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Soy and dairy protein blend may attenuate aging-related muscle loss

Older men supplemented with a blend of soy and dairy proteins experienced similar responses in muscle synthesis as those supplemented with whey protein isolate, according to a new study.

Study supports safety & effects of human milk oligosaccharides in healthy adults

Supplements containing specific human milk oligosaccharides from breast milk may selectively modify the gut microbiome in health adults, says a new study that also supports the safety and tolerability of...

Valio to sell lactose-free milk powder in China

Finnish dairy company Valio has started exporting lactose-free consumer milk powder to China.

Where there’s a will…iced coffee concept makes whey protein cool

Arla Foods Ingredients has developed an on-trend whey protein iced coffee concept that it is confident will be “on the market and available to consumers very soon”, but can it dispel...

Growth in cheese demand solidifies organic whey protein supply, says Milk Specialties Global

The growth of organic cheese production has ensured the supply chain for organic whey, said Milk Specialties Global. The company says its new organic whey protein ingredient helps fill a...

China

Another dairy importer suspended as officials target Australian firms

In a further sign that Chinese authorities are strengthening their supervision of imported infant formula, a major Australian manufacturer with a 100-year history has seen its Chinese business registration suspended.

UK law seeks to close infant & follow-on formula ‘loopholes’

A UK bill seeking to close infant and follow-on formula regulation ‘loopholes’ has been unanimously endorsed by Parliament’s House of Commons.

Danone seeks to thwart China infant formula grey market with online retailer link-up

Danone’s Milupa Nutricia has signed a deal with online retailer windeln.de to better distribute its Aptamil infant formula brand in China as it seeks to thwart the booming grey market....

Report urges UK to improve poor breastfeeding support

Scotland and Northern Ireland have made improvements in policies that encourage women to continue breastfeeding but England and Wales still lag behind, according to scorecards in a report from the...

DuPont and Inbiose partner to bring HMOs to market in 2017

DuPont Nutrition & Health (DuPont) has announced a joint development and licensing agreement with Belgian specialty carbohydrates company Inbiose.

New Zealand dairy industry assesses damage after earthquakes

The farming industry has pledged to help after two large earthquakes hit the South Island of New Zealand.

Probiotic supplements on rise in global €40bn market

Latest data from Euromonitor International shows the global probiotics market is worth about €40bn, yoghurt continues to be the dominant mode of delivery although probiotic supplements are growing fastest.

News in brief

Fonterra New Zealand innovation award for infant nutrition studies

New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has welcomed an Innovation Award received by Fonterra at the New Zealand Innovation Awards 2016 for its research in infant nutrition.

Regulator seeks opinions on alternative DHA source for infant formula

The antipodean food regulator has called for opinions on an alternative source of DHA for use in infant formula products. 

Infant nutrition firm Ausnutria eyes record profits on back of sales boom

Hong Kong-listed infant nutrition company Ausnutria Dairy Corporation is forecasting record profits of around RMB135m (USD $19.8m).

Rich concept? Personalised-protein at your service, sir (or madam)...

Entrepreneur Oliver Cookson has embarked on a new venture – a personalised protein-based nutrition service designed to “unravel the maze of protein by giving each consumer exactly what they need”.

Bellamy's discounts price of formula in China

Baby Milk Action (BMA), the UK NGO that works to stop misleading marketing by the baby feeding industry, has criticized a special deal on infant formula being promoted by Bellamy’s...

Arla: 'We believe we'll see more protein gels going forward'

Gel, powder, milky beverage, and clear beverage—these are the four whey protein applications Arla's new hydrolysates were designed for. And by breaking down the whey protein with enzymes, the ingredient...

Ornua acquires US dairy ingredients business CoreFX

Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products, has acquired the CoreFX Ingredients division of MCT Dairies, Inc. and a powder ingredient production facility in Orangeville, Illinois. 

Devil's milk peptides found to kill ‘superbugs’

Milk peptides from the Tasmanian devil may play a role in battling antibiotic resistant bacteria, according to researchers writing in Nature. 

Probiota 2017 migrates to Berlin; call for scientific abstracts until 11 November

An important prebiotic, probiotic congress takes place in Berlin on 1-3 February next year for those in the business and science of the microbiota.

Lowering protein content of formula could help reduce obesity: Study

High protein intake during infancy may contribute to obesity later in life in infants who are not exclusively breastfed, according to a Nestlé Nutrition-funded study.

Blackmores and Bega infant nutrition venture misses targets amid China slowdown

A joint venture between Blackmores and Bega Cheese to supply infant formula across APAC - and in particular China - has missed its sales targets, hitting Bega’s financial performance.

NEWS IN BRIEF

Fonterra launches internal probe into expired milk powder scam in China

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has launched an internal investigation following the arrest of 19 people for selling approximately 330.7 tons (300 tonnes) of the company’s expired milk powder in...

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Global Dairy Trade strengthens independence

New governance principles to monitor GDT Events, the twice-monthly auction held by Global Dairy Trade (GDT), have been approved by the GDT Events Oversight Board, at its second meeting held...

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