Milk is unique in that it is readily converted to a variety of foods through the use of minimal processing and the addition of a few simple ingredients. In the case of cheese and fermented dairy foods, such as kefir, sour cream and yogurt, those ingredients include cultures and enzymes.
Canadian dairy cooperative Agropur announced it promoted Maxime Devourdy to the role of president, ingredients and corporate strategy.
Farmer-owned dairy cooperative Darigold, Inc. announced the departure of chief executive officer Joe Coote, as well as the appointment of board chairman Allan Huttema as interim CEO.
Kerry Group PLC agreed to acquire part of the global lactase enzyme business of Chr. Hansen Holding A/S and Novozymes A/S on a carve-out basis.
Many dairy-centric organizations think the FDA’s draft guidance for the naming of plant-based foods that are marketed and sold as alternatives to milk is not enough to prevent misleading labeling.
Chobani announced that it acquired ready-to-drink coffee company La Colombe for $900 million.
ADM agreed to acquire Revela Foods, which develops and manufactures dairy flavor ingredients and systems.
Kwik Trip Inc., a convenience store chain operating more than 865 locations, plans to invest more than $151 million to expand operations across multiple locations in Wisconsin.
New data from the US Department of Agriculture revealed that US shoppers consumed a record amount of cheese in 2022, with the per capita reaching close to 42 pounds per person, while consumption of all dairy products registered at 653 pounds per person.
Byrne Dairy, Inc., received a $1 million grant that the company revealed it will use to expand its extended shelf-life and aseptic operations at its facility in DeWitt, NY.