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Cargill forms pact to leverage ‘emerging opportunities for value-add dairy NPD’ in Russia

US agribusiness group, Cargill, and Iowa based feed additive supplier, Diamond V, have formed what they call a ‘strategic alliance’ to capitalize on the dynamism in the Russian livestock sector.

Consumers may add too much sugar to yogurt: French study

Consumers who add their own sugar to yogurt may be adding too much, according to a recent French study.

Arla Foods Ingredients holds annual seminar

At the recent Arla Foods Ingredients annual seminar in Beijing, Professor Yvan Vandenplas from UZ Brussel, Belgium, reviewed studies that have investigated useful alternatives to standard formulas made with cow’s...

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Study: No benefits for children from reduced-fat dairy diet

Australian research has called into question international dairy guidelines for toddlers, saying that the consumption of reduced-fat dairy has no additional health benefits.

Study shows adding milk protein to breakfast and lunch benefits seniors

Protein is a critical nutrient for building and maintaining muscle, and new research published in the January edition of The Journal of Nutrition has found that eating an even amount...

Nestlé and First Milk program looks for future dairy leaders

Nestlé and First Milk have launched the Next Generation Dairy Leaders Program.

New ISO standard for flow cytometry with probiotics

Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium, present in yogurt and other dairy products, are used as probiotics, or “friendly bacteria,” to maintain a healthy digestive tract.

Fonterra constructing Sri Lanka training farm

Fonterra Brands Sri Lanka has announced the construction of its first demonstration and training farm in Sri Lanka.

Higher omega-3 content in fresh cow's milk reduces asthma risk, study finds

Fresh, unprocessed cow’s milk has a higher content of omega-3 fatty acids than pasteurised, homogenised or low-fat milk, say German researchers. 

Chobani exec: Connectivity online allows for better innovation

Connectivity is essential to innovation of new products in the modern age, according to Chobani Inc.’s chief customer officer Beau Mainous.

Low-protein infant formula not detrimental to mental performance: Study

Protein content of infant formula does not impact the long term mental performance of children, suggests research for the EU Childhood Obesity Project Group. 

Special edition: Microbiome metrics & advances

Probiotic firms must refresh ‘mumsy’ marketing

Probiotic players must engage the so-called millennial generation if they are to avoid being jostled out of the health yoghurt aisle, says Euromonitor International.  

More research at new UCD facility

The new Dairy Research and Education facility at University College Dublin’s (UCD) Lyons Research Farm in Ireland has been officially opened by the Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the...

Smart policy? If UK breastfeeding rates rose by 1%, kids would earn £33m more collectively

Even marginal increases in breast feeding rates could be worth millions to society when considering the benefit to cognitive development, UK and German researchers have calculated using over 10,000 school...

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GEA to equip new Danone production plant

GEA has received a major order from Danone to equip a new state-of-the-art facility for its international Early Life Nutrition brands with several production lines.

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Cargill opens $2m center in Turkey

Cargill has opened a new Technology Application Center (TAC) in Yakapınar, Izmir, Turkey to help dairy and poultry customers in Turkey, the Middle East and Africa leverage and apply the...

Naturally occurring dairy preservative could kill cancer cells: Study

A recent study from the University of Michigan found that nisin, a food preservative that naturally grows on dairy products, could help kill cancer cells and antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Most US whey protein ‘total protein’ claims are consistent with content, study finds

When it comes to the accuracy of total protein amount claims on a label to what was actually found in the product, US-produced supplements fared better than Brazilian ones, a...

TINE to use environmentally-friendly milk cartons

Norwegian company TINE will be utilizing 100% renewable milk cartons from February 1, after good results from tests since fall 2015.

Innovation Center for US Dairy looks to industry for sustainability guide review

The Innovation Center for US Dairy is seeking comment from the dairy industry on its Stewardship and Sustainability Guide for US Dairy.

Entries close Friday January 15th

5-day count down: Last chance to enter the NutraIngredients Awards

It’s not too late to show the nutrition industry what you're made of by entering NutraIngredients’ 2016 Awards. But hurry, entries close Friday January 15th.

DASH diet can still be healthy with more dairy: Study

The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, or DASH, dietary pattern can trade out some carbohydrates to include dairy fat, according to a study.

Interest growing in animal welfare on dairy farms: Report

More citizens are becoming interested in the wellbeing of cows on dairy farms, according to a recent study.

Soy isoflavones may aid with sleep, says study

Can isoflavones found in soybeans help insomniacs get some sleep? Researchers in Japan, who studied more than a thousand participants from various walks of life, think so.

Study praises fortified dairy products’ effect on osteoporosis

New research has recommended the use of dairy products as a first-line strategy in the prevention of osteoporosis-related fractures, highlighting its benefits as a rich source of calcium and vitamin...

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