Processing > Dairy

Frozen yoghurt a hot trend in Korea

11 March, 2013

Of all the places you’d expect frozen yoghurt to be popular, South Korea would be unlikely to rate a mention. Yet the country is one of the biggest markets for frozen yoghurt, according to Dirk Pretorius.

Fonterra and A-ware go Dutch

08 March, 2013

New Zealand-based Fonterra and Dutch company A-ware Food Group have been given the green light to develop a new cheese and dairy ingredients plant in the Netherlands.

Fonterra to develop $100m UHT plant

05 March, 2013

Fonterra will invest more than NZ$100 million in a new UHT milk processing plant at its Waitoa site in New Zealand. CEO Theo Spierings said the new plant would enable the co-operative to meet growing demand for UHT products in Asia.

New lactose manufacturing plant for Denmark

31 January, 2013

Arla Foods Ingredients has revealed plans to invest €120 million in a new lactose manufacturing facility in Denmark.

Seven more Listeria cases linked to Jindi Cheese

21 January, 2013

A further seven cases of Listeria linked to batches of Jindi soft cheese have been identified, bringing the total to 18 cases nationally.

Discount milk at Coles Express a “shallow marketing tactic”

11 January, 2013

Coles’ move to offer discount fresh milk at its Coles Express stores has angered Queensland dairy farmers, who say the supermarket giant has learnt nothing from the supermarket price wars.

Is the welfare of the NZ and Aust dairy herds being neglected?

22 November, 2012 by Janette Woodhouse

Are New Zealand and Australian cows being treated more poorly than those in Russia where daylight saving has been abandonded to reduce stress on the herd?

Independent spray dryer an “amazing opportunity” for NZ manufacturers

21 November, 2012

Tetra Pak was commissioned to build New Zealand’s only independent spray dryer at Hamilton’s Waikato Innovation Park. The dryer can produce half a tonne of whole milk powder per hour and operate for up to 21 hours a day.

Krones EvoGuard aseptic valve range

20 November, 2012

EvoGuard aseptic valves are used for shutting off pipes in aseptic and sterile processes, or for separating hostile media in aseptic and sterile processes.

Warrnambool Cheese and Butter reports “strong” profit

28 August, 2012

Despite recording decreased profits and increased milk intake, the Warrnambool Butter and Cheese Factory (WBCF) has described its net operating profit for the last financial year as “strong”.

Lower pasteurisation temperature may limit spore germination

22 August, 2012 by Stacey Shackford

Even if milk has been pasteurised to kill off microbes that can cause food spoilage and disease, certain bacterial strains can survive the heat shock as spores and cause milk to curdle in storage. Now it seems that higher pasteurisation temperatures may aid spore germination.

Murray Goulburn to invest $200m to grow business locally and globally

09 August, 2012

Murray Goulburn Co-operative (MG) has announced its plans to invest $200 million in state-of-the-art dairy food manufacturing facilities for UHT milk, cheese, butter and spreads.

Fonterra to open processing plant in Netherlands

05 June, 2012

Fonterra has signed a memorandum of understanding with Netherlands-based company A-ware Food Group to establish a cheese and dairy factory in the Netherlands. The companies plan to open two factories side by side: A-ware will operate a cheese plant and Fonterra will operate a dairy ingredients plant.

Cadbury and Coles boost Tassie dairy industry

04 June, 2012

The Tasmanian dairy industry has been boosted by a partnership between Coles and Cadbury, with dairy farmers now supplying 78 million L of fresh milk yearly to the chocolate manufacturer.

Tetra Lactenso Aseptic with OneStep technology

24 April, 2012

The Tetra Lactenso Aseptic with OneStep technology incorporates UHT white milk production within a single process.

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