Butters & Spreads

Georgia clamps down on dairy definitions

The Georgian government in Tbilisi has introduced new rules on cheese and other dairy products. Pic:©iStock/ElenaMirage

Georgia’s National Food Agency (NFA) has introduced strict interpretations of how dairy products can be labeled.

Bakeries and baked goods manufacturers are on a slippery slope when it comes to the ever-increase butter price rise and the looming shortage of the ingredients. Pic: ©:iStock/Joss

Rising butter price “causing a panic” among bakers, biscuit, cake and pastry makers

Increased demand from China for dairy products has led to Fonterra announcing the expansion of its Te Rapa plant.

Chinese demand prompts $20m Fonterra plant investment

A monthly round-up of products in the dairy aisle. Pic: ©iStock/dikobraziy/sergeyryzhov

What’s new in the dairy aisles for May?

Ornua is looking to grow Kerrygold to a €1bn brand.

Ornua publishes 2016 review

Dean Foods expanded its national DairyPure portfolio with two new sour cream products, which the company believes will drive product innovation.

Dean Foods Q1 2017 sales hit $2bn as company expands footprint across categories

Land O' Lakes posted another quarter of year-over-year growth for Q1 2017. Photo: Land O'Lakes

Land O’Lakes continues year-over-year growth in Q1 2017 and gears up for 2025 sustainability targets

Parmalat has acquired two US dairies valued at $130m.

Parmalat buys specialty US dairy companies

Demand is a little less robust for domestic cheese, director of Blimling & Associates said at the ADPI/ABI Annual Conference 2017. ©iStock/margouillatphotos

‘Demand is a bit off’ for dairy, Blimling & Associates director says

Ornua, owner of Kerrygold, says that Irishgold butter will 'mislead the consumer' into thinking it is Kerrygold Irish butter.

Butter battle between Ornua’s Kerrygold and Wisconsin creamery spreads to trademark lawsuit

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