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We are nearing blast off as Article 50 is set to be triggered on Wednesday this week by British Prime Minister Theresa May. I spent last Wednesday at the European Dairy Association's policy conference, listening to European dairy leaders celebrate European unity and bemoan the loss of key EU member the UK.
It’s often the little things in life that irk a person. One personal bugbear of mine is being addressed by Rachel’s, which has added spoons to its on-the-go breakfast yogurt pots in the UK. I applaud this measure as so often, you’re out and about, and to have to remember to grab the spoon from the pile in the supermarket after the checkout and while you’re galloping towards a train, while not spilling your coffee as well.
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.
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).
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.
Marcus-Dominic Hauck will assume the position of chief operating officer at DMK Ice Cream on 1 April.
A recent deal secured between Bodnant, a Welsh food centre and Trader Joe’s in the US highlights two things: the continued viewing of British based dairy as a quality product, and the importance of building bridges between countries for exports.
Chilled food distributor NFT has been awarded a new three-year contract by Yoplait UK, an affiliate of General Mills UK.
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.
Ornua Nutrition Ingredients and EasiYo, a homemade, fresh yogurt brand from New Zealand, have entered into a supply partnership.
The rapid emergence of turmeric as the next big “naturally functional” ingredient is a perfect example of how you don’t need health claims to succeed.
With some uncertainty about sustainability in the year ahead, Organic Monitor has given its predictions for sustainable foods in 2017.
Around 516 packages were sent to the poorest people in Europe by the German dairy Zott in Mertingen in December.
Arla Foods is raising its milk price to owners by a further two eurocents per kilogramme from 1 January.
Milk supply from dairy export regions has fallen sharply, by 2.6m tonnes in the second half of 2016, with milk volumes from Oceania and Europe severely challenged, according to agricultural bank Rabobank’s Dairy Quarterly Q4 2016 report.