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Why is Amul bullish about its cheese offerings all of a sudden?

Why is Amul bullish about its cheese offerings all of a sudden? - Dairy News 7X7

The brand has unveiled two ad films calling out companies that serve ‘fake cheese’, at a time when McDonald’s is dealing with a cheese controversy of its own. https://youtu.be/r_QSsUPphZA Amul has embarked on an assertive advertising campaign aimed at highlighting the authenticity of its cheese offerings amidst conversations about counterfeit cheese products in the market. […]

McDonald’s using cheap vegetable oil in place of cheese-FDA

McDonald’s using cheap vegetable oil in place of cheese-FDA - Dairy News 7X7

Maharashtra FDA has taken action against fast-food giant McDonald’s, accusing it of deceptive practices related to the use of substitutes instead of real cheese in burgers and nuggets, as per a TOI report. The FDA has suspended the licence of a McDonald’s outlet in Ahmednagar, leading the chain to remove the term “cheese” from various items. The regulator alleges that McDonald’s used cheese analogues without […]

Israeli foodtech startup secures US regulatory nod for cow-free dairy protein

Israeli foodtech startup secures US regulatory nod for cow-free dairy protein - Dairy News 7X7

Imagindairy seeks to partner with US food companies to scale up the production of its animal-free protein used in cow-free dairy products like cheeses, yogurt and ice cream Israeli foodtech startup Imagindairy Ltd. has received US regulatory clearance that its animal-free proteins can be safely used in the production of dairy duplicates, like milk and […]

Halloumi and other dairy products

Halloumi and other dairy products - Dairy News 7X7

Halloumi, for which Cyprus is justly famed for centuries, was produced by families and consumed as an essential part of their daily diet. It has now become a runaway success with international cheese buyers. White, semi-hard Halloumi is made from sheep’s or goat’s milk or a mixture thereof, with or without cow’s milk. Originally, it […]

Congress passed the Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act of 2023

Congress passed the Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act of 2023 - Dairy News 7X7

The Agriculture Department again lowered its milk production forecasts for 2023 and 2024 in the latest World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates report. The 2023 forecast was reduced from last month due to slower expected growth in milk per cow. Production in 2024 was lowered due to lower milk cow numbers and reduced milk per […]

Time May be Running Out for a Milk Price Rally

Time May be Running Out for a Milk Price Rally - Dairy News 7X7

There was a period two weeks ago during which milk prices looked promising heading through the month of October. However, the rally stopped abruptly with underlying cash prices turning lower. Cheese prices fell back, and butter peaked. Dry whey price moved higher, but the focus of traders was on cheese prices. Nonfat dry milk also […]

Butter Climbs to a Record High, Possibly Due to an Overcorrection

Butter Climbs to a Record High, Possibly Due to an Overcorrection - Dairy News 7X7

The following is from Lee Mielke, author of a dairy market column known as “Mielke Market Weekly.” Butter set a new record high to start October and cheese was mixed. The CME Cheddar blocks fell to $1.68 per pound last Wednesday, lowest since July 19, but closed last Friday at $1.7025, 1.75 cents lower on […]

Supporters call on FDA to stop lab-grown dairy to use dairy terms

Supporters call on FDA to stop lab-grown dairy to use dairy terms - Dairy News 7X7

Dairy industry supporters have been arguing for years that plant-based products should not be allowed to use terms like “milk” or “cheese” on their labels. Now, that debate is growing to include products that are meant to mimic milk, but are made in a lab instead of by a cow. Lab-grown or cell-based dairy products use fermentation […]

A wild cheese chase: The story of Panchal Dairy

A wild cheese chase: The story of Panchal Dairy - Dairy News 7X7

Revolutions are born from the need of the moment. Such is the story of Panchal Dairy, named after the Panchal Rabari pastoral community of Gujarat, which rears the indigenous Panchali sheep. Headed by 25-year-olds Arpan Kalotra and Bhimsinhbhai Ghanghal this artisan cheese-making facility in the village of Sayla, 136 km from Ahmedabad, is slowly making […]

Plant-based dairy lags in nutrition

Plant-based dairy lags in nutrition - Dairy News 7X7

Protein is one place traditional dairy outshines its brethren. U.S. sales of plant-based milks reached $2.8 billion in 2022, according to the Plant-Based Foods Association. “Plant-based milk remains the largest segment in the plant-based foods industry, with 40.6% of U.S. households purchasing plant-based milks, and an astounding 75.7% of consumers repeating their purchases,” the organization […]