Biotiful Dairy is the top-selling brand of the kefir manufacturers in the UK.

Tesco says kefir is niche no more

By Jim Cornall

UK retailer Tesco says that until recently, kefir was a niche dairy product in the UK - bought mainly by Eastern European shoppers, a region where it is very popular.

Harry Cowan, commercial director & Miguel Ferreira, operations manager. Photo: BV Dairy.

‘Increasing appetite for cultured drinking products that have associated health benefits’

BV Dairy signs contract to bottle 4 million cultured milk drinks a year

By Jenny Eagle

BV Dairy, a UK manufacturer of specialist dairy products has made an historic move into contract packaging after signing a long-term deal to produce bottled kefir cultured milk drinks.

An increased variety of dairy alternative drinks are being introduced to the market. ©iStock/miwa_in_oz

Booming plant-based drinks market set for more category innovation

By Mary Ellen Shoup

The explosive growth of the dairy alternative drinks market is driven by increased demand from consumers who do not want to fully commit to a plant-based diet but prefer to “pick and choose” to suit their lifestyle, according to Innova Market Insights.

Children don’t switch milk for sweetened drinks, claim researchers

Children don’t switch milk for sweetened drinks, claim researchers

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

US children drink less milk and more sweetened beverages like soda and sports drinks as they get older, but such drinks do not necessarily replace milk in children’s diets, according to new research published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition...

Bericap redesigns 38mm cap to cut weight

Bericap redesigns 38mm cap to cut weight

By Guy Montague-Jones

Bericap is going after the market for light weight packaging with a redesigned 38mm closure that it developed for a new dairy drink from Coca-Cola China.

Ball wraps up

Ball wraps up

Ball Packaging Europe has won one gold and one bronze award for two
product innovations in this year's Can of the Year Award packaging
competition, which took place in Singapore recently.


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