From milk and flavoured drinks, to yogurts, cheeses and desserts, dairy covers a broad spectrum of activities with an equally wide range of issues: everything from rising commodity costs to environmental pressure; obesity to novel process technologies; artisan and high volume production. Isn’t it time to start milking the font of knowledge?
A team two UK food science graduates have won the bronze prize at the European final of food innovation competition Ecotrophelia at food innovation exhibition SIAL in Paris.
New appointments at meat firm Tulip and grocery think-tank IGD lead this month’s photogallery of people moving to new positions within the food and drink industry.
Maintaining calcium levels while young is crucial in helping to prevent osteoporosis in later life.
The growth of lactose-free milk in emerging markets is being driven more by its perceived health benefits than people’s lactose intolerance, new research has found.
Arla Foods could axe up to 22 jobs at its Lockerbie factory, after it announced plans to move some of its butter operation to another site.
A seasoned civil servant, Andrew Kuyk may have joined the PTF at the right time, says Noli Dinkovski.
Choline, a little-known nutrient that has been shown to benefit pregnant women and babies, has for the first time been given a recommended daily intake level by European Food Safety...
Wyke Farms’s master cheese grader Nigel Pooley – the man with the £5M nose – has announced his retirement and will be replaced by Diane Cox.
Nestlé and R&R Ice Cream have completed the deal to create the new joint venture company Froneri, they confirmed today (October 3).
A north Wales dairy producer is set to invest £14M in expanding its operation after winning a supply contract from a major supermarket.
Buckinghamshire yogurt maker Tims Dairy has increased its production to 200t a week with the aid of new end-of-line handling systems supplied by UPM Conveyors.
Manufacturer and ingredients importer Key Food Ingredients has been placed into administration, due to volatile cream and butter prices earlier this year.
An advert by plant-based food manufacturer Alpro has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).
The food and drink sector has seen a large number of appointments and resignations over the past month, with Morrisons, Tulip and Unilever all announcing changes in senior management.
Müller plans to invest an extra £100M into new product development, operations and marketing over the next 18 months to unlock £700M in category growth for the UK dairy sector.
Dairy Crest’s four key brands – Cathedral City, Clover, Country Life and Frylight – are expected to deliver combined volume growth in the first half of this year, according to...
Dairy co-operative Ornua has created 65 new jobs with the opening of its new £32.2M (€38M) butter production and packing facility Kerrygold Park in Ireland this week (September 14).
A ban on the sale of all products made by a Scottish cheesemaker linked to a recent E.coli outbreak that led to the death of a child “was not taken...
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has banned the sale and ordered a recall of all Errington Cheese Ltd’s products following a fatal outbreak of E.coli.
Milk processor Meadow Foods has acquired “strategic” investment from US private equity firm Paine & Partners.
Fears of E.coli contamination in a second unpasteurised cheese brand made by a Scottish producer have prompted a government agency to order its withdrawal from sale.
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has declared that an outbreak of E.coli 0157 in Scotland that led to the death of a child earlier this week is over.
Products formulated for toddlers with nutrition-rich dairy ingredients represent a major untapped opportunity for food and drink manufacturers, a supplier has claimed.
An ice cream maker has breached an EU health claim over statements made on its website in regard to sugar, calcium and vitamins.
Chocolate and caramel are leading flavour innovation in the ice cream market – at the expense of vanilla – according to latest market figures.