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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...

Studies show cheese and fermented milk products can lower blood pressure

A journal review and a new study point to dairy products being utilized to reduce blood pressure.

Australian dairy industry gets nitrogen cash boost

Australian dairy is one of four agricultural industries that will benefit from a government-funded Rural Research and Development for Profit project to improve the efficient use of nitrogen.

Lactose intolerance has parallels to mental illness progression, study suggests

Genes that are linked to lactose intolerance may also provide a blueprint into how schizophrenia and other complex conditions manifest themselves, a study has suggested.

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Making the best of energy in your dairy

The process of turning raw milk into a finished product ready to be sold to customers requires an incredible amount of energy. At different times, it will need to be...

Study says probiotics relieved stress for medical students at exam time

A probiotic given to Japanese medical students during the run-up to nationwide medical school examinations reduced stress among the students, according to a study in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a...

Hanovia launching ‘more efficient’ UV system for beverage water treatment

UV disinfection company Hanovia’s core industry is working with food and beverage manufacturers, which is why it is launching its new PureLine Ultraviolet Energy Optimised (UVEO) disinfection system in the Middle East region at...

Spanish company files for mastitis probiotic health claim

The Spanish firm Biosearch Life has filed for a health claim linking a probiotic strain with the reduced risk of painful inflammation of the breast during breastfeeding.


From self-heating packaging to hand-painted grocery bags, the world of food packaging is seeing some exciting trends

‘Consumer expectations are getting higher and higher,” according to Justin Shimek, chief technology officer at Mattson, based near San Francisco, US.

Dairy companies join SAFE food safety program to develop bacteria-detection software

University College Dublin (UCD) and top dairy firms including Kerry have launched a three-year Innovation Partnership program to develop software that rapidly detects bacteria during production. 

Perfect Channel supports new 24/7 GDT launch

Global Dairy Trade (GDT), the world dairy trading platform, is expanding its role in online trading and digital services.

Dairy Council issues booklet on iodine in dairy

Certain groups of the UK population are classified as mildly iodine deficient, however, according to The Dairy Council, consuming milk, yogurt and cheese can help ensure that iodine requirements are...

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Start-up entrepreneur to use raw milk from her farm to print 3D cheese

Michaela van Leeuwen, who runs a dairy farm with her husband, in Cortenoever, the Netherlands, has set up Print Cheese to print 3D cheese from raw milk.

From science to shelves: the development of MacuView

Study says MacuView helps with eye health and AMD

A recent study published in the Journal of Ophthalmology has shown the benefits of consuming a dairy drink, MacuView, containing lutein-, zeaxanthin- and DHA-enriched egg yolk.

Water recovered from whey can be used for clean-in-place procedures

A novel process allows water from whey to be recycled for cleaning, according to a new study from the Journal of Dairy Science.

NIZO looking at the future of cheese through microCheese and DNA

There is a great deal of cutting-edge research taking place in the cheese industry.

3D Food Printing Conference 2016

Wageningen University & FrieslandCampina researching 3D printing of milk protein structures

3D food printing gives academics an opportunity to explore the functionality of ingredients and how we can delay the process to get a solid structure and build challenging shapes, according...

Valio and Fazer join forces to reduce salt with ValSa

Globally, salt is seen as one of the most significant risk factors for high blood pressure and reducing salt intake has become a priority.

IDF combining cheese and milk ingredients symposia in Dublin

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) Parallel Symposia 2016 takes place in Dublin, Ireland, from April 11-13.

Biotech firm releases real-time PCR assay for detecting Cronobacter species in powdered infant formula

It once took infant formula manufacturers up to two days to detect Cronobacter, a genus of bacteria that can cause serious illness to infants: now it only takes 18 hours...

Lake District Biogas - green energy from Cumbrian cheese

Clearfleau, a British provider of on-site treatment solutions for the food and beverage sector, is commissioning a plant that will feed bio-methane into the gas grid in rural Cumbria in...

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