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News in Brief

EC lower minimum protein content for follow-on formula

By Will Chu

The European Commission has updated legislation concerning food for infants and young children, by ruling that the minimum protein content for follow-on formula be lowered to 1.6 g/100 kcal.

Sinéad Mackey, technical validation manager at AnaBio, explains some of the technology used at the company.

AnaBio officially opens new facility

By Jim Cornall

Irish company AnaBio Technologies LTD, which specializes in encapsulation using natural food proteins, opened its new facility in Carrigtwohill, near Cork, Ireland recently.

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.

Westland Milk Products signed an MoU with Kalbe during the visit to New Zealand of the Indonesian President.

Westland inks deal with Indonesia’s Kalbe

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand’s second biggest dairy co-operative, Westland Milk Products, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indonesian consumer health and nutrition company Kalbe (PT Sanghiang Perkasa).

Eric Hansen, director of GDT, said the review provides assurance to market participants. Pic:©Getty Images/Freer Law

GDT finds no issue with SMP prices

By Jim Cornall

Global Dairy Trade (GDT) says it has found the prices achieved for Skim Milk Powder Ultra High Temperature (SMP UHT) in Trading Event 207 reflected multiple bidders’ strong needs to secure higher quantities of product than were offered in the Trading...