News, press releases & exhibition dates

Here you will find the latest information, pressreleases and trade fair invitations from the Uelzena Ingredients division as well as a selection of relevant press releases from the entire Uelzena Group. Further articles and posts on topics that are currently affecting us and the industry can also be found on our social media profiles on LinkedIn and Xing. Follow us on:

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News & Dates
News & Dates
Successful commissioning

17.11.2023 | The test and commissioning phase of our new "Turm12" spray drying plant has been successfully completed with the first regular production runs of customer products. The transition to regular operation is now imminent.

New turnover record for uelzena - more than 1 billion for the first time

30.06.2023 | For the first time in the company's 70-year history, the Uelzena Group generated a turnover of more than one billion euros. And this despite challenging general conditions for the 2022 business year, as CEO Jörn Dwehus reported at this year's general assembly.

Concentrated knowledge from production practice for Tower 12

05.12.2022 | Five experienced employees from the production team contribute their long-standing, well-founded expertise from the practice of spray drying to the "New Tower 12" project. For the optimal combination of theory and practice in the planning phase.

Inauguration ceremony for Tower 12

October 2022 | Official ceremony with greetings and guests of honour for the inauguration of the new Tower 12 spray drying plant as part of the celebrations for the 70th anniversary of Uelzena eG.

Uelzena Ingredients joins Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai

01.08.2022 | After a pandemic-related break, a sales team from Uelzena Ingredients will be back with a booth in the German Pavilion at Gulfood Manufacturing this year from 08-10.11.2022.

Integrated concepts for product and work safety

26.02.2022 | Both the hygiene zone concept and the measures for work safety and employee protection in the new Tower 12 spray drying plant set new standards at Uelzena and create the best conditions for production at high-care level.

Uelzena Group publishes sustainability report 2021

CO2 emissions along the value chain and the results of the "QM Dairy Sustainability Tool" are the focus of the Uelzena Group's Sustainability Report for 2021, now published online.

Record sales in 2021 for Uelzena Group despite challenges

24.06.2022 | With consolidated sales of 766 million euros, the Uelzena Group was able to resume the positive development of the years before the pandemic. This was reported by Chief Executive Jörn Dwehus at this year's Annual General Meeting.

Data logging and management for a cross-linked production

Professional data collection and management, process automation and individually programmed interfaces are essential prerequisites for the high degree of automation in our new "Tower 12" spray drying plant.

Optimal wet mixing area for concentrate production

November 2021 | Our wet mixing area for tower 12 has two recipe-controlled mixing lines and flexible technologies for concentrate production. The entire mixing process is highly automated.

WS Warmsener Spezialitäten takes over PARADICE ice cream mixes

September 2021 | As a strategic expansion of its product range, milk specialist WS Warmsener Spezialitäten GmbH is investing in the production of liquid mixes for soft ice cream and milkshakes and taking over the equipment, products and brand of Elsdorfer Molkerei.

Modern spray technology with a high degree of automation

07.09.2021 | A 15 m high spray tower with a flexible, modern nozzle spray system represents the "heart" of our new spray drying plant "Tower 12". The tower and the entire plant are designed for infant-high-care productions.

Topping-out ceremony for new spray drying plant

02.09.2021 | During the last months, the new spray drying plant has grown considerably and is now visible from afar. On 2nd September, the traditional topping-out ceremony was held with a small celebration. The structural work is almost completed now.

Sustainability report 2020 for Uelzena eG now published

July 2021 | The focus of the current online sustainability report of the Uelzena Group is on greenhouse gas emissions along the value chain and sustainable milk production.

Uelzena Group overcomes challenges

June 2021 | CEO Jörn Dwehus reports at the Annual General Meeting on an extraordinary year 2020 for the Uelzena Group, which was characterised by declining sales and difficult markets.

Tower 12: Energy efficiency and sustainable in focus

06.05.2021 | During the project planning for our new "Tower 12" spray drying plant, we placed particular emphasis on designing the entire plant to be as energy-efficient and resource-saving as possible with a view to sustainable production.

Tower 12 project introduction

11.02.2021 | The construction of a new state-of-the-art spray drying plant, internally referred to as "Tower 12" for short, expands the capacities and technological possibilities of Uelzena eG's contract drying division.

Uelzena builds new spray tower

December 2020 | The Uelzena Group is building a new spray drying plant at its Uelzen site. It is expected that vitamins and minerals, among other things, will be dried here for further processing into baby food on behalf of customers from summer 2022.

Meet Uelzena Ingredients at FI Europe Connect

October 2020 | Food Ingredients Europe in Frankfurt has been postponed to 2021. Instead, the industry will now meet virtually from 23 November - 4 December at FI Europe Connect. The Uelzena team is expecting you.

Important information about Food Ingredients Europe show in Frankfurt

August 2020 | In order to protect our employees, we are refraining from participating in this year's Food Ingredients Europe in Frankfurt from December 01 - 03, due to the still ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

New sweetened condensed milk products

July 2020 | Organic, Fairtrade, Halal, Kosher, vegan or with less sugar - WS Warmsener Spezialitäten GmbH is expanding its range for sweetened condensed milk with new recipes, in line with general nutritional trends.

Sustainability report of the Uelzena Group now online

July 2020 | The Uelzena Group publishes its online sustainability report for the 2019 financial year, focusing on regional procurement, sustainable milk production and climate protection.

Uelzena Group with record turnover

June 2020 | CEO and Chairman of the Board Jörn Dwehus was able to look back on a positive business year 2019 at this year's General Meeting of Uelzena eG. The Uelzena Group generated the highest turnover since the company was founded, at 705 million euros.

Safe course through the pandemic

April 2020 | The dairy group considers itself well prepared for the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. As a system-relevant dairy, the focus of the measures taken is on securing supply chains and production capability as well as protecting employees.