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January 25, 2013News for professionals in the dairy foods industry

  Industry News 
  • Unilever CEO touts Magnum growth
    Unilever CEO Paul Polman told analysts that sales of ice cream brand Magnum have doubled in four years, to more than $1.34 billion. Such growth should appeal to investors, he said. Sales in the company's food category increased 2% last year, while volume decreased 1%. FoodNavigator (1/24) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Health & Nutrition 
  • Cosucra sees opportunity in indulgent, healthier ice cream
    Ingredient company Cosucra says it is seeing increasing demand for ice cream that promises indulgence with lower fat or reduced sugar. "Increasing concerns about weight management and diabetes have led manufacturers to develop products that help consumers to indulge without guilt by cutting calories, fat, and/or sugars," according to a Cosucra report, "Yummy & Healthy Innovations in Ice Creams." FoodNavigator (1/23) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Tetra Pak manager talks caps and closures
    Caps and closures keep drinks fresh and safe and play an important role in the consumer experience, said Pietro Martini, Tetra Pak manager of primary packaging and openings. The company launched the DreamCap in 2011 based on research showing consumers want convenient packaging for consuming drinks on the go. (1/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  IDFA News 
  • Dairy Forum opens Sunday: See you in Orlando!
    Dairy Forum 2013 will kick off Sunday in sunny and warm Orlando, Fla., and we hope to see you there. Don't miss the Chairman's Lecture, Jan. 27 at 6 p.m., when Charles Brand of Tetra Pak International will discuss the trends and innovations that are shaping dairy's future direction. Learn more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Invensys to sponsor IDFA webinar on Preventive Controls Rule
    The Food and Drug Administration recently released the first major rule under the new Food Safety Modernization Act, the proposed Preventive Controls Rule. To help members understand the proposed changes and how they will they affect dairy processors, IDFA will present the Food Safety Modernization Act Preventive Controls Webinar on Feb. 20. The webinar, sponsored by IDFA Business Partner Invensys Operations Management, will be held 1-4 p.m. Learn more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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