash for its more important...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said this week that it is
to establish a standard of identity for white chocolate.
The standard will provide for the use of the term `white
chocolate' as the common or usual name of...