Functional Dairy

The ActiveSG program is aimed at tackling obesity in Singapore.

FrieslandCampina Asia partners on Singapore program

By Jim Cornall

ActiveSG, Singapore’s national movement for sport and physical activity, and FrieslandCampina Asia are to collaborate on Nurture Kids — a new physical activity and nutrition program for preschool children in Singapore.

Synlait is looking to develop more products through its own R&D center.

Synlait to set up R&D center

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand’s Synlait has announced it is to set up a research and development center in Palmerston North to ‘build expertise and capability in food technology.’

Lactips is receiving funding and support for its milk protein projects.

Lactips expanding after funding

By Jim Cornall

French company Lactips has announced its project, ECOLACTIFILM, has won a tender from the European Union’s H2020 SME phase 2 program, which brings with it both support and €1.5m ($1.8m) in funding.

The category of nutritional beverages is growing with a variety of products for different needs. Pic:©iStock/AntonioGuillem

Guest article

Nutritional dairy beverages

By Bent Oestergaard, managing director OCon ApS

Nutritional beverage (Nutri-Bev) is a new example of product crossover between the dairy and food & beverage industries.

Hydrosol has launched Stabisol JOC stabiliser for acid whey.

Hydrosol turning whey into valuable products

By Jim Cornall

The manufacture of 1kg of cheese results in 9kg of whey as a by-product, and German company Hydrosol says its new stabiliser, Stabisol JOC, can turn whey into new products profitably.