Yoghurt and cheese experience consistent high value retail sales growth, while consumption remains low in China’s dairy market

Yoghurt and cheese are winning categories in China’s dairy market. Chinese consumers are willing to pay a premium for dairy products with health-related attributes. Imported dairy options are still more popular despite consumers regaining their confidence in domestic milk sources. While the overall dairy market in China is growing stably, the various categories are experiencing Read more about Yoghurt and cheese experience consistent high value retail sales growth, while consumption remains low in China’s dairy market[…]

The Plant-Based Phenomenon Is Growing

The Plant-Based Phenomenon Is Growing A large number of consumers are modifying their diets, eating less meat and dairy and more fruits and vegetables. Some make the switch to an entirely vegan or plant-based lifestyle, but still more are flexible about what they can or cannot eat. “A third of the population considers themselves to Read more about The Plant-Based Phenomenon Is Growing[…]

Functional and personal: NZMP highlights top trends shaping dairy food and beverage manufacturing

Functional and personal: NZMP highlights top trends shaping dairy food and beverage manufacturing NZMP, Fonterra’s global dairy ingredients B2B brand, has released its insights into business-shaping forces in the dairy industry, ranking naturally functional food ingredients and personalization as the top global consumer food and beverage trends.  “NZMP teams in over 130 markets are seeing Read more about Functional and personal: NZMP highlights top trends shaping dairy food and beverage manufacturing[…]

Australian Dairy Farms plans organic infant formula

Australian Dairy Farms plans organic infant formula Shares in Australian Dairy Farms have soared after the dairy farm operator said it is planning to produce organic infant formula for Australian and overseas markets. Australian Dairy Farms intends to convert its six Victorian dairy farms to organic production in the first step of the plan, which Read more about Australian Dairy Farms plans organic infant formula[…]

Convenience in Asia: Indonesia and India among the world’s fastest growing processed food retail markets

Global innovation within the processed meat, poultry and fish categories has increased over the years and many markets with the highest growth potential are from the Asia Pacific region. New research from global market intelligence agency Mintel reveals that Asia is home to the world’s fastest growing retail markets for processed meat, poultry and fish, Read more about Convenience in Asia: Indonesia and India among the world’s fastest growing processed food retail markets[…]

BiPro Introduces Whey protein-based Berry Burst Protein Water

Source: PR Newswire BiPro has introduced Berry Burst as the newest flavor of BiPro Protein Water. Berry Burst is naturally flavored, offers fresh, smooth taste and still packs 20 grams of lean, clean protein per bottle. It’s a refreshing burst of berry, naturally. The new flavor stays true to BiPro’s clean label promise. Berry Burst Read more about BiPro Introduces Whey protein-based Berry Burst Protein Water[…]

Canadian giant meat company to expand into plant protein products – acquires Lightlife Foods for $145 million

Maple Leaf Foods has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Brynwood Partners VI L.P. to acquire Lightlife Foods, Inc., a leading manufacturer and brand of refrigerated plant-based protein foods in the United States, for US$140 million, and related costs. The transaction will be financed from cash on hand. Based on current operating Read more about Canadian giant meat company to expand into plant protein products – acquires Lightlife Foods for $145 million[…]

Coca-Cola With Dietary Fiber to Launch in Japan

Coca-Cola Plus is the latest brand to join Coca-Cola Japan’s portfolio of Food of Specified Health Use (FOSHU) drinks – a large and growing segment of the country’s competitive beverage market. The first-ever Coca-Cola approved as FOSHU by the Japanese government will roll out nationwide next month in eye-catching white packaging after more than a Read more about Coca-Cola With Dietary Fiber to Launch in Japan[…]