Cargill partners with Danish firm to invest in potato starch production facility

DENMARK – Cargill, in a joint venture with AKV Langholt AmbA, has invested US$22.5 million in a new potato starch production unit at Langholt facility in Denmark. According to the company, the operation of the facility will produce starches that will add to Cargill’s SimPure portfolio as the company anticipates the global pre-gelatinized starch industry…

Arla Foods plans to close Danish dairy

DENMARK – Danish dairy cooperative Arla Foods has announced plans to close its Brabrand Dairy with plans to move the production operations to other sites in Denmark, Holland and Germany. The company says that while the European market for yoghurt products is increasing each day, the Brabrand dairy facility has shown inability to expand into…

Carlsberg Group CEO joins WEF’s Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders

DENMARK – Carlsberg Group CEO Cees ’t Hart, has joined the CEO Climate Leaders, an organization that brings together the private sector to support concrete, business-led climate solutions and innovations. The group of 79 chief executives came together with a belief that the private sector had a responsibility to actively engage in global efforts to…

Chr. Hansen launches probiotic culture to tap into kids market

DENMARK – Danish supplier Chr. Hansen has launched a new probiotic culture solution for kids’ drinking yogurt, seeking to tap into the market for dairy products targeted at children. The new product, ProKids, a concept solution for probiotic children’s drinking yogurt, is a newly developed freeze-dried DVS culture, nu-trish GY-1, which contains the LGG probiotic strain together with…

Palsgaard develops world’s first palm-free emulsifier

DENMARK – Danish ingredients company Palsgaard has developed the world’s first palm-free, powdered emulsifier, which focuses on solving the challenges faced by the industry in the quest to remove palm-oil from cake recipes, without damaging products quality. Palsgaard SA 6615, the new ingredient, offers the same fast and instant aeration and emulsification as cake gels,…

Oil agency mulls partnership with Danish firm on animal feeds

NIGERIA - The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said it would partner a Danish firm, Unibio A/S Limited in a joint venture operation to produce animal feeds with the government of Denmark financially guaranteeing the project with 10 per cent equity finance. The corporation in a recent statement from its Group General Manager, Public…