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Clover is a branded consumer goods and products group operating in South Africa and other African countries with a range of value-added dairy and non-dairy products.

Milco consortium offers $359m to acquire South Africa’s Clover

By Jim Cornall

South African food and beverage company Clover Industries Limited said it has entered into an implementation agreement with Milco SA Proprietary Limited, in terms of which Milco will make an offer to acquire all of the issued shares in Clover on a fully...

Work on building the new production hall will commence in March 2019.

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Crediton Dairy announces £12m expansion

By Jim Cornall

The UK’s Crediton Dairy has announced a £12m ($15.8m) investment in 2019 in its flavored and functional milk processing facility.

Beyti is 52% owned by Saudia Arabian dairy firm Almarai Company, and 48% by PepsiCo Inc. Pic: ©Getty Images/MidoSemsem

EBRD supports Egypt’s Beyti with $44m loan

By Jim Cornall

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing Egyptian dairy and juice producer, the International Company for Agricultural Industries Projects, S.A.E (Beyti), with a $44m loan.

The cost of the latest installation at the San Francisco de Macorís plant was $10m

Nestlé Dominicana expands its dairy factory

By Jim Cornall

Nestlé Dominicana, S.A. has inaugurated its new dairy production line for the Carnation and other dairy drinks brands (including Nesquik, Impulso, and others).

Shaken Udder's new 330ml Chocolush Dreamcap shake is the first milkshake available on easyJet.

Shaken Udder takes off with easyJet

By Jim Cornall

UK milkshake brand, Shaken Udder has signed a deal with European airline easyJet to supply a new product specifically for the travel sector.

Plenish Gut Health Programme. Picture: Plenish.

Food & drink wellness trends for 2018

By Jenny Eagle

Kara Rosen, founder of the organic pressed juice and dairy-free nut milk brand, Plenish, reveals her predictions of the trends set to land in 2018.

Ollivier Chevreteau, sales director, EMEA, Serac at drinktec.

Serac to open an office in Dubai

By Jenny Eagle

Serac has seen growing success with Combox, its packaging production and filling technology in a single block unit, within dairy for cartons, pouches, cups and bottles.

The category of nutritional beverages is growing with a variety of products for different needs. Pic:©iStock/AntonioGuillem

Guest article

Nutritional dairy beverages

By Bent Oestergaard, managing director OCon ApS

Nutritional beverage (Nutri-Bev) is a new example of product crossover between the dairy and food & beverage industries.

The US has seen an explosion of breweries across the country. Picture: PMMI.

Changes to the beverage status quo

By Jorge Izquierdo

‘As a whole, the beverage portion of the US Food and Beverage Manufacturing sector continues to maintain a steady 2.3% growth to $145bn, according to data from the 2016 Global Packaging Trends and the 2017 Trends in Food Processing Operations.

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