DSM launches enzymatic whey whitener
Dispatches from FiE
DSM has developed a new fungal peroxidase that can whiten whey without the use of harsh chemicals, and avoiding off-tastes and protein irregularities.
Synergy sensory study tackles protein problems
Synergy Flavors has commissioned a sensory research program at North Carolina State University to examine how dairy proteins affect taste perception, with the aim of diminishing undesirable flavors.
Solae launches new high-protein soy nuggets
Solae has launched a high protein soy nugget with 90 percent protein on a dry weight basis, said to be the highest containing soy protein nugget on the market.
Gelatin plus soy protein may mask bitter taste of caseins
Bitter-tasting casein hydrolysates may find more applications if spray-dried with gelatine and soy protein isolate, suggests a new study from Brazil.
Dairy proteins again linked to blood pressure benefits
A combination of milk proteins may reduce salt-induced increases in blood pressure by about 10 mmHg, according to results of a rat study from Valio.
Arla unites R&D resources with new milk protein centre
Arla Food Ingredients has opened a new application centre in Aarhus, Denmark, consolidating its R&D facilities as part of its plan to double milk protein sales by 2013.
Milk protein may protect premature babies from infection
Supplements of the milk protein lactoferrin alone or in combination with a probiotic the reduced incidence of infection in pre-term babies, says a new study.
More vitamin D for mothers, less for infants?
A new study at the University of British Columbia will examine whether increasing the recommended dose of vitamin D for pregnant women will increase levels of the vitamin delivered to their babies in breast milk.
ASA censors ads for prebiotic-fortified infant formula
The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled that an advertisement for Aptamil Follow On infant formula may not continue to be broadcast because it implies it can stop children from catching colds.
Whey- and flax-based emulsifiers target reduced cost
Dispatches from IFT
Glanbia Nutritionals has developed an emulsifier line for longer shelf life and cleaner labels in a move toward ingredients targeting added productivity and profitability, rather than just added nutrition.
Solae: Protein takes ‘evolutionary step’ with new ingredient
Dispatches from IFT
Solae have launched a ‘breakthrough ingredient’, combining high solubility, low viscosity, and a bland flavor profile for the beverage market.
Manufacturer says refinery tech aids whey process ‘purity’
A range of whey processing technology is designed to allow dairy groups to produce value-added ingredients with long-term reductions to costs and environmental impacts, according to its manufacturer.
First whey form meets sports testing standards
UK whey-based performance nutrition specialist, Volac, has become the first raw ingredients supplier to meet the stringent requirements of testing programme, Informed-Sport.
Textured whey protein could ease use of heat-sensitive ingredients
A textured whey protein concentrate can stabilize a cold-setting gel over a wide range of temperatures, according to new research from the US.
Functionality belying whey commodity concerns - analyst
Demand for whey-derived functional food and drinks claiming nutritional benefits remains undimmed despite an overall fall in sales last year for the dairy commodity, says an industry analyst.