While consumers take the technology of milk cartons for granted, a lot of high science is employed to ensure the cartons do their job.
Competition between milk processors, contracts between processors and farmers, global supply markets and the profitability of dairy farms will all be examined by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over the next 12 months under directions from the Australian Government.
SPX Flow has available a range of equipment for the delivery of complete infant formula processing plants, from reception through to drying.
A joint project by OAL and the University of Lincoln has found that cooking with steam infusion can reduce the fat in dairy-based sauces by up to 20%, while still enhancing the qualities consumers enjoy such as flavour and mouthfeel.
Cheese sales are gradually declining, but some consumers remain highly loyal, according to research from Roy Morgan.
The Tetra Pak Ice Cream Filler A3 produces up to 18,000 ice-cream cones/h. It features a cone dispenser that is capable of handling different cones and cups, an easy-to-operate chocolate sprayer and a precise lid dispenser.
Daily infusions with a chemical commonly associated with feelings of happiness have been shown to increase calcium levels in the blood of cows that had just given birth.
Demand for internationally supplied infant formula in China has skyrocketed, but without GMP and clean water, Australia's ability to deliver may be hampered.
One in six Australian adults are avoiding milk and dairy foods — mostly without a medical diagnosis — leading to concerns over the public health impact, particularly for women.
It's typically treated as waste, but acid whey is a valuable raw material that many dairy companies are yet to tap into, according to Arla Foods Ingredients.
Arla Foods Ingredients has developed a milk protein-based solution that enables dairies to utilise 100% of their milk in the manufacturing process — with zero by-products or waste.
Top consumer and innovation trends for dairy in 2016 include targeting niche consumer groups, creating new occasions for dairy consumption and snacking on the go.
Murray Goulburn Co-operative (MG) has announced the resignation of its CEO Gary Helou, following a revised profit forecast and cut in milk prices paid to farmers.
Tetra Pak has acquired Laude, a Dutch manufacturer of plastic moulds used in hard and semi-hard cheese production.
The Tetra Pak Homogenizer 500 is a high-capacity food processing homogeniser that can produce up to 63,600 L/h.