Cargill took a hit in its second quarter with a 20% drop in net earnings compared to the year-ago period. It cited a ‘world of uncertainty’ affected by the struggling US dairy industry and lingering trade wars throughout 2018.
Babies’ allergy to cow’s milk protein (CMPA) may act as a ‘Trojan horse’ for the €44bn global formula industry, an expert says, as the condition may be help firms form relationships with the paediatric profession.
Light protection services and certification company Noluma has released new research that tackles the effects of light exposure on milk and other dairy products. Vitamin A, vitamin D and riboflavin levels in milk all begin to deplete after just two hours.
Chobani recently announced its new line of kid-focused yogurt products, launching nationwide in the new year. It’s calling Gimmies the brand’s ‘biggest’ and ‘most significant’ launch since Chobani Flip.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is relaxing school lunch nutrition standards put in place by the Obama Administration and giving more menu control back to schools. It focuses on flexibility for milk, whole grains and sodium standards.
Danone North America has launched Two Good, a new line of high protein, low sugar Greek yogurt from its Light & Fit brand. Each cup contains just 2g of sugar thanks to a slow-straining method that removes the sugar from milk.
The Breastfeeding Promotion Network of India (BPNI) has called for government action to restrict what it claims are attempts by infant nutrition companies to influence paediatricians to promote formula to mothers.