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.
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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).
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.
Lancashire Farm Dairies is a family business. It began in 1984 as Pakeeza Dairies in Rochdale, run by Ghulam Zouq, the current managing director Azhar Zouq’s father.
The Sodiaal Group has appointed Jorge Boucas as chief executive officer of the Sodiaal Group. He will take up his duties as of 1 February 2017.
It is a measure of the stress the agricultural and dairy industries have been under during the past two years, when I witnessed a dustup between EU Agriculture Minister Phil Hogan and Hochland’s CEO Peter Stahl at the European Dairy Association’s Annual Congress in Nice, France.
Arla is set to roll out its unhomogenised Organic Farm Milk in the UK, following good results in its home country of Denmark, where up to 30 per cent of overall milk sales are now organic.
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.
Goat cheese enjoys a long tradition in many countries, according to Julia Büch, food and drink analyst at Mintel. But today, goat cheese trails distantly behind cow’s milk cheese in most of the Western world.