European dairy producers are feeling the effect of Russian bans, according to Lena Smirnova, in Moscow and Andrew Kureth, in Warsaw. In the latest in a string of bans on cheese products entering Russia, the Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights and Protection and Human Wellbeing (Rospotrebnadzor) has banned cheese products made by […]Read more
The publication of the Impact of Physical Activity and Diet on Health report by the Health Select Committee has been welcomed by Dairy UK, who hopes it will spur the government into raising awareness of the importance of healthy eating and physical activity.
Dairy has suffered a fair amount over the last year or so, due to the persistent drag of low farmgate prices on the industry.
As Dairy Industries International recently reported, a survey of UK consumers by Anchor Cheddar revealed that the traditional cheese sandwich was in decline. Over 55% of the nation had not eaten a cheese sandwich in the week the survey was commissioned.
Weight Watchers has launched a new healthier ice cream in the UK market, which replaces some of the sugar in the product with stevia.
The ice cream market in the US is exptected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 2.09% in revenue, and rise by 1.46% in volume terms through 2018, according to a report from TechNavio.