Yogurt and Desserts

Tapioca starches in the SimPure 996 series create soft gel textures, suitable for spoonable yogurts. Pic: Getty Images/Andrey Elkin

Cargill adding tapioca to range of starches

By Jim Cornall

Cargill is expanding its portfolio of label-friendly SimPure starches, adding tapioca starches to its existing lines of corn- and potato-sourced starches.

January saw plenty of launches related to dairy and dairy alternatives.  Pic: Getty Images/zakokor

January new dairy products

By Jim Cornall

It’s a bumper month for new products in the dairy aisles, and of course this is just the tip of the global iceberg of new products.

Dairy Dialog podcast 118: Babybel, CP Kelco, Gadot Biochemical. Pics: Babybel, CP Kelco, Gadot Biochemicals

Dairy Dialog podcast 118: Babybel, CP Kelco, Gadot Biochemical

By Jim Cornall

There are four guests on the podcast this week. We have conversations with Babybel senior brand manager Ridhi Barber; sales and marketing manager at Gadot Biochemical, Youval Saly; and from CP Kelco, Sandra Catarino, marketing director, strategic segments,...

BRAIN has established a GRAS microorganism for the biotechnological production of the sweetener. Pic: Getty Images/MamaMiaPL

Roquette and BRAIN Group to scale-up protein sweetener production

By Jim Cornall

Roquette, a producer of plant-based ingredients for food, nutrition and health markets, biotech company BRAIN AG, and BRAIN Group company AnalytiCon Discovery have completed the R&D phase for the development of protein sweetener brazzein.

A DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences survey investigated how certain target groups perceive the yogurt category. Pic: Getty Images/cyano66

Dairy ingredients make nutrition personal

By Jim Cornall

Consumer surveys point to a growing market for personalized nutrition. The dairy sector is perfectly placed to make a splash – with innovative ingredient combinations and clear communication.

Consumers are are taking more steps than ever to manage their holistic health, including physical, mental and emotional well-being. Pic: Getty Images/kzenon

ADM looks at health and wellness trends

By Jim Cornall

Consumers seem more aware than ever about health and wellness. The pandemic has been a contributing factor, but what do consumers see as the priorities when it comes to products with health and wellness claims? And how has the pandemic changed – or accelerated...

FrieslandCampina Ingredients looks at Pic: FrieslandCampina Ingredients

FrieslandCampina Ingredients – responding to a changing world

By Jim Cornall

It has been almost a year since the coronavirus pandemic took hold, and the world has changed in many ways. One major shift is that consumers have altered their shopping habits, with an increase in online purchasing, but what they are looking for, and...

Allulose can be used in a range of food and beverage applications. Pic: Tate & Lyle

Tate & Lyle expands allulose sweetener portfolio

By Jim Cornall

Tate & Lyle PLC, a global provider of food and beverage ingredients and solutions, has expanded its Dolcia Prima allulose portfolio with a crystalline form certified as 'Non-GMO Project Verified.'

Dairy Dialog podcast 117: Quantec, Kerry, Chobani. Pics: Kerry, Chobani, Getty Images/inkoly

Dairy Dialog podcast 117: Quantec, Kerry, Chobani

By Jim Cornall

This week, we have conversations with Quantec founder Dr Rod Claycomb and CEO Raewyn McPhillips; Christina Matrozou, marketing manager for taste in Europe and Russia at Kerry, and Chobani chief corporate affairs officer, Cristina Alesci.

The pandemic has affected trends for 2021, and probably beyond. Pic: Kerry

Kerry publishes 2021 Taste Charts predictions

By Jim Cornall

Kerry, the taste and nutrition company, has released its annual Taste Charts for 2021, uncovering flavors and ingredients it believes are set to inspire innovation and taste excellence across the food and beverage landscape.

The product was developed for applications in dairy, food and drink processing, and other industries.  Pic: LM76

LM76 develops new cam follower bearings

By Jim Cornall

US-based designer and manufacturer of linear bearings, slides and linear motion systems, LM76 has introduced its RINO Series of FDA/USDA compliant cam follower bearings.

Dairy Dialog podcast 114: Tetra Pak, DSM, University of Reading.

Dairy Dialog podcast 114: Tetra Pak, DSM, University of Reading

By Jim Cornall

There are three interviews on the last Dairy Dialog podcast of 2020. We had conversations with Ben Rutten, global business manager for milk at DSM; Dr Afroditi Chatzifragkou, lecturer in food processing at the Department of Food & Nutritional Sciences...

Some of the Iögo, Iögo Nanö and Olympic brand products. Pic: Lactalis

Lactalis Canada buying Agropur's Canadian yogurt business

By Jim Cornall

Lactalis Canada Inc., formerly Parmalat Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Lactalis Group, has reached an agreement with Agropur Cooperative to acquire all shares of its Canadian yogurt business, Ultima Foods Inc.

The new Chobani Probiotic yogurts and yogurt drinks have a blend of probiotic strains with multiple benefits for immune, digestive and gut health. Pic: Chobani

Chobani debuts new products with probiotics and expands oat line

By Jim Cornall

Chobani, US maker of Greek yogurts, oat milks, probiotic drinks, and creamers, announced the debut of the new World of Chobani Probiotics, a full portfolio of probiotic yogurts and drinks, kids pouches and shakes, and non-dairy functional beverages with...

Sugar reduction and clean label are two of the most common requests from dairy manufacturers who seek help with product reformulation.  Pic: DuPont

Five ways to naturally better yogurt

By Jim Cornall

Sugar reduction and clean label remain popular trends in the yogurt category. Five parameters hold the key to solving most of the quality challenges, according to DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences.

The new product allows manufacturers of yogurts to achieve up to 14% protein in the final product - a 30% increase over what is common today. Pic: DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences

DuPont introduces Versilk yogurt enzymes

By Jim Cornall

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has announced the North American launch of Versilk, the latest in its range of enzymes to help yogurt and beverage manufacturers achieve optimal texture and taste in yogurts, drinkable dairy products and other drinkable...

Some new products have been launched for the festive season.

New products launched

By Jim Cornall

In the UK, Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses has launched a gift for Christmas that keeps on giving, or keeps on maturing.

The new lids are dishwasher safe and environmentally friendly. Pic: SalzburgMilch

SalzburgMilch promotes reusable lids

By Jim Cornall

Disposable lids on yogurts, puddings and sour cream might be effective in covering unused product in fridges, but they also generate plastic waste.

Comax Flavors' 2021 Flavor Trends are divided into four distinct flavor collections. Pic: Comax Flavors

Comax Flavors reveals its 2021 flavor trends

By Jim Cornall

In response to consumers’ changing behavior, Comax Flavors has published its 2021 Flavor Trends, which are divided into four distinct flavor collections.

The Codex General Standard for the Use of Dairy Terms (CXS 206-1999) was adopted by Codex Alimentarius in 1999.

IDF publishes update on dairy terms guidance

By Jim Cornall

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has published an update to its Bulletin on the Codex General Standard for the Use of Dairy Terms, also known as the GSUDT.

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