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Danone launches €1 billion efficiency programme

Danone has launched a €1 billion efficiency programme. CEO Emmanuel Faber notes, “While we delivered a robust performance in 2016, the challenges we faced, including a slower turnaround of dairy in Europe and major market volatility, are a clear case to step up in our ability to seize consumer opportunities and improve our efficiency.

Free-from and organic growing quickly

According to new research from Euromonitor International, foods and beverages offering health benefits, such as free-from, and organic properties, drove value sales in 2016, with organic increasing by 6.8 percent to reach US$36 billion (€33.8bn) and free-from increasing by 7% to reach US$32 billion (€30bn).

Trending now

Interest in Austrian products is growing in China, Salzburg Milch reported last week. Another example of cross-border trade is Fonterra’s move to make whiter butter for the Middle Eastern market.

Vilsack named at US Dairy Export Council

The US Dairy Export Council (USDEC) says that former US Department of Agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack has joined the organisation as president and CEO, effective 1 February.

Aseptic market to grow by 2022

The market for aseptic processing, by equipment is projected to reach US$12.24 billion (€11.5bn) by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 3.8% from 2017, in terms of value, according to a report from Markets and Markets.

Dairy trade faces headwinds, says Rabobank

The trade in dairy products has suffered a number of massive blows in the last three years and is set to continue face headwinds going forward, according to Kevin Bellamy, global dairy strategist at Rabobank.

Say premium cheese

One of the top trends predicted for the next year by Julian Melletin of New Nutrition Business is that more people will say yes to cheese in many formats, particularly as snacking becomes more of a common event.

Gruyere is top at Swiss cheese awards

Winners of the 10th Swiss Cheese Awards have been selected, with the overall winner Jean-Claude Pittet from Alpage Les Amburnex for his Gruyére d’alpage AOP.