Food and drink manufacturers face “a big crunch”, as the consequences of the public health and environmental damage associated with the over production of meat and dairy foods begins to...
Dairy Crest’s spreads business was hit by fewer butter promotions and higher cream costs, dragging down overall sales, the manufacturer reported in its first half financial figures.
Ireland is preparing to increase its dairy production by 50% after the EU abolishes milk quotas in 2015.
Sternchemie says its spray-dried coconut milk powder offers many benefits for large-scale food preparation. SternCream can be used in wet and dry products, is said to be easy to process,...
Müller Dairy at Market Drayton in Shropshire has installed a Linkx A3 carton tray erector in a project to increase the level of automation in its repack area.
Weighing and bagging grated cheese is a tricky process because the texture makes the product stick to the weighing machine and clump together.
To help dairy manufacturers control contamination of fermented dairy products by yeast and mould, DuPont Nutrition & Health has introduced Holdbac YM Plus, part of the Danisco range. The product...
Arla Foods Ingredients has launched a processing solution that enables makers of traditional Greek strained yogurts to profit from their acid whey waste stream.
Fat in food doesn’t always get a bad press. A recent headline in The Times on October 23 read: ‘Butter is good for you, says heart doctor’. This must have...
The detrimental effects of industrial trans fatty acids (TFAs) on heart health are beyond dispute and limiting their intake will lower cardiovascular disease (CVD), a new study has concluded.
First Milk’s partnership with cheese supplier Adams Foods could create up to 100 new jobs and would represent at least an extra 50,000t of first-year sales for Adams Foods.
The chances of the European Commission (EC) approving the latest bid to use the term ‘probiotic’ as a ‘generic descriptor’ are slim, according to law firm Eversheds.
A government reshuffle, which saw food and farming minister David Heath and fisheries minister Richard Benyon both lose their jobs, leads our selection of people on the move in the...
Ingredients supplier Volac’s first foray into the retail market with high protein juice drink Upbeat has helped the dairy sector deliver on its voluntary pledge to tackle health issues –...
Government efforts to urge food manufacturers to slash saturated fat in products could be “barking up the wrong tree”, according to industry experts.
Müller Wiseman has safeguarded fresh milk supplies to customers after its ‘advanced’ Hampton Lovett dairy near Droitwich, Worcestershire, was hit by fire earlier this week.
First Milk’s plan to close its Maelor cheese packing site near Wrexham, with the loss of up to 231 jobs, will damage the local economy, Unite the union has warned.
Two TV adverts for Unilever’s Flora pro-activ spread, which claimed ‘No other food lowers cholesterol more,’ have been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).–
Meadow Foods has appointed Mark Chantler as its new group commercial director.
Rising food prices will prompt more than a third of UK consumers to buy more own-label food and drink products, reveals research from consumer insight organisation Nielsen.
A machine design for keeping ice cream cones upright during filling that has been used for decades has finally been granted a patent.
Congratulations to all the food and drink businesses shortlisted in the Food and Drink Manufacturing Excellence Awards (FMEAs).
Dairy farmer Quickes has teamed up with distributor Cheese Cellar to make an elderflower cheese.
Müller Dairy acquired Nom Dairy UK last month for an undisclosed sum in a deal that further consolidates the UK dairy sector.
It was a vintage year for entries in the Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards (FMEA), according to Paul Wilkinson, chairman of the judging panel.