In an increasingly health conscious age, dairy processors are looking to reduce the fat content of their products and make the most of the healthy components of milk. Adding further value to dairy products are functional ingredients like probiotics but health claim legislation is making it hard for companies to know how best to communicate health messages.
Infant formula makers are focused on immunity and cognitive health but should turn to essential vitamins and minerals where they could make easier progress with claims, says a consultant.
Nottingham University scientists claim to have shone new light on the intra-gastric behaviour of ‘aerated’ drinks with enhanced satiating properties that they say could be used to fight obesity.
PureCircle has launched a new stevia blend called Sigma-D to target non-fermented, sweetened dairy drinks and other dairy products in what it says is a breakthrough category specific launch.
Almendra says Europe’s beverage industry has been ‘particularly victimized’ by poor quality stevia to date as the company works to rewrite the narrative dismissing Reb A alone as a crude...
Silliker Australia has acquired DMG MicroLabs to enable it to tap into the ‘growing opportunity’ in the food testing market.
Lactose intolerant individuals have a decreased risk of developing lung, breast and ovarian cancers, fresh Swedish findings suggest.
The inclusion of intact bovine immunoglobulin G (bIgG) in milk-based infant formula could provide protection against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), Dutch researchers claim.
Croatia’s control system for the production and storage of dairy products is not adequate with significant discrepancies, according to the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO).
US researchers have devised a process they claim could lead to the development of milk-based infant formula containing anti-retroviral drugs to treat and prevent HIV in infants.
Consumption of a diet rich in protein could boost metabolism over the short term, and increase lean muscle mass by up to 45%, suggest researchers.
First Milk has developed 2kg catering tubs for its Lake District Dairy Co quark, which will be used in its exclusive national listing with foodservice supplier Brakes.
Milk consumption - recommended for the prevention of osteoporosis - may not reduce the risk of bone fractures in women, the findings of a Swedish study suggest.
Protein and leucine may be a useful tool in tackling muscle wasting, but if individuals are already consuming enough of the nutrients, supplementation may not have much impact, according to...
Dietz & Watson has cut time to result by days by using Sample6 technology to test, find and remediate Listeria before products leave one of its plants.
Four cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been linked to camel milk in Saudi Arabia, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
The impressive growth with all things protein will continue, with clear beverages, breakfast cereal, and maybe even protein in French fries offering opportunities for suppliers and manufacturers alike.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has delivered a negative opinion on a second dossier suggesting that a link a probiotic cheese can benefit blood pressure.
The European Commission has formally opened infraction proceedings against the UK for its 'traffic light' food labelling system, giving the state two months to defend itself against business complaints.
Australians have become less concerned with their cholesterol levels and more likely to try to eat less fat and additives, new consumer data suggests.
A high intake of high-fat dairy products such as cream could reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a Swedish study suggests.
The elderly needn't make significant dietary changes to boost their daily intake of protein and could instead rely on enriched "everyday food", research by Fonterra suggests.
The a2 Milk Company believes its share of the Australian fresh milk market could increase “north of 10%” in the next 12 months.
Raw milk purchased at Ropelato Dairy in Utah has been linked to 45 Campylobacter illnesses.
SQI Diagnostics has entered into a contract with a UK-based company to automate their DNA-based pathogen detection assays.
Danone has filed a patent for a probiotic strain that improves the function of the enteric nervous system, claiming it can therefore be used to treat and/or prevent gut disorders...