Probiotics manufacturer BioGaia has entered into a new supply and licence agreement with Nestlé that will see the Swiss food and beverage giant include the firm's Lactobacillus reuteri probiotic in a “new category” of products.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will limit the growth of aseptic processing and packaging in the US in the short-term, but could help to drive demand for the technology in the near future, a leading US packaging technology consultant has claimed.
Atlantia Food Contract Research Organisation has identified methods of best practices to help food and supplements makers conduct human intervention studies that will help them win a European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) health claim.
Infant formula infused with prebiotic oligofructose-enriched inulin results in an infant microbiota that is closer to that of breast milk fed infants during the first four months of life, a study has found.
The long-awaited reform of EU rules governing ‘special’ foods like baby and gluten-free foods, is imminent with a June 11 vote to mandate the changes – and most stakeholders satisfied with the likely ratification.
Arla Foods has given professional investors the opportunity to invest in the company through the issue of SEK 1.5bn ($225m, €175m)-worth of corporate bonds – a move designed to refinance its existing bank debt.
Tetra Pak is hoping to support “strong growth” in demand for aseptic processing and packaging solutions in the Indian sub-continent and South Asia through the opening of a new €120m ($156m) facility in Chakan, India.
Tetra Pak has heralded the launch of its latest development - a high density polyethylene (HDPE) carton cap made from sugar cane – as “another important step” towards its goal of a 100% renewable packaging solution.