Commenting on Unilever's decision to divest its margarine division, Pinar Hosafci, food analyst at Euromonitor International, says, "It is no secret that consumers have grown skeptical of health claims in spreads, and are returning to butter as they look for more natural and wholesome alternatives in their diets.
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In response to growing demand for nutritious dairy products in Sub-Saharan Africa, Arla is setting up a new sales and packaging facility in Accra, Ghana.
In the first months of this year, exports of butter from the EU fell by about a quarter, while exports halved in Australia.
Cheshire, UK cheesemaker FJ Need (Foods) has been acquired by Irish agri-food co-operative Ornua. The multi-million pound acquisition was facilitated by legal firm Jolliffe & Co LLP.
Royal FrieslandCampina has announced that as of 1 January 2018 it will be splitting its organisation into four global business groups: Consumer Dairy, Specialised Nutrition, Ingredients and Basic Dairy.
Germany’s Uckermärker Milch dairy, a subsidiary of the Swiss Hochdorf Group, will reposition itself.
Due to lower organic milk production in Switzerland being seen, the country’s organic butter storage is getting very low, so processors are thinking of importing organic milk.
Silvestre Tulumba Investimentos (STI) in Angola has chosen GEA for the building of a turnkey dairy powder packing plant.
According to BBC News, Arla has warned that the UK could face a butter and cream shortage this Christmas.
Promising to make DMK future-proof, DMK CEO Ingo Müller says, “The DMK Group is moving on,” at a recent press conference in Bremen.
In the EU, milk and dairy products have been legally recognised for decades as unique in their nutritional composition, quality and source, being the secretion from a mammal.
Online sales of Northern Ireland’s Abernethy Butter have soared following support for the company’s hand-crafted products from celebrity chef Nigella Lawson.
Recovery of milk prices globally is the good news contained in Rabobank’s most recent quarterly report on the dairy industry.
Global milk production levels continue to recover following the sharp contraction in late 2016, according to the Rabobank Global Dairy Quarterly Q2 2017.
According to VEBU, more consumers are choosing plant food for various reasons. Alternatives to milk and dairy products have arrived in the middle of society and occupy a permanent place in the gastronomy and retail trade.