Reflex Nutrition is on the verge of trialing its whey protein drink
through a mainstream food wholesaler in the UK, which if successful
could be a shot in the arm for further whey products on the market.
The Infant and Dietetic Foods Association (IDFA) has called for a
judicial review of proposed new rules governing the advertisement
of infant nutrition just days before the law was due to come into
force in the UK.
Whey protein is increasingly hitting the mainstream. This year saw
numerous studies published exploring the potential of the
ingredient to encapsulate value-added ingredients. Here,
FoodNavigator reviews the progress from 2007.
Bisphenol A (BPA), known as the 'gender bender' chemical, leaches
into liquid baby formula from the linings of cans at levels
dangerous to infant health, according to new research published
yesterday by a US environmental...
Friesland Foods Domo and Novasep Process aim to accelerate
production times while developing purification technologies and
reducing cost for the functional foods and dairy markets through
their new partnership.
Friesland Foods Domo has invested €6M in its whey protein plant in
Workum, The Netherlands, allowing it to increase production of
infant formula ingredients and produce its new low-fat ingredient
for dairy applications.
Freisland Foods Domo and Nandi Protiens are introducing a new range
of whey protein concentrates for low-fat yoghurt and other food
categories - the fruit of a partnership to leverage new protein
technology to quickly meet new market...
Unilever's plans to adopt a new protein for ice cream production
that uses a genetically modified (GM) ingredient came a step closer
to fruition today after receiving provisional approval from the
UK's Food Standards Agency...
Using the sugar tara gum to improve the gelling of the whey protein
beta-lactoglobulin may offer industry with a more cost effective
alternative to locust bean gum, suggests new research from
Encapsulation of probiotics in whey protein gel particles could
offer protection during processing and storage, as well as
extending the food applications of the bacteria to biscuits,
vegetable and frozen cranberry juice, indicates...
Canadian researchers are looking into the effects of gelling of
whey protein isolates with xanthan gum in concentrations well below
that usually reported, and have already filed for a patent on the
Modification of whey protein concentrates with high phospholipid
proportions could turn standard emulsifiers into functional health
promoting ingredients, results that could have important
implications for the food industry.
American Dairy, the owner of China's Feihe Dairy, said a 28 per
cent rise in volumes sold of its Feihe infant formula drove growth
during 2005, helped by promotional efforts and additional
Fonterra, New Zealand's largest dairy co-operative, has formed a
research partnership with the US dairy industry, in an
international approach to promoting and proving health claims for
Infants whose parents suffer from food allergies have less chance
of developing them themselves if they are fed hydrolyzed casein or
whey formulas in place of cow's milk based formulas when
breast-feeding is not possible or inadequate,...