The market for dairy permeate is forecast to boom once a global Codex standard is set, possibly as early as 2016.
For the dairy industry to grow and thrive, while remaining globally competitive, one of its biggest challenges will be to sustain a high quality focus, while delivering high-efficiency processes that minimise waste and downtime.
A bacteriophage has showed strong antimicrobial activity against a type of foodborne bacterium that often kills infants after infecting them via infant formula.
GEA was chosen as the main process contractor for a $200 million, 30,000 m2 infant formula manufacturing plant constructed in New Zealand by Chinese dairy processor Yashili.
Fonterra has officially opened its first manufacturing facility in Indonesia.
Fonterra Co-operative has announced it will axe more than 500 jobs as it reviews its entire operation in a bid to improve profitability against a backdrop of plummeting milk prices.
Masterflex peristaltic pumps are suitable for the processing of dairy products such as ice-cream, butter and yoghurt.
Tetra Pak has launched a high-capacity extrusion line for the large-scale production of ice-cream sticks and sandwiches.
The expansion of the FoodWaikato plant will provide development and innovation opportunities for New Zealand's dairy, fruit and vegetable industries.
Tetra Pak has released a new edition of its Dairy Processing Handbook, an industry reference book providing guidance on the key operational steps of dairy processing.
Australian researchers have demonstrated milk fat separation using ultrasonics as the separation technique on a large scale for the first time.
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.