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Arla launches capacity-increasing dry blend lactose

Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) looks a step closer to becoming a "top player" in the global lactose market, following the launch of a capacity-increasing dry blend lactose product for the...

Sensus develops computer model to tackle dairy stevia aftertaste issues

Sensus has developed a computer model that it claims can identify the “ideal combination” of stevia and oligofructose for the replacement of sugar in dairy products.

Availability of good quality ingredients is a major market concern, says Arla

The quality of raw materials is set to become a more prevalent subject in the coming years, according to Arla Food Ingredients.


Conservative North American dairy more 'open to innovation': Chr Hansen

The typically “conservative” North American dairy industry is becoming increasingly "open to innovation", natural ingredients supplier, Chr Hansen, has claimed following the launch of its cheese color, WhiteWhey.

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Hungover? Try Japanese cheese

Japanese company Koiwai Dairy Products has produced a cheese it claims can restore liver function after drinking alcohol.


Dupont feeding US dairy cooperative value added interest

Using Greek yogurt as a knowledge base, DuPont is working to make value added dairy products, such as drinking yogurt, kefir, and milk-based coffee drinks, “more accessible and more affordable” to US dairy...

DSM profits rise 27% but nutrition space ‘sluggish’ as omega-3 bites

DSM has delivered a Q3 increase in EBITDA earnings of 27% across all its divisions despite “headwinds” like the ongoing economic flatline in Europe and elsewhere, challenging currency movements and rising ingredient...

‘Lick it and it lights up!’: The jellyfish ice cream that glows

Lick Me I’m Delicious has created a glow-in-the-dark ice cream made from jellyfish proteins, which costs £140 ($225) a scoop.

Ingredient can open up market for high-protein drinking yogurt: Arla

Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) has unveiled the latest addition to its Nutrilac range – a whey protein ingredient designed to overcome the viscosity issues experienced when increasing the protein content...

Arla sees protein drink sales soar in Scandinavian C-Stores

Arla Food Ingredients believes that beverages with added protein have huge growth prospects across Europe, and notes the recent explosion of such SKUs in Scandinavian C-Stores.

Chr Hansen CEO on ‘solid’ 2013 profit: ‘We are very proud of our European performance’

Chr Hansen CEO Cees de Jong today praised the Danish enzymes, cultures and colours specialist’s 2012-2013 performance that saw revenues grow 6% to €738m for the year, and highlighted 5%...

Chr. Hansen takes first shot at liquid probiotics

Chr. Hansen has announced the launch of its first liquid form probiotic with a broad target audience, available in a shot dosage which has already proved popular in Italy.


Healthy dairy demand driving product innovation, says Döhler

Rising consumer demand for healthy and functional dairy products, such as Greek yogurt, drinking yogurt, and flavoured milk, has opened up the sector in terms of innovation, according to ingredients...

Flavour success in emerging and mature markets helps Givaudan to 'sustained growth'

Increased sales in developing markets for its flavour division have helped flavour and fragrance giant Givaudan to sustained growth above the market average for the first nine months of 2013.

CP Kelco invests a further €8m to expand pectin production in Denmark

Hydrocolloids firm CP Kelco has said it will invest a further 60m Danish krone (€8m) to expand its facility in Lille Skensved, Denmark, on the back of increased demand for...

Cargill cultivates carrageenan supply chain

Cargill says it is diversifying its carrageenans portfolio in both location and species to combat the associated supply risks of the texturing ingredient derived from seaweed.

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Arla claims soft drinks brands can reap protein water rewards

Arla Foods Ingredients will launch a whey protein-based water concept at Food Ingredients Europe (FIE) 2013 that it says promises mainstream appeal and profit for soft drinks firms.

Calcium, vitamin D opportunity grows as osteoporosis prevalence rises

Osteoporosis continues to be a silent killer. A major fracture can be the start of a fatal cascade for an older patient, yet the majority of elderly patients still do...

Don't waste your acid whey! Arla concept turns by-product into value-added dairy

Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) has developed a concept for the utilization of Greek yogurt by-product, acid whey, which enables manufacturers to produce value-added dairy products using the waste product as...


Qorus a 'solution' for reduced-calorie dairy, says Nutrinova

Ingredients supplier Nutrinova has heralded its new sweetener portfolio, Qorus, as a real 'solution' for the increasingly health-conscious dairy industry.

Chr Hansen derives Greek yogurt cultures from artisanal Cretan yogurt

Chr Hansen has launched a range of “authentic” Greek yogurt cultures, developed from cultures found in artisanal yogurt from the island of Crete 20-years ago.

An alternative to crushed bugs? Chr. Hansen explores producing carmine via controlled fermentation process

Natural colors expert Chr. Hansen has been exploring whether it is commercially viable to produce carmine - a natural red food color currently made from crushed cochineal insects - via...

‘Overeating’ infant formula linked to higher risk of obesity, suggests study

Infants that are encouraged to consume high levels of formula and foods form a young age may be at a much higher risk of obesity in later childhood and adulthood,...

Arla profits boom as mergers bear fruit

Dairy giant Arla has doubled profits for the first half of its financial year, amid news the two mergers it undertook in 2012 were paying off.

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Synergy targets consumer demand for authenticity with cheddar cheese flavours

Flavour and ingredients supplier Synergy has introduced a range of cheddar cheese flavours, to deliver authentic mature cheddar flavours in savoury foods.

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