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Dairy APPG elects new chair

Simon Hoare MP (Conservative, North Dorset) has been elected chair of the Dairy All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) following the group’s AGM on 20 July.

Posted 21 July 2016

AD plant turns ice cream into power

A project involving ice cream manufacturer R&R Ice Cream, Iona Capital and resource management company Veolia, is turning ice cream by-product into biogas for the National Grid.

Posted 20 July 2016

Rice cake NPD

Rice producer Riso Gallo has introduced Rice Cakes to its brand portfolio.

Posted 20 July 2016

British pork products

Potted meats and spreads manufacturer Binghams has launched two new products: Potted Pulled Pork and BBQ Pork Spread.

Posted 19 July 2016

Round-Up: Processing

Here is your weekly round-up of processing news. Next week’s round-up will focus on Shelf Life news.

Posted 19 July 2016

Fatal E. coli outbreak linked to salad leaves

Public Health England (PHE) and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) are continuing to investigate an outbreak of E. coli O157, which has been linked with eating mixed salad leaves.

Posted 18 July 2016

Heineken supports new engineering university

The New Model In Technology & Engineering (NMITE), Britain’s first new ‘greenfield’ university in 40 years, has received a £50,000 donation from Heineken.

Posted 18 July 2016

Protein packed flapjack

MBM Enterprises, Blackfriars Bakery has announced the launch of Lumberjack Protein Packed Flapjack Bars, offering a gluten-free, protein rich snack bar suitable for vegetarians.

Posted 18 July 2016

Sauce trio

With barbecue season well underway, Empire Bespoke Foods has further bolstered its French’s portfolio with the addition of a trio of deep south inspired barbecue sauces.

Posted 15 July 2016

Double the chocolate

Mondelēz International has unveiled Mikado’s new flavour, King Double Choc, with twice the chocolate of Mikado King.

Posted 14 July 2016

Ball completes acquisition of Rexam

Ball Corporation has announced the completion of its acquisition of Rexam PLC for approximately $6.1 billion of cash and equity, plus the assumption of approximately $2.4 billion of net debt, making Ball the largest manufacturer of beverage cans in the world.

Posted 14 July 2016

Appeal of lactose-free in emerging markets

An overwhelming number of consumers of lactose-free dairy in emerging markets say that their main purchase driver is the health appeal of lactose-free products, not merely lactose intolerance, according to DSM’s latest Global Insight Series report.

Posted 14 July 2016