Fonterra's new mozzarella plant at its Clandeboye site is now up and running, doubling the company's production of the cheese to produce enough mozzarella for 300 million pizzas each year.
SPX Corporation has been awarded a contract by the Midfield Group to help establish a new dairy powder processing plant in Australia. The facility will produce both whole and skim milk powder and will also include an anhydrous milk fat (AMF) processing line.
While organic dairy remains a specialty product, more people are choosing organic dairy - and this trend is expected to continue, particularly in South-East Asia, China and the US, according to Craig Deadman, Fonterra's global business manager for organics.
SPX's Flow Food and Beverage business has been awarded the contract to design and install a new processing system for Arla Foods' fresh milk dairy - the largest of its kind in the world.
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.