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USDA announces plans to purchase surplus cheese and create growth for dairy industry

Posted on: 12 October 2016

The USDA offers to purchase $20 million of cheddar cheese to reduce a private cheese surplus that has reached record levels...


Brexit leaves fragile food manufacturing industry confidence, FDF reveal

Posted on: 12 October 2016

Concerns are mounting within the UK food and drink manufacturing industry a survey of Food and Drink Federation (FDF) members published today reveals...


Is milk the ultimate sports drink?

Posted on: 11 October 2016

The benefits of drinking milk as part of a healthy diet have been well documented, but what is less well known is its effectiveness as a sports drink...


Ranjit Rai appointed Priorclave’s Service Manager

Posted on: 11 October 2016

With nearly 25 years in the Priorclave service department and 10 years as field service manager, Ranjit Rai brings a wealth of knowledge...


Mixed growth for Private Label soft drinks across East and West Europe, says Canadean

Posted on: 11 October 2016

Private Label soft drinks have faced turbulent times in recent years and periods of prosperity seeing volumes fall, according to consumer insight firm Canadean...


Ghana losing out big on global cow’s milk market

Posted on: 10 October 2016

Despite the ever-increasing demand for cow's milk around the world, Ghana continues to miss out on the multi-billion dollar, global dairy market...


Wine and wastewater: How to optimise sludge treatment

Posted on: 10 October 2016

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft detail the challenges of wine wastewater treatment, articulating the importance of adaptation to the surrounding environment...


China to top child obesity table by 2025

Posted on: 10 October 2016

According to a report published by the World Obesity Federation, China might have as many as almost 50 million overweight children (5-18 years) by 2025...


JCS Fish underlines responsible sourcing approach with ‘Chain of Custody’ certifications

Posted on: 6 October 2016

Salmon specialist JCS Fish celebrates another milestone after completing independent assessments to several 'chain of custody' standards...


The world’s rarest whisky goes online with Cask88

Posted on: 5 October 2016

Cask88 releases its much anticipated collection of Scottish whisky for sale globally, coined the world's rarest whisky...


Capaste, an ambassador for Paraguay’s stevia industry joins International Stevia Council

Posted on: 5 October 2016

The Paraguayan Stevia Chamber (Capaste) joins the International Stevia Council (ISC) as a member...


Barry Callebaut celebrates grand opening of its first chocolate factory in Indonesia

Posted on: 5 October 2016

New factory to supply chocolate to GarudaFood as it expands with its first chocolate factory in Indonesia in addition to two cocoa factories in Bandung and Makassar...


Fonterra moves to reduce sugar content in children’s yoghurt

Posted on: 4 October 2016

Fonterra’s Anchor Uno now contains the lowest levels of sugar in any kids’ yoghurt in New Zealand, with 40% less sugar than the original Uno formulation...


Romer Labs launches water-based total fumonisins test kit

Posted on: 4 October 2016

Romer Labs expands its recently launched AgraStrip WATEX product line with the introduction of a water-based total fumonisins test kit...


USDA commits $56 million for local and community food projects, organic research

Posted on: 3 October 2016

United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announces more than $56 million in grants to strengthen local and regional food systems, support farmers markets, and fund organic research...


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