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Nestlé defends the formulation of its baby milk

Nestlé has hit back at a Chinese consumer who brought about a lawsuit disputing that the Swiss food giant's infant formula is not made from whole milk. The action is...

Caseinate alternative from Arla ingredients unit

Dutch firm Arla Foods Ingredients launches a new milk protein onto the competitive dairy protein market, positioned as an alternative to caseinates in salami formulations.

Arla poised for UK Atkins dairy launch

Arla Foods UK is to launch a line of branded low-carb dairy products endorsed by US diet company Atkins, but will the UK prove a suitable market for long-term success?...

Tagatose cuts flavour costs and improves profile, new collaboration

Maker of the low-cal, low-carb sweetener tagatose teams up with the number four flavour house Symrise to trial new flavour systems that could bring cost savings to food manufacturers in...

Cheese makers to use electronic nose for market gain?

Dairy science moves closer to providing dairy food manufacturers with improved flavour profiles as researchers in the UK use human and electronic noses to identify the smelliest cheeses, writes Lindsey...

Alcan launches opaque yoghurt packaging

Alcan Packaging is supplying yoghurt manufacturer Müller with packs for the launch of the latest product in its Yogz brand portfolio.

IPA 2004: GEA pushes new filtration technology

A number of innovations in membrane filtration and separation that promise processors increased efficiency are on display at GEA's processing and separation stand at IPA 2004.

Ice crystals in ice cream are no more

Danisco believes it has made ice crystals in ice cream a thing of the past by creating a technology that will help manufacturers control heat shock, reports Philippa Nuttall.

Major deal for Reducol in UK

UK dairy foods company Fayrefield Foods is to launch the first foods containing Forbes Medi-Tech's cholesterol-lowering plant sterols in the UK and Ireland next year, using the GM-free claim to...

Linde showcases cryogenic freezing range

Linde Gas is showcasing a new range of crygenic freezing applications at IPA 2004 in Paris. took a look.

Spectrolab launches automated x-ray inspection

A new ultra high speed automated X-ray inspection system capable of detecting on-line practically any undesirable contaminant in practically any type of product has been launched.

South Africa embraces dairy-based beverages

Elopak, the Norwegian-based packaging group, has designed a carton which it hopes will allow it to exploit the growing opportunity for dairy-based beverages in the South African market, Tom Armitage...

Danisco to build flavours facility in Malaysia

Danisco Flavours has said that it will double its flavour production in Asia with the construction of a brand new production facility at its existing emulsifier and functional systems plant...

New waxed cheese labelling method launched

Direct labelling on to whole waxed cheeses has always presented a particularly challenging set of requirements for the labeling sector.

Quest launches new dairy ingredients system

Innovation pushed from flavour firms operating in this competitive sector brings food developers new opportunities to improve the final product as ICI flavour subsidiary Quest International, streamlined in May this...

Competition in xanthan market sees jobs go

Increasing competition on the xanthan gum market leads Danish ingredients firm Danisco to cut jobs at the recently acquired Rhodia Food activities in France.

Oxygen scavenging packaging cuts spoilage

A new range of oxygen absorbents promises to help dairy processors and cheese manufacturers better protect their products from spoilage.

Danisco flavour range to complement low-carb dairy products

Danisco has taken up the low-carb, low-sugar baton and run with it, developing a line of flavours aimed at food manufacturers developing artificially sweetened and reduced sugar beverages and dairy...

Ice cream packaging concept to lure impulsive UK consumers

A UK firm has come up with an innovative packaging and processing solution that will allow smaller retailers to create their own branded ice-cream products at the point of sale...

Gum to assist cocoa suspension in dairy beverages

Gellan CP Kelco, bought by JM Huber last month, has launched Kelcogel HM-B gellan gum, a hydrocolloid system designed to provide suspension of cocoa and minerals in ready-to-drink dairy based...

Lifeway Foods spreads range with gourmet cream cheeses

Kefir producer Lifeway Foods is branching out from functional foods for which it is best known and has created a new line of cream cheeses.

Chr Hansen adds natural blue to the portfolio

Danish colours firm Chr Hansen has launched its first natural blue food colour onto the market, targeted at food makers looking for alternatives to the synthetic blues currently used in...

Tetra Pak set to profit from emerging dairy drink market

Tetra Pak has launched what it describes as a low investment carton packaging solution ideal for manufacturers looking to penetrate lucrative new chilled beverage markets.

Multibene to enter US food market

An innovative technology that allows for the addition of both plant sterols and minerals to foods has won the backing of leading US food manufacturer General Mills, which has licensed...

San Miguel relaunches Magnolia ice cream

San Miguel Corporation has relaunched the Magnolia ice cream brand in the Philippines after a five year absence from the market. The move is seen as part of a bid...

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