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Dairy companies can build trust through transparency

If dairy manufacturers want to build trust with consumers, improving transparency will go a long way, according to the Center for Food Integrity.

Quality control of probiotics is lacking, study suggests

A new study by scientists at the University of California has found that contents of many bifidobacterial probiotic products differ from the ingredients listed.

Milk fat improvement starts at the agricultural level

As higher quantities and qualities of milk fat become trendier, the demand will likely become greater. How can the industry meet this demand? It will likely take vast improvements on...

Loud and proud: EU handouts to help European agri-food products stand out

Over 30 trade-association led campaigns promoting everything from olive oil to fresh meat have been named the recipients of the latest round of EU funding for agri-food products.

US Greek yogurt market to reach $4bn by 2019: Technavio

The Greek yogurt revolution will continue its stateside ascent, according to Technavio. The market is slated to grow 5% each year before reaching $4bn in 2019.

Low-fat diet not helpful for long-term weight loss: Study

Those who eat a low-fat diet may have a harder time losing weight and keeping it off over time, according to a recent study.

Positive Trends in 2015 for Active & Intelligent Packaging

As the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) heads towards it annual Congress, this year in Jaarbeurs, Utrecht (18-19 November), we ask AIPIA’s managing director Eef de Ferrante what...

More calcium needed in diets: Study

Most people could use more calcium in their diet, according to the International Osteoporosis Foundation.

Unhealthy snacks heavily advertised to children: UConn study

A study claims that while snacks in schools are getting healthier, snack companies are still targeting children with unhealthy snacks.

Danone targets zero-net carbon emission with new climate plan

Danone has created a new climate plan that it says will target zero-net carbon emissions.

Time for candy makers to prepare for FDA added sugar label changes, says consultant

US confectioners should ready themselves to declare percentage daily values for added sugars set at 10% of total calorie intake, which could be a regulatory requirement by 2018, says a...

The emotions of yogurt: Study finds vanilla makes people happy

A study suggests consumers have positive emotional responses to yogurts that are vanilla-flavored or low in fat.

Healthy fat: California entrepreneur markets triple-fat yogurt as healthy

One entrepreneur wants to ride the wave of dairy fat positivity into a new yogurt business, with a triple-cream, unsweetened organic yogurt.

More whole milk can help avoid metabolic syndrome: Study

Although official dietary guidelines have advised against excessive consumption of whole fat milk for years, a study said it may be a good idea to include full-fat dairy products in...

FOOD VISION USA: How to maintain a challenger brand mentality as a mainstream player

It’s called Chobani Flip; we think it’s the future of snacking, and the next billion-dollar brand in yogurt

Chobani’s Flip ‘mix-in’ platform is operating at a run rate of $300-$350m and could be the next one billion dollar brand in yogurt, says Chobani, which is planning to take...

Schools could save up to 40% on yogurt through proposal considered by USDA: Dannon

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is considering a Dannon proposal that would see yogurt provided to school districts at a potential discount of up to 40%.

Arla Foods ordered to stop selling yogurt labelled 'Skyr' in Finland

Arla Foods has been ordered to stop selling yogurt labelled as Skyr in Finland following a legal challenge by an Icelandic producer. 

Coca-Cola pulls out of talks to acquire stake in Chobani: Reports

The Coca-Cola Company has reportedly pulled out of talks to acquire a stake in US Greek yogurt giant, Chobani.

Pack Expo 2015

Consumer trends changing the world of packaging

Consumer trends are actively changing how food items are packaged, according to a report released at this year’s Pack Expo Las Vegas and Pharma Expo 2015.

News in brief

RPC Superfos wins two Scanstar awards

RPC Superfos has won two Scanstar awards in the annual Nordic packaging competition, for its EasySnacking pot on-the-go and bespoke panna cotta with fruit sauce, developed for Finnish dairy producer...

Arla Foods Ingredients breaks into weight management with low calorie yogurt solution

Arla Foods Ingredients is moving to create a new 'natural' category in the weight management sector with low calorie yogurts.

Insurers look to cut ties with company accused of tainting whey with animal urine

Four insurance companies are seeking to cut ties with Wisconsin-based Packerland Whey Products Inc, after the company and its executives were accused of tainting its products with animal urine.


pH stable culture will 'revolutionize' yogurt production, says Chr Hansen

Chr Hansen has developed a yogurt culture it claims will "revolutionize" production and significantly reduce ingredient costs.

Calcium doesn’t strengthen bones, study concludes

Taking into account studies from around the world, a group of researchers have concluded that calcium does not make for stronger bones.

More than half of consumers eat across a 15-hour span daily, study finds

Consumers end up eating for much longer stretches of the day than they had anticipated with over half of adults eating over a 15-hour span daily, says new research.

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