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DISPATCHES FROM INTERNATIONAL WHEY CONFERENCE 2014

Opportunities in protein-enriched 'everyday food' for the elderly: Fonterra

Opps in protein-enriched 'everyday food' for the elderly: Fonterra

The elderly needn't make significant dietary changes to boost their daily intake of protein and could instead rely on enriched "everyday food", research by Fonterra suggests.

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Consuming high-fat dairy slashes type 2 diabetes risk: Study

A high intake of high-fat dairy products such as cream could reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a Swedish study suggests.

Australia-China

Minister: Australia’s “food bowl of Asia” no threat to Chinese farmers

Agriculture minister Barnaby Joyce has assured Chinese farmers that Australia is “not a threat” to their livelihoods on a day when two Far East investment groups established a A$3bn fund to invest in Australian agriculture.

Food type, not just calories, may play vital role in type 2 diabetes risk

The type of food we eat, and not simply how much we eat, could play an important role in the risk of type 2 diabetes by influencing circulating metabolises and the makeup of our microbiota, say researchers.

Global Industry News

PET packaging pounces on traditional glass territory: Sidel eyes up edible oils from FoodProductionDaily.com

Sidel sees growth in the edible oils market as a ‘huge opportunity’ for its PET packaging business and believes it can take a chunk of the sector away from traditional glass bottles.

Global hunger is falling, but malnutrition still a big issue, says UN report from FoodNavigator.com

The number of hungry people has fallen by more than 100 million over the last decade; however 805 million people around the world are still chronically undernourished, according to a new joint UN report.

Turkey: Education needed to boost functional food sales from NutraIngredients.com

Gender, age, education, class – and taste – all influence functional food consumption say Turkish researchers who recommended the country of 75m people does more to educate its citizens about the potential of fortified foods.

Canadean predicts US fizzy water sales will soar at expense of CSDs from BeverageDaily.com

Canadean predicts that US carbonated water sales will grow 12% in 2014 as health-conscious consumers embrace the category's health halo in preference to carbonated soft drinks.

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Russian embargo impact on Arla whey and lactose interests 'minimal'
DISPATCHES FROM INTERNATIONAL WHEY CONFERENCE 2014

Russian embargo impact on Arla whey and lactose interests 'minimal': CEO

Henrik Andersen

Chief Executive Officer, Arla Foods Ingredients

Fermented milk product containing probiotics 'improved' IBS: Study

Fermented milk product containing probiotics 'improved' IBS: Danone research

Danone Nutricia Research and the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) have publishing findings they claim...

‘We have fragile consumers with specific needs’, says Danone Nutricia
DISPATCHES FROM GLOBAL FOOD SAFETY, MADRID

Danone Nutricia: The more we know the more we have to solve

Industry development meaning potential food safety hazards are detected more than ever before is leading to a...

Tetra Pak, IKEA, Kingfisher, sustainability, FSC

Tetra Pak joins forces with IKEA and Kingfisher in sustainability drive

Tetra Pak says it wants to promote the benefits of responsibly sourced sustainable timber and has joined...

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