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Glanbia Nutritionals introducing new dairy products at IFT17

Glanbia Nutritionals, a global nutrition and formulation company, is showcasing new ingredients at IFT17 Food Expo in Las Vegas, June 25-28. 

How much milk protein can stimulate muscle growth after exercise in middle-aged men?

Just nine grams of milk protein may be sufficient to stimulate muscle build after resistance exercise, according to researchers from The University of Auckland and Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd.

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Neste Jacobs increases Valio milk powder production by 8%

Finnish technology, engineering and project management company Neste Jacobs has completed an optimization project at Valio’s Lapinlahti milk powder production factory.

Nature One Dairy and Sinopharm sign China infant formula deal

Australia’s Nature One Dairy and The China National Pharmaceutical Group Corporation (Sinopharm) have signed a strategic partnership agreement to work on infant milk formula, specialized milk powder products and other...

Study finds varying amounts of vitamin K in dairy products

Dairy products may be able to promote another key nutrient, vitamin K, as a study by Tufts University found that many full-fat dairy products contained an appreciable amount of the...

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Milking the law? Industry responds to stricter infant formula rules in Singapore

Infant formula milk manufacturers claim stricter regulations planned by the Singapore government could lead to consumers having limited access to important nutritional information.

FrieslandCampina focuses on active people with sports nutrition rich in proteins

FrieslandCampina has introduced its own protein-rich sports nutrition range under the Vifit Sport brand.

Nestlé Zero Water project recovers water from milk products in Mexico

In the arid Mexican state of Jalisco, Nestlé has used Veolia technology to implement a ‘zero-water’ strategy for milk production, which it says is an important advance in water management...

Synlait purchases New Zealand Dairy Company

New Zealand dairy processing company Synlait Milk announced today it has purchased 100% of the shares of The New Zealand Dairy Company (NZDC).

Nestlé launches YIYANG powder to ‘refuel senior brains’

Nestlé has launched ‘YIYANG Fuel for Brain’ in China, a dairy product aimed at those over 50.

Is dairy a hindrance and not a help for probiotics growth?

The vast majority of new product development for functional foods featuring probiotics “remains in the dairy space”, but this may be more of a hindrance than a help for the...

OMIRA considers Lactalis takeover

German dairy company OMIRA said it has successfully completed meetings over the past few months with the Lactalis Group with respect to a merger.

Ausnutria takes over ADP and Ozfarm

Ausnutria Dairy Corporation Ltd., a dairy company with production facilities in China, the Netherlands and Australia, has taken over ADP and Ozfarm.

Glanbia Co-op completes share placement for creation of Glanbia Ireland

Glanbia Co-operative Society (Glanbia Co-op) has completed the placement of 8.7m ordinary shares in Glanbia plc to raise approximately €155m ($174m) for Glanbia Co-op.

Nestlé officially opens Vietnam MILO plant

Nestlé has inaugurated a new MILO factory in Hung Yen, Vietnam.

Unique combination of prebiotic mixture and fermented infant formula helps prevent colic: New Danone Nutricia study

A trial on a novel infant formula appears to shows for the first time that a specific combination of ingredients can have a preventive effect on colic.

Convenience-seeking millennial moms lead the growth of infant formula, survey shows

A survey found that among 2,000 US mothers with children between the ages of one and three, 18% did not originally plan to give their newborn formula, but that number...

Ausnutria reports growing revenue amid fiercer competition and stricter laws

Hong Kong-listed infant nutrition company Ausnutria's total revenues have grown by almost one-third to RMB751.3 million during the first quarter of 2017.

Fonterra reopens Malaysian milk powder plant

Fonterra has reopened its milk powder manufacturing plant in Malaysia following a NZ$7m (US$4.8m) investment to boost manufacturing efficiencies and ensure it continues to meet health and safety, and food...

China's infant formula trends: Sales boom predicted with organic and premium brands leading the charge

China’s infant milk formula market is poised to boom in the next five years as a result of the new “two-child” policy, and tighter rules issued by regulators, analysts said...

Ornua publishes 2016 review

Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of primary Irish dairy products, has published a review of its 2016 operational and financial performance, as well as a goal to build revenues of €3bn...

Personalised nutrition: Cost and lack of experts slowing uptake in Asia Pacific

The cost of testing and not having enough experts in the field are holding back the growth of nutrigenomics-based personalised nutrition in Asia-Pacific.

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ProbioKid probiotic strains recognized safe in US and Canada for use in young children

The probiotic strain blend ProbioKid by Lallemand has received a Natural Product Number (NPN) from Health Canada, while the GRAS status is still only self-affirmed in the US.

Arla Food Ingredients launches communal whey protein blog

An online knowledge-sharing platform dedicated to whey protein and lactose has been launched by Arla Foods Ingredients.

Unsafe levels of arsenic found in baby food products, research finds

Almost three-quarters of infant and baby foods containing rice exceed safe levels of arsenic defined by EU law.

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