Fonterra Europe has signalled that it is "here to stay", following the launch of its European-sourced whey protein ingredient, NZMP europro.
Ingredion has extended the capabilities of its analogue and processed cheese starch range to meet increasing demand for cheaper cheese in emerging regions, such as the Middle East and North Africa.
The horsemeat crisis has boosted consumer demand for clean labels and ingredient traceability, according to vice president and general manager EMEA at Ingredion Jorgen Kokke.
Finnish plant stanol leader and Benecol brand owner Raisio says plant sterol users like rival Unilever (pro.activ) are piggybacking off stanol science in high-dose products and wants the EU to mount separate reviews of the cholesterol-busting nutrients.
Irish dairy ingredients specialist Glanbia Nutritionals once filled its sights almost exclusively with the sports nutrition sector, but the explosion of interest in protein means the ‘ordinary’ mainstream food industry is a bigger and bigger target.
Dairy products have an important role to play in improving nutritional levels among the world’s poorest people, the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) says in a new book.
Benecol has expanded its plant stanol, cholesterol management-based health offering in the UK by adding vitamins that permit approved EU heart and bone health claims – a move analysts said should resonate with older consumers and give rival pro-activ food for thought.
A just published study has found zinc citrate is equal to zinc gluconate and higher than zinc oxide in terms of bodily intake, research that could help battle regional deficiencies and conditions like diarrhea.
Irish biotech start-up AnaBio Technologies is in advanced negotiations with major infant formula makers interested in its encapsulation technologies that can blend probiotics and minerals into heat treated products at cost-effective prices.
Food for Health Ireland (FHI) has announced the start of its second term of funding with an expanded network of research institutions and companies involved.
The quality of raw materials is set to become a more prevalent subject in the coming years, according to Arla Food Ingredients.
An ageing population, new EFSA health claims, protein perceptions and a focus on sugar as opposed to fat are some key considerations that are or should be driving the dairy industry, according to an analyst.
Japanese company Koiwai Dairy Products has produced a cheese it claims can restore liver function after drinking alcohol.
Lick Me I’m Delicious has created a glow-in-the-dark ice cream made from jellyfish proteins, which costs £140 ($225) a scoop.
The Irish Dairy Board (IDB) has invested €20m ($27m) in a dairy manufacturing and technology facility in Saudi Arabia, “to access the important dairy growth markets in the Middle East and North Africa region, supplying the Islamic Halal market segment”.
A low calorie diet plus daily consumption of a probiotic cheese may improve blood pressure and body mass index measures in obese adults with hypertension, says a new study.
Arla Food Ingredients believes that beverages with added protein have huge growth prospects across Europe, and notes the recent explosion of such SKUs in Scandinavian C-Stores.
American International Group (AIG) has launched NOVI, a web-based service to estimate the cost of product recall incidents.
As a tidal wave of civil litigation over the use of the term ‘evaporated cane juice’ (ECJ) to describe dried cane syrup (aka sugar) continues to engulf the food industry, there has been good and bad news for some high-profile defendants this month.
Hydrocolloids firm CP Kelco has said it will invest a further 60m Danish krone (€8m) to expand its facility in Lille Skensved, Denmark, on the back of increased demand for its amidated pectin, used in low sugar and sugar-free foods.