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Fragmentation a ‘defining force’ of dairy industry in 2016, report says

Fragmentation of the dairy industry will be one of the biggest trends in 2016, according to a recent report from New Nutrition Business.

New ISO standard for flow cytometry with probiotics

Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium, present in yogurt and other dairy products, are used as probiotics, or “friendly bacteria,” to maintain a healthy digestive tract.

Higher omega-3 content in fresh cow's milk reduces asthma risk, study finds

Fresh, unprocessed cow’s milk has a higher content of omega-3 fatty acids than pasteurised, homogenised or low-fat milk, say German researchers. 

Chobani exec: Connectivity online allows for better innovation

Connectivity is essential to innovation of new products in the modern age, according to Chobani Inc.’s chief customer officer Beau Mainous.

REPORTS FROM THE 2016 IDFA DAIRY FORUM

Globalization and adaptation: The future of dairy cooperatives

Globalization, information and innovation will be essential components for dairy cooperatives over the next decade, industry executives said at the 2016 IDFA Dairy Forum.

Special edition: Microbiome metrics & advances

Probiotic firms must refresh ‘mumsy’ marketing

Probiotic players must engage the so-called millennial generation if they are to avoid being jostled out of the health yoghurt aisle, says Euromonitor International.  

Fonterra to develop functional products through new partnership with China’s By-Health

China’s By-Health has signed a strategic cooperative partnership agreement with Fonterra, according to a statement on CNINFO, China’s stock market information website.

REPORTS FROM IDFA FORUM 2016

Emerging markets essential to global growth in dairy

Dairy companies that want to capitalize on a growing global market will need to tap into emerging markets across the world, according to a presentation from McKinsey & Company at the 2016 IDFA Dairy Forum.

Morinaga Milk opens Singapore subsidiary

The leading dairy product company in Japan, Morinaga Milk, has established a new subsidiary, Morinaga Nutritional Foods, in Singapore.

Global cheese market to exceed $100bn by 2019

The global cheese market has seen huge growth in the last few years and will continue to do so until it exceeds $100bn in 2019, according to a recent report.

Dean Foods releases new calcium-enriched chocolate milk

Dean Foods Company has released a new chocolate milk to meet the increasing needs of the US population for calcium.

'Night Milk' named in 2016 trends report

With Euromonitor’s newly-released 2016 consumer trends report, Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2016, including a section on selling sleep, Milchkristalle, the company mentioned in the piece, believes its product is perfectly positioned to exploit new markets this year.

News in brief

Cargill opens $2m center in Turkey

Cargill has opened a new Technology Application Center (TAC) in Yakapınar, Izmir, Turkey to help dairy and poultry customers in Turkey, the Middle East and Africa leverage and apply the best possible feed technologies to grow their businesses.

Naturally occurring dairy preservative could kill cancer cells: Study

A recent study from the University of Michigan found that nisin, a food preservative that naturally grows on dairy products, could help kill cancer cells and antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Nutpods offer non-dairy alternative to half-and-half

Approximately 40m US residents are lactose intolerant, but until recently, there was no non-dairy alternative to half-and-half on the market. Green Grass Foods, Inc. founder and CEO Madeline Haydon wanted to change that.

Most US whey protein ‘total protein’ claims are consistent with content, study finds

When it comes to the accuracy of total protein amount claims on a label to what was actually found in the product, US-produced supplements fared better than Brazilian ones, a new study found.

only 1/3 objections tabled were backed by the ENVI Committee

MEPs back objections to sugary baby food - but cast off concerns on infant formula

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) accept rules on sugary cereal-based baby food should be revised, but have voted against changing a draft on the marketing of infant formula and medical foods. 

European Parliament committee to vote on three objections

MEP urges rethink on ‘outrageous’ new formula marketing rules

A member of the European Parliament (MEP) has urged fellow politicians to support his objections to new rules on the marketing of baby foods, formulas and foods for special medical purposes in a vote today, which he says fails to safeguard the practice of breastfeeding.

Dairy permeate market starting to take off

Dairy permeates are becoming more well-known, according to a US Dairy Export Council official, but changes will need to be made for it to reach its full potential.

Upcoming EU sports nutrition law revamp – a win for industry?

The way sports foods are regulated in the EU is set to change. But how? Craig Simpson, EU food law expert with Steptoe & Johnson in the UK, gives his view likely outcomes and industry impacts.

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