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‘Breast milk-like’ formula may help babies sleep more and cry less, suggests study

Infants given formula milk containing high levels of SN-2 palmitate, sleep more and cry less than those given standard formula, reveals a study in Clinics in Mother and Child Health....

New Codex standard for dairy permeate powder will help dairy industry

The final approval of a Codex Alimentarius international standard for dairy permeate powder has been welcomed by permeate producer Arla Foods Ingredients.

Yakult begins work on sixth China factory

Yakult is to begin construction of its sixth plant in China to increase production of its probiotic milk drinks.

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PLF grows with sixth New Zealand project

UK powder filling systems company PLF International has secured an order for its sixth turnkey project in New Zealand.

GEA to build Asia’s largest milk production facility for Amul in India

GEA is set to build a new dairy plant in India for AmulFed Dairy that, when completed, will be the largest skim milk powder and dairy whitener plant in Asia.

Kefir the key ingredient for a dairy-based sports drink that cancer survivors can stomach

Kefir could be a beneficial dairy-based sports nutrition ingredient for cancer survivors who may be wary of trying products containing milk due to concerns about stomach upsets.

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USDEC on dairy health benefits: ‘We’re strong in the science but not as strong in communication to consumers’

USDEC, in partnership with the National Dairy Council, has been at the forefront of dairy protein research and has uncovered some of its health benefits, but has struggled communicating its...

Process that treats whey with gas plasma boosts bioefficiency, developers claim

The differentiation of whey proteins continues with a new offering that claims greater bioefficiency.

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Agropur reshapes US ingredients business to streamline customer experience

Agropur Ingredients has streamlined its US business by dividing it into three sectors: nutrition solutions, dairy solutions, and custom solutions to better serve their customers’ needs.

Increased homogenization pressure improves flavor of whole milk powder: Study

Off flavors in whole milk powder (WMP) decrease with increased homogenization pressure, according to a new study published in the Journal of Dairy Science.

Uckermärker Milch to refocus on value-added products

German company Uckermärker Milch GmbH, part of Switzerland’s HOCHDORF Group, said it is to reposition itself in the market.

Nestlé Spain develops first infant formula with two breast milk oligosaccharides

After a decade of research, Nestlé has developed the first formula for infants with two oligosaccharides identical to those found in breast milk.

Mason Financial takes controlling stake in Blend and Pack

Mason Financial Holdings Limited and nutrition company Wattle Health Australia Limited have bought an 80% stake in Australian infant formula and nutritional products manufacturer Blend and Pack Pty Ltd, for...

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Ukraine’s Roshen gets green light for dairy exports to China

PJSC Vinnytsia dairy plant "Roshen" has been given approval to export its dairy products to China.

Nestlé Spain investing $2.5m in Sevares factory

Nestlé Spain plans to invest €2.24m ($2.54m) in its production center in Sevares (Asturias) this year, to renovate a production line, and for modernization of the factory's quality control laboratory.

'Nano scare': Scientists blast Friends of the Earth for 'facile' infant formula claims

Reports that some infant formula products on sale in Australia and New Zealand contain potentially 'dangerous' nanoscale particles have been dismissed by regulators and scientists — with one branding it blatant 'scaremongering'....

IFT Food Expo 2017

From egg whites to faba beans, non-dairy protein ingredients multiply at IFT

Consumers are still demanding protein, and from scanning the floors at this year’s IFT Food Expo, it looks like ingredient manufacturers are anticipating flavor and texture fatigue. From new plant-based...

What’s new for the European market of sports nutrition?

The sports and health nutrition industry is booming in Western Europe as more consumers look for a healthy lifestyle, according to market intelligence agencies.

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.

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