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The world's largest milk powder dryer at Fonterra's Darfield, New Zealand site kicked into gear last week producing its first batches of whole milk powder which will be exported to more than 20 markets worldwide including the Middle East, China and Southeast Asia.
Fruit flavors dominate the yogurt market, featuring in over two-thirds of global launches recorded by Innova Market Insights
A fresh cheese called Helix from Muratbey Foods, Istanbul, Turkey, is the result of four years of research and development, the company said.
Owing to the drastic growth of imports, China will implement the new “Test, Quarantine and Supervision Methods for Import and Export of Dairy Products” beginning in May. There is a strengthened test, quarantine and supervision over the importation of dairy products, which are intended to improve the overall quality level of imported products.
Arla Foods said 2012 revenues rose 15% to about $11.3 billion and consolidated net profit was 3% of revenues ($340 million), highest in its history.
Sales of milk products and ice cream increased 5.7% in 2012.
Chinese and U.S. regulators approved a dairy certificate ensuring that the flow of U.S. dairy goods into the largest dairy importer in the world continues unabated.
SIG Combibloc said this month that it has begun work on the second stage of a plant expansion in Parana state, Brazil. An investment of more than 36 million Euros (100 million Brazilian reais) to install an extrusion line will make allow the company to laminate unprocessed cardboard on-site for the aseptic carton packs.
Arla says it is increasing its strategic focus on markets outside of the EU, specifically Russia, China and the Middle East & Africa region.
British journalist Geoff Platt found 10 noteworthy dairy foods and beverages at SIAL, the Paris show devoted to food and beverages.