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Scientists to trial cockroach milk as a future protein supplement

Scientists have discovered cockroach milk is four times more nutritious than cow's milk with a protein that releases energy slowly over a long period of time.

UK criminalises infant formula marketing offences

The UK government has introduced legislation that would make a company’s failure to fall in line with EU infant formula and baby food marketing laws a criminal offence subject to...

China direct

Formula scandal sends Fonterra’s Beingmate into the red

Fonterra's Chinese business partner has seen healthy expected profits turn into substantial anticipated losses for the first-quarter of the financial year after a milk powder scandal.

Protein ice cream: The Red Bull of the freezer aisle?

Rising protein ice cream brand WheyHey isn’t stopping at being the 'Red Bull of the freezer aisle'; it wants to provide an alternative to the 'rubbish' food companies are serving...

Australia

Formula flask is poised to solve age-old parent quandary

A Thermos-like device to keep water for infant formula at the ideal drinking temperature is being developed in South Australia.

New €500m support package for European farmers includes €150m for dairy

The European Commission has today presented a new package of measures worth €500m ($553m) from EU funds to support farmers in the face of ongoing market difficulties, particularly on the...

Fonterra says innovation the key to shaping the global dairy sector

New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra’s chief operating officer of global operations, Robert Spurway says R&D is one of the most important factors shaping the dairy industry today.

‘Global solution’ for acid whey, E-Sep Technologies CEO says

E-Sep Technologies has developed an efficient industrial solution and chemical-free process to separate out ingredients from whey streams, the company said. 

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Arla Food Ingredients says change your body age

Consumers aged 50+ can’t do anything about their chronological age, but they can slow down their ‘body age,’ according to Arla Food Ingredients.

Arla Foods Ingredients looks to add dairy to fufu to improve nutrition

A field study by Arla Food Ingredients of low-income families in the Democratic Republic of Congo has found an opportunity to improve the nutritional quality of the staple diet at...

Chr. Hansen posts more ‘modest’ results for EU human health

Danish probiotic supplier Chr. Hansen has reported more modest growth within EU human health and nutrition, saying its success and failure hinges on that of probiotic launches on shelf. 

China direct

Biosearch Life probiotic approved in China for infant formula use

Spanish probiotics, omega-3 and extracts supplier Biosearch Life has been given approval for the sale of its Lactobacillus fermentum CECT5716 LC40 probiotic strain by China’s Family Planning and National Health...

What's new in the dairy aisle in June? Product launch round-up

DairyReporter takes its monthly look at some of the products and variants that launched in June. If you have a new product that you'd like included, or know of a new...

EU increases dairy intervention ceilings again

The European Commission has further increased the public intervention ceiling for skimmed milk powder (SMP) from 218,000 tonnes to 350,000 tonnes.

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Milk Specialties management teams with equity firm in buyout

The management team of Milk Specialities Global has partnered with a private equity firm to acquire the assets of the company, it was announced yesterday.

Milk powder producers prep for future global demand despite tanking milk prices

US milk powder producers said they plan to expand production capacity, which could translate into 440m pounds per year of additional milk powder, tacking on to the already mounting global...

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Slovenian dairies cleared to export to China

Ljubljanske mlekarne, Mlekarna Celeia, Pomurske mlekarne and Mlekarna Planika have been informed by Chinese authorities that they can export dairy products to China.

Arla Food Ingredients opens protein hydrolysates factory

Arla Foods Ingredients has strengthened its position in the global dairy protein hydrolysates sector with the opening of a dedicated factory in Nr. Vium, Denmark.

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EIB loan for FrieslandCampina research

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €150m ($171m) loan with FrieslandCampina for its R&D activities in Europe.

CrossFit perfect fit for whey protein hydrolysates, says Arla Food Ingredients

The growing popularity of CrossFit will boost the market for premium sports nutrition solutions that offer significantly faster recovery than mainstream products, according to Arla Foods Ingredients.

NZ ministry predicts strong dairy growth

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) in New Zealand says that while dairy exports are down 6% in the past year, the future looks good.

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Fonterra’s NZ$8m upgrade for lactose

An NZ$8m ($5.6m) upgrade is under way at Fonterra’s Edgecumbe site to capture lactose that previously could not be extracted from the site’s waste stream.

What will be the next hot probiotic product? Ganeden announces finalists to its Probiotic Innovation Jumpstart program

A probiotic smoothie bowl, probiotic creamy spread, or probiotic “protein energy balls” product will win the hearts of judges at IFT and award the entrepreneurs behind it with $25,000 and...

Calcium linked to reduced breast cancer rates: Meta-analysis

A review of 26,000 cases has found consuming more calcium-rich foods such as milk and cheese as well as supplements may slightly reduce the risk of developing breast cancer.

Danone enters FTSE4Good Index

Danone has announced its entrance into the FTSE4Good Index, a global responsible investment index designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices.

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