Food allergies are on the rise in children, creating allergen-free public areas, food products and school policies to manage those that are life-threatening. Cow's milk allergy is common in babies and can potentially lead to other intolerances without awareness and intervention.
Following a major review of its European ingredientsâ operations, Ornua has announced a proposal to close its Whitchurch site in the UK and transfer the production currently undertaken there to its Nantwich cheese ingredients facility.
'Margarita', a social project launched by Danone in 2010 to support and develop Mexico's network of small milk producers, has received US$1.3m in funding from a collaboration agreement with IDB Lab (Laboratorio de InnovaciÃn del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo) with the potential to triple the amount of small dairy producers in the country.
Bosch has agreed to sell its packaging machinery business in Waiblingen, Germany, to a newly incorporated entity managed by CVC Capital Partners (CVC), at the end of the year for an undisclosed amount.
To support producers in meeting the demand for plant-based ingredients in fresh dairy and non-dairy products, US-headquartered SPX FLOW has been developing and testing processes at its ENIL Innovation Centre in Mamirolle, France.
In Nigeria, a partnership extension agreement on the Dairy Development Programme (DDP) between FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC and International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) has been signed.