Tetra Pak unveils new guidelines on best-practice for yogurt products

SWITZERLAND – Processing and packaging solutions provider, Tetra Pak has launched new best-practice lines for yoghurt products – a suite of expert services which support a wide variety of yoghurt innovations to address growing consumer […]

Arla Foods adopts science based targets to accelerate sustainability agenda

NEW ZEALAND – Farmer owned dairy cooperative, Arla Foods’ target to reduce total CO2 emissions with 30 per cent by 2030 has been officially approved by the Science Based Target initiative as aligned with climate […]

Fonterra appoints Fraser Whineray as new chief operating officer

NEW ZEALAND – Fonterra has appointed Fraser Whineray to its management team in the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer, starting in early 2020. Mr Whineray will join the dairy cooperative form the New […]

FrieslandCampina launches ready to drink coffee range in the UK

UK – Multinational dairy cooperative, FrieslandCampina has entered the ready-to-drink coffee market in the UK with the launch of a new range of Barista Coffee Co drinks. FreislandCampina has released Barista Coffee in two variants; […]

Saudi food company Almarai secures US$100m funding to expand subsidiaries

SAUDI ARABIA – Almaria, the Gulf’s leading dairy company based in Saudi Arabia, has secured US$100 million funding from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to boost operations of its subsidiaries. Almaria intends […]

Chinese dairy firm Mengniu opens Nutrition Institute to bolster research

CHINA – Mengniu Dairy Company Limited, China’s leading dairy producer has opened the Mengniu Nutrition Institute in Beijing to strengthen the company’s research in dairy products and nutrition, reports China Daily. The institute will enhance […]

The a2 Milk Company releases coffee creamer range in the US

USA – New Zealand based milk company, The a2 Milk Company is launching a new product line, a2 Milk Coffee Creamers in the Unites States – the company’s first new product since entering the market […]

Fonterra reports annual loss, unveils new strategies to drive profitability

NEW ZEALAND – Fonterra reported an annual loss of NZD 605 million ($380.1 million) for the year to July as the dairy cooperative struggled with write-downs across its business amounting to NZD787m (US$497.4m). Fonterra witnessed […]

Fonterra offloads 50% stake in DFE Pharma in debt management strategy

NEW ZEALAND – Fonterra has agreed to sell its 50 percent stake in DFE Pharma, a joint venture with Royal Friesland Campina, for NZD 633 million (US$401 million). The 50% stake in DFE Pharma will be […]