After 20 failed starts, probiotics leader Chr Hansen says it has finally found an ingredient dispensing cap partner that can handle the demands of high speed filling utilised by the world’s biggest beverage manufacturers.
The economics of supplying plant-based foods and beverages over dairy will become increasingly compelling “because the cow is a relatively inefficient converter of grain into protein”, says the chief executive of WhiteWave Foods.
Double-digit growth in the beverage, savory and confectionery sectors helped International Flavors & Fragrances to achieve revenue of $714m in the first quarter of this year; nine per cent up on the same period of last year.
Fonterra has developed a technique that allows colostrum to be
added to ready-to-drink beverages with a longer shelf-life, opening
up opportunities for new kinds of products and building sales of
the ingredient in Asia.