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Scientists to trial cockroach milk as a future protein supplement

Scientists have discovered cockroach milk is four times more nutritious than cow's milk with a protein that releases energy slowly over a long period of time.

Newamstar turns to ZW3D to design packaging and blow molding machines for liquid bottles

Newamstar, which works with Nestlé, Danone and Coca-Cola, has partnered with ZWCAD Software Company (ZWSOFT) to purchase over 100 sets of ZW3D software to design packaging and blow molding machines...

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Edlong Dairy Technologies launches Simply Dairy Ingredients line at IFT 2016

Edlong Dairy Technologies has continued to respond to consumer demand for clean labels by debuting its latest line of dairy-derived flavors, Edlong Simply Dairy Ingredients, at IFT last week.

More nutritious milk when cows given seratonin

Daily infusions with a chemical associated with feelings of happiness increased calcium levels in the blood of Holstein cows and the milk of Jersey cows that had just given birth.

Fonterra says innovation the key to shaping the global dairy sector

New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra’s chief operating officer of global operations, Robert Spurway says R&D is one of the most important factors shaping the dairy industry today.

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Arla Food Ingredients says change your body age

Consumers aged 50+ can’t do anything about their chronological age, but they can slow down their ‘body age,’ according to Arla Food Ingredients.

Phantom fullness: It’s not the calories that count, it’s consistency

A thick, low-calorie milkshake will leave you feeling fuller than one that is high in calories but thin – a finding that could have the potential to help people lower...

EBRD supports innovation in Armenia’s dairy sector

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting Armenia’s dairy sector.

What is the ideal strawberry-flavored yogurt or whey beverage?

In a study published in the July issue of the Journal of Dairy Science, Brazilian researchers looked at a variety of strawberry yogurts and whey beverages to discover the ‘perfect’...

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EIB loan for FrieslandCampina research

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €150m ($171m) loan with FrieslandCampina for its R&D activities in Europe.

Study shows complex Chinese preferences for flavored milk

Companies interested in selling flavored milk in China might find it a little more complicated than simply getting it on the shelves.

What will be the next hot probiotic product? Ganeden announces finalists to its Probiotic Innovation Jumpstart program

A probiotic smoothie bowl, probiotic creamy spread, or probiotic “protein energy balls” product will win the hearts of judges at IFT and award the entrepreneurs behind it with $25,000 and...

Green packaging makes food seem healthier - but not for discerning organic shoppers

Discount shoppers believe a product tastes healthier if it comes in a 'healthy', green packaging - but organic shoppers have a more critical eye and are less affected by packaging,...

Calcium linked to reduced breast cancer rates: Meta-analysis

A review of 26,000 cases has found consuming more calcium-rich foods such as milk and cheese as well as supplements may slightly reduce the risk of developing breast cancer.

Wood-derived ingredients: Clean label innovation or consumer turn-off?

Finnish researchers are developing a range of clean-label wood-derived ingredients to replace current emulsifiers, texturisers and additives for bakery, meat and dairy products - but do consumers want wood in...

Australian innovation makes raw milk safe to drink

Made By Cow, an Australian company, says it has developed a safe way for people to enjoy untreated milk, without heat pasteurization or homogenization.

Parmigiano Reggiano authenticity targeted by researchers

A method to determine Parmigiano Reggiano authenticity has been developed by researchers.

SPOTLIGHT ON START-UPS

How is Big Food harnessing start-up innovation?

Which food firms are top for scoping out innovative start-ups and harnessing the latest research projects? FoodNavigator takes a look at the different incubator, accelerator and partnering schemes used by industry...

Fermented milk market set for open heart innovation: Review

Anti-hypertensive fermented functional dairy products using novel lactic acid bacteria have a big future, a review has found.

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Nestlé Health Science partners with DBV to develop milk allergy detection tool

Nestlé Health Science has announced it has entered into a strategic collaboration with DBV Technologies to develop and bring to market a patch-test tool, MAG1C, for the diagnosis of Cow’s...

Study shows feed additive effectively cools off heat-stressed cows

Heat stress among cows presents a major problem for dairy farmers during warmer months, but Cargill's feed additive may help change that. 

Premium Ingredients stabilizers cut cost of sliced cheese

Spanish company Premium Ingredients has introduced stabilizers for sliced cheese for IWS (Individually Wrapped Slices) and SOS (Slices on Slices) that is says will reduce costs.

Whey benefits highlighted in AFI campaign

The benefits of adding whey to milk-based products are at the centre of a new initiative by Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI).

Denali unveils first phase of $12m plant upgrade featuring new R&D center

Wisconsin-based Denali Ingredients unveiled its $5.5m buildout to accommodate the company’s growing ice cream and food ingredients business, as production has more than doubled in the past decade, the company...

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Study says iron in cows’ drinking water affects milk

Even a small amount of iron contamination in cows’ drinking water, or a milk processing plant, can cause changes in milk protein composition and oxidation in the final milk product, a...

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