Fonterra has commissioned a new dairy ingredients plant in the Netherlands. The plant produces whey and lactose specialty ingredients for high-value paediatric, maternal and sports nutrition products.
Contract research centre NIZO Food Research has developed a tool called Process Scan that it says will enable infant formula producers to increase production capacity by an average of 10%.
Natural, edible coatings with an antimicrobial capacity have been found to increase the shelf life of soft cheeses.
The Berry Rural Cooperative has commenced work on its new dairy processing plant. Once operational, the plant will be able to process 18,000 litres of milk per day.
Glanbia Nutritionals achieved energy savings and improved product quality and reliabiity in its cheddaring plant by replacing conventional rotary lobe vacuum pumps with Busch Mink claw vacuum pumps.
The Yili Oceania Production Base has been officially opened in Waimate, South Island. It will reportedly be the world's largest integrated dairy production base.
Freedom Foods has signed an MoU with Chinese company New Hope Group to develop a long-term milk supply through large-scale, Australian dairy farms that will supply Freedom's UHT operations and potential fresh milk processing operations.
Fonterra has opened a UHT greenfield plant in Waitoa, New Zealand.
Fonterra has announced an agreement with the NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) to help developing countries build viable dairy industries and increase dairy nutrition knowledge.
Kaeser Compressors has satisfied Tatura Milk Industries' stringent internal benchmarks for air quality in its food-processing operations.
A new US dairy processing plant will feature advanced wastewater treatment technology that radically improves biomass recovery and effluent quality, harnesses green energy from waste streams and reduces its carbon footprint.
Compagnie des Fromages was seeking to reduce its energy usage and CO2 emissions by investing in a process that heats and cools in a single cycle, and also through the use of key energy-saving components.
Finland's love of milk is not a recent phenomenon as it seems that the ancient Finns were dairy farming at latitudes 60° north of the equator as long as 4500 years ago.
'Junior milk' products aimed at toddlers offer few nutritional benefits and trade on "parental guilt" that fussy eaters aren't getting all the nutrients they need, consumer watchdog Choice has claimed.
Fonterra has signed an agreement with Abbott to develop a dairy farm hub in China. The hub would be Fonterra's third in the country.