Functional Dairy

The Gavan Technologies team. Pic: Gavan Technologies

Gavan debuts protein extraction for the zero-waste herd

By Teodora Lyubomirova

Israeli food tech start-up Gavan Technologies has developed a waste-free protein extraction method that has the potential to 'enrich and enhance dairy products'. DairyReporter checks what’s behind the innovation . . .

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Helaina on track to deliver breast milk-equivalent baby formula

By Danielle Masterson

The New York City-based company was founded in 2019 by food scientist Laura Katz who aspired to advance nutrition by recreating the functional components of breast milk. The lab produces microbes, ferments, and runs immunity testing.

Fonterra's innovation efforts look to nutrition and wellness / Pic: GettyImages-fizkes

Fonterra focuses on innovation in ‘cognition, sight and stress’

By Katy Askew

Dairy cooperative Fonterra outlined its strategic innovation priorities – with a focus on nutritional benefits such as ‘cognition, sight and stress’ – as it noted higher milk prices were squeezing the margins of dairy processing business.

Spotlight focuses on rapid screening techniques for probiotic bacteria

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Spotlight focuses on rapid screening techniques for probiotic bacteria

By Will Chu

Consumer demand for ‘healthy’ products is fuelling increasing interest in novel probiotics. In this article, NutraIngredients’ Will Chu talks to Robyn Eijlander, NIZO’s Molecular Microbiology expert, who explains how computational screening models can...

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New HMO study looks to next-generation infant formula

By Jim Cornall

Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) — important groups of carbohydrates in human breast milk — can, in some cases, be secreted in very high concentrations, and still be safe and well-tolerated by infants.

TH true MILK has launched a TH true MILK LIGHT MEAL, a combination of milk and plant-based ingredients including granular oats, walnuts and macadamia nuts. Pic: TH true MILK

TH true MILK launches new snack drink

By Jim Cornall

TH true MILK has launched a new snack drink, the TH true MILK LIGHT MEAL, which combines milk and plant-based ingredients including granular oats, walnuts and macadamia nuts.

Quantum produces fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS) and galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS). Pic: Getty Images/ddukang

Tate & Lyle to acquire Chinese dietary fiber business

By Jim Cornall

Tate & Lyle PLC has signed an agreement to acquire Quantum Hi-Tech (Guangdong) Biological Co., Ltd (Quantum), a prebiotic dietary fiber business in China from ChemPartner Pharmatech Co., Ltd (ChemPartner) for a total consideration of $237m.

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Dairy UK holds Stronger for Longer event

By Jim Cornall

People are living longer today than at any other point in history and the goal of health systems globally is to make sure that older adults are stronger and healthier for longer.

Infected cells shown in magenta. Pic: Jonathan Z. Sexton.

Fighting Covid-19 with milk

By Jim Cornall

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to claim lives around the world, dairy scientists may have a surprising role to play.

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