R&D

There are a wealth of potential products to be launched for the 'silver generation.' Pic: ©Getty Images/monkeybusinessimages

INCluSilver – innovation of personalized nutrition

By Jim Cornall

The European Union-funded INCluSilver project aims to support collaboration between actors belonging to different sectors in order to create the optimal conditions for generating and validating innovative ideas in the field of personalized nutrition for...

The LactoSens 0.01% test – recently validated against HPLC - is a direct assay on a biochip that specifically measures lactose in minutes in milk and dairy products including yogurt, sour cream, cream cheese and mozzarella.

LactoSens opens up lactose-free market

By Jim Cornall

As the increasing importance of “lactose free” products, the relevant threshold for “lactose-free” labeling has been reduced, an Austrian company has launched a device capable of accurately measuring the lower lactose threshold in dairy products.

The SomaDetect technology enables dairy farmers to know the health, reproductive status and quality of milk produced from each cow. Pic: SomaDetect

Cornell partnership to provide milk monitoring data

By Jim Cornall

Canadian automated in-line milk monitoring system company SomaDetect is partnering with Cornell University on a series of research studies to further develop and validate its product.

Doctoral student Marie Lawton measures an alcoholic drink made from dairy waste. Pic: Cornell University

Dairy ‘beer’ in the pipeline

By Jim Cornall

Dairy that is fermented and brewed like beer could soon be on tap as Sam Alcaine, assistant professor at Cornell University’s Department of Food Science, turns dairy waste into an alcoholic drink.

Fonterra’s programme manager nutrition and health, James Dekker.

NZMP to participate in five-year gut-brain study

By Jim Cornall

NZMP SureStart, the global B2B paediatric ingredients brand of Fonterra, is joining Smarter Lives, a five-year research programme to investigate how nutrition impacts the gut-brain axis.