Functional Dairy

Customers who purchase and conduct the DNAFoil A2 Cow Test and/or the DNAFoil A2 Cow Milk Test can apply to receive exclusive access to the new label. Pic: SwissDeCode

New label to improve consumer trust in A2 milk products

By Jim Cornall

Swiss food testing company SwissDeCode has launched the A2 INSIDE Label, an exclusive label intended to help the end consumer clearly identify the efforts of dairy producers in guaranteeing authentic A2 milk products.

A lack of awareness of donkey milk and its high cost are impeding growth in the sector, but this is being offset by social media interest and new clinical results. Pic: Getty Images/Jacek Jacobi

Donkey milk on the agenda for Italian parliament

By Jim Cornall

Italian donkey milk company Eurolactis Italia Srl CEO Pierluigi Orunesu was invited to speak by videoconference to Italy’s Agriculture and Food Production Senate Chamber about the product.

108Labs' first human milk Cellufacturing facility in Hillsborough, North Carolina. Pic: 108Labs

108Labs creating first cell cultured human milk factory

By Jim Cornall

Eighteen months after creating the world’s first cell cultured human milk, 108Labs is now focused on accelerating the field from lab to factory by building and programming the world’s first autonomous Cellufacturing facility and artificial intelligence...

The deadline for application is June 25, 2021.

California dairy innovation contest returns

By Jim Cornall

The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) is bringing back its annual dairy innovation competition with a new name and increased focus on functional dairy product development.

The new agro-food business unit is made up of several market segments. Pic: Sacco System

Sacco System launches agro-food business unit

By Jim Cornall

Italian company Sacco System has reorganized its agro-food division by proposing new product lines, adding new personnel and giving the leadership of the business unit to Dr Luigi Rossi.

Lactoferrin is a core ingredient in infant formula, but it can also be used in a range of other applications. Pic: Getty Images/kitthanes

Milk Specialties Global begins lactoferrin production

By Jim Cornall

Milk Specialties Global, an international whey and milk protein producer, is entering the lactoferrin market following a multi-million-dollar investment at the company’s Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, facility.

Dairy farmers and DMI will be engaged with entrepreneurs as they build solutions.  Pic: Getty Images/Lemaniah

Checkoff working with entrepreneurs to address dairy challenges

By Jim Cornall

Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) has entered a partnership it says will provide access to a network of inventors and entrepreneurs tasked with providing marketplace solutions for industry challenges focused on health and sustainability.

Dairy Dialog 132: Ice Cream Van of the Year, Fooditive, Kerry

Dairy Dialog podcast 132: Ice Cream Van of the Year, Fooditive, Kerry

By Jim Cornall

There are three conversations on this week’s podcast: Richard Troman, senior development and application chef, Kerry Europe and Russia; Jimmy Robinson, owner of Robinson’s Ice Cream; and Moayad Abushokhedim, food scientist and founder of Fooditive.

Despite economic uncertainty, cheese saw a spike in retail across the globe in 2020.

Solving carbon footprint challenges for cheese

By Jim Cornall

Evandro Oliveira de Souza, business lead cheese at Netherlands-headquartered DSM Food Specialties, talked exclusively to DairyReporter about the challenges cheesemakers face when it comes to sustainability and reducing carbon footprints.

Dairy Dialog podcast 130: Benexia, Ice Cream Alliance, Moolec

Dairy Dialog podcast 130: Benexia, Ice Cream Alliance, Moolec

By Jim Cornall

This week, we have three interviews, one of which has four guests, and another with two. We spoke with Zelica Carr, CEO of the Ice Cream Alliance; Gastón Paladini, Martín Salinas, Henk Hoogenkamp and Catalina Jones from Moolec Science; and Remi Reguero,...

Tate & Lyle said selecting the appropriate stabilizer is key to solving challenges relating to taste, texture, mouthfeel, processing and labeling. Pic: Getty Images/Amguy

Tate & Lyle adds Stabiliser University

By Jim Cornall

Tate & Lyle PLC, a global provider of food and beverage solutions and ingredients, has added to its ‘University’ courses with the launch of Stabiliser University.

Facial recognition software for cows is one of the seven companies participating in the 2021 DFA CoLab Accelerator class.

Ag Tech and dairy companies take part in 2021 DFA CoLab Accelerator

By Jim Cornall

Facial recognition software for cows, nanotechnologies to help treat mastitis and a single-serve, snack-sized cheese bar are among the startup companies convening virtually this week as Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) launches its 2021 DFA CoLab Accelerator...

Dairy Dialog 128: Danone, Kerry, Veolia

Dairy Dialog podcast 128: Danone, Kerry, Veolia

By Jim Cornall

This week, we have three interviews on the podcast. We have conversations with Shannon Coco, strategic marketing director, food at Kerry North America, and Logan Cisewski, RD&A senior scientist at Kerry; Tim Duret, director of sustainable technology...

ColostrumOne can now be added to extruded soft-chews, soft press and baked nutrition bars.  Pic: Getty Images/Kristina Shlimovich

PanTheryx launches new formulations for colostrum ingredient

By Jim Cornall

PanTheryx, the world’s largest colostrum-based nutrition and biotechnology company, has announced three new product formulations for its ColostrumOne bovine colostrum ingredient, including extruded soft-chews, soft press and baked nutrition bars.

Quantec's Dr Rod Claycomb and Raewyn McPhillips.  Pic: Quantec

Could milk ingredient help fight against Covid-19?

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand company Quantec said research it commissioned has found its patented New Zealand milk-derived ingredient IDP (Immune Defense Proteins) is effective at protecting cells against Covid-19.

Dairy Dialog podcast 123: FrieslandCampina, GoodSport, Warrens

Dairy Dialog podcast 123: FrieslandCampina, GoodSport, Warrens

By Jim Cornall

It’s another three-interview podcast this week, with conversations with Suzanne van den Eshof, global marketing director at FrieslandCampina Ingredients Food & Beverages; GoodSport Nutrition founder and CEO Michelle McBride; and Kevin Quigley, commercial...

complex 24 allows manufacturers to make “Source of/High in protein” claims on products. Pic: Getty Images/jchizhe

Ulrick & Short launches new functional protein

By Jim Cornall

Product nutritional values and front-of-pack health credentials are now buying factors for many consumers. In the last 18 months, this has been augmented by government initiatives, and the Covid pandemic.