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Natural and alternative sweeteners for dairy foods

Health advocates have been whacking the sugar piñata. Consumers say they are cutting back, but sales receipts tell a different story. Dairy processors seek sweetening systems that allow for flavor but reduce the calorie count.
April 9, 2014

Dairy processors are in the “customer-is-always-right” business. But lately, knowing just what the customer is right about can test the faculties of even the keenest student of consumer behavior.


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Working with cocoa in ice cream

To formulate a quality product, you must understand the properties and attributes of cocoa and chocolate. Then you can achieve the desired flavor, body, texture and color.
April 8, 2014

 Chocolate is second only to vanilla as the most popular ice cream flavor in the United States. Therefore, it is a major component of the product portfolios of most ice cream companies, representing on average of 8% to 10% of the volume of a typical portfolio.  


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Natural cheese products still winning against processed

Refrigerated grated, crumbled and shredded cheeses are still winners for the natural cheese category, while imitation cheese loaf and shreds show promise in the processed cheese category.
April 7, 2014

Convenience is the key. Shred it, grate it, crumble it. Consumers like their cheese ready-to-go, whether it’s natural or processed, though natural is still winning the game. 


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Equipment, lab tests, employee training contribute to food safety

Go beyond HACCP plans and GMPs to assure that dairy foods are manufactured safely. Take advantage of advances in CIP technology, detection devices and environmental air samplers.
April 6, 2014

Ensuring compliance with food safety standards in an increasingly complex regulatory environment can be challenging for dairy processors.


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Annual earnings

Tetra Pak net sales grew 3.5% in 2013

Sales of Tetra Prisma Aseptic portion packs and Tetra Brik Aseptic Edge 1 liter were up 35% and 75% respectively.
April 4, 2014

Tetra Pak, a supplier of food processing and packaging systems for dairies and other industries, said net sales for 2013 rose 3.5% to €11.1 billion.


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Mixers, blenders

Powder Process-Solutions’ sanitary mixing and blending systems

April 4, 2014
Powder Process-Solutions offers mixing and blending systems focused on consistency and repeatability for both continuous and batch mixing systems.
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Functional ingredients

Paradise Fruits rebrands its fruit ingredients business

April 2, 2014
Ingredient specialist, Paradise Fruits, rebrands its fruit ingredient business with new modern look and new products.
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Tradeshow

DuPont Nutrition & Health to present new fungi control solution at International Cheese Technology Expo

Cheese-tailored solutions from the DuPont Danisco Range will be featured April 22-24, Milwaukee, Wis., Wisconsin Center, Booth 815
April 1, 2014
DuPont Nutrition & Health is set to showcase new fungi control solution at the International Cheese Technology Expo.
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Supplier news

Thermo Fisher’s new West Coast facility offers off-site screening

March 31, 2014
Thermo Fisher Scientific’s new West Coast facility provides off-site product contamination and anomaly screening.
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The stainless steel first in – first out accumulation table from Dairy Conveyor

March 31, 2014

 The stainless steel first in – first out accumulation table from Dairy Conveyor Corp.’s DCC Automation division is designed specifically for the most demanding of food processing and dairy applications. 


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Agropur, Natrel Division USA, St. Paul, Minn.

 At its Natrel Division plant in St. Paul, Minn, Agropur makes rBST-free white and flavored milk, heavy whipping cream, half n half, buttermilk, organic milk, nutritional drinks and shakes and sport drinks. Nondairy beverages (soy, rice, coconut, and almond) coffee creamers, broth and sauces. 

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