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Focus: Quality, innovation driving Chinese milk

Chinese dairy companies dominate the country's highly consolidated liquid milk sector. A focus on quality and innovation is driving growing...

Comment: How dairy can leverage nutrition

Consumer awareness of nutrition is on the rise and globally. While salt and sugar reduction have grabbed the headlines, with campaign groups...

Focus: Delivering dairy to Indian consumers

Dairy and energy sector experts are optimistic about effective cold chain solutions they say are being developed for India’s dairy sector. S...

Why China was central to Nestle executive change

Nestle's operations in Asia, Oceania and Africa have had a challenging few quarters. CFO Wan Ling Martello has been asked to take charge of...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Muller Wiseman mulls branded milk move 28 Apr 2015

Katy Askew

Sales volumes are rising in the UK liquid milk category but value has been squeezed as retailers zone in on price. Four pints of milk for GBP1 has become the norm in a category dominated by own label. In an effort to build value in the UK liquid milk sector, Muller Wiseman Dairies plans to develop its own milk brand. Katy Askew spoke to Rebecca Oliver-Mooney, Muller Wiseman's category and marketing controller, on the sidelines of the Canadean dairy innovation summit to find out more.


Interview: Al Rawabi's foray into functional dairy 7 Apr 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Statistics in the UAE show more than seven in ten of the country's 9.3m citizens are deficient in vitamin D. With a government keen to promote vitamin and mineral-rich diets, opportunities are opening up for food companies. Local dairy manufacturer Al Rawabi is one local firm looking to capitalise on through the launch of its "functional" dairy range. General manager Dr. Ahmed El Tigani tells Hannah Abdulla more.

Latest News

Yildiz Holding "to sell Ak Gida to Lactalis" 5 May 15

Dean Best

Yildiz Holding has reportedly struck a deal to sell Turkish dairy arm Ak Gida to Lactalis.


Dean Foods brings milk brands under single label 5 May 15

Hannah Abdulla

Dean Foods has consolidated all of its milk brands under one label in a bid to boost sales.


General Mills cuts Yoplait sugar by 25% 5 May 15

Katy Askew

General Mills has announced plans to cut the level of sugar in its original Yoplait yoghurt in the US by 25%.


First Milk launches CNP protein shake 5 May 15

Hannah Abdulla

First Milk has launched a range of high-protein milkshakes under its CNP sports nutrition brand in the UK.


Russia "likely to extend food embargo" 1 May 15

Katy Askew

Russia looks likely to extend its embargo on food from countries including the EU and US beyond the 7 August deadline.


First Milk to cut jobs, milk prices 1 May 15

Katy Askew

UK dairy co-operative First Milk has announced plans to cut around 70 jobs and reduce the price it pays farmers as the group works to improve its financial position.

Latest blogs

Should more dairy firms target bone health? 29 Apr 15

Hannah Abdulla

A growing awareness of bone health in the UK is presenting a big opportunity for dairy manufacturers in the UK, a report from Canadean has revealed.


The Irish Dairy Board unveils logo for new name 31 Mar 15

Dean Best

Timed to coincide with the end of EU quotas on dairy production today (31 March), Irish co-operative The Irish Dairy Board has published the logo for its new corporate name, Ornua.

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