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These are all the posts that have been tagged with yogurt.

Danone sells Stonyfield for WhiteWave

Danone, which has been negotiating to buy American food and beverage company WhiteWave Foods, says that the companies have reached a major step in completing the planned merger.

Flowering Down Under

Kris Lloyd of Woodside Cheese Wrights discusses how she has made her market in South Australia with cheeses and a festival or two.

Look at the science

There continues to be encouraging news about the correlation between dairy and body mass index (BMI). A study published in the Nutrition & Diabetes journal showed that higher total dairy intake was associated with lower BMI, body fat percentage, waist circumference and blood pressure.

Arla investing in Upahl yogurt plant

Arla Foods will invest approximately €19 million at its German Upahl plant this year, which will bring the total investment in the site to €70 million over the last three years.

And a spoon shall lead them

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.

Not just for breakfast

We have been consuming less milk in the house, while at the same time increasing intake of Greek-style yogurt. This is due to the small child developing a keen interest in “yogurt pots,” as they are known.

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.

Getting fortified in India

European dairy exporters may boost sales in India if mandatory fortification is introduced, says Raghavendra Verma in New Delhi.

Look out, 2017 is behind you

Like a pantomime villain, 2016 is being defeated and off it goes into the sunset at the end of the week. Good things did occur, but the loss of many notables made this year a particularly painful one. Never mind. There is always 2017 and much to look forward to.

Less food waste, more food sense

In this season of eating and drinking, it is timely to consider the issue of food waste. For example, Gropper Dairy in Germany has teamed up with the local government to help reduce waste at source, along with recycling and raising consumer awareness.

Going large in Lancashire

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.