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Irish firm offers heat resistant probiotics for infant formula

Live from #FIE2013 in Frankfurt, Germany

Irish firm offers (cheaper) heat resistant probiotics for infant formula

By Shane STARLING

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.

Dupont feeding US dairy cooperative value added interest

LIVE FROM THE INTERNATIONAL DAIRY SHOW

Dupont feeding US dairy cooperative value added interest

By Mark ASTLEY

Using Greek yogurt as a knowledge base, DuPont is working to make value added dairy products, such as drinking yogurt, kefir, and milk-based coffee drinks, “more accessible and more affordable” to US dairy cooperatives.

Dairies 'taking hardline' on milk powder adulteration: PerkinElmer

LIVE FROM THE INTERNATIONAL DAIRY SHOW

Dairies 'taking hardline' on milk powder adulteration: PerkinElmer

By Mark ASTLEY

Dairy processors are "taking a hardline to try to eradicate" adulterants, such as urea and melamine, from milk powder, PerkinElmer has claimed following the launch of its new DairyGuard milk powder analyzer.

Serac eyeing value-added dairy demand for in-house blow-fill-cap tech

DRINKTEC 2013: LIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR

Serac eyeing value-added dairy demand for in-house blow-fill-cap tech

By Mark ASTLEY

Serac expects to quickly penetrate the dairy industry with its new Combox H2F system by meeting demand from small to medium-sized value-added dairy product manufacturers for in-house blow-moulding, filling, capping technology.

Sacmi planning dairy division to offer 'complete package'

DRINKTEC 2013: SACMI STRENGTHENS DAIRY FOCUS

Sacmi planning dairy division to offer 'complete package'

By Mark ASTLEY

Hoping to build on growing consumer demand for drinking yogurt, probiotics drinks, and other liquid dairy products, Italian packaging machinery manufacturer Sacmi intends to set up a division dedicated to increasing its dairy-specific technological offerings.

Jones presented food industry concerns about data sharing at EFSA's transparency meeting this morning...

Industry concerned about data abuse as EFSA fans transparency wings

By Shane Starling at EFSA in Parma, Italy

As the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) welcomed a broad range of stakeholders to its Italian HQ today to debate data and process transparency, the food industry asked at what point openness brakes innovation and competitive advantage?

Simon Coveney, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH IRISH AGRICULTURE MINISTER

Irish minister commits to growing dairy production by 50% in 5 years

By Fiona Barry

Enda Kenny, Ireland’s Prime Minister, and Simon Coveney, the Irish Minister for Agriculture said the country will take advantage of changes to Europe’s CAP (Common Agricultural Policy) which will allow increased dairy production.

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From the 20th International Congress of Nutrition in Granada, Spain

Unilever: Healthier food choices must be ‘doable’

By Shane STARLING

The food industry came under attack last week at the International Congress of Nutrition (#ICN20) for not doing enough to improve the healthiness of its portfolios…unfairly, says Unilever.

'Dairy pro- and prebiotics can boost brain, liver and infant health'

TEAGASC SCIENTIST SAYS NEW PROBIOTIC CUTS CHOLESTEROL

'Dairy pro- and prebiotics can boost brain, liver and infant health'

By Fiona Barry

Irish scientists working with gut bacteria – microbiota – have found 'exciting opportunities' for value-added dairy products, according to the head of biotechnology at Ireland’s largest food research center.