Milco SA gets commission nod to acquire Clover Industries

SOUTH AFRICA – The Competition Commission has conditionally approved the US$343.95 million (R4.8bn) sale of South Africa’s branded foods and beverages group Clover Industries Limited to Milco SA. The consortium (Milco SA) led by Tel […]

A quarter of British consumers drinking plant-based milk, Mintel study

UK – A quarter of British consumers are now drinking plant-based milk as a result of shifting trends towards health and wellness as well as environmental concerns, according to a new study by Mintel. The […]

Danone launches So Delicious ‘dairy-free’ oat milk yoghurt range

USA – Danone North America has launched a new range of oat milk yogurt under its So Delicious Dairy Free brand in the US. The new line of Oatmilk Yogurt Alternatives is an extension of […]

Muller invites people to create their own Muller yogurt

UK – British dairy processor, Muller Milk is inviting people to create their own Muller yoghurt using its various recipe combinations as a creative way of growing its dairy brand in the market. The company […]

DSM launches young cheddar and barrel cheese culture

NETHERLANDS – The Dutch bio-science company, Royal DSM has launched a new culture range for young cheddar and barrel cheese. Called DelvoCheese CH-120, the new range is said to be resistant to phage – viruses […]

Lactalis closes deal for Brazilian dairy company Itambe Alimentos

BRAZIL – French dairy group, Lactalis through its subsidiary Lactalis do Brasil has completed acquisition of Brazilian dairy processor, Itambé Alimentos SA. With the deal whose financial details were not disclosed, Lactalis said it would […]

Global breakfast drinks market to reach US$83.83b by 2026

USA – Global breakfast drinks market including gluten-free, starch, lactose-free, high fibre and high protein is expected to reach US$83.83 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of around 4.9%, according to a new report […]

Nigerian state partners Irish dairy firm to explore investments in dairy sector

NIGERIA – The Irish Dairy Milk is set to partner with the Ogun State, south-western of Nigeria, in a major investment with a focus on the dairy and livestock sectors. Speaking during a meeting with […]

FrieslandCampina WAMCO partners IFDC to transform milk production in Nigeria

NIGERIA – FrieslandCampina WAMCO, Nigeria leading dairy processor, has teamed up with the International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) in a drive to transform milk production in the country. This follows an agreement signed between the […]

Arla UK 360 farmers to use 3D imagery to monitor animal welfare

UK – Arla UK 360 farmers, part of Arla Foods’ farming standards programme will trial 3D imagery systems to monitor the cow wellbeing by using data recording and artificial intelligence. The technology will enable farmers […]