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Soley X-12 nano-technology protects fresh cheese

The Soley Biotechnology Institute, a non-profit research facility in Turkey, has come up with a method it says can increase cheese shelf life from three to 10 times.

Novozymes launches Saphera lactase to help lactose-free dairy

Danish-based biotechnology company Novozymes has launched a new product, Saphera, a lactase enzyme that the company says sets a new standard for production and quality of a wide range of...

Sepcial edition: getting more from your milk

Milk studies at Wageningen University and Research Centre

Caseins, whey protein, milk composition and animal science are all important research topics for today’s dairy industry, says Wageningen University and Research Centre, which is based in the Netherlands and...

Ritter Pharmaceuticals starts second phase of lactose intolerance trials

Ritter Pharmaceuticals has announced the dosing of the first patient in its Phase 2b/3 clinical trial of RP-G28 for the treatment of lactose intolerance.

High protein diet has 'intriguing' double benefit of weight loss & improved sleep: Study

Consuming a high-diet protein while dieting may improve sleep in overweight and obese adults, according to a new research.

This week Down Under

Baby of the family is least likely to be breastfed

A family’s youngest child is most likely to miss out on breastfeeding, according to an Australian study that also found that a woman’s education level and the number of children...

AgResearch studies could help NZ sheep milk industry

The second Sheep Milk NZ industry conference was held in Palmerston North, New Zealand recently, with more than 200 people attending.

Danone omega-3 medical drink shows early Alzheimer’s benefits: RCT

Souvenaid, the high-dose omega-3 based medical drink Danone-Nutricia launched three years ago, can help pre-dementia sufferers, a 2-year clinical trial has found.

Whey ingredients help malnutrition treatment: study

A clinical study of ready-to-use supplementary food (RUSF) has shown for the first time that the addition of whey ingredients speeds up the recovery of moderately malnourished children.

Cheese powder market continues to grow, especially in developing countries, new report shows

The cheese powder market in 2015 was estimated at $256.1m, with global demand expected to show a CAGR of 7.5% from 2015 to 2020, a new MarketsandMarkets report shows.

Nestlé to invest in R&D Centre expansion in Ireland

Nestlé announced Thursday it will invest more than $27.6m (€25m) in an expansion of its Research and Development Centre in Askeaton, Ireland.

Study says special infant formula promoting allergy protection has no effect

Hydrolyzed baby formula does not reduce allergy risk - despite previous claims - according to research led by Imperial College London.

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Merial and Zoetis partner on dairy products in India

Merial, the animal health division of Sanofi, and Zoetis India Limited, a subsidiary of Zoetis Inc., have announced they have entered into an exclusive marketing and distribution agreement for medicines...

First EU-wide data offers ‘firm evidence’ of vitamin D deficiency

An estimated 13% of the EU population are vitamin D deficient, an EU-funded project providing the first internationally comparable data has found.

Arla partnering with international non-profit EAT

Danish dairy company Arla has announced it is partnering with the EAT international non-profit initiative.

Could a novel UV technology help battle vitamin D deficiency?

With the spotlight on vitamin D in many European countries, one company says its recently approved novel UV milk treatment could be a way to tackle deficiency. 

Yogurt is a suitable matrix to deliver vitamin K2, says study

Vitamin K2-enriched yogurt and soft gels are effective for booting levels of the vitamin, says a new study from The Netherlands.

Cow shed effluent converted to fish food

DairyNZ and Bay of Plenty Regional Council held a public open day on a dairy farm near the New Zealand coastal community of Katikati to demonstrate the on-farm trial of...

The Protein Challenge 2040: Dairy and plant players join the sustainability dots

Sustainability non-profit organisation Forum for the Future has brought together the sometimes conflicting voices of the dairy and vegetable protein industry to meet its Protein Challenge 2040 – the world’s...

Cash available for NZ-China dairy research

New Zealand Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has announced a call for proposals for three multi-institution New Zealand-China Research Collaboration Centres to be supported as part of the new...

Pyreos to work with Bosch India on milk analysis

Pyreos, the UK-based passive infra-red sensor developer, has announced its technical co-operation with Bosch India for the joint development of milk analysis technologies.

Organic meat & dairy has more omega-3 but amounts aren't 'nutritionally relevant'

Organic meat and dairy products have more healthy omega-3 fatty acids according to a large meta-analysis review - but experts have warned the amounts are too small to actually have an...

Breastfeeding exclusively may not be best strategy for bone health: Study

Breastfeeding exclusively may not be the best strategy for bone health, results from the 5000-strong Generation R study have suggested. 

Ganeden sets up Probiotic Jumpstart Program to stimulate food and beverage innovation

Probiotic manufacturer Ganeden launched a program for companies to innovate with probiotics within the food and beverage industry.

Ingredion report shows power of clean labels

‘Cracking the Clean Label Code’, a study of 1,000 consumers, which was commissioned by ingredient provider Ingredion, promotes the clean label opportunity for manufacturers and retailers in the dairy and...

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