R&D

CertusBio is seeking additional investors and a wider range of dairy processors to further demonstrate the economic and environmental benefits of the technology.

New device detects dairy plant processing losses

By Jim Cornall

A new device that detects processing losses in dairy plants could save the industry millions of dollars a year and help prevent pollutants from entering waterways, according to the company that developed it.

The program has produced 49 emerging growth companies and launched 31 pilots in two years. Pic: ©GettyImages/Jesper Mattias

Nestlé partners with startups for TERRA Food Accelerator

By Beth Newhart

The third cohort of the TERRA Food & Agriculture Accelerator kicked off its corporate partnerships this week. Nestlé USA is working with three startups developing foods focused on plant-based nutrition, simple labels and fresh ingredients.

Foodbytes! dairy participants like SomaDetect and dropnostix are using AI and sensors to improve cow health and milk quality.

FoodBytes! returns to NYC with pioneering startups in milk quality

By Beth Newhart

Rabobank brings another FoodBytes! competition to New York City this month with 19 food and agriculture startups in line to pitch investors, executives and media on their innovations. AI and health monitoring dairy teams are among the group.

Researchers said camel whey protein hydrolysates show potential anticancer activity against human liver cancer HepG2 cells.

Could whey from camel milk have anti-cancer properties?

By Jim Cornall

Researchers in the United Arab Emirates say they saw enhanced anti-proliferative, anti-diabetic, and anti-inflammatory activities upon hydrolysis of camel whey proteins, indicating their potential utilization as bioactive and functional ingredients.

There have been no previous established remedies to reliably prevent or treat TSA. Pic: ©GettyImages/krisanapong detraphiphat

Lactoferrin milk protein can help treat cancer patients

By Beth Newhart

New research has revealed the effectiveness of lactoferrin in cancer patients when taken as a supplement. It helps alleviate taste and smell abnormalities (TSA) that often come as a result of chemotherapy treatments.

The new system eliminates costly, error-prone manual work. Pic: ©GettyImages/seraficus

Dutch cheesemaker grows with Infor M3 software

By Beth Newhart

Rouveen Kaasspecialiteiten has partnered with software company Infor to improve its cheese quality, tracking and tracing as well as build out production capabilities.

Veganism still growing despite dissatisfaction with food options

By Beth Newhart

90% of US vegetarians are considering veganism, even though half of US vegans are dissatisfied with their food choices. With less structured diets trending among young consumers, food brands need to innovate and expand their offerings, according to a...