AFMASS Southern Africa edition

AFMASS Southern Africa is the food & beverage and milling industry's premium conference and exhibition attended by key decision makers from Southern Africa Africa to trade, network and learn the latest processing, packaging and safety technologies. The 2018 edition of AFMASS Southern Africa Conference and Expo will be hosted at the New Government Complex in…

AFMASS Eastern Africa edition

AFMASS Eastern Africa is the food, beverage and milling industry's largest conference and exhibition attended by key decision makers from Eastern Africa Africa to trade, network and learn the latest processing, packaging and safety technologies. The event will be held in Nairobi, Kenya on May 2-4, 2019. More information can be found on the events…

Fonterra returns to profitability with 2% rise in sales volume, to sell DFE Pharma stake

NEW ZEALAND – The New Zealand dairy co-operative, Fonterra has reported a net profit after tax of US$54.7 million (NZD 80 million), up 123% boosted by increase in sales volume. In the six months ended January 31, revenue dropped 1% to US$6.63 billion (NZD 9.7 billion), impacted by the Consumer and Foodservice Gross Margin which…

Nestle invests US$11.9m in a new liquid milk line in Argentinian factory

ARGENTINA – Nestle Argentina has inaugurated a new liquid milk production line at its factory located in Villa Nueva, Córdoba province after making investment worth US$11.96 million (CHF 12 million). The new line will enable Nestle start production of liquid milk in added value segments in the Argentinian market. The investment includes a new sterilization…

FrieslandCampina considers building a sustainable dairy plant in the Netherlands

NETHERLANDS – Global dairy producer, Royal FrieslandCampina has announced that it is exploring options to build a sustainable and innovative dairy processing plant in the Netherlands. The plant is intended to process member milk into fresh dairy products, ingredients for early life and adult nutrition, as well as cheese production for the global market and…

Graham’s The Family Dairy debuts new line of high-protein ice cream

UK – The family-owned dairy company, Graham The Family Dairy has launched a new line of high-protein ice cream, Goodness Ice Cream to expand its dairy products offering. The new range provides consumers with a great tasting choice, is lower in sugar and lower in calories, featuring 310 calories per tub. Apart from being a…

Muller enters natural yogurt category with two new variants in the UK

UK – UK’s leading dairy products brand, Muller has launched its ‘first-ever’ line of natural yogurt in the UK, to offer consumers delightful and wide yoghurt portfolio. The new variants, Müllerlight Natural and Müllerlight Greek Style Natural expands the company’s Official Yogurt of British Athletics range into a yogurt category that Muller has been absent.…

Brookside Dairy seeking Coordinator, maintenance, boiler and laboratory technicians

UGANDA - The leading dairy processing company in East Africa, Brookside Dairy Limited is seeking to hire a Products Quality Improvement Coordinator, maintenance, boiler and laboratory technicians. Products Quality Improvement Coordinator He/She will be reporting to the Quality Assurance manager with responsibilities to monitor and manage adherence to food safety and compliance to regulatory requirement.…

Arla accelerates commitment to achieve carbon net zero dairy with a focus on farms

DENMARK – Arla Foods has launched the ambitious goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% per kilo of milk over the next decade in line with the target to achieve carbon net zero dairy by 2050. Arla is working with its 10,300 farmer owners and is investing in research at the farm level through…

Glanbia Nutritionals launches XtraPro Seasonings for high-protein snacking

USA – Glanbia Nutritionals has launched new XtraPro Seasonings, which it says will help manufacturers meet the growing demand for snacks that are high in protein content. The product is available in various flavors including BBQ, ranch and cheddar, as well as more adventurous options such as garam masala and coconut curry. It can be…