Domino’s Pizza partners with Cold Stone Creamery to launch a ‘cultural’ ice cream flavour in Nigeria

NIGERIA - The Pizza giant Domino’s in partnership with the US ice cream parlor chain, Cold Stone Creamery has launched a new ice cream flavor called Baby Cakes alongside a squad meal that matches family lifestyles in Nigeria. To promote a cultural upbeat among consumers, the two are also collaborating with Biola Alabi Media to produce…

Chinese dairy manufacturer Mengniu revitalises organic milk using Tetra Pak solutions

CHINA - Mengniu, a leading Chinese dairy manufacturer, has upgraded its premium line of organic milk in collaboration with Tetra Pak, making it the first white milk in the world to use Tetra Prisma® Aseptic 250 Edge with DreamCap™​​. According to Tetra Pak, the new product line has a higher protein content, tastes better and…

Intersnack Group susbsidiary KP Snacks buys snacks company Popchips Ltd

EUROPE - Intersnack Group subsidiary KP Snacks, a British producer of branded and own-label maize, potato and nut-based snacks, has bought Popchips Ltd, which owns and operates the Popchips brand in Europe. Popchips Ltd is a subsidiary of parent company Popchips Inc, a brand of processed potato and corn products, which will continue to own…

Major food company BOL has ditched dairy to become a 100% plant-based company

UK – BOL, UK’s food company, has removed meat and fish from its range of ready-to-eat pots of salads, soups, and other meals in a bid to reduce its environmental footprint. According to Plant Based News, the company has completed its transformation into an animal-free brand. BOL said ditching dairy means it will save the…

Ingredion adds new potato starches to cheese portfolio to improve functionality and choice

USA - Ingredion Incorporated, a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, has added three functional potato starches to its processed cheese ingredient portfolio, giving manufacturers greater functionality and choice. According to the company, the CheeseApp 50, 70 and 80 enable recipe cost savings in processed analogue block cheeses while delivering the appealing…

Mondelez launches new Cadbury Dairy Milk with 30% less sugar

UK – Mondelez, an American multinational confectionery, food and beverage company, has launched new Cadbury Dairy Milk will be available in a new bar with 30% less sugar, offering consumers greater choice and helping them to manage their sugar intake. According to company, the new bar marks the most significant innovation in the brand’s history,…

Government looks to improve dairy sector through incentives on dairy exports

INDIA - The government of India is considering incentives on milk product exports, add milk to mid-day meal rations, reduce GST (Goods and Services Tax) and increase import duty on some products as a way to ensure dairy farmers get value for their efforts. Highlighting challenges facing the milk production sector, government officials have decided…

Yoplait releases a new Oui Petite yogurt range in USA

USA - Oui by Yoplait, the French style yogurt sold in a glass pot, has released a new petite way to enjoy the remarkable taste, texture and simplicity Oui fans know and love. The largest franchise brand of yogurt, Oui by Yoplait, has released the Oui Petites which will be sold in pairs of small 3.5 oz. glass pots…

Online grocery service Grofers to enter FMCG segment targeting US$364m in sales

INDIA - The Indian online grocery delivery service, Grofers has entered the fast moving consumer goods segment (FMCG) with a target to achieve more than US$364.7 million in revenue in the financial year 2019. The grocery firm targeting stronger business growth with 50% coming from its private brands after it recorded US$138.6 million sales in…

Britannia invests US$29m in a new greenfield manufacturing facility in Assam

INDIA - Britannia Industries, the Bengaluru, Karnataka based food products corporation has invested US$29.1 million in a new greenfield manufacturing facility in Rampur, Guwahati, Assam. The facility, one of its largest in India, will produce a wide array of Britannia products to cater extensively to Assam and the north-eastern States. The unit has production capacity…