SUBSCRIBE

Breaking News on Dairy Processing & Markets

Sectors > Nutritionals

Protein power: Consumers in emerging Asian markets increasingly understand the benefits

Consumer understanding of the nutritional benefits of protein is soaring in Asia, according to research from NZMP, the ingredients brand of New Zealand-based dairy manufacturer Fonterra.

Danone looks to growth through WhiteWave acquisition

Danone has published its first quarter results, and forecast improvements due to completion of the WhiteWave acquisition.

Mexico looks beyond the US for dairy imports over NAFTA fears

Amidst the uncertainty surrounding the future of NAFTA with US President Donald Trump pledging to get rid of the trade partnership, Mexico has been looking to diversify its trading partners.

Dubai enlists Nutricia for grassroots infant healthy-eating initiative

Dubai health officials have called on Danone’s infant nutrition brand to support its drive to persuade parents to adopt health eating habits for their toddlers.

Fonterra’s NZMP non-GMO ingredients part of plan to make ‘dairy nutrition accessible to the world’

NZMP, Fonterra’s dairy ingredients business, which represents 60% of the company’s revenue, and has launched a non-GMO ingredient range in North America.

Mother files lawsuit against Mead Johnson alleging baby fell ‘gravely ill’ from insect-contaminated formula

Mead Johnson is facing a $5m lawsuit from a mother who alleges its infant formula brand, Enfamil, was contaminated by insects leading to the hospitalization of her baby.

Milk Specialties Global taps further into clean label with calcium caseinate from US rBGH-free milk

Milk Specialties Global, a dairy protein manufacturer based in Minnesota, has launched a clean label calcium caseinate produced from US milk to better target the growing sports nutrition market. 

Fonterra probiotic shows potential to prevent diabetes in pregnancy

Dairy giant Fonterra’s naturally occurring probiotic could be responsible for a 68% reduction in gestational diabetes in pregnant women, according to researchers.

Arla looks to responsible growth in Asia

Danish-based dairy cooperative Arla Foods last month published its corporate responsibility report 2016, entitled Our Responsibility, documenting the company’s progress on responsible business practice.

Bellamy’s says it won’t meet Chinese registration deadline

Bellamy’s Australia Limited has updated its position on registration of its products with the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA).

B vitamin deficiencies linked to poor infant development issues

Children deficient in vitamin B1 and vitamin B12 show lower cognitive and motor function skills, find two studies investigating the long-term effects of child development with incomplete vitamin profiles. 

FrieslandCampina comments on China Huishan Dairy crash

On March 24, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange postponed the trading in shares of China Huishan Dairy Holdings Company Limited after an 85% drop of its share price.

Davisco Foods International to pay penalty for violating part of Commodity Exchange Act

Davisco Foods International, an international dairy food and ingredient company based in Minnesota, has been issued a $150,000 civil monetary penalty for failure to register with the US Commodity Futures...

News in brief

NZMP GOLD Whole Milk Powder for UHT launched

Fonterra’s ingredients brand NZMP has launched NZMP GOLD Whole Milk Powder for UHT.

Seized milk powder could be destroyed following court ruling

Some milk and buttermilk powder seized due to safety concerns months ago could be destroyed following a ruling in a US district court.

Milk protein producer not ready throw in towel to whey

Milk proteins continue to carve out a strong niche in sports nutrition despite’s whey protein’s dominance, supplier Milk Specialties Global said.

Guest article

Sports nutrition – 5 key trends for 2017

The sports nutrition category has seen enormous growth – from $6.7bn in 2010 to $10.8bn in 20151.

Milk peptides could have role in prevention of food allergies

Milk-derived products may help with the prevention of food allergies, researchers in Ireland say.

Tamarack Biotics receives GRAS approval for TruActive immune active dairy ingredient

Tamarack Biotics has received GRAS (Generally Regarded as Safe) approval for its TruActive NF product, a dairy-based ingredient that retains immune active proteins that are usually destroyed during typical thermal...

AusNutria seemingly unaffected by new China infant formula rules as revenues rocket

Revenues at Hong Kong-listed infant nutrition company AusNutria soared by 30.3% to RMB2,740.3 million (US$396 million) for 2016, despite intense market competition, most notably due to new regulations in China.

USDEC data shows global dairy exports on the rise despite slowdown of exports to Mexico

USDA data showed that whey and milk powder export volumes have increased for the eighth month in a row, but the data also confirmed a slowdown of dairy exports to...

Probiotics in space testing is ready for lift off, says Yakult

Yakult is ready to begin carrying out tests on the consumption of probiotics in space, by undertaking experiments on astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS).

News in brief

a2 Milk Company buys shares in Synlait

Australia’s a2 Milk Company (a2MC) has announced it will acquire approximately 8.2% of the shares of Synlait Milk Limited.

Aussie dairy majors endure a rollercoaster week

Dairy industry boardrooms have seen some turbulence over the last week, with two majors announcing widely differing commercial fortunes, and one formula maker facing the future with a very different...

News in brief

Fonterra’s NZMP launches low-lactose instant whole milk powder

NZMP, Fonterra’s global ingredients brand, has launched NZMP Low Lactose Instant Whole Milk Powder (IWMP).

Key Industry Events

 

Access all events listing

Our events, Shows & Conferences...