Glanbia Ireland launches five-year loyalty scheme

Glanbia's loyalty scheme will be fixed for a five-year period, regardless of whether the price of milk goes up or down.

Glanbia Ireland has announced a milk & feed loyalty scheme (Glanbia Loyalty Scheme), including a five-year fixed milk price element and a dairy feed component.

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg at the TINE plant site at Flesland, Bergen.

TINE starts construction of $100m energy-efficient plant


K-Bar Dairy recalls raw milk due to Brucella concerns

FDA allows ultrafiltered milk in cheese to ease Canadian price impact

FDA allows use of ultrafiltered milk in cheese to ease fallout from new Canadian pricing scheme

ACE UK celebrates 10 years of recycling success. Picture: ACE UK.

ACE UK looks back at 10 year recycling milestone

Time to look for alternative sugar reduction ingredients. Picture: © iStock/BogdanReava.

BRC & FDF call for submissions for sugar alternative ingredients

Pretium SureHandle PET container. Picture Pretium.

Pretium Packaging launches PET container with integrated handle

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Retail & Shopper Insights

New product launches in the dairy aisles for July 2017. Pic:©iStock/abluecup

New dairy products launched in July

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From kefir to kvass: What's in store for Europe's fermented food trend?

Kids menus offering bottled water grew the most between 2012 and 2016, according to CSPI. ©iStock/LiudmylaSupynska

Sugary drink options on kids’ menus fall as low-fat milk and water availability grows

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Valio has opened a snack plant in Riihimäki, Finland. Picture: Valio.

Valio opens $199m snack plant with plans to expand into reduced sugar recipes

Riedel owns beverage brand CoolBest.

FrieslandCampina agrees to sell Riedel to Standard Investment

Heritage saw profits fall, but the company was busy, acquiring the dairy business of Reliance Retail Limited.

Heritage Foods profits fall

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Iranian dairy products are exported around the world, with Russia a particularly important market. Pic:©iStock/Fredex8

Top Iranian dairy companies and trends

Following the 105th IDF Dairy Summit in Rotterdam (above) in 2016, the summit in 2017 is being held in Northern Ireland, before moving to South Korea in 2018.

IDF monitoring Korean tension

South Africa is expected to import more dairy products in 2017. Pic:©iStock/HannesThirion

Demand for dairy products drops in South Africa

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Novozymes' Food & Beverage division has posted good growth, following important advances in developing enzymes from grain milling, among others. Pic: ©iStock/younghee song

Novozymes’ F&B unit delivers company’s top growth in H1 2017

Arla Foods Ingredients launches its 'Pure Dairy' campaign for the clean-label trend. Pic: Arla Foods Ingredients

Arla Foods Ingredients ‘Pure Dairy’ campaign illustrates clean-label opportunities for dairy

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‘Breast milk-like’ formula may help babies sleep more and cry less, suggests study

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Regulation & Safety

The ASA said Bio-tiful Dairy's kefir ad breached the CAP Code.

Bio-tiful Dairy kefir ad falls foul of ASA

Bulgaria's Commission for Protection of Competition has imposed fines on three companies for not declaring ingredients in cheese. Pic:©iStock/Mahlebashieva

Bulgaria fines cheese companies for non-milk fat ingredients

Fonterra told Consumer NZ it had run two blind taste tests with consumers tasting light-protected and light-exposed milk, with seven out of 10 preferring light-protected milk.

Consumer NZ says light-proof bottles don’t make milk better

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Processing & Packaging

The RPC foam modelling studio. Picture: RPC Design.

RPC opens foam modelling studio to test packaging

One of the winners from the North American Paperboard Packaging Competition 2016. Picture PPC.

PPC top paperboard packaging trends

At Powtech 2017, MTI Mischtechnik will showcase its newly developed line of laboratory mixers. On show will be one made for dairy processing. Pic: ©MTI Mischtechnik

MTI Mischtechnik to debut new mixers at Powtech 2017

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A Chinese study looked at adding probiotics to yogurt and studying upper respiratory tract infections. Pic:©iStock/Guy45

Yogurt with probiotics can protect elderly from respiratory infections: Study

IceRobotics is receiving funding to help negotiate the Chinese market. Pic:©iStock/lnzyx

IceRobotics gets financial support to enter Chinese market

The Schubert 3D camera. Picture: Schubert.

Schubert 3D camera ‘one step closer to long-term goal of optical 3D recognition’

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As a result of heatwaves and drought in various regions EU cereal production is likely to be slightly below average in 2017-2018 for the second year running, slowing down EU exports and tightening EU stocks. ©iStock

EU agricultural outlook sees cereals dip but quota-free sugar surge

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Brexit-proof? Irish food and drink 2016 exports exceed €11 billion

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Russia says it is revelling after 2014 Western food embargo but could an end be in sight?

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Popular News

Dean Foods will phase out production at PET Dairy, a fluid milk processing plant in Virginia, over the next few months.

Dean Foods shuts down fluid milk processing plant in Virginia

FrieslandCampina has launched its direction for the next few years with its Vision 2025 The Merits of Milk.

FrieslandCampina develops cooperative vision ‘2025 The Merits of Milk’

The Chinese regulator has announced the first companies to receive approvals under new infant formula laws.

New China infant formula rules: Five international firms in first batch of approvals




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